Indianapolis Media Accolades
National media are taking notice of Indianapolis as a hot destination for leisure travel, conventions, and meetings. Below is a taste of the buzz surrounding Indy.
As home to the world's largest children's museum, plus Indy's proximity to surrounding cities and a massive roster of sporting events, TimeOut listed Indy as #2 for "Top 10 Travel Trends in the U.S." for 2024.
Airbnb searches for cities in the path of totality are up 300% and Indy is at the top of the list. With 100,000 visitors expected, Indy will welcome eclipse enthusiasts from around the nation.
Indy is pulling out all the stops to commemorate being in the path of totality for the 2024 solar eclipse, and Roadtrippers has taken notice. With an official NASA viewing site at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and unique programming at Newfields, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and White River State Park, this is one-in-a-lifetime event and you won't want to be left in the dark.
Citing renowned local eateries and restaurateurs, Food & Wine paints a colorful picture of Indy's diverse culinary scene. From Chey Oya's The TRAP to Gallery Pastry Bar to The AMP at 16 Tech, peruse editor Katie Chang's roundup of local restaurants ready to welcome visitors in Indy.
Spacious and airy Civic Plaza, cutting-edge security procedures, and local food options have solidified Indianapolis International Airport's top spot on Airport Council International's list of top North American airports for a stunning twelfth year in a row.
You've heard about the beer scene in cities like Grand Rapids, Ashville, and Denver. But, did you know Indy's own Sun King Brewery brought home more medals than any single brewery in the nation at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival? In total, Indiana breweries brought home ten medals. Indy's beer scene is thriving leading USA Today readers to vote Indy as a Top Five Beer City in the country. Start your journey with the Indy Craft Pass and check in at the breweries, distilleries, and wineries that put the city on the map.
Hands-on learning and an immense collection of artifacts, coupled with sheer scale, puts The Children's Museum of Indianapolis in the top spot for readers of USA Today.
Noting the city's rich jazz heritage and venues ranging from the Chatterbox to the Hi-Fi and the Vogue, Reader's Digest encouraged readers to tune into Indy's music scene.
The 500 Festival Mini Marathon (AKA: The Indy Mini) was cited for its iconic course that takes 35,000+ runners through downtown and around the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
For the sixth time, IND was chosen as the best medium-sized airport after feedback from millions of worldwide customers lauded its terminal facilities for cleanliness, comfort, atmosphere, signs, and Wi-Fi.
When USA Today readers were asked to rank their Top 10 Convention Cities, it was Indy coming in at #1. With more hotel rooms (4,700) connected to the Indiana Convention Center than any city in the country, it isn't surprising that the ease of meeting in Indy pushed us to the top of the list.