6 days in Indianapolis & Carmel Itinerary

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Indianapolis — 2 nights

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Indiana Historical Society. Go for a jaunt from Indianapolis to Westfield to see Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Indianapolis Museum of Art, catch some excitement at Indianapolis Southside Harley-Davidson, see the interesting displays at The Eiteljorg Museum, and contemplate the long history of Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Indianapolis holiday maker app.

Washington DC to Indianapolis is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, Indianapolis is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 41°F and lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Carmel.
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Carmel — 3 nights

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): hike along Scenic Road Walkway, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, then indulge in some culinary diversions at Monterey Bay Food Tours, and finally admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and finally stroll around Garland Ranch Regional Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Carmel online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Indianapolis to Carmel takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Carmel is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Indianapolis, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 43°F. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Sun).
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