THINGS EVERY CONNOISSEUR SHOULD DO IN INDY

You enjoy the finer things in life. Well-versed in food, wine, and the arts, you can speak the language of luxury. Your friends are always calling you for recommendations on where to stay, what to eat and which shows to see.

Sophisticated and worldly, you’re a seasoned traveler, a Bon Vivant who has mastered the art of living well.

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Newfields
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Newfields

A Campus of Extraordinary Art, History and Beauty

  • Home of the original Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture and the nation’s largest single-day art fair, Penrod.
  • 26-acres of gardens designed by Percival Gallagher.
  • 10th-largest encyclopedic art museum in the country.
Indulge your sweet tooth
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Indulge your sweet tooth

Cake, Cookies, Truffles & More

  • Try the Earls Court Chocolate Cake by Cake Bake Shop – it’s been served to Jim Carrey and Elton John.
  • Step onto Mass Ave to select an assortment of hand-dipped truffles from Newfangled Confections.
  • Taste the French macarons at the newly opened Gallery Pastry Bar in downtown Indy.
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Famous Hoosier Icons
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Famous Hoosier Icons

Indiana Historical Society

  • Hoosier native Cole Porter was the king of Broadway in the 40s and 50s and composed many American classic musicals.
  • Get to know Eva Kor, Holocaust survivor and a beacon of hope and forgiveness.
Craft Cocktails in Indy
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Craft Cocktails in Indy

Cheers to Your Getaway

Sloe Gin Fizz? Blanche Devereaux? French 75? Craft cocktails come in many forms and with many interesting names. The flavors being blended in Indy's craft cocktail bars by top-shelf mixologists offer a tasting adventure.

CRAFT COCKTAIL GUIDE

Eiteljorg Museum
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Eiteljorg Museum

American Indians & Western Art

  • Stunning collection of art and artifacts depicting the culture, history and experiences of Native Americans and the American West.
  • Extend your day after visiting the Eiteljorg Museum by enjoying other White River State Park attractions.
Brunch in Indy
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Brunch in Indy

A Tasty Start to Any Day

From locally roasted coffee, to red velvet pancakes, to boozy breakfast cocktails, we know brunch is an important part of every quality weekend. Follow along as we share our favorite spots – including some knock-your-socks-off cinnamon toast.

OUR GUIDE TO BRUNCH IN INDY

A Night with The Cabaret
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A Night with The Cabaret

A Speakeasy Experience

  • Transport through time and sip your favorite cocktail in an intimate setting
  • Experience top name musical theater actors, Broadway stars, and Tony Award nominees 
James Beard Food Scene
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James Beard Food Scene

Thomas Melvin, Vida, Recognized in 2022

  • Thomas Melvin is recognzied as a Semifinalist for Best Chef: Great Lakes for the 2022 James Beard Awards.
  • Melvin has put Vida at the forefront of the Indy's dining experience, creating an expression of culinary excellance with wordly influence. 
Wine Down
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Wine Down

Urban winery and luxury tasting rooms

Polina's Guide to Fashion
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Polina's Guide to Fashion

Indy Fashionista and Photographer

From hidden gem shopping spots to must-buy souvenirs, learn where to experience Indy’s up-and-coming style scene from the city’s first woman of fashion.

INDY LIKE A LOCAL: POLINA OSHEROV

Conrad Indianapolis
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Conrad Indianapolis

Luxury Accommodations

  • Named a “Top U.S. Hotel” by Conde Nast Traveler for five years running.
  • Previous guests include Jennifer Aniston, Alec Baldwin, and Jimmy Fallon.

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Top 25 Local Restaurants
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Top 25 Local Restaurants

Locals Voted for Their Favorites

Dine your way through Indy, checking off our top 25 restaurants, as voted by Indy locals. From fancy steakhouses to drive-in diners and ethnic eateries, here’s where you’ll find unique dishes only found here. 

TOP 25 LOCAL RESTAURANTS GUIDE


Trip Ideas for Cultural Connoisseurs