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Best things to do in Indianapolis

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Gift Shop
“A fun and quirky gift store that will entertain you with its locally sourced merchandise. ”
36 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in white river state park, the Indiana state museum is the place to explore Indiana's past, present and future. (1.9 miles away)”
17 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“A locally-owned and operated Thai restaurant in historic Fountain Square offering the dishes that you know and love from Central Thailand, all made to order with fresh ingredients.”
31 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Great pizza and garlic bread. Colossus and veggie are our favorites. Gluten free options available. Delivery available.”
33 locals recommend
Park
“Garfield Park and Conservatory is home to hundreds of different plants from the world's tropics. The conservatory is 10,000 square feet. Even on the coldest winter days, you can warm up in the conservatory and see what's blooming! We also have various educational displays and many special events throughout the year.”
30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A Mexican restaurant with vegan dishes!!! This place has something for everyone! It was my first dinner out when I moved here, and I continue to go back again and again.”
37 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Don't have to go outside. Great food and drink specials while catching a sports game or before going out for the night.”
23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Stylish bi-level spot with an all-season rooftop patio for Latin classics & lots of tequila. Really well prepared food and attentive staff. ”
26 locals recommend
Park
“If you need to escape the city for a few hours, enjoy some great hiking trails, undulating landscape, or relax with a lakeside picnic. You can even golf nearby.”
25 locals recommend
Food Court
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“Fun place to grab a bite to eat, over 25 vendors call the City Market home. Go during the week at lunch time for the full experience. On Wednesdays, during the summer there is a Farmers Market outside on Market St. It runs from 9:30am - 1:30pm.”
31 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Home to the Indianapolis Indians baseball team. Great for a family outing! ”
27 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This free museum is massive, with such interesting history about the building itself!”
16 locals recommend
Music Venue
“National up-and-coming recording artists visit this neighborhood Live Nation venue.”
23 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful wooded setting; great variety of play structures for kids. Hiking and walking trails of varying degrees of difficulty.”
30 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“A great mall with several options for clothes, shoes and everything in-between ”
15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Vintage gas station turned grocery store with mostly local food items, a deli, and sandwiches to die for. Love this place”
28 locals recommend