This mini guide to Indianapolis covers just a fraction of what the city has to offer.
From fast food to gourmet cuisine, Indianapolis has over 2,800 foodservice establishments. Learn about just a few of your dining options near campus.
Indy is known worldwide for it's professional and amateur sports. Two of the top ten auto racing venues in the world are located on the west side of town. The city is home to several professional teams, including NBA and NFL franchises. And the IUPUI campus is home to the RCA Tennis Championships, and was host to a number of events at the 1987 Pan American Games.
Enjoy the beautiful Indiana State Museum, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, and the NCAA Hall of Champions. And those are just the museums a stone's throw from campus. Venture into the city for other top-ranked museums.
Whether you enjoy musical theater, modern dance, orchestra, pop music, or live blues, Indy will satisfy your thirst for culture. And, best of all, students and faculty enjoy discounted tickets to many venues.
Campus is adjacent to White River State Park, a favorite destination for tourists and IUPUI students and faculty. In addition, Indianapolis boasts 169 city parks of more than 10,000 acres, and almost 65 miles of public greenway trails.
From Circle Center Mall in the heart of downtown to funky shops on Massachusetts Avenue and in Broad Ripple Village, shopping doesn't get much better than in Indianapolis.
You'll find historical sites throughout downtown and the city, including the home of President Benjamin Harrison, Madame Walker Theater, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the State Capitol, and numerous historic buildings and neighborhoods.