When winter hits, some people might think it’s time to stay inside, but when you’re in Indy, you know there are tons of fun winter activities around our city. We’ve rounded up the best ones for you to explore.
Looking for some exercise or to get some energy out? Bundle up and head to one of these indoor ice skating rinks to find public skates, skate rental, skating lessons, hockey teams, birthday parties, and lots more fun on the ice:
- Carmel Ice Skadium?
- Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza
- Fuel Tank
- Perry Park
- Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion ?
- The Ice at Center Green?
Sledding and Tubing
It’s true that Indy is pretty flat, and look, we don’t have any mountains, but we sure have some fabulous sledding and tubing hills! Indianapolis has over 200 parks all over town that are fun to enjoy year-round, but the ones with the best hills in the county are:
- Brookside Park ?
- Ellenberger Park?
- Fort Harrison State Park?
- Garfield Park?
- Glenns Valley Nature Park?
- Paul Ruster Park?
- Southeastway Park?
Not too far up or down the road, you can also fly down hills at:
Our fabulous Indy parks have designated these three parks as the go-to spots in the city for cross-country skiing:
Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
If you’re all worn out from a day of sledding or just looking to relax and enjoy the city, a carriage ride through our beautiful downtown is the way to go. Three vendors offer slightly different tours boarding from Monument Circle:
Even in the winter, Indy has a variety of exciting activities for visitors and residents to enjoy. Come join the fun!