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Washington St. Pedestrian bridge, White River Park Indianapolis offers its guests a lot of opportunities of exciting pastime. Large choice of beautiful parks and entertainment complexes is one of main features of the city. Therefore, there’s no wonder why this is a popular destination for family rest. The beautiful tropical park called "Paradise Butterfly" will help visitors see beautiful inhabitants of exotic forests. The park is home to hundreds of species of exotic butterflies and miniature birds watching which is an exciting process. There is also a special area for picnics in the park, so travellers are welcome to diversify their walks through busy streets with rest in a tropical garden at any time.
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Fort Harrison Park is simply the best place for hiking and cycling. The total area of the park is about 1,700 acres. The park is equipped with numerous bike lanes. There are also playgrounds and play areas for children, as well as special areas for picnics and fishing. A part of the park is occupied by the military training camp, which is also an important tourist attraction.
Tourists should definitely include a visit to Indianapolis Zoo, which is located right in the heart of Indianapolis. Among its inhabitants you will find elephants and bears, dolphins and zebras, giraffes and rhinos, as well as other rare animals brought from different parts of the world. Fans of wine will definitely enjoy an excursion to a local winery of Buck Creek Winery. The winery is equipped with a tasting room and a large shop where visitors can the sorts of the beverage they liked the most. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Indianapolis will surely not disappoint fans of nightlife. Fans of blues will be pleased to spend an evening in the stylish bar called Slippery Noodle Inn as it has become the favorite place of rest of music lovers. Large choice of signature snacks and beer, all-time favorite music and friendly atmosphere of the bar will help to escape from everyday stress and routine, and relax in pleasant surroundings.
Sculpture in the Park Jazz connoisseurs will surely fall in love with Chatterbox Jazz nightclub. Here visitors can listen to their favorite old tunes. Performances of contemporary musicians take place here several times a week. Alley Cat Lounge Club is also a popular place where visitors can have rest in cozy lounge or relax on the open air terrace and listen to modern music. Sweet tooth visitors will certainly need to visit one of the city's most famous markets - Goose The Market. They will simply not find such a choice of sweets and original confectionery in any other trading center of the city.
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Besides shopping, Indianapolis offers a range of interesting activities to its guests, such as hot-air balloon flights (Indy Hot Air) and car racing (Richard Petty Driving Experience). Besides that, both locals and tourists like karting. It is possible to try this entertainment in Fastimes Indoor Karting. Vacationers who want to boost their adrenaline will be more than excited to visit Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course where they can experience forest canopy and treetop rope obstacles. This entertainment center has three routes that range from easy to more challenging ones. Brave visitors choose the first two in order to feel a true extreme.
White River Park Gamblers will not be disappointed as well. They are recommended to visit Craps King Casino, in which they can play different games in a comfortable setting or try to test their luck in roulette. The favorite game of aristocrats is also very popular in Indianapolis, so all golf fans will be pleased with their visit to Brickyard Crossing Golf Course or The Fort Golf Resort. Bad Axe Throwing and Ragnarok Axe Throwing are amazing venues to visit with friends. The game is something similar to darts, but players throw small axes instead. The rules seem to be quite simple, but the game is very exciting, so good mood and satisfaction of all participants are guaranteed. Sports fans will not regret if they keep an eye on the schedule of upcoming events at Lucas Oil Stadium and visit an interesting game.
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Among centers specializing in escape quests, The Escape Room Indianapolis should be mentioned first. This company has a range of quests for any taste. To enjoy bowling, many tourists prefer to visit such club as Action Duckpin Bowling, and people more interesting in such entertainment as games in virtual reality never forget to visit BlueWall Virtual Reality. The choice of games is simply striking and will amaze even experienced gamers who think they have played everything. Morty's Comedy Joint and Crackers Comedy Club will raise everyone’s spirit and cheer up. Talented stand-up artists are always ready to tell their best jokes and make all visitors laugh. Climb Time Indy is one more amazing place perfect for active recreation. It is a wonderful destination for all fans of rock climbing.
Indianapolis skyline from White River Park Tourists, who want not only to entertain but also to learn something new meanwhile, are always welcome at the most popular workshops in Indianapolis. For example, Mimosa and a Masterpiece will teach everyone how to draw, and at Katsumi's Teaching Kitchen visitors can learn to cook like locals. After a day full of adventures and entertainment, many tourists want to relax. In this case, it is hard to think of a better place to rejuvenate than a spa salon. This is the reason why many locals and guests of the city enjoy visiting the best spas, namely, A Place To Float or Studio 2000. White River State Park is one more place to relax while sitting on a bench and listening to music (concerts are not rare in the park). Same applies to Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, in which visitors can admire gorgeous flora and fabulous aroma of tropical plants.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Indianapolis
♥   Nature Park 'Pogues Run Art and' , 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Glenns Valley' , 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Skiles Test' , 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Franklin Township Community' , 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Putnam' , 55 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Indianapolis
♥   Amusement park 'Caribbean Cove' Indianapolis, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Splash Island' Plainfield, 22.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'That Fun Place' Greenfield, 33.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Tropicanoe Cove' Lafayette, 94 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Splash House' Marion, 95.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Indianapolis
♥   Water park 'Indiana Beach' Monticello, 124.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Indianapolis

Guide to your best city break in Indianapolis - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Indianapolis - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Indianapolis?' disappears immediately.
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