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Central Canal

337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
+1 317-955-2389
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Romantic place

Our first visit to Indy in 25+ years and we were pleased to see how beautiful this part of downtown... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kooldudedad
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Greenville, South Carolina
via mobile
An Unusual Environment for Downtown!

If you enjoy water, a view of the city and historic areas through which you can walk, this place is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dick L
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“paddle boats” (160 reviews)
“gondola ride” (36 reviews)
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337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
Downtown Indianapolis
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+1 317-955-2389
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"paddle boats"
in 160 reviews
"gondola ride"
in 36 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 37 reviews
"relaxing walk"
in 14 reviews
"entire length"
in 10 reviews
"ncaa headquarters"
in 10 reviews
"rent bikes"
in 17 reviews
"uss indianapolis"
in 27 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 11 reviews
"both sides"
in 11 reviews
"historical society"
in 12 reviews
"white river state park"
in 26 reviews
"sunny day"
in 11 reviews
"state museum"
in 16 reviews
"downtown area"
in 20 reviews
"other attractions"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to Indy in 25+ years and we were pleased to see how beautiful this part of downtown Indy has become. We rented bikes and rode the 3 mile paved loop around the canal. We enjoyed the easy bike path and took our...More

Thank kooldudedad
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy water, a view of the city and historic areas through which you can walk, this place is for you. It stretches for many blocks through downtown. Beautiful water with plenty of places to eat or sit and rest. For exercise... An excellent...More

Thank Dick L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time renting a paddle boat to ride on the canal. I would say that the boats seem geared incorrectly as they were pretty hard to pedal. Or maybe they just need some maintenance. I use paddle boats several times a year...More

Thank Kevin V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I certainly wouldn't rate this up there with the San Antonio river walk, but for the area, it's a nice place to hang out. The reason I went was to visit the National USS Indianapolis Memorial and to see my Great Uncle's name on the...More

Thank Ron H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to take a stroll alongside a canal in the heart of Indy! You can take your dog (on a leash) if you like, or just go by yourself. It feels very safe, there are a lot of people doing the...More

Thank Bobbi J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On,y one night in Indianapolis so wasn’t sure what to do. Thought I would start here. Parking difficult but seems that’s the norm for most downtown cities. Once on canal walk really impressed. A few coffee shops and bars dotted along (maybe expected a few...More

Thank Kirkpatd
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting friends and they took me to this place as they know I love being by water. I'm from Sonoma, California. What a surprise, it was a gorgeous day, and a great walk in along the canal, I even got in all my...More

Thank Kiule
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented peddle boats for a family outing and had a wonderful time with the kids! It is not cheap to rent them, but you can just walk along the canal and enjoy the beauty...give it a shot!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked, biked and kayaked the canal. Very serene and beautiful. Inexpensive parking ($5) located close by at Indiana and Michigan. The gondola boat parks near the restaurant Fresco so you can get a nice picture

Thank Mary Jo K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice development of the downtown area and nice for a walk on a nice day, and what have you. Well kept areas. Would love to see it grow.

Thank TravelGavin
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mapoh64
19 May 2018|
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Response from 105kenyaw | Reviewed this property |
There are bikes, canoes and a gondola too.
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ashtenmbrooks
29 April 2018|
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Response from Calliope1014 | Reviewed this property |
4 person Paddle boats for $35 per hour, single kayaks for $20 per hour, and tandem kayaks for $25 per hour. You can also rent bikes at the south end of the canal- $10 an hour for single- $25 for 4 person surrey. On really... More
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ashley m
13 March 2018|
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Response from Dave46033 | Reviewed this property |
I defer to the previous answer. March 17th opening date.
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