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Indianapolis Attractions and Activities – Family Vacation Fun

Indianapolis Zoo Indianapolis Zoo – A world-class zoological garden, the Indianapolis Zoo is also the only such institution that also offers an aquarium and a botanical garden. Every year, about a million and a half visitors come to enjoy the Indianapolis Zoo and the huge number of Indianapolis things to do it has, and the Zoo is able to entertain, educate and enlighten them all.
indianapolis state museum Indiana State Museum – The primary goal of this Indianapolis museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret for the public the cultural and natural history of the state of Indiana.

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Indianapolis Attractions | North

North Meridian Street – A Historic District that has been preserved for all to enjoy.
Monon Trail Carmel Monon Trail Connecting to the well-traveled, beautiful Monon Trail in Indianapolis, the Carmel, Indiana area also contains a popular waterpark.
Broad Ripple Park shelter Indianapolis Indiana Broad Ripple Park – This extraordinarily beautiful park is a place for athletic fields, picnic grounds, trails, a dog park, fishing, boating, swimming and a family center. Many Indianapolis events and much of Indianapolis’ nightlife gravitate to the upbeat Broad Ripple Village neighborhood.

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Indianapolis Attractions | South

Garfield Park in Indianapolis Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken GardenGarfield Park is home to one of the most-visited conservatories in the country, containing 10,000 square feet of carefully tended botanical marvels and other living things, such as the many birds and small animals that reside there.
Artcraft Theater - Indianapolis ArtCraft Theatre – See this historic and nostalgic piece of architecture and attend one of the classic movies put on inside. Located just minutes south of downtown Indianapolis in the nearby suburb of Franklin, in Central Indiana.

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Indianapolis Attractions | West

Allstate 400 at the Brickyard – This world-famous auto racing venue, set in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is presented annually for over a quarter million fans, making the Allstate 400 the most popular of all NASCAR races and the highest attended event for Indianapolis fun.
The Indianapolis 500 Some of the most exciting moments in sports on the planet occur every Memorial Day weekend in Indianapolis at the ultra-famous Motor Speedway. This summertime spectacle is much-anticipated all year round. The 500 Festival, which grew up around the event, brings out the entire community and visitors from all over the world, racing fans or no.
Indianapois-Motor-Speedway-Hall-of-Fame-Museum-Indiana Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum A great place to visit whether you like auto racing or not, this huge museum exhibits vintage and classic cars as well as dozens of the vehicles that won the famous Indy 500 in the past.

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Indianapolis Attractions | East

Indianapolis Air Show – This once-yearly happening is a five-hour display of aeronautical brilliance, but it also offers much of interest back down on the ground, including exhibits, classic car shows and an aircraft museum.
Fort Harrison State Park and Fort Golf Course – Located in northeast Indianapolis, this park was commissioned by the United State Army in 1908 and named for President Benjamin Harrison.