Sightseeing in Carmel

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown Indianapolis

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Visit for Two or Four to Indiana Historical Society (Up to 46% Off)

Indiana Historical Society

Downtown Indianapolis

$14 $8

State history explored through 3-D re-creations of photos and events with historical actors, interactive experiences, and a conservation lab

Guided Tour of James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home for Four or Six (Up to 46% Off)

James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

Downtown Indianapolis

$16 $9

Museum celebrating writer, poet, and best-selling author will welcome a new visitor and education center in June

Annual Membership for One, Two, or Four to the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library (Up to 71% Off)

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Downtown Indianapolis

$30 $12

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Membership to a nonprofit, library/museum memorializing the Slaughterhouse-Five author includes gift-shop discounts

Visit for Two, Four, or Up to Eight to NCAA Hall of Champions (Up to 50% Off)

NCAA Hall of Champions

Downtown Indianapolis

$10 $6

Kiosks for all 23 NCAA sports; video clips and interactive sport simulators immerse visitors in the history of college athletics

Art-Glass-Factory Tour for Two or Four at Kokomo Opalescent Glass (55% Off)

Kokomo Opalescent Glass

Kokomo

$10 $4.50

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Tour the world-renowned, 125-year-old art-glass factory, which boasts pieces in the Vatican and the White House

Admission for Two, Four, or Eight to Grissom Air Museum (Up to 61% Off)

Grissom Air Museum

Grissom AFB

$14 $6

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Twenty-four restored aircraft from different stages of aviation history are on display, ranging from B-17s to F-100s and commercial aircraft

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Wayne County Historical Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Wayne County Historical Museum

Richmond

$14 $7

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Artifacts and memorabilia paint a vivid picture of Wayne County from the pioneer era through contemporary times

Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Family Membership at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park (Up to 50% Off)

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Hamilton

$16 $8

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335-acre park and outdoor museum invites guests to wander among 64 sculptures tucked into gardens and meadows and alongside lakes

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Jane’s Saddlebag (Up to 50% Off)

Jane's Saddlebag

Walton

$16 $8

Restored saddlebag home offers insight into settler life with tours of a historic smokehouse, flatboat, and petting zoo of farm animals

$25 for Family Membership and Cookbook at The Hillforest ($75 Value)

The Hillforest

Aurora

$75 $25

Mid-19th century mansion overlooks the Ohio River and welcomes families for tours with a membership and cookbook

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More than 50 years old and 8,500 members strong, the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) strives to promote percussion through education, research, and performances across the world. To carry out this mission, the organization includes more than 50 chapters in the US and 28 chapters abroad, all of which communicate online via resources such as lessons, free practice exercises, and annual events. Each year PAS hosts the annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention—the largest of its kind in the world—in which exhibitors convene to showcase the newest developments in percussion technology, instruments, and publications. The convention also includes over 120 clinics and performances with lauded artists covering all genres and styles of music.

110 W Washington St
Indianapolis,
IN
US

Located in the heart of downtown, the Indianapolis Zoo allows visitors to immerse themselves in the natural habitat of a myriad of wildlife. The Ocean exhibit features the country’s largest smooth dogfish shark touch pool and a 17-foot underwater dome for viewing dolphins. Nearby, the Desert exhibit raises the temperature to appease the meerkats, iguanas, cacti and poisonous snakes that inhabit the space. The Plains exhibit allows kids and adults alike to check out the lions through thick-gauge glass, explore a pavilion overlooking white rhinos as they play in the mud, watch staff feed giraffes or feed them yourself and test your legs against a simulation of the zoo’s own cheetahs. Elsewhere, guests can gawk at tigers and fawn over brown bears, then ride the zoo’s mini-train for a faraway look at animals and behind the scenes pavilions, before taking in the sprawling, butterfly-filled indoor garden.

1200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis,
IN
US

Historians and university professors team up with professional tour guides to create Freedom Quest Cultural Tours, LLC's comprehensive cultural excursions. The company helms tours in seven cities around the country, giving visitors an up-close and curated look of museums and historical sites. The "I Am The Greatest" tour visits the Muhammad Ali Museum and Kentucky Railway Museum in Louisville, Kentucky; the American Patriots tour browses the National Mall and passes the White House in Washington DC; and the "Roots" tour heads to Memphis, Tennessee to visit the Underground Railroad Museum and other monuments to black history.

8103 East US highway 36
Avon,
IN
US

Once home to the celebrated Hoosier poet, the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home welcomes visitors into a world of stunning turn-of-the-century splendor. The elegant Victorian revival house hosts informative tours that guide guests through the home of the man who gave the world Little Orphan Annie and the Raggedy Man.

528 Lockerbie St
Indianapolis,
IN
US

Sharon Owens lowers the bulb of an ornament into the sharp blue flame of her workstation’s torch, heating the glass until it glows a vibrant yellow. Applying the skills she learned in her schooling at Purdue University, her three-year apprenticeship, and her studies with a host of artisan glassworkers, she presses her mouth to the piece’s hollow stem. Whatever shape it will take, only she knows.

This scene has been a regular occurrence at Inspired Fire since 2002, when Sharon founded her studio in her hometown of Lafayette. The workshop is equipped for all manners of projects, including 4 kilns, 12 torches, and, most importantly, air conditioning. The shop’s staff oversees classes for beginners and advanced glassworkers, as well as offering the space for crafters unable to find the “glass” setting on their microwaves.

2124 Highway 25
Lafayette,
IN
US

At Lala Gallery & Studio, creative types collide, from local artists displaying and discussing their newest exhibits to kids and parents bonding over the clay wheel. Studio classes include afterschool programs for grades 1?12, adult classes geared toward clay throwing, and drop-in sessions for one-off lessons. Inside the gallery, work from regional artists dresses the walls, which inspires visitors? art projects and gives people something to look at other than the backs of their weird, veiny hands.

609 Main St
Lafayette,
IN
US