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Flying into Beautiful Indianapolis

Sports nuts and racing fans are familiar with the charm of Indianapolis, but there is more to the city than Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The city is home to innovative urban parks, public green spaces, major concert venues, and more war memorials than any city in the country except Washington, D.C. If you're looking for a lively urban getaway, then Indiana's "Circle City" is an unexpected pleasure. 
Hotels in Indianapolis
The Westin Indianapolis
$118 avg/night
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
$134 avg/night
JW Marriott Indianapolis
$149 avg/night
Indy Hostel
$34 avg/night
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Getting There and Getting Around

The city's new and modern Colonel H. Weir Cook Terminal is just 15 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. The airport has streamlined security checkpoints and a dedicated guest services plaza. It was named North America's best airport in 2013 by Airports Council International.

Over 40 airlines fly into Indianapolis International Airport; the high-volume carriers are Delta, Southwest*, and United, with over one hundred direct flights into Indianapolis every day. Delta's Sky Club is the state's first (and only) premium business lounge; if you aren't a member, you can get a deal on a one-day pass. 

There are 24-hour restaurants at IND, so you'll find a snack no matter when you arrive or depart. Four self-serve digital information kiosks are scattered in the baggage claim area, with direct phone access to the major Indianapolis hotels, restaurants, and travel businesses. Getting your hotel shuttle or other transportation is a breeze. Staying at a no-frills hotel? No problem. The IndyGo bus service will take you from the airport to downtown Indianapolis for just $1.75 per ride. IndyGo also provides economical transportation all around downtown Indianapolis, and to the IUPUI campus. 

Popular Routes

Currently, there are 30 cities with direct flights into Indianapolis International Airport. Delta dominates the market, with direct flights to Indianapolis from Boston, Detroit, New York, and Salt Lake City, as well as resort cities like Cancun and Montego Bay. 

Southwest* and Frontier* also have direct flights from Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Phoenix. There are great deals on flights to Indianapolis from Toronto on Air Canada. 

Best Times to Visit

If you are a football, basketball, or racing fan, you already know what's happening in Indianapolis. Summer is for NASCAR fans, including the Grand Prix of Indianapolis in early May, the Indy 500 later in the month, and the Brickyard 400 in July. The Indianapolis Moto GP is in August. High season for tourists is between May and August. Budget travelers will find the best deals in September and April. In the fall and winter, the city fills up with Colts, Pacers, Bulldogs, and Hoosiers fans. 

Things to Do and See

Indianapolis has charming urban green spaces, rich in American history and culture. Start your exploration at Monument Circle and nearby Indiana War Memorial Plaza, a gorgeous 24-acre park. Grab a cup of homemade soup from Soupremacy and enjoy a picnic lunch. 

To experience the best of Indianapolis, take a walk or bike ride along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, a meandering 8-mile path connecting all six of the city's cultural districts, from Mass Ave to Fountain Square. Plan to spend a few hours at White River State Park, home of the Indianapolis Zoo. Catch an Indians' game at Victory Field, check out the NCAA Hall of Champions, or see a live jazz performance at The Lawn, the park's outdoor concert venue. Toss a frisbee at Celebration Plaza. Don't miss a one-of-a-kind chargrilled steak at Weber Grill Restaurant. 

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