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Best things to do in Indianapolis

Cultural Center
“Recently renamed (from the Indianapolis Museum of Art), this place is wonderful. The exhibits inside and the gardens outside. ”
111 locals recommend
Museum
“Best in the US. Spend all day! Adults will have fun too! To take a break, check out their library!”
93 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Home of the Indianapolis Colts, this huge stadium boasts a retractable roof. ”
66 locals recommend
Racetrack
“This is a must see if you've never been to "The Circle City" before! The Indy 500 is a tradition - it's located about 15 minutes directly west of downtown - there's an amazing museum which documents the history of the race and the track - there are vintage cars on display & you can even take a ride around the track! ”
77 locals recommend
Zoo
“Check it out, that looks like you! Just Kidding, it's a monkey. See all of the coolest animals at the Indianapolis Zoo.”
51 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Hip and Fine Dining! A bit more pricey than the average establishment but the food is phenomenal and it's an absolute treat. Sit on the patio for a great vibe.”
78 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Excellent service, nice outdoor patio with people watching, great gourmet burgers and other well prepared bar food and local micro brews, make this a great place to eat, drink and relax without breaking the bank. Applebee's pricing, but much better food and experience. ”
53 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local fare with a neighborhood vibe. We pick this place for a nicer dinner out. Extensive wine list a plus!”
43 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Tons of events here including the Indiana Pacers, concerts, and kids shows.”
28 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Catch a Pacers game or a Fever game! Also a lot of concerts are hosted here!”
22 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A wonderful restaurant with a great bar. Bartender Jay will make you feel at home while crafting you a delicious cocktail.”
40 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Home of the amazing fiery shrimp cocktail! A high end experience (but you can hit the bar and grab the shrimp cocktail to check this off the list!). Ancient and epic, this is an iconic venue in Indy. PS. If you fall in love with the fiery sauce, you can buy it at our local Cosco (an epic xmas gift!)”
45 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“This place has a lot of character, definitely an experience with good food. In the summer they also have a wonderful beer garden with music performances.”
47 locals recommend
Museum
“Truly a unique museum experience focusing on Indiana’s Native American heritage. ”
31 locals recommend
Bar
“A retro arcade bar and craft beer venue. Sip on drinks while playing classics like Asteroids, Frogger, Donkey Kong, Ms. Pac-Man, Paperboy and more.”
38 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great option for vegans to omnivores. Seasonal menu options but some regular classics remain year round. The “no meatloaf” is one of my favorites. Good local beer options and the frozé is yum!”
35 locals recommend