1245 W. State Rd 32
Lebanon, IN 46052
Phone: (765) 482-9611
Fax: (765) 482-0372
The lush green park in Westfield that allows you to just relax and unwind, derives its name from a very benevolent soul. Asa Bales was the person who gave Westfield its name and engaged in noble works of kindness. He desired for the establishment of a school and an orphanage within the city. The park is now a serene place where one can just soak in the fresh air and rejuvenate. The playground and picnic shelter are flooded by several in the city. Head straight to the park for a relaxing jog or to simply enjoy moments of solitude.
The Cool Creek Park and Nature Center offers a cool spot for early morning jogging and bird-watching. For nature enthusiasts there is also a hiking-trail and opportunities of cycling. Set in picturesque surroundings of prairies and wetlands, this park also hosts nature events and concerts round the year. It also includes basketball courts and soccer fields.
The Water Park is an excellent option to beat the summer heat. Equipped with slides and lap pools, the park offers the ultimate aquatic pleasures for a lazy day spent with family and friends. There are various water-rides to enjoy. It is an off-beat way to celebrate a birthday, and the management provides facilities to make it more eventful. Do experience the Flow Rider here.
The City Market in Indianapolis is a popular tourist destination, where thousands of people visit all of the time. Little do they know, underneath their feet and located well underground, lurks the City Market Catacombs. A true hidden gem, its a rusty brick grotto that used to be a public event hall but has since transformed into a historic attraction for curious visitors. Beneath the city streets features a cool area - meats and produce used to be stored here because of the low temperature - and limestone archways. The Catacombs are not easy to find, aren't open to the public and are only available to see through tours. Tours available the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, May through October Tours begin at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1 p.m.
North Side Optimist Opti-Park may have an unusual name but there is nothing unusual about it. This green space may not be exactly in the heart of the city center, but its charming location in Broad Ripple village makes it popular with locals who stop by for some fresh air. Weekends and holidays during summer are perhaps the best time to come when you can catch a live concert or some community events and festivities being celebrated here.
Nestled in the sprawling campus of the Butler University, the Holcomb Gardens is home to lovely flora and plants. The splendid flowers, the greenery and the calm pond simply add to the beauty of the garden. This garden also hosts lectures and other educational events on a regular basis.
Built in 1928, the Hinkle Fieldhouse was once the largest basketball venue in the country. Located on the campus of Butler University, this basketball stadium attracts students, sports lovers and spectators alike. Call or visit the website to check out the game schedule.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art was established in the year 1883 and has since grown to accommodate a staggering 50,000 pieces of art. Its permanent collection is on par with those of some of the world's most renowned art institutions. The museum itself underwent renovations that increased its gallery space and improved both access and amenities. Longtime local boy Wolfgang Puck oversees the on-site café, which serves contemporary cuisine with a breathtaking view of the IMA grounds.
At this hidden gem, one can rest in the shade and enjoy a picnic. As part of the Carmel Clay Parks group, it offer excellent opportunities for fishing. It has an accidentally discovered artesian well in the center that forms a geyser. It is an ideal destination for hiking among beautiful flowers and trees.
This legendary track hosts some of the most anticipated auto racing events in the world. The track was the first speedway, being constructed in 1909, and to this day is the highest capacity sporting venue in the entire world, able to hold up to 400,000 spectators. The Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400, and the US Grand Prix are the track's most famous events. The on-site Hall of Fame Museum houses NASCAR and racing memorabilia and artifacts. At any given time at least 75 vehicles are on display for the public.
Established in 1946, the Broad Ripple Park area has served the community in a variety of ways over the years, including being home to an amusement park and hosting Olympic tryouts. Today the area is a park and recreational area with a swimming pool, playground, picnic area, tennis courts, athletic fields, dog park, boat ramp to the adjacent White River, a wooded area, and a half-mile unpaved fitness trail. Picnic shelters are available for rent. The Family Center offers a list of classes and activities for all ages.
Want to see your child blossom into the Einstein of the future? Bring them to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and see their talents grow. Visit rare exhibits, educational displays, and child-centric festivities and events at this unique museum. With an aim to foster better cognitive abilities and out-of-the-box thinking among young ones, this museum has laid out an elaborate array of exhibits for children to explore. Children will love the variety of exhibits held here: Barbie displays, ghost hotels, space planetariums, Egyptian lifestyle, exhibits on health, science and technology among other things. When hunger pangs strike, rush to the Food Court and grab a quick bite to eat. Visit the museum store and buy exotic memorabilia to take home with you. You can also host birthday parties and kids' events at this venue.