I’ve been to Indianapolis so many times I can’t count for events, to have fun, and to watch tennis matches and hockey games. The Megabus, Greyhound, and Amtrak bus/train stations are right downtown, which all go directly to Chicago and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Things to do in Indianapolis:
For a small-town experience, check out the shops, restaurants, and bars in Broadripple (there’s a hookah bar also), on the northeast side of Indianapolis.
If you want to buy clothes, go shopping at Circle Centre downtown or head to The Fashion Mall at Keystone on the east side of Indianapolis, which hosts a SAKS Fifth Avenue store.
For a view of the Indiana War Memorial, take a walk in the American Legion Mall and stop by the fountain.
For cultural fun, visit the Children’s Museum, or the Indianapolis Museum of Art, which also hosts arts and culture events quite frequently. There’s a canal that runs through Indianapolis that is fun to walk alongside, or take a paddleboat.
Though Indianapolis is not a large capital city, it’s a good place to explore for a day or two.
I also highly recommend listening to shows at the Hi-Fi on Virginia Avenue. Checking out Mass Ave is also worthwhile, as there’s a multitude of art galleries, shops, and restaurant/bars to dive into.
|The Hi-Fi during an event – image from Google|