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Trips with pets to Indianapolis – Sink into Great Architecture

Traveling with pets to Indianapolis is so much fun, with its incredible architecture, Indianapolis 500, Hall of Champions, and other many other places to visit and things to do. This city definitely has character! More than 21 million people visit Indianapolis each year. With so many pet friendly hotels and pet friendly attractions and restaurants, pack up your pet and make this your next vacation destination! Who knows, you may even run into the city’s famous skateboarding dog! Watch this!

Caught your interest? Visit our Indianapolis Travel Guide and see just about EVERYTHING there is to do that’s pet friendly in this wonderful city.

Pet Friendly Hotels in Indianapolis

At the downtown Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel, pets stay in luxury along with their pet owners. The hotel’s pet welcome kit includes Starbuck treats, food bowls, clean-up bags and cozy pet beds. The hotel is also located to nearby dog parks, dog runs and specialty pet stores. Pet owners are provided with maps to all of the popular dog attractions. Nestled in downtown Indianapolis, the Westin Hotel accepts pets up to 40 pounds at no additional charge. Pets are provided with pet mats, water bowls and tasty treats. Pets also stay free at La Quinta Inn. La Quinta Inn welcomes pets up to 50 pounds, and pets are allowed in the guest rooms.

Remember, booking early is essential when traveling with pets. See what’s available today so you get the best deals. Start your search for pet friendly hotels in Indianapolis here. Then sit back and think of all the fun things you can do when you get there!

Things to Do

If your dog needs to make a pit stop, you’ve picked the right city! After all, it’s home to the Indianapolis 500!

Other Things to Do

Pets can enjoy the sites of the city onboard a horse-drawn carriage with the Blue Ribbon Carriage Company. Tours include the beautiful architecture of the city, the scenic canal and a visit through the historic area of Lockerbie Square. Leashed pets are also welcome at the 10,000 square foot Garfield Park Conservatory. Pets will love strolling the paths through prehistoric ferns and stepping across trickling waterfalls. The Medal of Honor Memorial in White River State Park allows leashed pets. This memorial showcases over 3,000 names of medal recipients through etched glass panels. There are also walking trails throughout the park for leashed pets. Mounds State Park is filled with history about the Adena-Hopwell people, and there’s a great mound believed to have been built in 160 B.C. Pets can hike, swim and fish right along with their pet owners at the park.

Bark Parks

Bark Park is a dog park within the Paul Ruster Park. This off-leash fenced doggy playground offers some nice walking trails and a fishing pond. Dogs must be leashed when not in the fenced area. Eagle Creek Park is a recreational area with aquatic activities and a fenced off-leash dog park. There are doggie fountains, toys and comfortable benches for pet owners. These are just two of the many dog parks in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis is also home to many pet friendly restaurants. The Mikado Japanese restaurant serves up some great sushi and saki. Pets are allowed to dine and relax at the outdoor dining tables. The Front Page Tavern is a collegiate bar and grille with outdoor dining for leashed pets.

At every turn, there is a dog friendly attraction making trips with pets to Indianapolis an adventure for both pets and pet owners.


Posted by Lisa on Oct 2, 2012 in Blog, no comments
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