Indianapolis Quick Guide
Once known for its many car manufacturers and as the host of what is said to be the most-watched event on television - The Indianapolis 500 - this "Crossroads of America" is rich in arts, culture and natural history.
Indianapolis's economy is driven by construction, conventions, financial and insurance institutions, government, manufacturing, sports and tourism.
In addition to visiting the Indianapolis Speedway, visitors can step back in time at Conner Prairie for a hands-on look at Indiana history, or check out the NCAA Hall of Champions in White River State Park.
Many city and county offices are headquartered in the City County Building at 200 E. Washington St. As well, the Mayor's office sponsors the "City Hall for a Day" program, which brings many city staffers and resources to popular neighborhoods that include Broad Ripple, Franklin Township and many others.
Getting Around or Getting Away
Map your driving directions to and from Indianapolis.
Need a flight to or from the Indianapolis Airport? Find a travel agent. Need transportation to the airport from downtown Indianapolis or Broad Ripple Village? Try these airport transportation services. Need a place to stay? Also find Indianapolis Hotels on TripAdvisor.
Making Indianapolis Your Home
Indianapolis Shopping and Services
You can shop for Indianapolis real estate, Indianapolis home insurance, Indianapolis car dealers and more in the Indianapolis Yellow Pages, or find contact information for Indianapolis Power and Light and other needed services.
Where to Go in Indianapolis
Indianapolis is home to some of the nations top museums, including the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, and the Indiana State Museum.
For something more eclectic and lively, try the Mass Ave Arts District, or visit Broad Ripple Village for a blend of art, architecture and beautiful, green spaces, while sports fans can get tickets for action-packed Indianapolis Colts or Pacers games.
Things to Do in Indianapolis
Indianapolis is home to several points of interest, including the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, along with a wealth of museums, historic sites, and the Indianapolis Zoo.
Kids of all ages will enjoy a visit to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, while the Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium is the source for out-of-this-world fun for the whole family.