Top things to do in Indianapolis

Top Choice Museum in Indianapolis

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

It's the world's largest kids' museum, sprawled over five floors holding incredible exhibitions on dinosaurs, space stations and so much more. The museum is centered around a stunning 43ft sculpture by Dale Chihuly …
Top Choice Museum in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500 motor race, is Indy's super-sight. The Speedway Museum features some 75 racing cars (including former winners) and a 500lb Tiffany trophy. Limited availability golf-cart to…
Top Choice Breakfast in Indianapolis


Breakfast lovers of the world unite at artsy Milktooth, a can't-miss morning hot spot set in a tchotchke-peppered garage. In 2015, Jonathan Brooks was Food & Wine magazine's first ever chef to win Best New Chef …
Top Choice American in Indianapolis

Tinker Street

Fork into seasonal dishes such as Indiana mushroom stroganoff with pappardelle, sherry, crème fraîche and parsley pistou or an incredible pork belly with housemade kimchi and sorghum-tamari glaze. Vegetarian and glu…
Top Choice Steak in Indianapolis

St Elmo's

This nearly 120-year-old carnivore haunt is Indy's best – and one of its only – independent steakhouses. It receives consistent accolades for service, romance and fine dining, but it's really about woofing down the …
Top Choice Craft Beer in Indianapolis

Central State Brewing – The Koelschip

Until it opens its proprietary taproom near the old Central State psychiatric hospital grounds (from which it takes its name), the Koelschip bar is where you'll find Central State Brewing's barrel-aged farmhouse ale…
Top Choice Museum in Indianapolis


The 152-acre Newfields campus houses the Indianapolis Museum of Art, home to a terrific collection of European art (especially Turner and post-Impressionists), African tribal art, South Pacific art, Chinese works, R…
Top Choice Brewery in Indianapolis

Sun King Brewery

You never know what'll be flowing at Sun King's unvarnished downtown taproom. Indy's young and hip pile in to find out, swilling brews from a cocoa-y Baltic porter to juice IPAs and imperial stouts. Flights (six 3oz…
Coffee in Indianapolis


Painfully hip and Instagram-ready, Provider's skilled baristas are pulling Indy's best espressos, which are market-priced (around $4) and come with a fortune cookie.
Monument in Indianapolis

Indiana War Memorial

Only Washington, DC has more city monuments and memorials than Indianapolis (in fact, Scottish surveyor Alexander Ralston helped design both cities). This 210ft-tall mausoleum-evoking limestone tribute honoring Hoos…