Looking for that special something extra to go with your visit to Sycamore Knoll? Here are some suggestions.
Surprise your sweetheart with flowers. You can have them delivered to Sycamore Knoll the day before your arrival and they'll be waiting in your room upon check-in. (Our address is 10777 Riverwood Avenue, Noblesville, IN, 46062.)
The Hamilton Restaurant
Barley Island Brewing Company
Matteo's Ristorante Italiano
Syd's Grill and Bar
Noble Coffee & Tea Company, Ltd
Alexander's On the Square
Conner Prairie - living history museum, about 10 miles from here. It's a really interesting place. They have all these old 1800s buildings, and actors walk around in period costumes enacting the parts of residents who would have lived back then and talking to you about their lives.
Verizon Music Center - Recognized as one of America's premier entertainment venues, Verizon Wireless Music Center hosts the top names in live entertainment. The venue sits on 220 acres, with a 24,000 capacity.
Downtown Noblesville - Over a dozen unusual and unique shops, including gifts, antiques, and furnishings/decor.
Potter's Bridge Park - A charming restored covered bridge stands at the beginning of a 1 1/2 mile paved walking trail along the White River, which joins up with the main walking trail through Forest Park.
Indiana Transportation Museum - Located in Forest Park in Noblesville, this is a must-see for train enthusiasts and fans of transportation history.
Eiteljorg Museum - 500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. This museum has become one of the nation's most respected institutions devoted to Western and American Indian art and artifacts.
Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens - 1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Zoo is home to the world's only fully submerged viewing dome, where you can stand in an enclosed area 17 feet under water and watch dolphins. At the White River Gardens conservatory is the annual butterfly show featuring thousands of the fluttery beauties.
Indiana State Museum - 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. This museum includes a 55-foot INDIANA obelisk sculpture by pop artist Robert Indiana, a steam calliope clock, art galleries, a Foucault Pendulum, a replica limestone pit, and the recreation of the historic downtown department store L. S. Ayres' famous Tea Room (open for lunch daily).
National Art Museum of Sport - University Place, IUPUI, 850 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis. Information available at 317-274-3627. The museum is one of the nation's largest collections of sports-related art, with more than 1,,000 paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs of more than 40 sports.
Victory Field - 501 W. Maryland St. - Dubbed "The Best Minor League Ballpark in America" by Baseball America and Sports Illustrated, this is the home of the Indianapolis Indians, the AAA affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Games take place nearly every weekend in the summer.
Indianapolis Museum of Art - 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis. The IMA is one of the largest general art museums in the country, with a collection that tops 50,000 works of art from ancient China and Africa through contemporary America. Having recently completed a $74 million expansion project, the museum is re-opening galleries throughout 2006. Currently open are its American, Native Arts of the Americas, African Art, South Pacific Art, and Contemporary galleries.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum - 4790 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis. The Speedway track is the site of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, NASCAR's Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, and the U. S. Grand Prix; it's also home to the 96,000 square foot Hall of Fame, where you can see more than 30 cards that have won the 500.
Medal of Honor Memorial - 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. The only memorial in the country devoted to honoring all recipients of the Medal of Honor, this attraction consists of 3410 names (to date) etched on a series of curved glass panels. At disk, a sound system plays recorded war stories about medal recipients and their deeds.