Indianapolis - Best Cities

Indianapolis

It’s difficult to overestimate the powerful influence a strong sports brand can have on the perception and profile of a city. Indianapolis might owe its fame to the century-old auto race known as the Indianapolis 500 but this Midwest metropolis has plenty to offer, even if you don’t have a need for speed. Come for the sparkling airport, world class cultural institutions and bustling nightlife, stay for affordable neighborhoods and family-friendly entertainment. True to its reputation as the capital of speed, Indianapolis workers, who fuel a diverse economy anchored by three Fortune 500s, have some of the shortest commutes of any metro area. Indy has plenty of attractions to call its own. Destinations like the picturesque Canal Walk promenade, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (the largest institution of its kind in the world) helped earn Indy an impressive #15 rank in the Attractions category.