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Best of Indianapolis

18 Dec 2012  Hoosier Hospitality Pride
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Here are the best things to do in Indianapolis, where to stay, where to dine, and where to have fun that you won't find anywhere else, all encompassed by genuine Hoosier Hospitality

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Indianapolis, Carmel
  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Never been before, Sports buffs
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Seniors, Budget travellers , Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Fountain Square Theatre Building
    Fountain Square Theatre Building, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Dine at the Smokehouse on Shelby and enjoy a hand dipped milkshake, afterwards enjoy yourself at the Atomic or Action Duck Pin bowling lanes located on the 4th floor or basement level. This is the only Duck Pin bowl center in Indiana. The sport used to be popular on the East coast in the 30's. It's a unique experience you won't find anywhere else!

  • 2. NCAA Hall of Champions
    NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Where else can you find a museum that will actually make your husband happy? It's interactive, it's nostalgic, but most importantly, it's brief! You can make it through the entire museum in 1-2 hours. Perfect for a man weekend, or to make your sports loving partner or child happy.

  • 3. Children's Museum of Indianapolis
    Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

    It's not just for kids. Several exhibits are always coming and going. Bring your kids, or borrow some from your friends! This is the top rated Children's Museum in the country and not to be missed.

  • 4. Prairie View Golf Club
    Prairie View Golf Club, Carmel, Hamilton County

    Enjoy Championship golf at one of Indiana's top rated courses. Heated bays in the academy year round, and a beautiful course that borders the white river. You'll see lots of native wildlife like deer, ground hogs, hawks, and maybe even a cayote or two.

  • 5. 14 West
    14 West, Indianapolis, Indiana

    For the perfect romantice dinner, come here. Everything on the menu is delicious from the entrees, appetizers, and even dessert. The carrot cake is amazing and their martinis are awesome!

  • 6. Ruth's Pull Up A Chair Cafe
    Ruth's Pull Up A Chair Cafe, Indianapolis, Indiana

    There is no better place in Indy for breakfast that Ruth's. Come hungry and leave ready to go home and take a nap. You can't help but smile at least once while you're here!

  • 7. Cafe Patachou
    Cafe Patachou, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Ok, so really it's a tie. Cafe Patachou has amazing breakfast as well. Try the omlette you can't refuse, and top it off with an iced cafe mocha and cinnamon toast.

  • 8. JW Marriott Indianapolis
    JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
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    Avg price: $263

    Great place to stay for a downtown hotel, comfy beds, clean, well appointed bathrooms and incredible views.

  • 9. Country Inn & Suites Indianapolis Airport South
    Country Inn & Suites Indianapolis Airport South, Indianapolis, Indiana
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    Avg price: $127

    For more of a hotel on a budget, for business, or for park and fly, stay here. Good breakfast, great staff, and a General Manager who will always put you first.

  • 10. Pearl Bistro
    Pearl Bistro, Indianapolis, Indiana

    For a relaxing or romantic dinner in a place where they will treat you like family. Everything on the menu is delicious. Nice quiet atmosphere.

  • 11. The Vogue
    The Vogue, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Best place to catch live music. Low ticket prices, standing room only, plenty of space for dancing and rocking your face off.

  • 12. Punch Burger
    Punch Burger, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Best burgers in town! Lots of great combinations to customize your own meat fest. Local brews on tap. Good value, great prices, fast, and friendly service.

  • 13. Magoo's California Pizza
    Magoo's California Pizza, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hands down, the best pizza in town. Different, but good. I insist on getting the garlic sauce on your pizza, mild, and go from there. It's a dive and a no frills place, but they're fast, friendly, and a unique pizza with fresh ingredients.