Stay near event centers, stadiums, and other fun things to do in East Indianapolis

Nicknamed the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis is connected by four major interstates, making it easy to access the area's top attractions from the Country Inn & Suites. Drive west on E Washington Street to reach downtown, where you can find destinations like the Indiana Convention Center, only 20 minutes away. Change into your best walking shoes in your hotel room before spending an afternoon strolling along the downtown Canal Walk. If you need family-friendly things to do, the Indianapolis Zoo and The Children's Museum of Indianapolis are sure to please. Sports fans can watch the races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, catch a fly ball at Victory Field, or cheer on the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

7.21 mi / 11.61 km from the hotel
Spend a few hours exploring Chinese culture, taking a glimpse of dinosaur skeletons, and learning about life aboard the International Space Station at this popular museum for all ages.

Downtown Canal Walk

7.65 mi / 12.31 km from the hotel
Stroll alongside the Indiana Central Canal for spectacular views of the city. This waterside promenade is also perfect for cycling, jogging, or riding pedal boats, which you can rent near the Indiana State Museum.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

6.58 mi / 10.59 km from the hotel
Take your seat courtside to watch the Indiana Pacers shoot hoops, or check the calendar to see a big-name entertainer while you're in town.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

10.78 mi / 17.35 km from the hotel
Catch a Grand Prix or NASCAR race at this legendary track. For a first-hand taste of the excitement, you can also climb behind the wheel for a trip around the track yourself.

Indianapolis Zoo & White River Gardens

7.9 mi / 12.71 km from the hotel
This 64-acre zoo is home to more than 3,800 animals in forest, savanna, desert, or ocean habitats. Don’t miss touring the three acres of stunning natural scenery at White River Gardens, too.

Lucas Oil Stadium

7.04 mi / 11.33 km from the hotel
Home to the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, Lucas Oil Stadium hosts exciting football games every year, along with concerts, soccer games, and more.

Greatimes Family Fun Park

5.19 mi / 8.36 km from the hotel
At Greatimes, the name says it all. Speed around the go-kart track, get a hole in one on the mini golf course, and soak your friends on the bumper boats ride.

Hanna Haunted Acres

4.61 mi / 7.41 km from the hotel
Do you enjoy a good scare? Stop by this spooky hotspot to experience the Field of Fiends corn maze, a haunted hayride, or a simulated zombie outbreak. Hanna Haunted Acres is only open from September to November.

Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center

6.69 mi / 10.77 km from the hotel
First opened to the public in 1892, this facility hosts the annual state fair as well as thousands of concerts, conventions, and trade shows.

Indiana Convention Center

6.92 mi / 11.13 km from the hotel
One of the largest convention centers in the country, the ICC boasts more than 566,000 square feet of exhibit space. This mammoth complex is also connected to Lucas Oil Stadium and a four-story shopping mall.

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

6.69 mi / 10.77 km from the hotel
Constructed in 1902 to commemorate the armed forces, this monument stands at the center of downtown Indy. See if you can find the statue of Civil War-era governor Oliver P. Morton or military officer and ninth US president William Henry Harrison.

Victory Field

7.32 mi / 11.78 km from the hotel
Hit up the concessions stand for a bratwurst and beer, and then settle in for an exciting baseball game between the Indianapolis Indians and one of their Minor League rivals.