Activities in Franklin

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

$5 for a Movie Outing with a Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to $10.25 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

College Park

$10.25 $5

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A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

Two Games of Bowling with Pizza and Drinks for Two, Four, or Six at Hi-Way Lanes (Up to 62% Off)

Hi-Way Lanes

Franklin

$40.04 $17

Bowlers take aim at pins on 1 of 28 lanes equipped with bumpers before noshing on pizza and drinks

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

Indoor Glow Mini-Golf and Batting Cages or a Party for Up to Eight at The Bat Cave (Up to 62% Off)

The Bat Cave

Indianapolis

$34 $17

Indoor glow mini-golf course, arcade games, and batting cages for baseball and softball players of all abilities populate bustling space

Bowling for Two or Four or One-Month Bowling Pass for Two at Beech Grove Bowl (South City) (Up to 56% Off)

Beech Grove Bowl (South City)

Beech Grove Bowl

$33.50 $16

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Bowling lanes host games and provide shoes for groups of two or four

Three Games of Glow in the Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf in Indianapolis (Up to 55% Off)

Glowgolf

Circle Centre

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

$49.99 for a 90-Minute In-Home Wine-Tasting Party for Up to Eight from PRP Wine ($265 Value)

PRP Wine

Redeem from Home

$265 $49.99

A wine consultant leads a tasting of eight wines during a 90-minute tasting party for up to eight guests

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

Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four with Cheese Plate and Credits at Chateau de Pique Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Chateau de Pique Winery

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Sip glasses of wine and snack on cheeses inside tasting rooms of local winery's two satellite locations

Four Rounds of Miniature Golf or Birthday Party for 13 Kids at Monster Mini Golf (Up to 72% Off)

Monster Mini Golf

Multiple Locations

$32 $15

Balls ricochet around 18 black-lit indoor holes set amid luminous murals, giant monsters, and animated props; party with golf and games

Single- or Unlimited-Entry Tickets for Two or Four to Trails of Terror (Up to 51% Off)

Trails of Terror

Markleville

$26 $15

Thrill-seekers explore six acres of haunted woods that have been known to make people cry

$115 for a 45-Minute On-Location Party with Snakes or Critters from Snakehead Ed ($250 Value)

Snakehead Ed

On Location

$250 $115

Snakehead Ed introduces kids to snakes and reptiles during hands-on lessons at birthday party

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

Private Lessons, Group Lessons, and Practice Parties at Arthur Murray Dance Center (Up to 79% Off). 2 Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Center

Multiple Locations

$480 $99

Learn salsa, swing, and the waltz during private and group lessons at nationally recognized dance studio

Fast-Pass Admission to Hanna Haunted Acres (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Hanna Haunted Acres

Indianapolis

$40 $29

Skip the lines at five spooky attractions, including a haunted hayride and a studio-approved recreation of the film Saw

All-Day Paintball Outing with CO2, Marker, & Mask for Four, Six, or Eight at Indy Acres Paintball (Up to 62% Off)

Indy Acres Paintball

Indianapolis

$128.60 $59

Paint flies across six outdoor fields ranging from woodsball to close-quarter battles, with mask and 155 paintballs included for each person

$11 for One Game Card for the Interactive Game Room at Latitude 360 ($20 Value)

Latitude 360

Castleton

$20 $11

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Inside a high-tech game room with plasma screens, guests play new and classic video games for credits, which they can then redeem for prizes

Admission for Two or Four to Indianapolis Sport & Fitness Show on October 4–5 (Up to 53% Off)

Indianapolis Sport & Fitness Show

Indiana State Fairgrounds

$20 $10

Annual event with more than 250 exhibitors who they sell fitness gear and supplements, offer health screenings, and showcase fitness trends

$25 for Five Yoga Classes at Santosha ($60 Value)

Santosha

Santosha Yoga

$60 $25

The comprehensive mind-body center's certified instructors lead daily yoga, ayurveda, meditation, and bodywork classes

Ice Skating with Skate Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at The Forum at Fishers (Up to 47% Off)

The Forum at Fishers Ice Arena

Fishers

$20 $12

Admission and skate rentals during two-hour-long public skate sessions

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four, on a Unlimited Golf Pass for 2014 at Bluff Creek Golf Course (Up to 70% Off)

Bluff Creek Golf Course

White River

$77 $45

Tall heather grasses, multiple water hazards, and a few dramatic elevation changes characterize relatively open, links-style course

10 or 15 Dance and Fitness Classes at Motus Dance Theatre (Up to 67% Off)

Motus Dance Theatre

Fountain Square

$100 $39

Tone your physique and learn fun new dance moves in invigorating classes that incorporate techniques from across disciplines

All-Day Paintball Passes for 4, 6, or 12 with Equipment from PaintballTickets.com (Up to 77% Off)

PaintballTickets.com

Multiple Locations

$80 $19

Tactical combat plays out during all-day group paintball outing

Shooting-Range Passes and Optional Gun Rentals or Membership at Family Indoor Shooting Range (Up to 63% Off)

Family Indoor Shooting Range

Raymond Park

$95 $45

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Indoor shooting range with an air filtration system accommodates .22 LR to 44 MAG handgun calibers at six different lanes

$26 for a Punch Card for Three Indoor-Climbing Sessions at Climb Time Indy ($60 Value)

Climb Time Indy

Castleton

$60 $26

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8,500 square feet of climbing space with 4,000 holds and routes that change weekly

$11 for a Player's Card Good for $20 Worth of Arcade Games at the Midway in Woodland Bowl 

Woodland Bowl

Woodland

$20 $11

Players train their reflexes by slamming buttons and scoring points in the arcade

Two or Four Unlimited One-Night Passes at The Haunted Angelus House (38% Off)

Haunted Angelus House

Indianapolis

$60 $39

Monsters, demons, and zombies leap forth from the shadows as guests traverse this indoor-outdoor haunt as many times as they please

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$25 for Mini Golf, Arcade Games, and Pizza at Ben and Ari's (Up to $45.95 Value)

Ben and Ari's

Fishers

$45.95 $25

A great gift for the holidays or birthdays that is also valid for Spring and Fall break

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart, Range Balls, and Lunch at Foxcliff Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

Foxcliff Golf Club

Washington

$118 $59

Rolling through the pastureland and hills of Martinsville, this course challenges play with intersecting water hazards and oversized bunkers

10 Yoga Classes for One or Two at Breathe Yoga (Up to 70% Off)

Breathe Yoga

Indianapolis

$100 $33

Learn to breathe through your whole body during yoga classes that emphasize awareness through stretching and meditation

Five-Course Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two, Four, or Eight at from Occasions Divine (Up to 58% Off)

Occasions Divine

Near Northside

$400 $169

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121-year-old Victorian clubhouse hosts a five-course dinner, spiced up by 1 of 10 devious murder mysteries

One or Three Months of Kids' Dance Classes at Starmaker Studio For Performing Arts (Up to 57% Off)

Starmaker Studio For Performing Arts

Decatur Township

$70 $35

Expert instructors lead children through dance classes, focusing on developing coordination and basic ballet moves

Skate Rentals, Pizza, and Drinks for 2 or 4, or Birthday Party for Up to 8 at Roller Cave (Up to 59% Off)

Roller Cave

Far Eastside

$27 $12

Skating rink with bounce houses, dance floor, arcade, and strobe lights, as well as DJ spinning kid-friendly pop, rock, and Disney music

Basic, Extended, or Complete Fitness Package with Nutrition Counseling at Fitness Indy South (Up to 56% Off)

Fitness Indy South

Greenwood

$75 $35

Starting with a nutrition consultation and weigh-in, clients get in shape with packages that include classes such as BodyPump and Zumba

10 or 20 Group Classes at Barkes Fitness LLC (86% Off)

Barkes Fitness LLC

Meridian Hills

$150 $21

In 45-minute classes, mix up your workout with cardio training, free weights, nutrition coaching, and strength training

9- or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental and Hot-Dog Lunch for Two or Four at Thatcher Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

Thatcher Golf Course

Thatcher Golf Course

$103 $49

Narrow, tree-lined fairways on nine-hole course force players to rely on accuracy rather than distance

Party w/ Pizza for Up to 10, or Roller-Skating for Two or Four at Skateland Roller Skating Center (Up to68% Off)

Skateland Indianapolis

North High School

$26 $13

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Skaters strap on rental wheels and careen around an indoor rink to the rhythm of Top 40 hits and Disney tunes

10 or 20 Boot-Camp, Boxing, or Kettlebell Fitness Classes from Downtown Boot Camp (Up to 80% Off)

Downtown Boot Camp

Downtown Indianapolis

$300 $59

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Certified instructors harness military and martial-arts training during boot-camp, boxing, or kettlebell classes

$18 for Haunted Attractions for Two at Corpse Manor ($30 Value)

Corpse Manor

Lawrence

$30 $18

The terrifying story of Lord Henry Calvert unfolds through the undead invasion of Corpse Manor

10 or 20 Bokwa, Zumba, or Yoga Classes at Fitness In Motion (Up to 65% Off)

Fitness In Motion

Southeast Warren

$50 $19

Work out and have fun during Zumba and Bokwa dance-fitness classes that torch calories; Vinyasa yoga boosts flexibility and strength

Four-Hour Moroccan Cooking Class and Wine Tasting for One or Two at Saffron Cafe (Up to 58% Off)

Saffron Cafe Cooking Classes

Downtown Indianapolis

$200 $99

Chef-led class covers the preparation of one appetizer and one entree, plus a tasting of eight Moroccan wines

5 or 10 Yoga Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Sadhaka Yoga Room (Up to 55% Off)

Sadhaka Yoga Room

Fishers

$75 $35

Students flow through yoga poses, stretches, and breathing exercises in a room heated to 75–85 degrees

$69 for a Dance-Lesson Package for an Individual or Couple at Le Danse Ballroom Club ($360 Value)

Le Danse Ballroom Club

Indianapolis

$360 $69

Expert instructors lead couples through private dance lessons on choice of one or two dance styles

Skating Package for Two or Four, or Deluxe Birthday-Party Package for Up to 10 at Hot Skates (Up to 50% Off)

Hot Skates

Avon

$27.50 $15

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Expansive kid-centric roller-skating rink features a game room with video games and an onsite café for snack breaks or birthday parties

Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

Four Private Music Lessons from Ma Petite Étoile Music Academy (40% Off)

Ma Petite Étoile Music Academy

Indianapolis

$120 $72

We provide every child with the opportunity to develop their love for music in a fun and nurturing atmosphere.

Private Golf Lessons for One or Two from Aahh! Golf Lessons! (Up to 58% Off). Three Options Available.

Aahh! Golf Lessons!

Multiple Locations

$110 $55

Lessons teach both the single-plane swing path of Canadian golf legend “Pipeline” Moe Norman and the Vardon grip

Round of Golf for One or Two with Range Balls and Clubhouse Voucher at Winding River Golf Course (Up to 54% Off)

Winding River Golf Course

Indianapolis

$54 $25

Scenic layout features rolling terrain, tree lined fairways, and protected Audubon nature areas

10 or 20 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Center Grove (67% Off)

CrossFit Center Grove

White River

$150 $49

Trainers lead students through constantly varied, functional fitness workouts that are designed to get students in shape and build muscle

$54 for $90 Worth of Music Lessons — My Violin Studio

My Violin Studio

Brownsburg

$90 $54

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One- or Three-Month Membership to the Legacy Fitness Zone at Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center (Up to 52% Off)

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

Near Eastside

$20 $13

Exercisers can take group classes, run on cardiovascular equipment, and bulk up with strength machines

Original and Fabulous GermanFest Outing with Beverages for 2, 4, or Up to 10 on October 11 (Up to 54% Off)

The Athenaeum Foundation

The Athanaeum

$30 $15

The day-long festival celebrates German culture with food, drinks, and family-friendly events such as wiener-dog races and a 5K

5, 10, or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes with 3 Intro Classes at IXF CrossFit (Up to 58% Off)

IXF Crossfit

Greenwood

$60 $29

One-hour workout sessions burn calories and change daily to prevent muscles from adapting to routines

One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes at Headbangers Kickboxing Academy (Up to 69% Off)

Headbangers Kickboxing Academy

Lawrence

$95 $39

Blending boxing and martial-arts techniques, instructors teach their pupils self-defense skills during intensive workouts

One Month of Unlimited CrossFit or CrossFit Light Classes at CrossFit Dash & CrossFit Castlewood (Up to 51% Off)

CrossFit Dash & CrossFit Castlewood

Multiple Locations

$80 $39

High-intensity CrossFit classes change up workouts each day so exercisers don't get bored; CrossFit Light geared toward beginners

$125 for $250 Worth of Martial Arts — TKO Taekwondo/Kickboxing

Tko Taekwondo

Nora - Far Northside

$250 $125

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Two Personal-Training Sessions Plus Two or Six Small-Group Classes at Fit with Erica (Up to $231 Off)

Fit with Erica

Edgewood

$220 $85

Passionate personal trainer tailors workouts to your goals of losing weight, building muscle, or increasing endurance

10 or 25 Group-Fitness Classes or 10 Reformer Pilates Classes at Reforming Indy (Up to 70% Off)

Reforming Indy Pilates Studio

Fishers/ Geist

$350 $105

Award-winning Pilates & fitness training studio employs dedicated instructors who lead small group classes for students of all skill levels

Training Program with Coaching Sessions at IFAST: Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (Up to 84% Off)

IFAST: Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training

Indianapolis

$550 $89

Strength coach performs an assessment and designs a customized strength-training program

Foundations Program and CrossFit Classes for One or Two at Circle City Strength & Conditioning: Home of CrossFit Brownsburg (Up to 50% Off)

Circle City Strength & Conditioning: Home of Crossfit Brownsburg

Brownsburg

$135 $69

CrossFit classes use functional movements during high-intensity workouts to test and improve stamina, strength, and speed

Six Training Sessions from Believe In Yourself Fitness (50% Off)

Believe In Yourself Fitness

Indianapolis

$600 $300

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6 or 12 Youth Basketball Academy Training Sessions at Beyond Your Limits (Up to 56% Off)

Beyond Your Limits

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

$90 $45

Training sessions help both boys and girls achieve their athletic potential while developing team work, ethical conduct, and perseverance

"An Irish Christmas" at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre on November 9 at 3 p.m. (Up to 44% Off)

"An Irish Christmas"

Murat Theatre at Old National Centre

$44.50 $25

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Festive celebration includes traditional Irish step-dancing, myhtology, and familiar Christmas songs such as "The Little Drummer Boy"

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Beautifully Designed Health and Wellness (70% Off)

Beautifully Designed Health And Wellness

Redeem from Home

$400 $120

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Halloween Creepy Crawl for Two at 317 Events (47% Off)

Halloween Creepy Crawl

Sensu Nightclub

$30 $16

Travel between five bars, redeeming drink tickets, doing a photo hunt, and entering contests, which feature prizes like Snake Pit tickets

The Power of Success with Tony Robbins and Steve Harvey on Friday, October 17 (Up to 64% Off)

The Power of Success

Bankers Life Field House

$189 $68

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Guests including life coach and self-help author Tony Robbins and comedian and motivator Steve Harvey share insights into achieving success

Sailing Cruise for Two, Four, or Six on Geist Reservoir from Dauntless Sailing School (Up to 55% Off)

Dauntless Sailing School

Marina Village

$190 $99

Captain Todd Bracken leads up to 12 passengers on a BYOB leisure cruise that also offers some sailing instruction

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Rock Bottom Fitness (50% Off)

Rock Bottom Fitness

Southeast Warren

$650 $325

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Wrist Bands for Two or Four at Hogan Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze (Up to 39% Off)

Hogan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

Brownsburg

$32 $20

Pick-your-own pumpkins, twisting corn maze, hay rides, farm animal petting and feedings, and sheep dog demonstrations entertain visitors

$35 for Registration in the Haunted Dash N Bash, Plus Swag ($57 Value)

RaceMaker Productions

Indiana State Fairgrounds

$57 $35

Runners dodge killer clowns and haunted horsemen during a 5K run with 10 scare stations; post-race party and costume contest follows

45- or 75-Minute Muscle-Car-Driving Experience from Golden Era Motors (Up to 60% Off)

Golden Era Motors

Gateway Classic Cars

$199 $79

Driver and friend cruise in a classic muscle car, such as '69 Chevy Camaro or a '66 Mustang Fastback, without the hassle of owning one

$70 for $139 Worth of Martial-Arts Classes at Life Systems Martial Arts

Life Systems Martial Arts

Greenwood

$139 $70

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Discover SCUBA Lesson for One, Two, or Four From Divers' Supply Indy (Up to 53% Off)

Divers’ Supply Indy

Indianapolis

$40 $20

Over a few few hours, beginners course gives new divers their first taste of SCUBA diving under the eye of a watchful instructor

$19 for Twelve Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Oriental Martial Arts College (Up to $350 Value)

Oriental Martial Arts College

Multiple Locations

$350 $19

Classes include traditional tae kwon do, the street self-defense of hapkido, kung fu, the sword arts of gumdo, and women's self-defense

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

$39 for One Month of Jiu Jitsu Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Indianapolis (51% Off)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Indianapolis

Far Eastside

$79 $39

Expert instructors lead students ages 12 and older through challenging jiu jitsu classes

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Circle City Martial Arts & Fitness (49% Off)

Circle City Martial Arts Fitness

Indianapolis

$75 $38

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Opening its first fairways in 1926, Hillview Country Club prides itself on a charming course that envelops golfers in an emerald ecosystem replete with L93 bentgrass fairways and smooth, fast-moving greens. Players must contend with tree lines along the fairways and several water hazards as they corral golf balls over the 6,495-yard Robert Simmons design. Before a round, players can warm up at the practice facilities, which include a driving range with natural-grass hitting stations and a short-game area. The chipping green allows for approaches from up to 75 yards away, precisely the distance of Jack Nicklaus’s bathroom putting green.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par-72 course * Total length of 6,585 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 71.4 from the back tees * Course slope of 120 from the back tees

1800 E King St
Franklin,
IN
US

Hi-Way Lanes hosts pin-striking battles on 28 polished alleys equipped with automatic scoring and on-demand bumper gutters?this is the core of its business, but not its only allure. On Friday and Saturday nights, Hi-Way Lanes activates the black lights and cranks up the tunes for cosmic bowling, a late-night activity that pairs well with cold concoctions from the Hi-Way Sports Bar. Dart tournaments held Wednesday and Friday evenings can preview grudge matches at the indoor arcade, on the outdoor miniature-golf course, or for tire-changing races in the parking lot. A full-service pro shop purveys bowling balls, bags, and shoes, ensuring guests can partake in the full splendor of Hi-Way Lanes' allure.

400 N Morton St
Franklin,
IN
US

The three-night Big Game package catapults fans into a football frenzy with pregame events, overnight sleeping quarters, and game-day views of every crucial play, crushing hit, and halftime high note. Guests can tackle pregame jitters and pillows at the Clarion Hotel or Comfort Inn, both of which boast access to indoor pools, hot breakfasts, high-speed Internet, and long, carpeted hallways fit for agility-based combine training. Also before kickoff, an immersive fan event whets gridiron appetites with autograph sessions, kids' football clinics, interactive displays, and one of the largest known football memorabilia shows on earth.

2122 Holiday Lane
Franklin,
IN
US

Royal Pin?s four bowling centers boast a total of 270 gleaming lanes, but their widely varied facilities offer far more than games of tenpins. At all four locations, cosmic-bowling nights create a psychedelic atmosphere with fog, music, and black lights.

The Woodland location, though, was voted Best Bowling in Indianapolis 2012 by CityVoter and ups the ante with flat screens above the lanes and cushy couches where players recline while waiting their turn to take a ride through the pinsetter. Its adjacent outdoor mini-golf course, Pirates? Cove, sends putters on a salty adventure with 18 Lilliputian fairways populated by streams, waterfalls, and a pirate ship. In addition, the location recently received a makeover, with a new midway, lounge, bar and restaurant. In that same center, there's also the two-story Pirate's Quest laser tag, which combines the excitement of laser tag and swashbuckling.

At the Expo location, the theme relates to another exciting frontier: space. In Laser Storm tag, players battle for rights to moon territories. Besides their alleys, Royal Pin also manages the 5-acre Greatimes Family Fun Park, where kids zip around a go-cart track, bounce through a multilevel playland, or pilot bumper boats equipped with blaster squirt guns and highly sensitive grownup detectors.

1010 US Highway 31 S
Greenwood,
IN
US

At Bluff Creek Golf Course, the club's eponymous creek chuckles quietly across 171 acres of relatively open emerald sweeps and 6,525 yards of fairways and greens. Though much of the course roams across flat terrain, certain holes feature sudden elevation changes, including the par 3 10th, where the green rests at the bottom of a 70-foot drop-off that visually obscures the target from golfers. Forgiving fairways, fast bent-grass greens, and thick heather grasses to ensnare poor shots create the feeling of a classic links-style course. Players must take confident swings to evade the water hazards formed by the creek and nine retention ponds, which come into play on the final eight holes and every screaming match with a catfish.

After rounds, a parade of players leads past startlingly colorful redbud trees to the hilltop clubhouse, which sits at one of the highest points in Johnson County. Frosty glasses sing together, the sound drifting off toward the distant Indianapolis skyline. Bluff Creek Golf Course also peddles a variety of clubs and apparel from other top brands in a pro shop, where guests can schedule lessons with a certified instructor to fix a recurring slice or tendency to yell their social-security number mid swing.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 6,525 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 70.8 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 120 from the farthest tees * Three tee options

2710 Old State Rd. 37
Greenwood,
IN
US

Otte Golf and Family Fun Center is a perennial fixture in Golf Range Magazine’s list of the country’s Top 100 Golf Ranges. Its 300-yard driving range houses more than 50 stalls—guests can choose between grass and mat hitting surfaces—set under high-powered lights that keep the target greens illuminated at night. The range provides a venue for independent practice or preparation for rounds on the center's 18-hole executive course, a circuit of par-threes and fours that takes a convenient 2.5 hours to complete, which gives golfers more time to trick out the vintage golf carts in their garages.

A lighthouse stands sentry over the 18-hole miniature golf course, where guests advance through flowerbeds, willow trees, and tidy rows of shrubs and hedges. Those interested in striking balls that aren't placed on tees or the noses of their best friends can visit one of nine batting cages, where pitching machines dispense a steady stream of baseballs and softballs at various speeds.

681 Sheek Rd
Greenwood,
IN
US