Indianapolis for Couples
Collected by Calliope Gianpoulos , AFAR Local Expert
Long established as a major sports destination, Indianapolis' arts and dining scene has flourished in recent years. The city's Cultural Trail keeps Indy's main sites within easy reach, accessing major museums, farm-to-table dining, boutique shopping, and more.
115 W Market St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Ali Baba's serves fresh Greek and Mediterranean food, as well as traditional Turkish coffee and chanina (a yogurt drink). The outdoor hookah area is a great place to socialize or kick off a night on the town.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Indianapolis, IN, USA
There is no better way to tour Indianapolis than by bike on Indy’s Cultural Trail. The eight mile bike and pedestrian path traverses five downtown cultural districts: Fountain Square, Indiana Avenue, Mass Ave, The Canal & White River State Park,...
50 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Tastings, a restaurant in downtown Indianapolis, offers locals and tourists a unique wine experience. While you can order by the glass or bottle like any other bar or restaurant, at Tastings you can also taste from dozens of wines from around the...
907 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Midland Arts and Antiques Market is one of my favorite places to go to shop for home decor and interesting finds. It is located on the east side of downtown, and if you didn't know what was there, you would likely just drive right past. This place...
Canal Walk, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Get out and stretch your legs with a walk along the downtown canal walk and bike path. If you're looking for some family fun, you can rent four-seater pedal boats or kayaks and paddle your way down the 1.5 mile-long canal. Rentals are available at...
225 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Cafe Patachou has been an Indianapolis institution for more than 20 years, and for good reason. For my money, the thick cut sourdough cinnamon toast is absolute perfection. If you ask my husband, he'll tell you there is nothing better than the...
210 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225, USA
I've eaten at the Old Spaghetti Factory a handful of times. This last visit, we were on a date without our kids and decided to try the upstairs lounge seating. I love the general historic feel of the building itself, but the upstairs was...
4000 N Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
The Indianapolis Museum of Art has a really interesting outdoor sculpture park in the middle of the woods adjacent to the museum. This includes an igloo in the center of the lake where, during the spring/summer/fall, an artist-in-residence...
222 E Market St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Sometimes the body just craves nutrients in their purest form. For me, there is nothing more satisfying than grabbing a fresh pressed juice or smoothie from Natural Born Juicers at the City Market. The produce is local and organic whenever...
434 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
At Home in the City is an eclectic home and gift store on Mass Ave in downtown Indianapolis. The shop is filled with quirky trinkets, gorgeous home accents, and other unique finds. The best part about the store is the large selection of products...
5406-08 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220, USA
Twenty Tap is the best place to find craft beer in Indianapolis, particularly if you are a fan of local and regional microbrews. On any given day, Twenty Tap has a rotating menu of thirty-eight beers on tap. Local Indy favorites Sun King, Triton,...
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