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Right in my Own Backyard - Oh, We've Got Places to Go - by Brandt Carter
posted: Feb. 03, 2017

Right in my Own Backyard header

Oh, We've Got Places to Go

2017 should be a year to explore Indianapolis and the surrounding area. Whether you are introducing guests or kids to the city, there is plenty to do in the area. If you have not started investigating Indianapolis, here is a starter check list:

Exploration Check List
Museums
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art
  • Indianapolis Art Center
  • Indianapolis Children's Museum
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Indiana Medical History Museum
  • The Eiteljorg Museum
  • Indiana Historical Society
  • NCAA Hall of Champions
  • Indianapolis Fire Fighters Museum
  • Indiana State Police Museum
  • White River State Park
  • Museum of Miniature Houses Carmel
  • Carmel Fire Buffs & Fire Dept.
  • Conner Prairie Fishers

Parks
  • Broad Ripple Park
  • Marott Park
  • Holliday Park
  • Garfield Park
  • Fort Harrison State Park
  • Eagle Creek State Park
  • White River State Park
  • Noblesville Park
  • Cool Creek Park (Carmel)

Sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing on the White River or Eagle Creek
  • Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Pacers
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Monon Trail
  • Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Sites
  • Indiana State Capital
  • Soldiers and Sailors Monument
  • Indiana War Memorial
  • Butler Planetarium & Hinkle Field House
  • Benjamin Harrison Presidential House
  • James Whitcomb Riley House
  • Morris-Butler House
  • Indianapolis International Airport
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • Crown Hill Cemetery
  • Medal of Honor Memorial
  • 911 Memorial
  • City Market & the Catacombs
  • Central Library
  • Scottish Rite Cathedral
  • Hamilton County Sheriff's
  • Residence and Jail
  • Butler University
  • IUPUI
  • Marion University
  • University of Indianapolis

Fun things to do or see
  • Duck pin bowling in Fountain Square
  • Trader's Point Creamery
  • Dallara Indycar Factory
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Brandt Carter, artist, herbalist, and naturalist, owns Backyard Birds at 2374 E. 54th Street. Visit her web site www.feedbackyardbirds.com. Email your bird questions to Brandt@BroadRippleGazette.com




brandt@broadripplegazette.com
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