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Weekly overview Indianapolis

Weather Indianapolis 7 days

Friday 31-05-2024 Partly cloudy 54°F / 73°F
Saturday 01-06-2024 Heavy rain 55°F / 64°F
Sunday 02-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 59°F / 77°F
Monday 03-06-2024 Sunny/Clear 59°F / 81°F
Tuesday 04-06-2024 Sunny/Clear 64°F / 84°F
Wednesday 05-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 66°F / 75°F
Thursday 06-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 59°F / 66°F
Friday 07-06-2024 Overcast 57°F / 70°F
Saturday 08-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 63°F / 79°F
Sunday 09-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 64°F / 81°F
Monday 10-06-2024 Sunny/Clear 66°F / 84°F
Tuesday 11-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 72°F / 86°F
Wednesday 12-06-2024 Patchy rain possible 70°F / 88°F

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Indianapolis attractions and Travel Tips

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Indianapolis is a delightful city right in the middle of Indiana, offering an appealing downtown area and a wealth of homegrown bars, cafes, restaurants, and distilleries. With easy access to a number of charming lakes and state parks, you can also take your Indianapolis car rental out to one of the Great Lakes on a day trip, with Lake Michigan and Lake Erie both being accessible with Indianapolis car hire

Museums and attractions in Indianapolis

Indianapolis is perhaps most renowned for the famed Indy 500, the world's oldest ongoing automobile race. You can explore this history at both the Speedway with a golf-cart tour, or at the Dallara IndyCar Factory, which offers a glimpse of the racing with simulators and wind-tunnel models. Both are easily accessed when you rent a car in Indianapolis and can be visited in one day. 

It’s not all about racing in Indianapolis. The city hosts a number of must-visit museums and galleries which offer a slice of something different. The Indianapolis Museum of Art is located in Newfields, a beautiful 100-acre nature park sprinkled with artworks that houses the historic Lilly House. Unique to this experience is the peaceful beer garden, where you can quench your thirst after a walk around. Other museums include the humble Kurt Vonnegut Library, which replicates the writer's office. For a slightly chilling experience, head to the Indiana Medical History Museum with your cheap car hire in Indianapolis. This museum is located in an old psychiatric facility and, although educational and informative, wouldn't be amiss in a horror movie.

Indianapolis’ Cultural Trail, an 8-mile bike trail, connects nine art projects with the major downtown neighborhoods. If you want to follow this route with a bike or car hire in Indianapolis, be sure to take a detour to The Idle, a green space with a viewing platform across the interstate – a surprisingly contemplative place to soak up the city.

Day trips with a rental car in Indianapolis

The city’s central location in the states makes day trips with car rentals from Indianapolis ideal. You can take action-packed outdoor excursions to cave systems like Marengo Cave, lakes like Patoka Lake and state parks like Brown Country or Pokagon, or visit one of the many charming towns in the vicinity. The latter highlights the uniqueness of the state. You can visit the Amish town of Shipshewana, an attempt at a utopian community in New Harmony, or a truly quirky Christmas town called Santa Claus with a low cost car hire in Indianapolis.

Children’s activities and excursions in Indianapolis

Indianapolis has a wealth of fun and alluring attractions for kids. Starting in the White River State Park, you'll find the adobe constructed Eiteljorg Museum, which houses a comprehensive collection of Native American artifacts and artworks. You'll also find a zoo and charming canal walkway within the large park, making it an ideal place for a lazy afternoon family picnic. You'll can also visit the world's largest children's museum with rental cars from Indianapolis. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis has everything young minds crave, including dinosaurs, space stations, and outdoor playgrounds.

How do you book a rental car in Indianapolis?

HAPPYCAR makes finding the best car hire in Indianapolis easy. The quick and convenient search facility will filter the cheapest car hire in Indianapolis available. Just type in your travel dates and location for a comprehensive list of available rentals. You can choose from a range of airport pick-ups and drop-offs in Indianapolis, including cheap car rentals from Indianapolis airport and cheap car rentals at the Evansville airport. If you’re looking to travel to a completely different location, you can also use HAPPYCAR to find cheap car rentals in Minneapolis, Colorado Springs or wherever you wish to travel.

What transport options are available?

Local buses are run by IndyGo, but you'll want an Indianapolis car hire to conveniently explore the surrounding areas. That way, you can visit some of the state’s most beautiful parklands or take extended trips to one of the Great Lakes. Bus services are especially minimal on weekends, making car access a requirement.

What is the cancellation policy?

After booking your car rental in Indianapolis with HAPPYCAR, you are free to cancel your hire up to 48 hours before pick-up. The cancellation process is quick and easy. Simply email the HAPPYCAR support team for confirmation.

When should you book your Indianapolis car rental?

If you would like to find the best car rental in Indianapolis it pays to book in advance. You’ll get access to a greater number of vehicles at the best range of deals. You can also find some great offers at the last minute, but you lose flexibility. 

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