The Crossroads of America
'Indy' is home to a multitude of cultural hubs, tourist attractions, and fun for the whole family.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the world's largest spectator sporting facility, with more than 250,000 permanent seats and the home of the Indy 500.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick is an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana that seamlessly connects neighborhoods, cultural districts and entertainment amenities while serving as the downtown hub for central Indiana’s vast greenway system.
The Indianapolis Children's Museum is the largest children's museum in the world. Located just minutes from downtown, The Children’s Museum features five floors of fun and interactive learning across the arts, world cultures, sciences, and humanities.
The Indianapolis Zoo is a 64-acre accredited zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden with more than 1 million annual visitors.
Carmel, Indiana: Ranked #1 Best Place to Live in America by CNN Money Magazine in 2012
Carmel, Indiana is experimental. The progressive community values fostering new talent and new ideas. With a dedication to the arts, the city invested $180 million in a beautiful Center for the Performing Arts with a 1,600-seat Palladium concert hall; 500-seat proscenium Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre; 200-seat black box Studio Theatre; and the home of Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein's Great American Songbook Initiative.
Carmel is Convenient for Guest Artists. The Center for the Performing Arts is housed next to the City Center: a complex with fine dining, retail outlets, luxury housing, and bars. Downtown Carmel is located directly west of the Palladium. The Arts & Design District spans several city blocks and includes art galleries, wineries, and local artisan shops, along with the Indiana Design Center.