Things To Do in Indiana

Two 60-Minute or 90-Minute Open-Jump Passes at Sky Zone Fort Wayne (Up to 42% Off)

Sky Zone

Fort Wayne

$26 $15

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Visitors defy gravity as they bounce across trampoline-filled spaces, dive into Foam Zone, and make super-powered slam dunks

$43 for $85 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons at Ussery's Martial Arts

Ussery's Martial Arts

Evansville

$85 $43

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$15 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $15

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

Robin Thicke at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino on Friday, August 15, at 8 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

Robin Thicke

The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

$61.50 $39.98

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The suave pop superstar behind "Blurred Lines" delivers a soulful performance of hits as he touts his latest album, Paula

$25 for a Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball Game Package for Four at U.S. Steel Yard ($50 Value). Five Games Available.

Gary Southshore RailCats

U. S. Steel Yard

$50 $25

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RailCats look to take over first place in the division during two homestands, including a game on July 4 against the St. Paul Saints

Four-Hour Perch-Fishing Trip for Two, Four, or Six People from Captain Hook's Charter Fishing (Up to 54% Off)

Captain Hook's Charter Fishing

St. Joseph

$90 $45

Perch jerkers join a 60-foot boat to catch perch averaging 6–10 inches; makes a great Father's Day gift for fishers

Solo or Tandem Skydive for One or Two People at Gravity Powered Sports (Up to 40% Off)

Gravity Powered Sports

Jackson

$295 $199

Instructors guide skydivers as they dive out of planes, whether solo or in tandem, and land safely on the ground

Beginners' Open-Play Package for Two or Four at Fort Knox Paintball (Up to 53% Off)

Fort Knox Paintball

Winamac

$100 $49

Battle all day on a collection of themed paintball fields that includes a Wild West town, a pirate ship, and a bridge over a POW camp

3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 51% Off)

The Formula Experience

Gingerman Raceway

$99 $49

Burn rubber in a Porsche Boxster on a race-rack ridealong with a professional driver, or take the wheel of a Formula car for 5 or 10 laps

3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 51% Off)

The Formula Experience

Gingerman Raceway

$99 $49

Burn rubber in a Porsche Boxster on a race-rack ridealong with a professional driver, or take the wheel of a Formula car for 5 or 10 laps

Ziplining for Two or Four at French Lick Ziplines and Wilstem Ranch (Up to 50% Off)

French Lick Ziplines and Wilstem Ranch

Paoli

$138 $79

Guests traverse 4,000 ft. of ziplines as a pair of certified guides keeps fliers safe with a braking system

Chicago and REO Speedwagon at Klipsch Music Center on August 10 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Chicago and REO Speedwagon

Klipsch Music Center

$32 $15

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Chart toppers behind hits “Saturday in the Park” and “If You Leave Me Now” join touring veterans of “Can’t Fight This Feeling” fame

Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum Visit for Four or Eight in Elkhart (50% Off)

Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum

Elkhart

$56 $28

Superhero museum housed in a 2-story replica of The Hall of Justice overflows with new and vintage action figures, comic books, and artwork

All-Day Paintball Package for Two, Four, or Six with Rental Gear and Paintballs at Action Park Paintball (Up to 60% Off)

Action Park Paintball

Penn

$246 $99

23 acres of outdoor playing fields and an 8,000-square-foot indoor facility feature battlefields with unique terrain and designs

Karaoke with Food and Drinks at Echo Karaoke and Taiwanese Grill (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Echo Karaoke and Taiwanese Grill

West Lafayette

$28 $14

Enjoy a large selection of songs in several languages while munching on food such as lamb kebabs and edamame and sipping on sake or tea

$59 for a Zipline Adventure for Two from Lark Valley Zip Lines (Up to $118 Value)

Lark Valley Zip Lines

Halbert

$118 $59

Two-hour zipline tours send riders gliding along a canopy track that stretches across more than a mile of verdant forest

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

All-Day Paintball with Equipment and 200 Paintballs Each for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at Paintball Plex (Up to 60% Off)

Paintball Plex

Fort Wayne

$70 $29

An expansive paintball facility hosts colorful clashes on indoor and outdoor fields with air bunkers and WWII-inspired obstacles

Discover Scuba Introductory Course or PADI Open-Water Scuba-Certification Course at Just Add H2O (Up to 63% Off)

Just Add H20

Clay

$300 $149

Intro lessons enlighten newcomers; certification courses steer divers through written quizzes and five confined and four open-water sessions

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The SportZone's 102,000-square-foot indoor facility offers patrons an assortment of ways to stay active all year long with climate-controlled courts, fields, and fitness rooms. Along with hosting mainstream sports with an arena-size football field, baseball and softball diamond, soccer arena, and two regulation-size basketball courts, the athletics arena houses courts that can be used for volleyball, dodgeball, badminton, futsal, and full-contact duck, duck, goose. Adults can head to the fitness center to play with Life Fitness cardio equipment, free weights, and a 1/10–mile flex track. After the workout, herds of guests can relax with a drink from The EndZone Pub, The SportZone's in-house bar.

6601 Coffman Rd
Indianapolis,
IN
US

Established: 2004
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Reservations/Appointments: Optional
Most popular offering: Three hours for $10
Pro Tip: Weekends are the busiest time, but also the most fun with more gamers all playing together.
Good for Kids: Yes
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes

Q&A with Zack Johnson, Owner, Founder

What sets your business apart from your competition?
We are the only facility of our kind that offers fun weekend overnight events for middle- and high-school video-game enthusiasts. We are also [an] eSports tournament facility.

What was the inspiration for starting this business?
Zack Johnson, started this business after holding lock-in events at his church while he was the youth director. He decided it would be easier to set up the equipment somewhere permanently and charge by the hour for use. All of the stores feature lock-ins every single Friday and Saturday night, and there are major events every holiday.

What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer?
Parents are continuously thankful for creating such a family-friendly place to leave their kids, and the kids never want to leave.

What’s your favorite part about your job?
We love getting to know all of our gamers, both young and old. It is also great to watch situations like a college football lineman sit down next to a small, shy, high-school freshman and instantly they have a bond through the game they are playing together.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Many people ask why they would play at our facility when they own the games at home. We always explain that it is the social aspect that draws customers to us, not just the number of systems and games we offer. Instead of playing alone in your bedroom or basement with a headset, you can sit next to friends both old and new and give them a high five at the end of a game.

619 N Burkhardt Rd
Evansville,
IN
US

There are bears at Jellystone Park at Lake Monroe—two of them, to be precise. They hang around the flag pole each morning, loom during story time just before bed, pose for photos with children, and, almost always, dress in dapper neckties.

Yogi Bear and Boo Boo, Jellystone’s resident ursine population, welcome families to campgrounds that lie under a canopy of trees near the shores of Lake Monroe. Rustically inclined campers can set up tents deep in the woods, and nearly 100 pull-through campsites offer electric, water, and sewer hookups. For camping with access to modern amenities, there are spacious cabins built to withstand the mightiest huffing and puffing from the mascots' cartoon enemies.

Pools, mini golf, and hiking trails fuel hours of family fun, which includes a snowball toss during Christmas in July and a pudding wrestling match during the Death by Chocolate weekend. [Located] 15 minutes south of Bloomington, the campground can form a launch pad for excursions to golf courses, wineries, and other cultural attractions near Indiana University Bloomington.

9392 S Strain Ridge Rd
Bloomington,
IN
US

Armed with precise hand tools and knowledge of metal manipulation, the technicians at Indianapolis Dent Company perform paintless dent removals that erase unsightly dings while leaving the original factory finish untouched. They undo all manner of wear and damage, including windshield cracks, dings caused by errant hail, and phone numbers keyed into the hood by secret admirers with a lawless streak. In the spirit of keeping cars looking sharp, each repair also includes a free car wash.

1502 South 10th Street
Noblesville,
IN
US

Taking its name from the iconic South American cowboy, Gaucho's serves up satisfying meals of smoked meats in traditional Brazilian steakhouse style. Black-clad servers swiftly cart out all-you-can-eat feasts of top sirloin, lingui?a sausage, pork ribs, and alaskan snow crab to hungry patrons, who signal their desire for more food with green flags and high-pitched baby-bird squeaks. Each steakhouse meal begins with a selection of tropical pineapple or pepper salads that prepare palates for the hearty spread of lamb, battered perch, bacon-wrapped chicken, and saut?ed shrimp. In addition to smoking tender, juicy meats on sword-like skewers, chefs at Gaucho's whip up an ? la carte menu of delightful prime-rib burgers, Philly-steak sandwiches, and chicken-parmesan sandwiches. Smaller plates include cheese and olives, calamari, and champagne-poached scallops.

Diners listen to live music amid the blonde woods and black-leather furnishings of the main dining room, or sip from a selection of 25 different martinis in the steakhouse's Twisted Martini Lounge & Nightclub. Guests celebrate wedding feasts and birthday parties at the private skyline banquet room, surrounded by cityscape photomurals and equipped with a full-service bar and seating for more than 100 guests.

597 W U.S. Hwy. 30
Valparaiso,
IN
US

Criticism and competition are hazardous waste, according to Kara Schmidt. She’s seen them ravage many lives as they strip away confidence and the capacity to celebrate uniqueness. That’s why she founded Spacious Heart Yoga. Along with a team of caring teachers, she leads Anusara-inspired Hatha yoga classes that emphasize self-growth and community building through sequences of ancient poses and easy-to-follow alignment cues. Here, students journey toward a place within themselves where knowledge flows and peace abounds. Instructors facilitate this trip by adjusting pose alignment and providing modifications that make the ancient exercises safe and fruitful for all levels of strength, mobility, and flexibility. Stress and negativity melt away as students practice deep-breathing exercises that focus the mind and awaken the spirit. The studio’s Explore series welcomes yogis of all levels with basic poses and a strong focus on the mind-body connection, and the Expand series introduces intermediate and advanced students to poses as playful as a puppy’s first game of Red Rover.

119 S Main St
Goshen,
IN
US