Come to the "Crossroads of America" When You Stay Close to Marian University in Indianapolis
Often said to be the USA's crossroads because of its historically ideal location for trade, Indianapolis is today one of the nation's most vibrant cities. With a photo-worthy skyline, historic buildings, and a number of unique museums, visitors have plenty to stay busy here. The campus is right next to a golf course and is a short drive from Downtown.
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Located in the suburbs of the city, accommodations near Marian University are well placed to enjoy a tranquil escape. It's an easy drive into Downtown Indianapolis, and you'll also have quick access to the airport. The range of museums is dizzying, so culture vultures will be spoilt for choice.
1. Getting to the University
From Indianapolis International Airport, it's a mere 25-minute drive to the campus via I-70. Then, when you're settled in and ready to get out and see Indianapolis, Downtown is just a 10-minute drive away. The college itself sits just in front of the gorgeous Riverside Golf Course, bordering the White River. If you're interested in cycling, the Major Taylor Velodrome is next to the campus.
The vast choice of cultural institutions here is staggering, and include the popular Indiana State Museum and Indianapolis Museum of Art. More eclectic choices include the National Art Museum of Sports, combining the city's love of football, baseball, and art. The Indianapolis Firefighters Museum & Historical Society is particularly eye opening, and the Museum of Miniature Houses is a local curiosity.
3. Days Out
Head to the Indianapolis Zoo, which is divided into different sections encompassing America and the world's varied landscapes. White River Gardens houses the Hilbert Conservatory, so is a real treat for nature lovers. Admission for the Zoo is included with your Gardens entry. Holcomb Observatory & Planetarium is open for tours at the weekend.
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