Indianapolis is best known for auto racing, but this diverse Midwestern city offers surprises at every turn. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a lifelong local, this second edition of 100 Things to Do in Indianapolis Before You Die points you toward some of Indy’s most popular destinations—and some of its best-kept secrets. Indulge at an Indy bakery beloved by Hollywood celebrities, or sample the city’s best pork tenderloin and sugar cream pie. Explore the world’s largest children’s museum, hear the Midwest’s best blues, or gaze at the stars through Indiana’s largest telescope. See the car that won the original Indianapolis 500, way back in 1911. This guide highlights Indy’s best food and drink, cultural attractions, and shopping districts, as well as options for live music, sporting events, and outdoor fun. Best of all, this second edition of 100 Things to Do in Indianapolis Before You Die is packed with insider tips to help you make the most of your vacation time (or your lifetime) in the Circle City.
About the Author
Ashley Petry is an Indianapolis writer and copy editor with fifteen years of experience covering Midwest travel, food and drink, and the arts. Her work has appeared in USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Midwest Living, AAA Home & Away, Indianapolis Monthly, and the Indianapolis Star, and she serves as associate editor for the literary magazine Booth. Visit her at www.ashleypetry.com.