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Indianapolis is chock full of cool attractions and things to do. Below are the latest headlines pertaining to attractions in the greater Indianapolis area.

10 Reasons the Indiana State Fair is the Best of Indiana

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Earlier this week, the Indiana State Fair was named one of the Top 10 State Fairs in the country by Fodor’s, the travel authority. Anyone who’s been to the Indiana State Fair knows that it deserves the honor, but newcomers to the fair might not understand. The Indiana State Fair opens on August 1, 2014 […]

Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibit at Children’s Museum is Must-See History

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With the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis practically in my backyard, sometimes I forget how lucky we are to have a world-class museum in our community. Then an exhibit like China’s Terra Cotta Warriors: The Emperor’s Painted Army takes up temporary residence at the museum and I remember. This is the kind of exhibit that gives […]

Cool Off with Penguins 3D at the IMAX

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The newest movie at the Indiana State Museum’s IMAX theater is sure to help audiences cool down during the dog days of summer. Penguin 3D  opens this Friday, June 27,  and it takes the audience on an adventure to South Georgia Island they won’t soon forget. We meet ‘our penguin’ as he waddles out of the […]

Five Fun Things at the Indianapolis Zoo for All Ages

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We recently joined extended family for an excursion to the Indianapolis Zoo. I didn’t think much about it until we got there and I realized that we were going to be walking through the zoo with four children- four children ranging in age from 2.5 through 12.5. I wondered how interested each child would be […]

eBash Video Game Center Offers a Variety of Gaming Fun

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Indianapolis area video game enthusiasts have a new hangout in Castleton. Gamers are able to play a wide variety of games on different platforms, all in a social environment. eBash Video Game Center is a gaming center the whole family can enjoy. Housed in the former Ovation showroom, there’s 7,000 ft of space dedicated to […]

Indianapolis Dates with Dad this Father’s Day Weekend

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It’s Father’s Day weekend in Indianapolis, and there are plenty of ways to show dad he’s the tops. Whether you’re planning a day for your own father, or honoring your partner, there’s some happening around town for all interests. Make an Indianapolis date with dad for a day everyone will remember. Take Dad out to […]

Fish, ride and more at Fort Harrison

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Cities can cause claustrophobia in me, especially in the summertime. I grew up in the Chicago area, and my family and I loved to escape on vacation to a campground or lake where we could be outside and not surrounded by buildings. When I started feeling this same need in Indy, I drove out to Fort […]

Top Three Most Entertaining Animals at the Indianapolis Zoo

If you heading out to the Indianapolis Zoo you won’t want to miss out on these three animals. The Indianapolis Zoo is home to 250 animals but it only takes three of them to cheer your heart. 1) Sea Lions One of the first animals you will encounter as you enter the gate are the […]

Dancing with Dolphins – Indianapolis Zoo

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  My husband has always loved dolphins so when we learned that the Indianapolis Zoo had a dolphin show we had to check it out. The Indianapolis Zoo is home to a pod of eight Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. Kimo (M), Ripley (F), Nova (F), and China (F) were the first dolphins acquired by the Indianapolis […]

Running Paths in Fishers

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The ground is finally starting to thaw, and it seems like people are out in force running and walking. After a long winter on the treadmill, walking on the pavement feels very, very good. Personally, any day that it’s over 35 I try to get outside for a walk, even if it’s just for 10 […]

Downtown Indy Stay-cation with Tweens & Teens

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If there is one thing kids love (at least my kids), it’s Spring Break. If there is one thing kids hate, it’s staying home for Spring Break. While Central Indiana doesn’t have much to offer in the way of sand and surf, there are several things for the tween and teen set that make a […]

Indianapolis Ranked #1 for Downtown Living

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Livability.com recently ranked Indianapolis as the #1 city to live in when in comes to downtown dwelling. The criteria used by the website included: Good entertainment options Well-planned design Unique architecture Green spaces Walkability Moving from suburbia to downtown has been a dream of mine (and my husband’s) for several years, especially since our daughter […]

Nuclear Cowboyz Flying High This Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium

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Nuclear Cowboyz®, a high-energy circus performance combining traditional circus skills with a choreographed storyline, will be taking place downtown this Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. The world’s most dominant freestyle performers, including: stilt walkers, fire breathers, riders and martial artists, will perform an action-packed show that will feature over 1000 gravity-defying, gut-wrenching stunts. This is […]

Veal’s Ice Tree is 60 Feet Tall & Growing

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During the winter of 1961, the Veal family set out to create an ice slide by spraying water on the hill beside their house. In the morning they awoke to discover quite a happy accident. The spray of the water had frozen on a nearby honeysuckle bush creating a covering of beautiful icicles. With the […]

Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons

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It’s amazing to think a massive sheet of ice once covered Indiana, and most of North America, over 80,000 years ago. Even more amazing is what lay preserved beneath this massive ice sheet. Mammoths and Mastodons fossils have been found on every continent except Australia and South America. Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths […]

The Indiana Experience: Step into a Photograph…and More!

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If you’ve ever wanted to step into an old-time photograph to experience what was happening when the shot was taken, and what life was like back then, now’s your chance. The Indiana Experience, presented by the Indiana Historical Society, offers visitors different 4 ways to learn about Indiana history. You Are There You Are There […]

The 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show at the Indiana Convention Center

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Ah, that new car smell. Care to take a whiff? If so, you’ll find plenty of it at the 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show in downtown Indianapolis. This massive auto show, which is the second oldest in the country, behind only the Chicago Auto Show, is celebrating its 100th anniversary at the Indiana Convention Center now […]

Christmas at the Zoo: A Lights Celebration to Remember

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In a way, Christmas is as much about making memories as it is giving presents. For after all the shopping, gift-giving and holiday celebrations have come and gone, it is the memories that endure. What memories will you make this holiday season? Here’s a suggestion: Christmas at the Zoo. Now through December 30, 2013 the […]

Jolly Days at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

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The Christmas spirit is alive and well at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Now through January 5, 2014, the museum’s annual Jolly Days celebration offers a families in search of holiday cheer a variety of fun things to do and see. Leslie Olsen, Public Relations Manager for the museum says, “The most popular thing about […]

See the Centennial Christmas Exhibit at the Lilly House

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This isn’t your typical Christmas at the Lilly House. Unlike recent years, where the focus has been on recreating the decorating traditions of the 1930s and ‘40s, this year’s theme will turn to the first decade of the twentieth century for inspiration. It is a culmination of the year’s observance of the 100th anniversary of […]