Visiting Indianapolis, Indiana For Business?
Visiting Indianapolis, Indiana for a business trip, meeting, or layover and need some fun ideas of what to do or where to take your client or team? Indianapolis is the capital and most populated city in Indiana. As one of the largest economic regions in the U.S. it is amazingly within a single day drive of 70% of the nations population! Home to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (The Indy 500,) Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, the world’ largest children's museum, the nation’s largest privately funded zoo and a monument to soldiers that almost rivels the Statue of Liberty we bet you will be spending some time in Indianapolis during your career and travels. We at CLC Lodging are known for our hotel savings for small businesses
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Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
2727 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240
Happy Hour: 4pm-6pm
Rated 4.5 from 319 Google Reviews
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouses probably need no introduction to the business traveler. Their Indianapolis location features what you would expect here. Their 500 degree sizzling plates, award winning wine list, and amazing food. Great spot for a solo dinner or meeting with clients and the team. Promised superior service and an unforgettable dining experience.
808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Rated 4.5 Stars with 1,087 Google Reviews
An area favorite to the residents and visitors of Indianapolis stop by Shapiro’s for big portions of kosher-style deli classics with easy going surroundings in a cafeteria setting with food that could have been made by grandma. Their tag line of handcrafted sandwiches with a touch of Jewish tradition has been a staple in the community since 1905. A must stop by location for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Squealers Barbeque Grill
5899 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250
Rated 4.2 stars from 233 Google Reviews
This award winning BBQ sources it’s meat from local Indiana farmers. Food prepared daily, southern Style Barbecue, with a blend of cherry and hickory wood in their 14 hour smoking process is sure to make your taste buds jump for joy. With 44 places and awards just from 2014-2017 you can be sure your lips are going to be smacking on this bbq.
Slippery Noodle Inn
372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Rated 4.4 stars from 694 Google reviews
Indiana's oldest bar founded in 1850. If you have some downtime just having a drink around all the history is an experience in and of itself. The bar is even registered in the National Register of Historical Places. This bar made beer in the basement during prohibition, was a way-station in the underground railroad, and was a bordello for a time. In the front barroom the pressed tin ceiling was installed in 1890 and the tiger oak bar are over 100 years old and also thought to be original.
333 S Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Rated 4.7 Stars from 143 Google Reviews
If modern decor is your thing you will really enjoy yourself at Plat 99. Designed by Jorge Pardo, an internationally acclaimed artist, it is not only a lounge but a work of art. While mixologists use fresh local ingredients in the ingredients you can recline on a couch or sit around high top tables. With artisanal charcuterie and regional cheeses this is a great setting to wow a client.
20 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Rated 4.3 Stars from 198 Google Reviews
This cigar and cocktail lounge is set with a vintage backdrop and jazzy music and is a full service nightclub and lounge. Voted as one of America’s best bars from Esquire magazine it’s worth checking out. It is known as Indy’s original retro bar known for their martinis, fully stocked scotch bar, and vast array of cigars with the added benefit of not being so loud you can hear what your guests, friends, clients are saying.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 W 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Visit SIte for Hours
Rated 4.7 Stars from 2,651 Google Reviews.
No guide on Indianapolis would be complete without mentioning the Indianapolis Speedway the famed home of the Indianapolis 500. While you may not be there on race day there is a museum, guided tours, a golf course, and even ride alongs on some select days. Call ahead for what is available or to schedule. View the history ridden brickyard and even buy a brick on your visit to be added to the grounds. Their golf course has been voted in the top 100 public golf courses by both Golf Week and Golf Digest.
Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
1 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Rated 4.7 Stars from 1,580 Google Reviews
This massive neoclassic monument stands at a whopping 284 feet 6 inches tall built on Monument Circle, a bricked paved street in the center of downtown Indianapolis. Publicly dedicated in 1902 to honor Hoosiers (veterans of the American Civil War.) It is the largest outdoor memorial and the first memorial in the United States to be dedicated to the common soldier. Also in the park are water fountains, observing areas, bronze statues, other sculptures like “War and Peace,” “The Dying Soldier,” and “The Return Home.”
Garfield Park Conservatory & Gardens
2505 Conservatory Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46203
Rated 4.5 Stars from 759 Google Reviews
Garfield park is the oldest city park in Indianapolis and sits on 128 acres of land. The park is on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a 10,000 square foot Conservatory and Sunken Gardens designed by architect George Edward Kessler. The conservatory and Sunken Gardens has an admission of only $2 per person and is a great place to escape the hustles and bustles of the world and view gorgeous plants. While a small room it is home to many beautiful flowers and plants and features a waterfall that is great for taking a picture in front of to add to your business scrapbook. Also if it’s in the dead of winter $2 to warm up in what has been called a “tropical jungle” what more could you need?
CONVENTION CENTERS & AIRPORTS
Indianapolis International Airport (Airport Code IND)
7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241
Eagle Creek AIrpark (airport code KEYE)
4100 Dandy Trail Indianapolis, IN 46254
Downtown Heliport (airport code 8A4)
51 South New Jersey Street Indianapolis, IN 46204
Indiana Convention Center Lucas Oil Stadium
100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Great Hotel Savings in Indianapolis From CLC Lodging
Red Roof Inn
9520 Valparaiso Ct, Indianapolis, IN 46268
Extended Stay Deluxe
5350 W Southern Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46241
La Quinta Inn
5120 Victory Dr, Indianapolis, IN
8111 Bash ST, Indianapolis, IN 46250
Hampton Inn Indianapolis Castleton
6817 E 82nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46250
Country Inn & Suites
4325 Southport Crossings Way, Indianapolis, IN 46237