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Kentucky Derby Museum General Admission
"Located in Louisville the Kentucky Derby is one of America’s most exciting horse racing events in the world and takes place at Churchill Downs Racetrack. It is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is known as ""The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports"" because you will enjoy a self-guided tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum which includes two levels of family-friendly interactive permanent & temporary exhibits.  Ten minutes past each hour you will have the opportunity to see ""The Greatest Race"" an 18-minute movie about the Kentucky Derby and its history a story that puts you right in the heart of the first Saturday of May.  Immediately following ""The Greatest Race"" and at 30-minutes past every hour
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Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour
"Get ready to take a stroll and taste some of the best foods Chicago’s downtown has to offer! The Fabulous Quintessential Culinary Tour of Chicago explores Chicago’s central business district the Loop home to many of Chicago’s famous buildings restaurants and Millennium Park.You’ll enjoy 5-6 stops and food tastings (enough for lunch) all of which are included in the ticket price. Your walking adventure will visit (subject to change):Pizano’s Pizza has been a family tradition serving “World famous gourmet deep dish pizza” for over 60 years. The best in Chicago! The Goddess and the Baker— Enjoy a chocolate dessert from this local bakery and cafe. Specializing in desserts all day
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Chicago Style Food Tour
"The Amazing Local Flavors of Chicago Food Tour experiences the beauty and history of Chicago’s Gold Coast and famous Magnificent Mile while indulging in local and unique eats along the way. This professionally guided walking tour includes 5-6 different f the Drake is known for hosting famous guests and serving world class afternoon tea. Guests have included Queen Elizabeth Diana the Princess of Wales and the Empress of Japan. L’Appetito – Savor a sweet dessert at this local Italian bakery and deli that originated at the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. Downtown Dogs – Enjoy a delicious and classic Chicago St without the ketchup. Billy Goat Tavern Grill – Originally established in 1934 this tavern became nationally famous when it inspired Saturday Night Live’s ‘Cheezeborger
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More Off The Beaten Path in Indianapolis

Indi art Gallery in Indi

Gallery 924 - great Indi art in downtown IndiWe only spent one night in Indianapolis on my way out of town I happened by this cute art gallery that unfortunately wasn't open on a Sunday but would love...
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chattygirl7491
Feb 16, 2016

Center of Indiana's Government

Visit the the fourth statehouse of Indiana. The third statehouse was condemned in 1876. The General Assembly relocated to a large office building that had been built in 1865 and was already housing...
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Toughluck
Feb 19, 2014

Monument Circle: Circle of lights Tradition

The Festival of Lights is a yearly tradition. From 6-7pm is the preshow and then from 7-8pm is the actual show that is televised. At 7.50 the tree/monument is lite up, carrols are sang, and fireworks...
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staindesign
Dec 15, 2013

Side Trip: Exotic Feline Rescue Center

The Exotic Feline Rescue Center is a truly hidden gem in Indiana. It's unfortunate that the rescue has to even exist bc people here believe it's a good idea to make money by breeding or getting these...
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staindesign
Oct 20, 2013

First Fridays

First Fridays are popping up in cities around the country. But I'd like to point out Indy's for the small point of the new but steady food movement growing known as food trucks. This is really great...
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staindesign
Nov 13, 2011

A stop back in time in Lockerbie Square

In the shadow of downtown Indianapolis, Lockerbie Square with its quaint cottages stand side by side among an eclectic mix of Italiante, Federal and Queen Anne houses of one of the nation's most...
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807Wheaton
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Check out an architectural salvage store...

Check out an architectural salvage store. I love rummaging through these types of stores. In Indy, Tim & Avi's (whatever happened to Billy) is the best. They are located at 2442 N Central (SW...
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Cabana_Boy
Apr 04, 2011

Pres. Benjamin Harrison

Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 49.1963.1 County: Marion Title: Brig. General Benjamin Harrison 1833-1901 Marker Text: Entered the Union Army as 2nd Lt. of the 70th Indiana Regiment. He insisted on...
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Toughluck
Oct 16, 2007

Crown Hill Cemetery

Crown Hill Marker Text: Crown Hill Cemetery, founded in 1863, is the fourth largest cemetery in America. The history of Indiana and the United States is reflected in its monuments. Crown Hill is the...
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Toughluck
Oct 16, 2007

Toll House - Michigan Road

Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 49.1961.3 County: Marion Title: Toll House / Michigan Road Marker Text: Operated by Augusta Gravel Road Co., circa 1866-1892. First major state road, built in the...
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Toughluck
Oct 16, 2007

Lebanon Courthouse (Boone County)

While I don't know for sure, most 'Boone' names west of the appalachian mountains are for Daniel Boone. Might not, but possible.If you're heading to Indy from up north or going that way as you're...
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Toughluck
Oct 05, 2007

Charles Fairbanks

Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 49.1966.1 County: Marion Title: Home of Charles Warren Fairbanks May 11,1852 - June 4, 1918 Marker Text: Prominent lawyer of Indianapolis; Keynote convention speaker,...
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Toughluck
Aug 31, 2007

The National Road

The National Road was the nation’s first federally funded highway. It connected Maryland to the western interior in Illinois. Conceived by George Washington, it became a reality in 1806 during Thomas...
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Toughluck
Apr 10, 2007

Sarah Bolton

Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 49.1960.2 County: Marion Title: Sarah T. Bolton 1814-1893 Marker Text: A pioneer poet of Indiana, author of "Paddle Your Own Canoe" and "Indiana," crusader for women's...
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Toughluck
Mar 28, 2007

Top Hotels in Indianapolis

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Top Things to Do in Indianapolis

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Monument Circle

My husband spent the week in Indi for business and suggested I join him for a night after I finished my work week. This is a little over 2 hour drive from home so after working all night .. got about...
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Eiteljorg Museum

With a name like Eiteljorg, you would not expect such a concise museum of Indian Art and Woodland Culture. I've been looking for sources of information on the Woodland Indians of the Great Lakes....
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Indianapolis Zoo

The Orangutans were the whole reason for my visit to the zoo .. I'd seen pics of them and wanted to see in person. For some a few moments would be enough but I spent about an hour just watching them...
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The big 2.5 mile oval of the brickyard is six miles west of downtown Indianapolis in the appropriately named suburb of Speedway. Dating to 1909, there are seats for over 250,000. Add in the infield...
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War Memorial Plaza

Impressive war memorial park .. Happened upon this on the way out of town and stopped for a look .. Depew Fountain is here too. I didn't even try to enter the war memorial .. don't know if it was open...
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Historic Homes & Buildings

Benjamin Harrison returned from the Civil War and he bought the double lot on which this house stands in what was then the outskirts of the city. The house was built in 1874 to 1875 and except for his...
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Top 5 Indianapolis Writers

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"INDIANAPOLIS: Artist, Athlete, Historian, Patiot"
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"Indy"
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"The Circle City"
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"indianapolis, in"
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"Naptown"
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