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BRICS is a family owned and operated ice cream shop located in Broad Ripple directly on the Monon Trail. There are always 40 flavors available, including nut-free, dairy-free and vegan options. The menu also includes cookies, coffees, teas and hot chocolate. Open daily noon to 9pm for service at our walk-up window.
Phone: (317) 257-5757
Address: 901 E 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220
With a public beach, lakefront parks, kayak & SUP rentals, walking/biking trails, old-fashioned candy store, and kids’ art studio, Culver is the perfect day trip for kids. Bring bikes & scooters or rent a golf cart for the day. Quaint downtown with coffee shop, cafes, and boutiques is perfect for parents too, and the entire town is walkable! Less than two hours from Indy.
Phone: (574) 635-0054
Address: 819 E Lakeshore Dr, Culver, IN 46511
Since 1945 Handel’s award-winning homemade ice cream is made fresh daily on the premises. We use products, equipment, methods, and recipes exclusive only to Handel’s. Our philosophy is to use the best ingredients available and always in abundance.
Locations: Carmel: 2466 E. 146th St., Fishers: 8760 E. 116th St., Noblesville: 14165 Cabela Parkway, Greenwood: 902 N State Rd. 135
Get out of the city and discover small town experiences you won’t expect! Create family memories you’ll never forget as you visit family farms, travel forest trails, experience living history and stroll along Main Street. Don’t forget to stop for locally crafted beverages and tasty dining options along the way.ditional $10. Daily rates and 1/2 days also available!
Phone: (765) 346-5611
Address: 466 S. Main Street, Martinsville, IN 46151
Summer at home options! Pottery wheel rentals, Camp-at-home, Fused glass and clay delivery services for the whole family. Services starting at $50. I provide guidance through text, video and email support. All you need for success!
Phone: (317) 514-8469
YMCA Summer Childcare programs are full of life-changing experiences and keep the health of kids, families, and staff as the priority. With over 20 locations that serve ages 3-15, there is a Y program that is a perfect fit for your family this summer.
Phone: (317) 484-9622
Address: Various Locations
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features five floors of educational fun for all ages! Outside, the 7.5-acre Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience encourages movement with interactive exhibits that let visitors play a variety of sports. Visit the museum’s website to learn more about their phased re-opening.
Phone: (317) 334-4000
Address: 3000 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208
Located along the scenic White River, the Indianapolis Zoo is the perfect stop for animal lovers. Reach into the nation’s largest Shark Touch Pool, come face-to-face with orangutans, visit the world’s only underwater dolphin viewing dome and stroll the beautiful White River Gardens.
Phone: (317) 630-2001
Address: 1200 West Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46222
Spanning more than 1,000 wooded acres in central Indiana, Conner Prairie welcomes nearly 400,000 visitors of all ages annually. As Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate, Conner Prairie offers various outdoor, historically themed destinations and indoor experiential learning spaces that combine history and art with science, technology, engineering and math to offer an authentic look into history that shapes society today.
Phone: (317) 776-6000
Address: 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers IN 46038