Sightseeing in Franklin


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

Indiana Historical Society

Indiana Historical Society

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

$14 $9

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$29 for Friend-level Membership to the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library plus Literary Journal ($62 Value)

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

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

$62 $29

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

James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

James Whitcomb Riley House

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

$16 $9

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

NCAA Hall of Champions

NCAA Hall of Champions

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

$10 $6

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Distillery Tour Package with Souvenir Shot Glasses for Two or Four at Bear Wallow Distillery (36%Off)

Bear Wallow Distillery

Bear Wallow Distillery

Learn about the whiskey-making process in distillery that uses only local grains to make their signature spirits

$22 $14

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Winery Tour Package for Two or Four at Chateau Thomas Winery (38% Off)

Chateau Thomas Winery

Chateau Thomas Winery

Tours shine a light on the wine-making process, followed by a gourmet cheese plate and samples in the tasting room

$40 $25

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Helicopter Flight Lesson or VIP Helicopter Tour from Freedom Helicopters (Up to 47% Off)

Freedom Helicopters

Fishers

After ground safety briefing at Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport, aspiring airmen operate controls or sit back for tour at 1,000 feet

$159 $85

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Wayne County Historical Museum (Up to 64% Off)

Wayne County Historical Museum

Wayne County Historical Museum

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

$14 $5

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Art-Glass-Factory Tour for Two or Four at Kokomo Opalescent Glass (40% Off)

Kokomo Opalescent Glass

Kokomo Opalescent Glass

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

$10 $6

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

The Hillforest

The Hillforest

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

$75 $25

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

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Hamilton

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

$16 $9

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Night of Art, Historic Homes Tour, or Holiday Victorian Tea at The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum

Multiple Locations

Stunning 19th-century limestone mansion hosts architectural tours and lavish Victorian teas, and sponsors fundraising art events

$30 $15

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$25 for One-Year Family Membership to Louisville Nature Center ($45 Value)

Louisville Nature Center

Louisville Nature Center

One-year family membership to 41-acre nature preserve with more than 2 mi. of hiking trails and one of the city’s only bird blinds

$45 $25

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90-Minute Walking Ghost Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Louisville Ghost Walks (Up to 53% Off)

Louisville Ghost Walks

Louisville Ghost Walks

Friday-night walking ghost tours explore Louisville’s haunted halls such as hotels, theaters, and old historic homes

$30 $15

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Admission for Two, Four, or a Family of Five at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moreman Landing (Up to 42% Off)

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Southwest Louisville

Explore a historic farm site on the Ohio River with a 1837 farm house, 19th century kitchen, gardens, and historic archaeological artifacts

$12 $7

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

Grissom Air Museum

Grissom Air Museum

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

$14 $6

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$20 for a 90-Minute Queen City is Haunted Tour for Two from American Legacy Tours ($40 Value)

American Legacy Tours

American Legacy Tours

Learn about Cincinnati’s muderous history, burial grounds, and most prolific killer in a 90-minute to 120-minute walking tour

$40 $20

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$35 for a Segways at Sunset Tour from Cincinnati Bike Center ($60 Value)

Cincinnati Bike Center

Smale Riverfront Park

Guided tours showcase Cincinnati sights while segway riders enjoy sunset views

$60 $35

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Visit for Two or Four to Taft Museum of Art (Up to 55% Off)

Taft Museum of Art

Taft Museum of Art

World-class museum features collection of fine art including great European masterpieces and stunning rotating exhibitions

$20 $10

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Historic Brewery Tour for Two or Four from Over The Rhine Brewery District (Up to 58% Off)

Over The Rhine Brewery District

Multiple Locations

Along the route, see pre-Prohibition breweries and cellars deep below the city while learning about the city’s brewing culture over time

$40 $18

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Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati Outing for Two or Four Adults or Two-Alarm Membership (Up to 53% Off)

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Historical firehouse-turned-museum hosts array of 19th-century firefighting artifacts & exhibits on fire safety

$16 $8

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Select Local Merchants

  • B & G Excellent Adventures
    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.
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    2122 Holiday Lane
    Franklin, IN US
  • Indiana Historical Society
    The Indiana Historical Society takes care to ensure that the people of Indiana remain connected to their important historical past. As the state’s foremost research library, IHS is a non-profit organization supported by the state and generous donations from local individuals and businesses. Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has proudly held the responsibility of preserving the state’s significant historical relics, publications and artifacts. They are one of the oldest historical societies in the U.S. As part of their ongoing commitment to Indiana residents, they support local museums as well. Each year, the IHS sponsors workshops, produces art exhibits and publishes various periodicals in an effort to keep the history of Indiana alive and relevant to each generation. They are located at 450 W. Ohio Street.
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    450 W. Ohio St.
    Indianapolis, IN US
  • Percussive Arts Society
    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.
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    110 W Washington St
    Indianapolis, IN US
  • Young Audiences of Indiana
    Crafted by a cognitive scientist and a design team from the University of Washington according to state academic standards, the A4L program includes five units that merge traditional literacy-education techniques with activities such as theater exercises to accommodate different learning styles. The program anchors lessons in familiar stories such as The Three Little Pigs, with the goal of raising student achievement in both reading and writing. After participating in the A4L lessons, students have shown increased enjoyment in reading, as well as improvement in reading ability, which teachers report appeals to students of various reading levels and backgrounds. Each student will receive a copy of the book from their particular A4L program and an accompanying workbook.
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    3921 N Meridian St
    Indianapolis, IN US
  • Art the Soul Center
    The staff at Art of the Soul encourages an inner examination of the self through artistic expression. Creative Spirit classes grant students three hours of freedom to delve into the process of creating art without the constraints of a specified media and models that refuse to pose in fruit baskets. During each course, artists adorn surfaces such as canvas, fiber, and metal work with eco-friendly materials to visually interpret the workings of the subconscious, and Picassos can take home their finished masterpiece after class. The program’s only goal is to inspire personal expression and build upon a love of art and a penchant for wearing smocks.
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    5345 Winthrop Ave
    Indianapolis, IN US
  • Schahet Hotels
    A short walk from Lucas Oil Stadium, Conseco Fieldhouse, the Indianapolis Convention Center, and several world-class restaurants, the Hampton Inn Downtown is a welcoming home base for both businessy and pleasurable excursions. The Hampton Inn’s classily comfy guest rooms have 32-inch LCD televisions, complimentary high-speed WiFi, and plush new beds with feather and foam pillows. In the morning, tickle your taste buds with the free continental breakfast, a spread of more than 45 delectable delights. And, if hotel guests need to relieve the stress of a rough flight or to clear their minds before the tic-tac-toe national championships, they can head to the 24-hour fitness facility and work out on the elliptical machines and stationary bikes.
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    105 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN US

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