Attend Colts Games, Conferences and More in East Indy
Nicknamed the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis is connected by four major interstates, making it easy to access the area’s top attractions from the Country Inn & Suites. Drive west on Washington Street to reach downtown, where you can find destinations like the Indiana Convention Center, only 15 minutes away. If you’re traveling with the kids, the Indianapolis Zoo and Children’s Museum Indianapolis provide hours of family-friendly things to do. Are you a sports fan? Watch the races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, catch a fly ball at Victory Field, or cheer on the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.
- Indiana Convention Center (ICC) (7.2 miles)
One of the largest convention centers in the country, the ICC boasts more than 564,000 square feet of exhibit space and welcomes visitors from around the world for symposiums, trade shows and expos. This mammoth complex is also connected to Lucas Oil Stadium and a four-story shopping mall.
Phone: +1 (317) 262-3400
- Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center (10.5 miles)
First opened to the public in 1892, this facility has hosted more than 115 state fairs as well as thousands of concerts, conventions, trade shows and more.
Phone: +1 (317) 927-7500
- Hanna Haunted Acres (6.9 miles)
Do you enjoy a good scare? Stop by this spooky hot spot to experience the Field of Fiends corn maze, a haunted hayride or a simulated zombie outbreak. Hanna Haunted Acres is only open from September to November.
Phone: +1 (317) 357-0881
- Greatimes Family Fun Park (7.1 miles)
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 at this family-friendly spot.
Phone: +1 (317) 780-0300
- Indianapolis Zoo (12.6 miles)
You can spend all day at this 64-acre zoo, which features nearly 2,000 animals from across five distinct biomes. For an interactive experience, check out the shark touch pool or the flamingo feed.
Phone: +1 (317) 630-2001
- Children’s Museum Indianapolis (12.7 miles)
This isn’t just any ordinary children’s museum; it’s the largest in the world! Bring your little ones to explore exhibits like the Dinosphere and Beyond Spaceship Earth, spread across 472,900 square feet. Don’t miss the recently incorporated Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience, an outdoor fitness space that encourages healthy habits through activities like soccer, basketball and tennis.
Phone: +1 (317) 334-4000
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (11.1 miles)
Constructed in 1902 to commemorate the armed forces, this monument stands at the center of downtown Indy. The must-see, 275-foot observation deck offers stunning views overlooking the city.
Phone: +1 (317) 232-7615
- Downtown Canal Walk (11.2 miles)
Stroll alongside the Indiana Central Canal for spectacular views of the city. This waterside promenade is also perfect for cycling, jogging or riding pedal boats, which you can rent near the Indiana State Museum.
- Bankers Life Fieldhouse (6.9 miles)
Sit in the stands at Bankers Life Fieldhouse to watch the Indiana Pacers pass down the court. If you’re not a fan of basketball, this arena also hosts concerts for big-name performers like Maroon 5 and Fleetwood Mac.
Phone: +1 (317) 917-2727
- Lucas Oil Stadium (13.1 miles)
Join 67,000 football fans to watch the Indianapolis Colts battle it out with another NFL team at Lucas Oil Stadium, a state-of-the-art facility with a retractable roof and 1.8 million square feet of space.
Phone: +1 (317) 262-8600
- Victory Field (13.3 miles)
Hit up the concessions 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.
Phone: +1 (317) 269-3545
- Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) (14.6 miles)
Rev up your engine and head to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for some fast-paced fun. Home to the famous Indy 500, the IMS is considered by many to be one of the greatest race courses in the world.
Phone: +1 (317) 492-8500
- Greyhound Bus Station (12.7 miles)
- Indianapolis Yellow Cab (15.9 miles)
- Indianapolis International Airport - IND (21.4 miles)
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