A Walkers Paradise

Called "the most walkable Downtown in America" by Sports Illustrated, everything is within reach in Downtown Indy. In fact, WalkScore.com ranks Downtown as a "Walker's Paradise." Traverse the eight-mile Indianapolis Cultural Trail passing through six Cultural Districts complete with shops, art, attractions and restaurants. Downtown boasts several pathways including the beautiful Canal Walk, River Front Walkway and Zoo Loop 5K circuit. Try a walking tour and explore Downtown.

Walking tours

Become a tourist on foot or by bike. Discover the ins and outs of Downtown with dozens of walking and biking tours catered to your specific interests and curiosities.

The Canal Walk

Go technology-free and just explore Downtown Indy. The Canal Walk, stretching north through White River state Park to 11th Street, serves the Downtown community as a waterside promenade for walkers, runners and bikers. Along the way, check out the beautiful sculptures and landscaping, as well as outdoor gardens near the Eiteljorg Museum.

Monument Circle

As the geographic heart of the city, Monument Circle is an ideal spot to tour. Visit the Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum located inside or journey to the top of the Monument for a 360 degree view of the city skyline from 275 feet up.

Georgia Street

Talk a stroll along Georgia Street, a three block, pedestrian-friendly street that connects the Indiana Convention Center, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Circle Centre and a collection of restaurants, residences, hotels and the historic St. John's Catholic Church. Find intriguing public art along the way, including Wooden's Legacy (affectionately known as The Legs) by Jeffrey Rouse.

Know your mileage before you go:

Canal Walk: 3 miles
Indianapolis Cultural Trail: 8 miles
Distance around Monument Circle: .25 miles (take four laps on your lunch break and you've got a mile!)
Georgia Street Loop: .6 miles (Capitol to Pennsylvania and back)

Resources

111 Monument Circle,
Ste. 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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