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Gentlemen, start your engines—and get ready to explore Indianapolis, Motor Speedway and all. The Indianapolis 500—and that famous kick-off line—roars into town each Memorial Day weekend, but it’s not the only thing that gets Indy going. Favorite Indianapolis attractions range from the Children’s Museum to Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Colts; if there’s one thing Indy excels at, it’s delivering family fun for everyone.

Is your wanderlust racing yet? Check out IgoUgo members’ favorite Indianapolis hotels and restaurants, and take a peek at their photos. Then find a flight and go—this is one town where speed counts.... Read More
Gentlemen, start your engines—and get ready to explore Indianapolis, Motor Speedway and all. The Indianapolis 500—and that famous kick-off line—roars into town each Memorial Day weekend, but it’s not the only thing that gets Indy going. Favorite Indianapolis attractions range from the Children’s Museum to Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Colts; if there’s one thing Indy excels at, it’s delivering family fun for everyone.

Is your wanderlust racing yet? Check out IgoUgo members’ favorite Indianapolis hotels and restaurants, and take a peek at their photos. Then find a flight and go—this is one town where speed counts.    Close

Stories and Tips Indianapolis

Conseco Fieldhouse--Home of the Pacers

Written by funandsun on 10 Feb, 2003

Many events and concerts take place at Conseco Fieldhouse, such as Nelly, Tim McGraw, the Harlem Globetrotters, Elton John, and Billy Joel. However, the most loved event is during basketball season. Conseco Fieldhouse is the home of the Indiana Pacers. This season, the Pacers are…Read More


Indianapolis

Written by Loaded Lux on 04 Sep, 2005

Okay, you are probably thinking about what there is to do in Indianapolis, and I thought the same thing too when I first got here. In fact, I am still thinking the same thing. If you are visiting, I recommend that you come during mid-July…Read More


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Fountain Square FUN

Written by DiamondRain on 06 Jun, 2005

Fountain Square is a small historic district just outside of downtown Indianapolis. Located at the intersection of Virginia Avenue at Shelby and Prospect Streets, this area is riddled with antique shops, art galleries, restaurants, and an authentic 1950s diner. During the day, this lovely area…Read More


Global Guide

Written by Otsy on 23 Sep, 2005

My first week's gone, and it’s time to do some journals. I left Cork, Ireland, on a cold, rainy Saturday morning. I had the pleasure of flying to London with two of the other Global Guides, Tracey and Renata. They provided great emotional support; it…Read More


First Week Here

Written by skmkart6 on 23 Sep, 2005

I haven’t had a chance to see much of the area yet. I have only been here since Sunday night and it's only Friday. I have spent most of my time at work or at our apartment trying to get over the 15-hour time difference…Read More


Indianapolis Week 3

Written by mahoneyrci on 17 Oct, 2003

Saturday, October 11th On Saturday, Sandy Seward took Chris and me downtown to Indianapolis. We just spent the day walking the streets, taking photos, and we also spent a lot of time in The Circle Centre Mall - a huge shopping complex in downtown Indianapolis. Sunday,…Read More


Nightlife

Written by Nereen on 10 Oct, 2003

On Monday we had a group of about ten colleagues come over to our the exchange guides apartment, for a typical American football game. We had a get together with about 10 consultants, where each one brought some snacks and drinks and we had…Read More


Day by day guide

Written by CBARKER on 10 Oct, 2003

We started off our week taking in a movie at the AMC in Clearwater crossing. After a quick bite to eat at Appleby's we headed over to watch Sea Biscuit, which was a little slow and has since been referred to as "Limp Biscuit"…Read More


More Indy.

Written by CBARKER on 30 Oct, 2003

Going out to a restaurant is great but being invited to someone's house for a party or even a few drinks is even better. It gives us a chance to really find out about the people we're staying with and is not something you would…Read More


USS Indianapolis National Memorial

Written by npernarelli on 02 Nov, 2003

There is a memorial to the USS Indianapolis, sunk during WW2, right along the White River near Walnut Street. This is a beautiful area; all along the river there are walking trails and grassy areas that would be perfect picnic spots, or just an escape…Read More


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