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Indianapolis Zoo Concert Season kicks off July 4 Weekend

The Indianapolis Zoo will be the place to shake a tail feather when two family-friendly concert series returns this summer. Zoolapalooza and Animals and All That Jazz kick off during the July 4 holiday weekend with concerts on both...

7 Ice Cream Hot Spots in Indy

A hot summer day and a cool ice cream cone go hand-in-hand. Thankfully, there are plenty of spots throughout the greater Indianapolis area to grab a scoop (or two). Cup, cone, shake or malt – it’s all good! Make...

Indianapolis Splash Pads and Spray Parks

Hot summer afternoon? Kids with energy to spare? Save the day and make everyone happy with a trip to a nearby splash or spray park! With a large variety of splash pads and spray parks available in the Indianapolis area,...

Open Beaches Near Indianapolis

Who says a beach can't be a car ride away? There are plenty of lakes and reservoirs with beaches near Indianapolis that are perfect day trip destinations. Some include boat rentals, water parks or even campgrounds. Use our guide...

Where to Canoe and Kayak in Central Indiana

Climbing inside a canoe or kayak paves the way for perfect summer adventures! Exercise, family time, fresh air... what more could you want? If you're not a family with a kayak or canoe in your vest of sporting goods...

7 Indiana Playgrounds Worth The Drive

With state-of-the-art play structures and lots of space to run, these Indiana playgrounds will bring out the inner child in everyone.   Taylor's Dream Boundless Playground 7225 North River Road, Fort Wayne, IN Experience Indiana's first Boundless Playground! The idea is to allow children the...

Top Tubing Destinations Around Indiana

Indiana is home to some amazing natural playgrounds, rivers being one of them. While floating down a lazy river at a waterpark can be enjoyable, floating down a real river simply can't be beat. The rental businesses below offer...

The Best Campsites Within a 90-Minute Drive of Indianapolis

After too many days inside this long, cold winter, it’s time to get out and enjoy some fresh air. Here are some of the best campsites just outside of Indianapolis: COVID-19 Update: Most central Indiana camping sites are tentatively opening...

Holiday World plans to open park June 17

Holiday World & Splashin Safari has released a statement with details about what to expect during the 2020 season. As of now, the park is planning to open Holiday World on June 17 to the public (season pass holders will...

The Waterpark in Carmel Makes Plans to Open

With the release of the Governor’s Back on Track Indiana plan, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation looks forward to providing opportunities for the public to once again explore, engage and connect with our award-winning park system. CCPR has proactively identified and...

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