Downtown Indianapolis is home to culture, history and a rapidly developing tourism industry. The vibrant and diverse city honors its past while celebrating the changing faces of its community. Whether you're in town for the weekend or passing through on a road trip, there are several fascinating things to do in Indianapolis.

01Take the Indianapolis Culture Trail

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail Winds along the Central Canal. alexeys / Getty Images

When downtown, don't miss out on the chance to bike the most scenic and inspiring route in town. The Indianapolis Culture Trail is an 8-mile walking and cycling path that connects cultural districts, venues and attractions. While the trail makes traveling through downtown a lot more convenient, it's true appeal is the way it has brought the surrounding communities together. Millions of dollars in public art and lush greenery line the road, as well as restaurants and cafés, providing miles of social spaces and beautiful urban landscapes.