The new $1.1 billion Indianapolis International Airport terminal (IND) completed in 2008 transports 7.5 Million passengers a year. In 2013, IND was recognized by the Airports Council as the best airport in North America, and awarded Best Overall Passenger Experience by J.D. Power and Associates.
Entertainment venues include The Children’s Museum, with five floors dedicated to fun and learning for children and families about science, art, humanities and world cultures, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, which is one of the ten largest museums of art in the nation, The Cultural Trail, an internationally-acclaimed eight mile biking and walking trail that connects all six of Indianapolis’ Cultural Districts, and so much more!
Indianapolis is also home to fantastic eateries; one of the most exciting being Subzero Ice Cream with thousands of flavor combinations where customers can watch as Liquid Nitrogen is used to turn milk, yogurt, or a dairy-free beverage into their custom designed ice-cream flavor right before their eyes! In 2012, Indianapolis hosted the Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium.
As well as being the closest capital to occupy the exact center of its state, Indianapolis is within a day’s drive to 2/3rds of America’s population. Chicago, America’s 3rd largest city is less than a 3 hour drive from Indianapolis. Detroit, the 9th largest city, is 4 hours away, New York, America’s largest city is about a 10 hour drive, Niagara Falls is 8 hours, and Atlanta is less than 8 hours away.