Tough Mudder Indiana is July 31st and August 1st… let’s make your trip worthwhile! Here are some fun things to do:
- Miller House and Garden Tour
The Miller House and Garden showcases the incredible work of designers and architects of the twentieth century. Owned and maintained by Newfield’s, the Miller House is a city architectural icon and one of the country’s most significant mid-century modern residences. Tours of the building are available from the Columbus Visitors Center and last around ninety minutes.
- Iconic Columbus Walking Tour
Get an overview of downtown Columbus’ most iconic and lasting architecture on a 90-minute walking tour. You’ll encounter a variety of architectural styles from historic Victorian and modern to contemporary designed by some of the most enduring names in architecture. Book it here.
If you have Mini Mudders with you, Kidscommons is the perfect place to visit. This Columbus Community Children’s Museum provides toddlers to early teens and their families with three floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits. Plan your visit here.
- Historic Zaharakos Tour
Go on a behind the scenes tour, with a Zaharakos’ historian, of the ice cream parlor and museum’s private second story. You’ll get an exclusive look of the elegant Crystal Parlor suite of Victorian rooms where the Zaharako family lived, the Mechanical Music Library, and Soda Fountain Library. Book it here.
- Columbus Bar
The Columbus Bar is a brewpub offering a selection of craft beers and house brews, along with an array of comfort food. The brewpub is the official bar of the local Power House Brewing Company, the first brewery to open in Columbus, Indiana since the Civil War, originally established in 1939. The bar is the oldest continuously operating bar/restaurant in the state of Indiana. Also, it offers something for nearly everyone with its twenty-one taps and rotating guest beer selection.
If you want some more options, travel about an hour away to the capital of Indiana, Indianapolis.
- Indianapolis Zoo
Located in White River State Park along the scenic riverbanks, the Indianapolis Zoo offers 64 acres of both indoor and outdoor animal attractions, as well as three additional acres of outdoor gardens. Open year round with hours that vary by season, guests can explore more than 1,200 animals of approximately 230 species and 47,000 plants specimens. Purchase your tickets here.
Want an alternative to stress relief? Need to get your anger out? Go to Indy’s only rage room, blow off a little steam, and destroy some rooms with a variety of weapons. Book your reservation here.
- Gondola Rides
Experience the beauty, mystique and charm of downtown Indianapolis with spectacular canal views from the gondolas. Perfect for a relaxing getaway. Book your ride here.
- Speedway Indoor Karting
Located just 10 minutes from downtown and blocks from the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway Indoor Karting is a world class indoor karting facility. It provides visitors of all ages and experience the opportunity to experience racing through a European-style, multi-level road course, and a banked oval.
- Go Ape Treetop Adventure
Go Ape is a highly interactive 2-3 hour outdoor high ropes aerial adventure featuring 5 zip lines and more than 40 treetop obstacles. Located in Eagle Creek Park, just minutes from downtown, Go Ape is a fun adventure for friends and families.