Friday, November 22

Hoosier Holidays 2013 Offers Discounts at Downtown Indianapolis Hotels, IRT, Indy Zoo & More

Looking for a way to stay in budget and still have family fun for holiday season 2013? Things to do in Indy can be achieved  ~ if you just believe...

Indiana residents can stay close to home this holiday season with Visit Indy’s ‘Hoosier Holidays’ campaign offering up to 50 percent off on Indianapolis hotel accommodations and significant savings on holiday activities throughout the capital city.

The program invites fellow Hoosiers to shop, dine and be entertained this holiday season. It kicks off Sunday, November 24, and continues through January 4, 2014.

Show your valid Indiana driver’s license, and discounted hotel stays can be booked at any of the participating hotels ~ like the newly renovated Crowne Plaza at Historic Union Station or the Omni Severin which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. (Special rates range from $69 to $149).

After checking in, participants are also provided with additional exclusive discounts to Indy’s holiday events and attractions such as Indiana Repertory Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol or a Beef and Boards Theatre dinner and show.
Other discounts include admission to Eiteljorg Museum and their annual Jingle Rails exhibit and admission to the Indianapolis Zoo, just in time for Christmas at the Zoo.

To book your Hoosier Holiday stay and receive significant savings at Indy’s best holiday attractions, log on to

Discounted rates are available to overnight stays made 72 hours in advance of the date of stay and a valid Indiana driver’s license or other Indiana photo ID must presented upon check-in. Taxes are additional.
About Visit Indy
Visit Indy's mission is to increase Indianapolis growth by strategically selling the destination to conventions, meetings, events, and leisure travelers. According to a recent study by Vantage Strategy, 22 million people visit Indianapolis annually, generating $3.95 billion in economic impact, and supporting 75,000 full-time employment positions. For more information,
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Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel, food, wine and spirits columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at and and catch her as Indy’s Personal Lifestyle Adviser on Indy Style, WISH8 (CBS). Gotta Go is published on,, and in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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