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White River Canal leading into the heart of downtown Indy

One of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest is built around a historically rich and culturally vibrant downtown. There is plenty to entertain a wide variety of interests.

 

For the curious and creative minds, you can visit the renowned Indianapolis Children’s Museum, the largest children's museum in the world, or the Indianapolis Museum of Arts, and be sure to take a stroll through the Arts District.  For the sports enthusiast there is the NCAA Hall of Fame, Victory Field, Conseco Fieldhouse, and of coarse the home of the Indianapolis Colts; Lucas Oil Stadium, scheduled to open in Fall 09’ as one of the NFL’s premier stadiums.

 

For a taste of the arts you can visit The Lawn at White River State Park to enjoy one of the Country’s highest rated outdoor music venues and a gorgeous view of the skyline.

Paddle boating on the Canal
If you prefer a more classic venue the Hilbert Theatre is sure to please. 

 

If you prefer a peaceful afternoon, take a walk or rent a paddle boat along the White River Canal. Veterans Memorial Park houses an array of historical monuments and statues and is surrounded by some of the capitals oldest buildings. Indianapolis has more historical war monuments than any other U.S. city, including our nation's capital! The Indianapolis Zoo and Botanical Gardens is home to the nation’s only underwater dolphin exhibit as well as a collection of plants and animals from across the globe.

 

Whether history, geography, culture, nature, or the arts, Indianapolis has a welcoming and scenic option for most every traveler.

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Paddle boating on the Canal
Paddle boating on the Canal
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