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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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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
From $48.00
 
Chicago South Side Tour with Optional River Cruise
"Discover the best of Chicago on this tour of the city’s South Shore! Travel by comfortable air-conditioned coach through the beautiful Jackson Park where the Columbian Exposition of 1893 was held. Pass through the University of Chicago with its elegant English-style architecture and drive by the Museum of Science and Industry a tribute to man's ingenuity and inventiveness. Witness one of the world's highest apartment buildings Lake Point Towers -- an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves. See Navy Pier Chicago's inland port
From $29.00

Monument Circle Tips (30)

so pretty at Christmas

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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chattygirl7491
Dec 21, 2015

SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ MONUMENT

It is probably appropriate that the Indiana State Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument – completed in 1901 – was designed by Bruno Schmitz, one of Germany’s leading architects of grand public monuments....
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mtncorg
Apr 28, 2015

Circle of Lights

Every year the Friday night after thanksgiving the city of Indianapolis presents The Circle of Lights. It's best to arrive early around 6pm. The show begins around 7pm, which is local talent singing...
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staindesign
Dec 17, 2013

Circle Tower on Monument Circle

On the south side of the circle are a chocolate shop and outdoor cafe. While on the east side is a substantial high rise art deco structure worthy of note for it's curve that matches the Memorial...
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atufft
Oct 19, 2010

Monument Circle - Center of Town

The Monument on Monument Circle is dedicated to the veterans of the American Civil War. It was completed in 1902 and stands 284' (87m) tall. Underneath is the Col. Eli Lilly Civil War Museum. It is an...
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Toughluck
Oct 16, 2007

All around great ambiance!

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is a 284-feet tall neoclassical oolitic limestone and bronze monument in the center of Indianapolis, Indiana (and Marion County, Indiana). It was erected to honor...
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staindesign
Nov 08, 2006

Soldiers & Sailors Monument

Please click photo to see the detailsThe Soldiers & Sailors Monument is to Indianapolis as the Arch is to St. Louis.It was erected in 1887-1901 of ashlar limestone and is dedicated to the 24,000...
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deecat
Apr 11, 2005

Bank One Tower

The Bank One Tower is the tallest building in Indiana. The 48-story building is the most recognizable on the Indianapolis skyline. It holds over 905,000 sq. ft. of office space and is made of granite...
grkboiler
Mar 20, 2005

Whitcomb Statue at Monument Circle

At the southwest corner of Monument Circle sits the James Whitcomb statue by John H. Mahoney.Whitcomb (1795-1852) was a former governor of Indiana. He was very elegant and brilliant. Under his...
grkboiler
Mar 20, 2005

Clark Statue at Monument Circle

At the northwest corner of Monument Circle sits the George Rogers Clark statue by John H. Mahoney. Clark (1752-1818) was a general who protected settlers from the British and Indians. His brother,...
grkboiler
Mar 20, 2005

Harrison Statue at Monument Circle

On the northeast side of the monument stands a statue of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) by John H. Mahoney.Harrison was a general and served as governor of Indiana for 12 years beginning in 1801....
grkboiler
Mar 20, 2005

Morton Statue at Monument Circle

4 bronze statues of important figures in Indiana history surround the base of the monument.At the southeast corner is the statue of Oliver P. Morton, by Franklin Simmons. Morton (1823-1877) was the...
grkboiler
Mar 20, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Indianapolis

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Indiana Repertory Theater

One of the best places to see shows and concerts in Indiana is the Indiana Repertory Theater (IRT). Though it isn't Broadway, the IRT brings Broadway shows to Indianapolis and many migrate from all...
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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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Eli Lilly Civil War Museum - Soldiers & Sailors Monument

Around Christmas it's all lite up and looks great .. that was our first time .. didn't see it during the day that trip but I don't think you can see the detail of the monument. Just returned to town...
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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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Indiana State Museum

The Indiana State Museum has exhibits on the history of the state of Indiana including biology and nature, art, artifacts, and more. There is also an IMAX theatre, restaurant, and gift shop. Check...
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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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Monument Circle, Meridian Street & Market Street

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