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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Racing was born here. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the world's largest spectator sporting facility. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the world's largest spectator sporting facility. It plays host annually to three events in three major racing series: Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, Brickyard 400, and Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

Eagle Creek Park and Marina - One of the nation's largest city parks, Eagle Creek Park covers over 3,900 acres of land on the northwest side of town. As the park's trails beckon to hikers and birders, its 1,400-acre lake, a frequent host of U.S. Rowing's National Championship, and welcomes fishermen and sailors.

Indianapolis Zoo - Since opening in 1964, the Indianapolis Zoo has grown into a world-class facility hosting a million visitors each year. The Indianapolis Zoo is located in White River State Park downtown and is the only attraction accredited as a zoo, an aquarium and a botanic garden.

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Indianapolis 500 Festival - The 500 Festival, a not-for-profit volunteer organization, was created in 1957 to organize civic events celebrating the greatest race in the world. For over 51 years, the 500 Festival has grown to become one of the largest festivals in the nation. No other singular sporting event in the world has a legacy like the Indianapolis 500. No other event has shaped and defined a city and state and their people like the Indianapolis 500.

The 48 Hour Film Project - The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie—write, shoot, edit and score it—in just 48 hours. On Friday night, you get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. 48 hours later, the movie must be complete. Then it will show at a local theater, usually in the next week.

Indiana State Fair - Come take part in the sights, sounds and tastes of Indiana’s largest multi-day event. With more entertainment, exhibits and competitions than ever before we can guarantee to deliver the best time at the best value.

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St. Elmo Steak House - St. Elmo Steak House has been a landmark in downtown Indianapolis since 1902. It is the oldest Indianapolis steakhouse in its original location, and has earned a national reputation for its excellent steaks, seafood, chops and professional service.

The Rathskeller - The Rathskeller is reminiscent of both a quaint inn tucked in the Bavarian hills and a lively beer hall in Munich. Voted Best German Restaurant in Indy every year, even a true German feels at home here.

Jazz Kitchen - Not only does the Jazz Kitchen have some of the best food around but guests are able to listen to some of the best local, regional, and national jazz musicians live.

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