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Indianapolis


Located in central Indiana, Indianapolis is the capital and largest city of the state. As of the 2000 census, its population was 791,926 making it the 12th most populous city of the U.S., and third largest in the Midwest (after Chicago and Detroit).


Indianapolis Facts


Here is some more information about Indianapolis:
  • Some of the major companies with their headquarters in Indianapolis include Eli Lilly and WellPoint.

  • The principal airport serving Indianapolis is Indianapolis International Airport.

  • Sports teams in Indianapolis include the basketball team, the Indiana Pacers, the International League baseball team, the Indianapolis Indians, and the NFL American football team, the Indianapolis Colts.

  • Nicknames of Indianapolis include "Amateur Sports Capital of the World", "Circle City", "Crossroads of America", "Indy", "India-no-place", "Naptown", and "Railroad City".

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Hiking Indiana: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Guides Series)

By Phil Bloom

Falcon Guides
Released: 2018-11-01
Paperback (280 pages)

Hiking Indiana: A Guide to the State s Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Guides Series)
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The classic guide to hiking the Hoosier State, now updated and in full-color!

Written by award-winning outdoor editor and author Phil Bloom, this guide includes more than 70 hikes, ranging from easy afternoon jaunts to multi-day backpack trips. Enjoy the richly diverse offerings throughout the state, from Indiana Dunes National Seashore on Lake Michigan to the rolling hills of Brown County State Park, from the banks of the Wabash River to the Charles C. Deam Wilderness in Hoosier National Forest.

Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs and descriptions, trailhead location, mile-by-mile directional cues, gorgeous full-color photography, and detailed maps throughout.

A Short and Sweet Introduction to Indianapolis: a travel guide for Indianapolis (Short and Sweet Introductions)

By Joe Dodridge

Independently published
Paperback (66 pages)

A Short and Sweet Introduction to Indianapolis: a travel guide for Indianapolis (Short and Sweet Introductions)
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Do you need an introduction to Indianapolis - what to do and where to go? Most other Indianapolis guide books are too specialized or too old! This new, introduction to Indianapolis tells you everything you need to know to get started. "A Short and Sweet Introduction to Indianapolis" is not a 200-page guide that gives you restaurant and hotel reviews. (You can get those online and they change all the time!) Rather, this introduction tells you about the attractions, the sports, the different parts of town, and other important things you need to know when you visit Indianapolis. Whether it's your first time to Indy or you already live there, you will certainly learn more about what you can do. This book contains information on... *Children's Museum of Indianapolis (the largest in the world!) *Indianapolis Zoo *Indiana State Museum *Indianapolis Motor Speedway *Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art *NCAA Hall of Champions *Newfields (Indianapolis Museum of Art) *Indiana Historical Society *Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site *Monument Circle (Soldiers and Sailors Monument and Civil War History Museum) *Indiana War Musem *Indianapolis Colts *Indiana Pacers *Indiana Fever *Racing *Lucas Oil Stadium *Bankers Life Fieldhouse *Indianapolis Indians *Indy Eleven *Indy Fuel *Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center *White River State Park *Canal Walk *Old National Centre *Hilbert Circle Theatre *Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center *Conner Prairie *Hoosier Gym *Brown County AND MUCH MORE!!! Learn about how to get to Indy and then how to get around while you're there. Learn about dining and hotels. Learn about family fun and special Christmas events. It sounds like a lot, but it is an easy, 65-page read! So, if you're going to Indianapolis, use this book to introduce you to all of the awesome things you can do in this great, Midwestern city.

Indianapolis (Indiana) - Wink Travel Guide

By Wink Travel Guide

Independently published
Paperback (25 pages)

Indianapolis (Indiana) - Wink Travel Guide
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Indianapolis is in central Indiana, the Nine-County Region; it is the capital and largest city. Efforts to beautify and modernize the city have brought Indianapolis into the 21st century as a world-class destination for everything from business meetings and trade conventions to backpackers making their way across the States.

Indianapolis is widely hailed as the "Racing Capital of the World" because of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indy 500 and Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, and as the "Amateur Sports Capital of America" for hosting the NCAA.

The city has several attractions outside of sports including museums, a large zoo, over 100 ethnic restaurants, several arts and historic districts, and a revitalized downtown. You will find beautiful architecture, monuments, and pristine cornfields in the Circle City.

Wink Travel Guides introduce you to the best world travel destinations, in a clear and concise way, illustrated by photos.

Rand McNally Indiana (Easy to Fold)

By Rand McNally

Rand McNally
Map (1 pages)

Rand McNally Indiana (Easy to Fold)
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The durable, convenient Rand McNally Indiana EasyFinder maps take all the wear and tear your journey can dish out. The laminated design allows you to mark your route, make notes, then wipe the surface clean for further use. This is a must-have for navigation whether you're an Indiana resident or just passing through.

Heavy-duty lamination
Full-color maps with enhanced cartography
Clearly indicated highways, county boundaries, streets, points of interest, national parks, and more
Quick-reference legend and city index
Easy-folding design to display individual map sections
Dimensions: 9" x 4.25" folded; 18" x 17" unfolded

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Dimensions: 9" x 4.25" folded; 18" x 17" unfolded.

Folded Map: Indianapolis Street Map

By Rand McNally

Brand: Rand Mcnally
Paperback

Folded Map: Indianapolis Street Map
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Rand McNally's folded map for Indianapolis is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around this part of Indiana, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years.

Regularly updated
Full-color maps
Clearly labeled Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways
Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, schools, shopping malls, downtown & vicinity maps
Easy-to-use legend
Detailed index & full street index
Convenient folded size


Coverage Area

Communities Included: Beech Grove, Brownsburg, Carmel, Fisher, Greenwood, Lawrence, Noblesville, Plainsfield, Southport, Speedway, Westfield, Zionsville

Product Details

Measures 9.5' x 4' and folds out to 40' x 28'.

Indianapolis Then and Now®

By Nelson Price

Pavilion
Released: 2016-02-01
Hardcover (144 pages)

Indianapolis Then and Now®
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Putting archive and contemporary photographs of the same landmark side-by-side, Indianapolis Then and Now®? provides a visual chronicle of the city's pastThe development of Indianapolis has taken more unexpected turns than a driver at its world-famous Speedway. Roaring to life after a rather inauspicious start, Indianapolis became known as the "Crossroads of America" during the early 1900s, with a bustling Union Station train terminal as well as a flourishing literary and artistic scene of nationally renowned poets, painters, and playwrights. Mansions were built along the showplace thoroughfare of North Meridian Street, pharmaceutical and automobile industries employed thousands, and jazz music was played into the night. Teenagers at Shortridge High School produced the nation's first high school daily newspaper, and many went on to become novelists and politicians, including Booth Tarkington and Richard Lugar. The Hoosier capital occasionally veered off track; from the 1950s to the 1970s it was referred to as "Naptown" and "India-NO-place." Indianapolis has picked up speed since the 1990s and is once again a vibrant city, warmly nicknamed "Indy," with a spectacularly rejuvenated downtown. Residents have taken extraordinary care to preserve the best of the past, and have supported the development of new sports stadiums and retail outlets. Indianapolis Then and Now® features historic places such as the Indiana Statehouse, the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Lockerbie Square, and the Federal Building, as well as modern areas of interest such as the Monon Trail and Circle Centre, all showing the mixture of preservation and change in this historic city.

Notebear: Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa Journal (Travel Notebook & Diary with Alternate Blank & Lined Pages)

By Sarah Bardino

Independently published
Paperback (150 pages)

Notebear: Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa Journal (Travel Notebook & Diary with Alternate Blank & Lined Pages)
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Notebear journals contain 150 pages of alternate blank and lined pages. Great for recording your thoughts, doodles, art journaling, scrapbooking, and whatever else you can think of.
  • Paste your photos and stickers or fill up the blank pages with your artwork.
  • Record thoughts and notes in the lined pages
  • 150 pages -- plenty of room for journaling and writing

Folded Map: Indianapolis and Vicinity Regional Map

By Rand McNally

Brand: Rand Mcnally
Map

Folded Map: Indianapolis and Vicinity Regional Map
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Rand McNally's folded map for Indianapolis is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around this part of Indiana, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years.

Regularly updated
Full-color maps
Clearly labeled Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways
Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, downtown & vicinity maps
Enlargements of Downtown, Indianapolis and International Airport
Easy-to-use legend
Detailed index
Convenient folded size


Coverage Area

Communities Included: Anderson, loomington, Columbus, Crawfordsville, Greenwood, Lafayette, Lawrence, Muncie, Plainfield, Shelbyville

Product Details

Measures 9.5' x 4' and folds out to 40' x 28'.

Indianapolis Indiana Travel Guide Game and Journal: Travel Guide Game and Journal

By John Pennington

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (96 pages)

Indianapolis Indiana Travel Guide Game and Journal: Travel Guide Game and Journal
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Welcome to an interactive Travel Guide! The Travel Guide, Game and Journal series is designed to be more than a list of places you can visit, but a new way to experience those places. This guide encourages interaction with the places you visit and provides you with incentives to explore more. The guide provides you with a game system to accumulate points and a journaling system to help record the memories you experience. We do not provided detailed information on locations. Instead we encourage you to use this as a way to record your memories. Enjoy exploring!

Indianapolis Restaurant Guide 2020: Best Rated Restaurants in Indianapolis, Indiana - Top Restaurants, Special Places to Drink and Eat Good Food Around (Restaurant Guide 2020)

By Jonathan M. Briand

Independently published
Paperback (42 pages)

Indianapolis Restaurant Guide 2020: Best Rated Restaurants in Indianapolis, Indiana - Top Restaurants, Special Places to Drink and Eat Good Food Around (Restaurant Guide 2020)
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The restaurants found in this guide are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. "TOP 500 RESTAURANTS" (54 Cuisine Types). African, American, Asian Fusion, Brazilian, British, Cantonese, Caribbean, Chinese, Creole, Crêperie, Cuban, Delis, Dim Sum, Diners, Dominican, Egyptian, Ethiopian, European, Filipino, French, German, Gluten-Free, Greek, Himalayan, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Nepalese, Pakistani, Peruvian, Salvadoran, Scottish, Szechuan, Taiwanese, Tex-Mex, Thai, Turkish, Vegan, Vegetarian, Vietnamese and many more options to visit and enjoy your stay.


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