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Stay the weekend and see everything Indianapolis has to offer!

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Just a ten minute drive from most downtown Indianapolis hotels you will find one of the premiere children’s museums in the country. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features five floors of fun and interactive learning that have the power to transform the lives of children and families across the arts, world cultures, sciences, and humanities. 3000 N. Meridian Street; 800-820-6214

Circle Centre Mall

Want to shop during your stay? The Circle Centre Mall in downtown Indianapolis is the perfect solution with a location adjacent to many hotels and only three blocks from the Mini-Marathon start line. 49 W. Maryland Street; 317-681-8000

Cultural Trail

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail provides dedicated pathways to walkers, runners and cyclists alike. The Cultural Trail links downtown Indianapolis and surrounding neighborhoods. Grab a yellow Pacers Bikeshare bike and explore all that downtown Indianapolis has to offer! 317-631-6542

Eiteljorg Museum

The Eiteljorg Museum showcases one of the world’s finest Native American and Western Art collections and is one of only two such museums east of the Mississippi River. It is located in White River State Park near the Mini-Marathon start line. 500 W. Washington Street; 317-639-9378

Indiana State Museum

Located at the start line of the Mini-Marathon, the Indiana State Museum showcases the stories, events and people who have helped shape Indiana’s history. 650 W. Washington Street ; 317-232-1637

Indiana War Memorial

Did you know that Indianapolis has the second most historical monuments in the country, only second to Washington D.C.? Take a stroll from Monument Circle north to the Indiana War Memorial. Stop and tour through the Indiana War Memorial Museum featuring collections from the Revolutionary War to today. The museum is free and open to the public. 431 N. Meridian Street ; 317-232-7615

Indianapolis Indians

The Indianapolis Indians, Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates host games at Victory Field in early May. Victory Field is conveniently located adjacent to the Mini-Marathon Expo and a block away from the start line. Check the Indians' game schedule! 501 Maryland Street; 317-269-3545

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum

Take a closer look at the race track you lap during the Mini-Marathon. Learn the history of one of the most storied racetracks in the world and see the cars that have made it famous since 1909. 4790 W. 16th Street; 317-492-6784

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Fifteen minutes north of downtown Indianapolis is the Indianapolis Museum of Art, one of the nation’s largest and oldest general art museums. The grounds also include the historic Oldfields estate and its gardens and 100 Acres, one of the premier contemporary sculpture parks in the country. 4000 N. Michigan Road; 317-923-1331

Indianapolis Zoo

Located in White River State Park, within the first mile of the Mini-Marathon course, the Indianapolis Zoo includes a zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden. You will be able to view the newest exhibit, the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, as it extends into the sky from the Mini-Marathon course. 1200 W. Washington Street ; 317-630-2001

Pacers Bikeshare

Need a quick way to get around downtown Indianapolis without having to get in a car? Keep an eye out for the yellow bicycles of Pacers Bikeshare. With 25 convenient locations around, these bikes are an easy and affordable option. The initial rental fee covers the first thirty minutes with additional fees in thirty minute intervals.

White River State Park and Central Canal

Explore all that the White River State Park and Central Canal have to offer by foot, boat, bike or Segway. Located near the start line of the Mini-Marathon, both residents and visitors alike relax in this urban oasis. Rentals are available at the beginning of the Central Canal near the Indiana State Museum.
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