Cyclists ride along the Indy Cultural Trail on Alabama Street. The trail was designed to connect the city's cultural districts together. With lanes for bicyclists and pedestrians, decorative pavers and landscaped gardens, the trail has been a key factor in promoting the city as a cultural and artistic destination. SUBMITTED PHOTO
While walking the Indy Cultural Trail, pedestrians will encounter animated public art, world-class sculptures and an installation using smell to create art.
They can catch jazz at Madame Walker Theater then walk or bike a short distance to the Old National Centre for a concert by Harry Connick Jr., Steely Dan or the National.
Along an eight-mile stretch of walkway through downtown Indianapolis, small galleries tout local painters and sidewalk cafés showcase up-and-coming musicians.