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JW Indy is Near Lucas Oil Stadium, White River State Park, and More

Invite the entire family to explore Indianapolis arts, including a world-class concert venue, museums and so much more. Our hotel is ideally situated near a number of exciting downtown Indianapolis attractions to experience.

Indianapolis Entertainment and Activities:

  • NCAA Hall of Champions
  • White River State Park
  • Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever)
  • Victory Field (Indianapolis Indians)
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Indianapolis 500)

White River State Park

Enjoy Indiana’s Only Urban State Park
In most cities, going to a museum, zoo and baseball game would require multiple outings.

In Indy, it requires only one trip to White River State Park. Located in the heart of downtown, Indiana’s only urban state park offers an awesome array of attractions and exciting entertainment, including The Lawn at White River State Park, which is undeniably the best place to see a concert in Indianapolis. Throughout the year, the park hosts a number of events, such as the Indy Jazz Fest, Indian Market or Taste of Freedom.

White River State Park encompasses numerous cultural, educational and recreational attractions to offer something interesting to each visitor. Home to the Indianapolis Zoo, White River Gardens, Indiana State Museum, IMAX® Theater, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, NCAA Hall of Champions, Victory Field and the Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial, every visitor to Indy can find something to love and remember during their travels. Whether you’re exploring downtown attractions on your own or visiting with friends and family, White River State Park Indianapolis hosts your memories-in-the-making.

Museums, Concert Venues and More

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

3000 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 334-3322

Children and adults adore this Indianapolis museum devoted to exciting educational exhibits, such as the SpaceQuest Planetarium, Dinosphere, Fireworks of Glass and others.

Indiana State Museum and IMAX Theater

650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-1637

Made from Indiana materials like limestone, sandstone, steel, brick and glass, the building itself is a marvelous work of art and houses three floors of Core Galleries, which tell the story of Indiana. Visitors also enjoy fascinating changing exhibits in art, science and culture.

“The Lawn” Outdoor Indianapolis Concert Venue

801 West Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-2434

The Lawn at White River State Park has been named one of the top 100 outdoor concert venues in the world by Pollstar magazine and is undoubtedly considered the top outdoor concert venue in Indianapolis by everyone else. Artists have included LL Cool J, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Stone Temple Pilots, Daughtry, with many more on the way. With a picturesque backdrop and world-class talent, there simply is no better place to enjoy Indianapolis concerts than The Lawn at White River State Park.

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 636-9378

Since 1989 the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art has proudly showcased Western and Native American art and cultural objects. The museum’s design is additionally inspired by the land, people, and architecture of the colorful American Southwest.

Indiana Historical Society

450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3269
(317) 232-1882

Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been the states official storyteller, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state’s history. The nonprofit society maintains the nation’s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and presents a unique set of visitor experiences called the Indiana Experience.

Indianapolis Museum of Art

4000 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208-3326
(317) 923-1331

The Indianapolis Museum of Art holds a collection of over 50,000 works of art. At the Indianapolis museum, visitors will find art from a variety of cultures and periods in art history. The museum also features national and international traveling exhibitions throughout the year.