The whole family can find fun things to do near east Indianapolis
From the Country Inn & Suites, Indianapolis East near I-465 and I-70, you can easily access Indy’s most popular attractions like Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Drive west on E Washington Street to reach downtown destinations like the Indiana Convention Center, only 20 minutes away. While you’re in the city, you can spend time strolling along the picture-perfect Canal Walk. If you need family-friendly things to do, the 64-acre Indianapolis Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the largest children’s museum in the world, are sure to please. Sports fans can watch the races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, catch a fly ball at Victory Field, or cheer on the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis7.21 mi / 11.61 km from the hotel
Spend a few hours exploring Chinese culture, examining dinosaur skeletons, and learning about life aboard the International Space Station at this popular museum for all ages.
Canal Walk7.65 mi / 12.31 km from the hotel
Stroll alongside the Indiana Central Canal for spectacular views of the city. This waterside promenade is also perfect for cycling, jogging, or renting pedal boats near the Indiana State Museum.
Soldiers and Sailors Monument6.69 mi / 10.77 km from the hotel
Constructed in 1902 to commemorate the armed forces, this monument stands at the center of downtown Indy. See if you can find the statue of Civil War-era governor Oliver P. Morton or military officer and ninth US president William Henry Harrison.
Gainbridge Fieldhouse6.58 mi / 10.59 km from the hotel
Take your seat courtside to watch the Indiana Pacers shoot hoops, or check the calendar to see a big-name entertainer while you’re in town.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway10.78 mi / 17.35 km from the hotel
Catch a Grand Prix or NASCAR race at this legendary track. For a first-hand taste of the excitement, you can also climb behind the wheel for a trip around the track yourself.
Indianapolis Zoo & White River Gardens7.9 mi / 12.71 km from the hotel
This 64-acre zoo is home to more than 3,800 animals in forest, savanna, desert, or ocean habitats. Don’t miss touring the three acres of stunning natural scenery at White River Gardens, too.
Lucas Oil Stadium7.04 mi / 11.33 km from the hotel
Home to the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, Lucas Oil Stadium hosts exciting football games every year, along with concerts, soccer games, and other popular events.
Greatimes Family Fun Park5.19 mi / 8.36 km from the hotel
At Greatimes, the name says it all. Speed around the go-kart track, get a hole in one on the mini golf course, and soak your friends on the bumper boats ride.
Hanna Haunted Acres4.61 mi / 7.41 km from the hotel
Do you enjoy a good scare? Stop by this spooky hotspot to experience the Horror Fields corn maze, a haunted hayride, or a simulated zombie outbreak. Hanna Haunted Acres is only open from September to November.
Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center6.69 mi / 10.77 km from the hotel
First opened to the public in 1892, this facility hosts the annual state fair as well as thousands of concerts, conventions, and trade shows.
Indiana Convention Center (ICC)6.92 mi / 11.13 km from the hotel
One of the largest convention centers in the country, the ICC boasts more than 566,000 square feet of exhibit space. This mammoth complex is also connected to Lucas Oil Stadium and a four-story shopping mall.
Victory Field7.32 mi / 11.78 km from the hotel
Hit up the concession stand for a bratwurst and beer, and then settle in for an exciting baseball game between the Indianapolis Indians and one of their Minor League rivals.