68 E Rampart Road
Shelbyville, IN 46176
Phone: (317) 398-0472
Fax: (317) 398-0481
Forsythe Covered Bridge or the Forsythe Mill Bridge is named in the honor of Asa Forsythe,a mill owner from the adjoining area. Emmett L. Kennedy built this bridge and it was completed in 1888. Crossing the Big Flat Rock River, the covered bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Johnson County Park is a beautiful lush green park perfect to escape from the city squalor. Surrounded by pine trees, pastures, fresh air and chirping birds, coming here is like staying in the sanctity of nature. The park is great to have that quintessential family picnic or for some quality time with your loved ones. The park has multiple spaces within itself which include smaller park and a golf course. The park is also a host to many social events like horse shows, charity events, literary events and so on. You can spend a night or two here with their provisions for shelters. Overall, this place is ideal for that much needed tranquility and peace of mind.
The Strauther Pleak Round Barn is a historic round barn built in 1914. It became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1993 owing to its architectural & historic value.
The Benton House was home of Allen R. Benton (Butler University's former president). Built in 1873, this beautiful abode is now under the purview of The Benton House Association that maintains and manages it. This splendid estate listed in the National Register of Historic Places can also be rented for private events and celebrations. For more details, check website.
Located on a former US Army Missile Base, Blast Camp offers an exciting game of paintball, where opponents tag each other using air-powered marking guns containing washable dye that breaks on impact.
Earlier known as Jameson Park, the celebrated Ellenberger Park was established in 1903. It is situated in the historic district of Irvington, which lies in the east side of Indianapolis. A great sight for visitors, the park underwent additions in the form of a pool in 1930, and an ice rink in 1962. Although the latter was closed down in 2009, the park boasts of eight tennis courts, two playgrounds, a softball diamond, a baseball diamond, a football field and a fitness trail, to enlist a few. There is a hill that is ideal for winter sports such as snowboarding and sledding. With great amenities and scenic views, the Ellenberger Park assures a memorable visit.
Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, the Hannah house is one of mystery and beauty. Since being renovated, the Hannah House has been used for weddings, receptions, class reunions, anniversary parties, corporate dinners, and much more.
The historic Fountain Square Theatre Building is a hub of retro-themed activity. The building itself is located just outside of downtown Indianapolis. It has a soda fountain, a steakhouse, an inn, and even a pair of duckpin bowling alleys! See website for full listing of events.
Brookside Park is a municipal park in Indianapolis, Indiana, spread across 108 acres (43 hectares). It is an urban setting near the neighborhoods in downtown Indianapolis, which is a low income group area. The park’s main attractions includes a public swimming pool, a huge community center sprawling across 20,000 square feet (1858 square meters), baseball fields, soccer fields, a golf course, basketball courts, outdoor shelters, and several nature trails throughout the park. The park runs on the sides of Pogue’s Run, which is a tributary of the White River.
Situated across the Madison Avenue, the Hendricks Park is a lovely green space. Here, you can simply take a stroll or read a book; it also features a shelter.
Spend a night listening to music under a blanket of stars on the lawn at White River State Park. Open since August 2003, this venue acts as a perfect place to hold outdoor events and shows and can hold up to 5,000 people. It also has a bandstand on the waterfront. Catch various musical and cultural events by buying your tickets at the lawn box office or at the Murrat Center box office, which acts as a primary center for the Lawn. Concert goers get chairs to plonk themselves on and get comfy. On non-event days, this garden serves as a popular picnic place.