Play at Riley Park and Recover at the Hotel
Greenfield prides itself in being the hometown of James Whitcomb Riley, author of “Little Orphan Annie.” Attractions like the Riley Festival in October, the James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home & Museum and Riley Park all celebrate the famed “Hoosier Poet.” The Country Inn & Suites also is within driving distance of Indianapolis where you can visit intriguing zoo animals, watch NASCAR races at the speedway and cheer on the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. If you’re looking for family fun that's close to the hotel and involves black light miniature golf, then That Fun Place is an excellent option.Experience these area attractions:
- Bankers Life Fieldhouse (20.5 miles)
Watch the Indiana Pacers play on their home court, or check the schedule to see which big entertainers are taking the stage while you’re in town.
Phone: +1 (317) 917-2727
- Indianapolis Motor Speedway (28.5 miles)
At the racing capital of the world, fans with a need for speed can not only watch the Grand Prix and NASCAR races, but they can also get behind the wheel and zip around this legendary track themselves.
Phone: +1 (317) 492-8500
- Indianapolis Zoo (25 miles)
From the ocean’s colorful jellyfish to the plains’ extraordinary rhinos, a variety of magnificent creatures share one neighborhood known as the Indianapolis Zoo.
Phone: +1 (317) 630-2001
- James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home & Museum (2.5 miles)
Visit the birthplace of James Whitcomb Riley, the “Hoosier Poet” and author of “Little Orphan Annie.”
Phone: +1 (317) 462-8539
- Lucas Oil Stadium (24 miles)
See NFL’s Indianapolis Colts play on their home field at this state-of-the-art, multi-purpose stadium with a retractable roof.
Phone: +1 (317) 262-8600
- Riley Festival (downtown Greenfield)
Every first weekend in October since 1911, downtown comes alive with a craft festival that celebrates James Whitcomb Riley.
Phone: +1 (317) 462-2141
- Riley Park (3 miles)
Fill your afternoon with swimming, tennis, basketball or baseball at this 40-acre park. Pack a picnic lunch, and watch the daredevils in your group practice their tricks at the skate park.
Phone: +1 (317) 477-4340
- That Fun Place (1 mile)
Time flies when you’re having fun, so hurry into That Fun Place and experience endless escapades with a black light miniature golf course, bouncers, arcade games, pirate-themed laser tag, pizza and more.
Phone: +1 (317) 883-3738
- Covance Inc. (3.5 miles)
- Elanco Global Headquarters (1 mile)
- Indiana Automotive Fasteners (0.5 miles)
- Indy Jet (10 miles)
- Keihin Corporation (0.2 miles)
- PreCoat Metals (4 miles)
- Stanley Black & Decker (0.2 miles)
- Tsuda (6 miles)