Downtown Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis
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Attend professional sports events, tour parks filled with museums and historical landmarks and enjoy both traditional and contemporary theater scenes.

With excellent art and museum exhibitions, picturesque parks, theaters, basketball and football, a visit to Downtown Indianapolis has enough to keep you busy for days. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail is an 8-mile-long (13-kilometer) biking and walking route connecting the many attractions and diverse districts of Downtown Indianapolis.

The Indian State Capitol, a grand neoclassical masterpiece at the heart of the district, is open for guided tours. Walk to Monument Circle, where the Soldiers and Sailors Monument has Civil War exhibits and panoramic views from an observation deck. Watch a show at the Hilbert Circle Theatre, home of the Indiana Symphony Orchestra.

The imposing Indiana War Memorial commemorates American war veterans. Delve into Confederate and Union military history at the memorial’s Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum. Pretty plazas decorated with fountains and statues frame the memorial. Enjoy the serene ambiance of University Park and Obelisk Square.

Make your way to the Wholesale District for basketball, live music and theater. The NBA Indiana Pacers play at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Book tickets for a play at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. Dine on international cuisine, sample craft beers and shop for organic produce at Indianapolis City Market.

In the Lockerbie Square district, striking Italianate, Queen Anne and Victorian homes line leafy streets. Visit the former residence of a revered children’s poet at the James Whitcomb Riley Museum. Performing arts venues, pubs and varied restaurants spread along nearby Massachusetts Avenue.

Be sure to spend a day at the 250-acre (100-hectare) White River State Park. This popular park features museums such as the Indiana State Museum and Eiteljorg Museum, which celebrates cultures of the American West. See a baseball game at Victory Field and spot over 200 species of animals at Indianapolis Zoo. NFL fans flock to the Lucas Oil Stadium to watch the Indianapolis Colts play football.

Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses serve the city, stopping at Union Station, a short walk from Downtown Indianapolis attractions. Use the low-cost Indiana Pacers Bikeshare system while here.


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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
3 out of 5
501 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
The price is $129 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Indianapolis. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (994 reviews)
"Great stay! Hotel was clean and staff was extremely friendly and attentive"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
JW Marriott Indianapolis
JW Marriott Indianapolis
4 out of 5
10 S West Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
The price is $169 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Indianapolis. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (971 reviews)
"Very nice place with a great view of the city."

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

JW Marriott Indianapolis
Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
3 out of 5
601 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
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The price is $136 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Indianapolis. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (983 reviews)
"I liked how close it was to the baseball field."

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
Omni Severin Hotel
Omni Severin Hotel
4 out of 5
40 West Jackson Place, Indianapolis, IN, 46225
The price is $143 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Indianapolis. Enjoy 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (964 reviews)
"We had a lovely stay"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2022

Omni Severin Hotel
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
4 out of 5
One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
The price is $159 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Indianapolis. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (976 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel in downtown Indianapolis close to everything! Had an excellent stay from the time we came in to the hotel until we left. Thanks for a wonderful weekend."

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Bottleworks Hotel
Bottleworks Hotel
4.5 out of 5
850 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
The price is $209 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Indianapolis. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and breakfast. Popular attractions Lucas Oil Stadium and Indianapolis ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (733 reviews)
"Favorite hotel in Indy!"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2022

Bottleworks Hotel
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