Jul 25th, 2007, 05:44 PM
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Invited to a wedding in Indy in September. A few friends have made off the cuff remarks that there's nothing to see there. Should I only go Friday - Sunday or is it worth it to take a couple days off and see it?
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Jul 25th, 2007, 05:51 PM
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Downtown Indie has a nice hotel and restaurant area. If you can stay in the center of the city and enjoy this district for a night in addition to your wedding obligations, I think you will enjoy.
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Jul 25th, 2007, 06:02 PM
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the Broad Ripple area of Indy isn't terrible. A couple of decent restaurants and shops, and a bar or two.
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Jul 26th, 2007, 12:09 PM
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The Indianapolis Museum of Art has some interesting works.
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Jul 26th, 2007, 12:34 PM
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In other words, your friends are correct.
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Jul 26th, 2007, 03:28 PM
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-indianapolis 500 racetrack and museum
-columbus indiana architecural gem of a town
-great golf in the area
-metamora.. nice drive.. canal, quaint shop, canal boat

1.5 hours to cincinnati

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Jul 26th, 2007, 08:04 PM
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Ok, so maybe I will keep the Thursday night reservation and poke around a bit. Might be cool to see where the Indy 500 happens! Thanks much!
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Jul 27th, 2007, 05:59 AM
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There are a few wineries in the area that are pretty good. If you get one nice meal out, try Elemants. Great place.
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Jul 27th, 2007, 09:00 AM
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Just got back from Indianapolis yesterday. The art museum is excellent. It's adjacent to the Lilly home and gardens. They're worth seeing too.

For a good beer and a meal, try the Rathskellar:
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Jul 27th, 2007, 06:50 PM
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Downtown Indy is nice and clean, very easy to walk around. The Mass. Ave area is nice (where Rathskeller is) to see the little boutiques, have a beer and some dinner. Rathskeller has a nice beer garden for after dinner. Scholar's Inn is a good place to eat (pricey like Elements) - if you like Scottish food check-out McNiven's (laid-back).

Broadripple is full (I mean FULL) of bars/eateries. It is also a fun place to walk around/shop and get some food/drinks. I personally enjoy the food at Ambrosia, Corner Wine Bar, Bazbeaux. All great atmosphere and good food.

I'm not a big race fan, but it is worth seeing the Motor Speedway.

As for wineries, heading towards Bloomington/Indiana University is a beautiful drive. The Bloomington/Brown County area is very nice. Oliver Winery near Bloomington is a fun place to do some tasting, get some cheese/fruit and drink wine on their scenic property.

Of course, Indiana is NOT California, but it does have its charm.

I am tired, so sorry for any typos
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oh, yah - if you do goto the Indianapolis Museum of Art eat at Puck's!
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