Indy - Been There, Done That
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4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
I’m not very “arty.” I’ve always been a huge fan of the theater and I got an A in art history, but I’ve never been one of those creative types that can interpret art to the point where it shakes them to their core. That being said, I visited the...
410 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
BRU is relatively new in town and is a popular stop for gourmet burgers and a huge, well-curated beer list. If roasted jalapeños, peppercorn-bourbon glaze, and red onion jam sound like great burger toppings, then go no further than BRU Burger Bar...
White River Trail, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Indiana gets some spectacular fall colors, and a walk along the White River Trail is a great way to experience them. Hop onto the trail at the end of West Washington Street. There's a bridge at West New York Street that will bring you to the...
110 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
This Colts-themed pub is the best place to watch football (outside of the stadium, that is). Numerous big-screen TVs and a football-friendly staff make the game the focus of your visit, and to feel like a real high roller, you can rent the VIP...
702 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203, USA
Hotel Tango is not a hotel and there's no dancing to be found there (at least, nothing official). Rather, the name is a reference to the founder and master distiller's military past—Tango for his name, Travis, and Hotel for his wife Hilary. Hotel...
331 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
The Ball & Biscuit is a perennial favorite among my friends and colleagues because of the laid-back, neighborhood vibe and the incredible cocktails. The bar focuses on vintage cocktails, like the Aviation and often infuses its cocktails with...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
55 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Is symmetry important to you? Originally planned in 1919 to commemorate those who fought in World War One, Indianapolis's War Memorial Plaza is a beautiful open-air space for those who appreciate classically-inspired architecture. It was planned...
125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Major league sports fans and live entertainment enthusiasts will be thrilled to hear about the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, home to Indianpolis' NBA, WNBA, and major performance acts. Depending on the night, you can take in a game or show in the...
719 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Pictured here is the Chatham Tap, easily the best soccer bar in the USA, not just because it's been proclaimed as such by a couple of renowned publications that would know, but mostly because I say so. I've been to a lot of soccer pubs. I mean a...
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