Fun Activities & Things to Do Near Our Inn

Situated in the Old Northside Historic District near Downtown Indianapolis, the Looking Glass Inn is ideal for exploring both our storied neighborhood and beyond. Without leaving the district, you can visit the Benjamin Harrison Home and the Morris-Butler House, and view a number of beautifully maintained Queen Anne and Italianate mansions and examples of Victorian-era architecture.

Beyond Old Northside, you’ll find more of Indy’s museums, galleries, theaters, restaurants, sporting venues, parks, shops, pubs…whatever piques your interest, you will find it and more all not far from The Looking Glass Inn. Below is just a sampling of some of the places you might like to visit during your stay:


Lucas Oil Stadium – Home of the Indianapolis Colts

Bankers Life Fieldhouse – Home of the Indiana Pacers

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

NCAA Hall of Champions

Hinkle Fieldhouse




Indianapolis Museum of Art

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art

100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park

Funky Bones


Historic Sites:


Benjamin Harrison House

Morris-Butler House

Indiana State Museum

Indiana Medical History Museum

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

Indiana World War Memorial Plaza

Medal of Honor Memorial


Parks & Recreation:


The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

White River State Park

Indianapolis Zoo

White River Gardens

Fort Harrison State Park

Garfield Park

Eagle Creek Park

Holliday Park