Flights to Indianapolis: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Indianapolis
On the way to Indiana? Start planning your vacation in Indianapolis with cheap flights to Indianapolis International Airport (IND), located just outside the downtown area. From New York, fly onboard Airtran Airways, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United and US Airways. While there are non-stop flights to Indianapolis, flights with 1 layover are generally cheaper.
When to book the cheapest flights to Indianapolis
Indianapolis enjoys warm summers and typical mid-west winters that can get pretty cold. The summer months are the best for visiting Indianapolis, June to August, with many city festivals taking place in this time. Book your flights to Indianapolis at least 3 months in advance.
- Peak season: June through August.
- Low season: Winter.
A flight to Indianapolis from New York takes at least 2 hours.
Experience Indianapolis: sights, tours and activities
Welcome to the “Racing Capital of the World!” Indianapolis is where you’ll find the Motor Speedway where the Indy 500 and Allstate 400 take place. But this city doesn’t just please racing fans! There’s plenty to discover in this city, known as the Crossroads of America.
Essentials in Indianapolis
White River State Park: Located just at the edge of the downtown area, this expansive park is worth exploring. You’ll find the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art here, which is a definite must while you’re here.
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library: The famous American author was born and raised in Indy so it’s no surprise that there’s a library dedicated to him and his work. You’ll find his typewriter on display here, a packet of his favorite Pall Mall cigarettes and the Purple Heart he earned during WWII.
The Speedway: The Motor Speedway is without a doubt the most popular sight in Indianapolis. Don’t miss the Hall of Fame Museum with 75 racecars, including former winners.
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Hotels and accommodation in Indianapolis
There’s no shortage of hotels in Indianapolis. There’s a good selection of budget hostels and inns as well as B&Bs in the mid-range and a handful of more luxurious places like the Marriott, the Westin and Crowne Plaza.