Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Columbus to Indianapolis. If you're planning a road trip to Indianapolis, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Columbus
drive for about 1.5 hours
12:32 pm Cincinnati
eat at Rhinegeist Brewery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:32 pm
drive for about 2 hours
3:37 pm Massachusetts Ave
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:37 pm
drive for about 8 minutes
4:45 pm arrive in Indianapolis
driving ≈ 3.5 hours
Cincinnati (35 answers)
Washington Park (2 mentions)
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Top dining spots in Cincinnati!?
Where is the best place to grab an early dinner in Cincinnati
Running near Eden Park?
This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
For example, here are some questions people have asked about Indianapolis. Click on any question to see answers from the community!
Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis? (16 answers)
Brett from Long Beach asked:
Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis (4 answers)
Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Indianapolis? (4 answers)
Kira from Los Angeles asked:
Awesome food trucks? (3 answers)
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Safe area? (3 answers)
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Indianapolis to Columbus drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Columbus to Indianapolis. Or get a full Columbus to Indianapolis flight plan.
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.
And if you know Columbus well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Columbus!
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