Indianapolis, Indiana Grace Fox

Location Details

Indianapolis is the capitol of Indiana. It is found in the East Central Region, in Central Indiana. If you are planning on being there for a little trip, you should know that Indianapolis has a Humid climate zone. many buildings such as the Lucas Oils Stadium ans Sailors and Soldiers Monument are many places that commonly seen when you look around Indianapolis. There are many places in downtown Indy and around the circle such as, the Sailors and Soldiers Monument. You can go into the monument and witness all of the locations that are nearby. The Lucas Oil Stadium is a place that you can not miss when you are getting from place to place on a vacation for great wonders.

To the left, the two stacked pictures, are the Lucas Oil Stadium, inside and outside, and to the right is the Sailors and Soldiers Monument.

Things to do

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The top places to visit in Indy are The Lucas Oil Stadium, Children's Museum, Indianapolis Museum, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, Hooks American Drugstore Museum, Fountain Square Theater, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Victory Field. The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art is a place to learn and have fun. It is located 500 West Washington Street. Cultural Trail is a good way to see top destinations and, if you ride a bike, it is a good way to stay fit over vacation. Buca di Beppo is a wonderful place to receive Italian food. It has your average spaghetti and your homemade creations that grab your undivided attention.

Eiteljorg Museum on 500 West Washington Street.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis 500 is held every year on the track that you see here. There is also many other races held at the The Motor Speedway. There is a museum right next door to notice the history that has happened on the track. There has been many exhilarating experiences on the track. A lot of history was made by racing on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway or being a part of making the race exciting by looking at the flags waving and hearing the annunciation of the race in suspense of what might happen next.

Indiana Pacers

The Indianapolis pacers show thrill in seeing how much different basketball in the National Leagues is so much different than your average junior high basketball team. The Pacers bring action and suspense of who might win the game. The place they play at when they are at home is the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. It is a great thing to do on your vacation to Indy.

The Alexander

The Alexander holds many amazing qualities when looking for a place with to stay for the night. The Alexander is a place that you can stay when you are witnessing the great wonders within Indianapolis. It has indoor pools and a nice eating area. The picture is taken from south street, and it is not a place that you would want to miss. It is a very pleasant stay and very important to finish the job of a dream vacation.

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

If you are more of the classical type, I would recommend stopping by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. It serves the best classical music. If you appreciate the sound of music that shows a story in the music, you should see the orchestra. The music is just lovely to listen to. It has many stringed instruments that bring out a beautiful sound that people can listen to when stopping by.

Indiana's Governor stating his point in why he should be the Vice President of the United States.

Present Events

Indiana's Governor is now becoming the Vice President of the United States next to the upcoming President Donald Trump. Every First Friday of the month is a Downtown art explosion in Indy. Lots of tattoo artists, beauty people, and regular artists come together on this day and make wonderful creations and promote their businesses. It is also people watching current fashion inspirations range from the 1990's all the way back to the 1890's. After Thanksgiving and near Christmas, some lights go on the Sailors and Soldiers Statue and it is called the town's "Christmas tree". "What I learned in Paris" runs through April 12 at Indiana Repertory Theater.

Sailors and Soldiers Monument lit up for the holidays.

History of Indianapolis

Indianapolis was founded in 1821 and advanced from there. Following the war of 1812, the U.S. government secured the Treaty of St. Marys in 1818 opening Central Indiana to European American settlement. Alexander Raltson assisted Pierre L'Enfant in designing Indianapolis. Lockerbie Square best illustrates Pre-Civil War Indianapolis. Michigan Road became the main north-south land route of this early era, connecting Indianapolis to Madison, Indiana city on Lake Michigan. Now going to sports, an interesting fact would be that the colts, that are so much loved by Indianapolis, were once the Baltimore Colts, but found out that they work better in Indianapolis in 1984 when they switched. another interesting fact is that Payton Manning used to play for the Indianapolis Colts.

To the left is the Baltimore Colts team player and to the right is the Indianapolis colts team.

Culture

The 6 Cultural Districts of Indianapolis are Broad Ripple Village, Canal and White River State Park, Fountain Square, Indiana Avenue, Mass Ave, and Wholesale starting since 1999.

The 6 Cultural Districts of Indianapolis

The Culture of Indy is more on the artsy side, a lot more creative. Indianapolis has dozens of annual festivals and events giving off its' culture.

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