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Come visit the Sport Lovers' Paradise - Indianapolis, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana is the county seat of Marion County and the Indiana state capital, located on the White River. Originally, the city was called Fall Creek Settlement. The city's name was derived from a combination of Indiana and the Greek word for "city."
Indianapolis was settled in 1820. The city of Washington's layout was used as a pattern for the layout of Indianapolis, Indiana. Not only is Indianapolis, Indiana the 12th largest city in the United States, it is considered to be the 6th on the list of best places to live and work in the U.S. as well.
About Indianapolis, Indiana
The population of Indianapolis, IN was estimated to be 807,584 in July 2009. The city's neighboring cities and town include Crows Nest, Rocky Ripple, Spring Hill, Warren Park, and Wynnedale. Places of higher education that Indianapolis, Indiana has to offer are Indiana University, Purdue University, Fort Wayne, University of Indianapolis, Butler University, Marian College, and Martin University.
Indianapolis, Indiana has had many well known residents (past and present), including TV host David Letterman, writer Kurt Vonnegut, musician Babyface, author Jannet Flanner (Genet), singer/songwriter John Hiatt and Vice President Dan Quayle. The Ink Spots are a famous local band.
Indianapolis (perfect for the obsessed sports fan) is the sports summit! The teams include (NFL) Colts, (NBA) Pacers, (WNBA) Fever, (minor league baseball) Indians. It is also home of the Indy 500 world famous car race. The Indy 500 is a 2.5-mile long track that features 4 turns and 200 laps. Visitors to the track will also find an 18-hole golf course on the 559-acre premises. The course is home to the SR PGA Golf Tour tournament.
In addition to many sports venues, Indianapolis has everything else travelers could want. There is something great to see or do for the entire family. Indianapolis, Indiana even has a historic route (National Road).
For the performing arts enthusiast, Indianapolis offers the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The capital city has several parks and recreation areas such as the White River State Park, the White River Gardens, and the Fort Harrison State Park.
Historic sites and museums located in Indianapolis, Indiana include the Indiana Historical Society, the Indiana Medical History Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Children's Museum, and Eiteljorg Museum.
Other popular attractions include the Indianapolis Zoo, NCAA Hall of Champions, Harris Benjamin Home, and the Indianapolis International Airport.
The Indianapolis Zoo is located within the White River State Park. The zoo features over 360 different species (14 endangered and 3 threatened) including rhinos, big cats, snakes, penguins, walrus, otters, dolphins, and reef sharks. It also has a carousel and a family roller coaster.
All in all, Indianapolis has much to offer in vacation fun and entertainment. One can shop, dine, catch a game, see a race, golf, enjoy the outdoors, explore history, marvel in the performing arts, etc.
Visit the city's official website for information on planning your next vacation getaway.
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