Welcome to Indianapolis International Airport (IND), in the heart of Indiana. We offer a great selection of accommodation and airport hotel reservation services for more than 43 hotels near Indianapolis Airport. Need a place to stay on a tight budget? The Days Inn Plainfield might be the airport hotel for you. For something more upscale, go with the JW Marriott Indianapolis. Anything you want in Indianapolis Airport hotels, you can find with us. Additionally, we have discounts on hotels, Indianapolis International Airport parking / hotel packages, and Indianapolis rental cars. Thanks for shopping at Airport Hotel Guide.
About Indianapolis Airport
Indianapolis International Airport is the largest airport in Indiana, located about 7 miles southwest of downtown Indianapolis in Marion County. There are two concourses, A and B, that serve eight major airlines, including Air Canada, AirTran, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United and U.S. Airways. Interestingly, IND is the second-largest hub for FedEx. For travelers who are thinking about parking their car at IND before going on vacation, the Terminal Garage costs $18 per day, Economy Lot costs $9 per day and Premium costs $22 per day. The airport, which was the first new international facility in America designed and built after 9/11, conveniently sits near Interstates 65, 69, 70 and 74, all of which connect to the city's I-465 beltway.
Guests looking for accommodations can choose from a variety of Indianapolis International Airport hotels. Two of the most popular are Crowne Plaza Hotel Indianapolis Airport, which is a classy option for all types of travelers, and Holiday Inn Express Indianapolis Airport, offering a free shuttle to take you to and from the airport located 6 miles away. For those who aren't trying to break the bank, the Days Inn Plainfield might be the right hotel.
Welcome to Indianapolis
As the capital and most populated city in Indiana, Indianapolis brings together dynamic entertainment options with government. It is the 12th largest city in the U.S. with a population of about 843,000, attracting roughly 26 million annual visitors. Downtown, visitors can find shops, restaurants and cultural events throughout the year, and shoppers will be pleased to discover everything from antiques to candy stores to jewelry boutiques. Like other cities in the Midwest, Indianapolis experiences a four-season climate, with temperatures peaking in the 90s during the summer and dropping to the 20s come winter.
But no matter the season, leisure and business travelers flock to the great city of Indy. Indianapolis and Marion County have a consolidated government known as Unigov, and most government offices are located in the City-County Building. From the capitol to downtown attractions, public transit makes getting around easy. Look into IndyGo for bus information, otherwise you can rent a bike to peddle around the city. There are also cabs and rental cars available throughout Indy.
Things to Do in Indianapolis
If you're a sports fan, you've come to the right place. Indy is home to the first and second largest single-day sporting events: the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400. Be sure to check out games from the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever both at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Other major sporting events include the Big 10 Conference football championship and the Men's and Women's NCAA basketball tournaments.
Art lovers can get their fix at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, a free facility that houses traveling collections, gardens, sculptures and other artwork dating from the 17th through 21st centuries. The museum also has a lunchtime cafe. To grab a bite to eat, head to Shapiro's for top deli sandwiches or St. Elmo Steak House, lauded by the Travel Channel for one of the hottest meals around.
Kids won't to miss a visit to the world's largest children museum, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Zoo, located in the country's only urban cultural state park, lets visitors get up-close-and-personal with 3,800 animals that represent 320 species.