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Carmel overview

Carmel is a friendly place, unique for its historical sites and known for festivals and museums. You're sure to appreciate the ample cafe and dining options. Take in some local culture at popular attractions, such as Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians. Indianapolis Motor Speedway and NCAA Hall of Champions are popular places to visit. A family- and business-friendly area, Carmel also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Carmel

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Carmel has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Carmel with by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Carmel hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Carmel hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Carmel

Fly in to Indianapolis, IN (IND-Indianapolis Intl.), 19.5 mi (31.5 km) from central Carmel.

What to see around Carmel

Fun outdoor activities are on hand, along with these attractions:
  • • Dr. James A. Dillon Park
  • • Roy G. Holland Memorial Park
  • • Cheeney Creek Natural Area
  • • Sky Zone Sports
  • • Hinkle Fieldhouse
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Waterpark at Monon Community Center
  • • Monon Waterpark
  • • Fastimes Indoor Karting
  • • Zion Nature Center
  • • Climb Time Indy
Festivals and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre
  • • Carmel Depot Museum
  • • Museum of Miniature Houses
  • • The Historic Ambassodor House & Heritage Gardens
Acclaimed for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Conner Prairie Pioneer Settlement
  • • R.L. Wilson House
  • • Hooks American Drugstore Museum
  • • President Benjamin Harrison Home
  • • Murat Center
It's notable for its hiking trails and favourite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Flowing Well Park
  • • River Road Park
  • • Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve
  • • Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
  • • Grand Park
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • • Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • • Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians
  • • NCAA Hall of Champions
  • • Bankers Life Fieldhouse

When to visit Carmel

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 14°C day, -7°C night
  • April-June: 29°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 29°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 22°C day, -7°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 219 cm
  • April-June: 338 cm
  • July-September: 274 cm
  • October-December: 257 cm
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