Attractions and Fun Things to Do in Indianapolis

Inn at the Villa, located in Indy’s Old Northside Historic District, is the perfect home away from home to explore all that this great city has to offer. 

Start your tour of Indianapolis right across the street at the Harrison Center for the Arts.  Continue your art education with a visit to the Indianapolis Museum of Art and a stroll through 100 Acres: The Virginia B Fairbanks Art and Nature Park.  Perhaps you’ll enjoy exploring the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art or the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. 

History buffs will have plenty to discover at local historical sites including the Indiana State Museum, the Benjamin Harrison House, Fort Harrison State Park, and the historic Oldfields estate and house museum. 

Sports fans will appreciate exhibits at the NCAA Hall of Champions and the National Art Museum of Sport.  Oh, and speaking of sports!  Inn at the Villa is the ideal place to stay when attending sporting events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, and Victory Field, as well as Butler University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and the University of Indianapolis.

Spend some time in the great outdoors at nearby White River State Park, White River Gardens, the beloved Garfield Park, Eagle Creek Park, Holliday Park, and more. 

Then there are the restaurants, shops, galleries, boutiques…overwhelmed?  Not to worry.  Our helpful staff is happy to make recommendations for wonderful places to eat, shop, and visit during your stay at Inn at the Villa.