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Greenwood Attractions: Reasons to Love Greenwood!

Greenwood is a wonderful suburban town that feeds into Indianapolis, Indiana. Because of its close proximity to the twelfth largest city in the United States, Greenwood residents enjoy many of the attractions in Indianapolis, as well as Indianapolis entertainment. The advantage that the intelligent residents of Greenwood have over Circle City residents is the ability to avoid city traffic on a day to day basis (except for commuters that is).

Regardless, there are tons of fun things to do in or around Greenwood. And Fun City Finder.com is here to help you unlock the fun in your backyard (or your future backyard). Whether you are looking for a tour of the big city, small town adventure, or just trying to improve your stroke, the Greenwood area has something for everyone. Listed below are some of the most interesting Greenwood attractions.

500 Tours Inc.

This touring company is nationally based and serves cities across the United States such as Boston, Massachusetts; Washington DC; Huntsville, Alabama; Chicago, Illinois and more. It is only natural that this touring company would take advantage of all the sights and sounds of Indianapolis. Based in Greenwood, Indiana, the tours of Indy offered by 500 Tours Inc. are designed to give kids in grades four through twelve an educational experience.

The tour of Indianapolis attractions and Indianapolis museum begins at the Lafayette Square Mall. It hits all the fun things to do in Indianapolis. In the span of two days, tour groups will visit the Indianapolis Zoo, the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, the Indiana State Museum, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indiana War Memorial Plaza in Indianapolis downtown, the Indiana State Capitol Building, and the Canal Walk and White River State Park. For more information, visit the 500 Tours Inc. official website.

500 Tours Inc.
523 Lazy Lane
Greenwood, Indiana 46214
317.888.7046

Small Town Attractions

The wonderful thing about Greenwood is its close location to not only Indianapolis, but also other smaller central Indiana towns. Residents can experience small town life anytime they want, without leaving the modern convenience of large city living. Greenwood residents truly get the best of both worlds. It seems each small central Indiana town has their own claim to fame, and Greenwood residents can experience all the quirky attractions south of Indianapolis without having to drive too far.

Two of the quirkiest attractions in Indiana lay just miles beyond the city limits of Greenwood. First, Franklin, Indiana is home to the “Grave in the Middle of the Road.” This attraction looks just like it sounds. In the Hoosier town of Franklin, Indiana, the residents know to drive slow on County Road 400 S, that is unless they want to wreck their car on the grave of Nancy Kerlin Barnett. The story told is of Daniel G. Doty who protected his grandmother’s grave in 1912 by guarding it with a gun as the town executed plans to move a cemetery to make way for a new road. All the other graves were moved, by Doty saw to it that his Grandmother Barnett would not be disturbed.

Franklin lays claim to another unique feat. As the home of the World’s Largest Rocking Chair named Big John, this small town has the market cornered on strange. But these unique attractions are a fun draw for Greenwood residents looking to get our of the gridlock traffic.

Greenwood, Indiana Golf Courses

Some might call Greenwood a golfer’s heaven. With over a half dozen golf courses located in Greenwood alone, and plenty more in the surrounding cities of Indianapolis, Franklin, New Palestine, Camby, Trafalgar and more, a golfer could spend every weekend at a different course for an entire year. What could be better? Listed below are the golf courses located in Greenwood, Indiana proper.

Hickory Stick Golf Club, Hickory Stick Course
4422 Thompson Blvd
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.422.8300

Dyes Walk Golf Course, Dyes Walk Country Club
2080 S State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.535.9666

Orchard Golf Center, Orchard Course
251 N State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46142
317.883.3840

Valle Vista Country Club, Valle Vista Course
755 E Main Street
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.888.5313

Otte Golf Center, Otte Course & Family Fun Center
681 Sheek Road
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.881.4620

Walnut Ridge Golf Course, Walnut Ridge Course
1811 South Morgantown Road
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.881.1710

Bluff Creek Golf Course, Bluff Creek Course
2710 Old State Road 37
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.422.4736

Greenwood Living

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