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Indianapolis, AKA Indy

Indianapolis, AKA Indy, was named one of the 2017 best places to travel by Travel + Leisure. Indianapolis has something to offer everyone attending CPNP 2018, April 22-25. Downtown Indy has six thriving Cultural Districts, each offering a distinct mix of shopping, dining and entertainment. From Mass Ave to Fountain Square, the internationally-acclaimed, 8-mile Cultural Trail connects visitors with these unique neighborhoods. Hop on one of the 250 bikes from the Pacers Bikeshare to explore the city, and dock the bike at one of the 26 stations once you are done.

The JW Marriot is the premier meeting location and host hotel for CPNP 2018. Located just 6 blocks from downtown Indianapolis and 12 miles from Indianapolis International Airport, hotel reservations can be made online or by phone at 1-866-704-6162. The room block expires March 29, 2018.

Room Rates

Regular Rate: $194/night plus taxes
Government Rate: prevailing Federal Government Per Diem. Limited number of rooms available at this rate.
Student Rate: $160/night plus taxes. Limited number of rooms available at this rate.

Top Activities in Indy

20 Free Things to Do in Downtown Indy 

Give your wallet a break and find something to do for free! Parks, libraries, and architecture are just a few items on the list.

Dining at Indy's Outdoor Patios 

We’re hoping for great weather during CPNP 2018 so you can enjoy one of Indy’s many outdoor patios. Indy’s culinary scene has blossomed over the last few years, and there are restaurants to satisfy every palate.

Indy Breweries 

From small taprooms to large warehouses, Indy has breweries of all sizes. Find a taproom near CPNP 2018 or join a tour to experience multiple breweries on one trip!

Indy Coffee Scene 

In addition to the Starbucks located on the 2nd level of the JW Marriott, Indy has a number of local shops with their own style! If you’re a coffee connoisseur, we highly recommend checking out a few of these local shops.

White River State Park Guide 

Located just 1 block from the JW Marriott, White River State Park provides greenspace galore! From museums to sculptures to the central canal, the 50 acres of this state park will help you enjoy the outdoors.

Where to Find the NDY Sculptures Around Indy 

Indy’s iconic NDY sculptures encourage locals and visitors to put the “I” in Indy. With postcard-perfect backgrounds, these sculptures are spread throughout the city and ready for their close-up.

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