The state of Indiana in the Midwestern United States is famed for its sports franchises, museums, national parks, arts and cultural communities, and family entertainment. In the state capital of Indianapolis, you can catch a Colts football game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Every August, the city holds Gen Con, one of the largest tabletop gaming conventions in the world, drawing over 50,000 people to play role-playing games, board games and video games, and engage in other forms of entertainment. Indiana Dunes National Park offers beaches along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Families can enjoy many exhibits exploring natural history, science, art and culture at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Conner Prairie in Hamilton County is a living history museum of pioneer life with costumed characters in a reconstructed colonial village. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo offers chances to pet many animals. For outdoor recreation, the Falls of the Ohio State Park offers hiking and cycling trails with fossil beds.

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  • Indianapolis

    Indianapolis has been dubbed the “Crossroads of America” thanks to its array of intersecting highways. Once you get here, there’s so much to discover. Architectural must-sees include the Indiana State House, with its Neo-Classical pillars and stained glass dome. Culture buffs will also want to check out the Indianapolis Museum of Art, which contains treasures of African art as well...

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  • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Indianapolis

    Indianapolis offers fantastic dining choices including local flavours, international cuisine, and freshly baked pizzas. Many of the restaurants that are popular with locals focus on using farm-fresh, sustainable ingredients, and the menus change frequently to highlight the seasonal local produce. You can dine in intimate dining rooms, rustic bars, modern spaces, and spacious patios. You'll also find plenty of child-friendly...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Indiana

  • 10 Local Shopping Spots in Indianapolis

    Indianapolis has much to offer in terms of shopping experiences, including popular malls, luxury shopping, a souvenir T-shirt shop, art districts, and areas offering eclectic, locally owned stores. No matter what you are looking for, you are sure to find it here in Indianapolis. The various shopping centers offer additional amenities to help you make a day of your trip....

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Where to go & what to do at night in Indiana

  • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Indianapolis

    Indianapolis has lots of nightlife to keep you captivated, including live entertainment, cosy bars, and happening clubs. You can watch local or big-name musicians in an intimate lounge, a historic jazz club, an outdoor beer garden, or a busy nightclub. Other shows include comedy, burlesque, and mind-reading and illusion. Local bars offer an endless selection of exciting cocktails, local brews,...

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  • Indianapolis Travel Essentials

    Our Indianapolis Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help you plan your trip to one of the most popular destinations in Indiana, USA. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from Indianapolis International Airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug...

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