You don’t have to go far to experience some unique and enriching activities. Indianapolis is full of fun and educational places and events. Below is a small sampling of things to do in Indianapolis. You can make a day, weekend, or even a week of these distinctive happenings.
Excursions Trailways can pick you up from your location in Indiana or Ohio and take your group to these Indianapolis hot spots in one of our modern and safe luxury charter buses. Our trained and knowledgeable drivers will make sure your trip is relaxing from start to finish. Let’s check out Indianapolis together!
Family Friendly Activities
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: This popular museum is dedicated to enriching children and adults with experiences in science, art, and the humanities. The largest children’s museum in the world, this place will keep you busy and learning for hours.
Carribean Cove: With 50,000 square feet of water slides, pools, a lazy river and more, it’s always summertime in the Carribean Cove. The waterpark is also home to a 340 room hotel and conference center, making it a great all-in-one destination.
White River State Park: Over 250 acres of green space awaits you in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, complete with a 1.5-mile canal. Take a walk or rent a bike or Segway to explore the area or go for a relaxing pedal boat ride in the canal. A nice peach of serenity in the heart of a bustling city.
White River Gardens: Three acres of botanical wonders, including a conservatory and the outdoor DeHann Tiergarten, is nestled inside the Indianapolis Zoo. If you visit during March to September, you can experience the Butterfly Kaleidoscope where over 40 species of butterflies will be fluttering around you!
Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Everyone knows about the Indy 500 but did you know that there are other events occurring throughout the year? NASCAR has several races there, including the Brickyard 400. The Red Bull air race and the Lights at the Brickyard are a couple of unique experiences that occur here.
NCAA Hall of Champions: This hall of fame is dedicated to sharing the hard work and accomplishments of players and coaches from colleges all over the country. With trivia games, videos, interactive sports simulators, and more, this is a unique look at college sports.
Indiana World War Memorial Plaza: Covering six square blocks in downtown Indianapolis, the memorial plaza is a tribute to Indiana’s war heroes, in addition to housing the headquarters of the American Legion. This National Historic Landmark and includes a museum, monuments, and more.
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site: If you have a taste for presidential history, then the museum and memorial of the only president elected from Indiana is a must-see. An ambitious plan is being implemented to make this location one of the best presidential sites in the United States.
No matter your interests, budget, or schedule, Indianapolis has something for everyone. Let Excursions Trailways make your trip there just as enjoyable as the destination. Our courteous and safe drivers are ready to pick you and take you to your favorite Indianapolis locations. Give us a call to learn more about Excursions Trailways’ charter bus trips for your group.