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7 Ways to Spend National Picnic Month in Indianapolis


ways to spend national picnic month in indianapolis


July is National Picnic Month! The team at Action Air provides HVAC solutions so your family can stay cool and comfortable indoors this summer. But summer isn’t just about indoor retreats. Summer is also for spending time with your family in the sun. That’s why the Action Air technicians, with the help of their families, have put together a list of favorite spots to spend National Picnic Month in Indianapolis.

1. Holliday Park

Adventurous youngsters will love Holliday Park. Not only does it have one of the coolest playgrounds in the city, Holliday Park also has newly restored ruins. That’s right, the remains of one of New York City’s first skyscrapers are finally open after 20 years. These ruins are dotted with gardens, fountains, chairs, and sculptures. Holliday Park is the ideal spot for a picnic followed by a day of exploration!

Where: 6363 Spring Mill Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46260

2. Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park

If your family enjoys enriching walks in nature and viewing beautiful works of art, the Fairbanks Art and Nature Park is the picnic site for you. After sitting down to lunch on the shore of the lake, take a stroll through the woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. You can take a break and enjoy the Lilly House and Elder Greenhouse.

Where: 4000 N. Michigan Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46208

3. Indianapolis Zoo

If you have animal-lovers in your family, bring a picnic to the Indianapolis Zoo! You can take an extended break to have lunch and observe majestic animals like lions, seals, and pythons. Don’t feel like snacking in front of carnivores? The Indy Zoo also features botanical beauty in the White River Gardens. The zoo is the perfect place for a picnic with your family.

Where: 1200 W Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46208

4. Fort Harrison State Park

Simply can’t decide where to celebrate National Picnic Month in Indianapolis? Fort Harrison State Park is the spot for you. Fort Harrison has a dog park, shelters, picnic sites, hiking trails, biking trails, fishing, horse trail rides, and a golf course.

Where: 5830 N. Post Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46216

5. Downtown Indy Canal Walk

Want to have lunch in the sun, but are more interested in the skyline than nature? Check out the Downtown Indy Canal Walk! Bring a blanket and set up your picnic on the bank of the canal and watch the gondolas, kayakers, and pedal boats go by – or rent one yourself!

Where: 420 W Ohio St. Indianapolis, IN 46202

6. Monument Circle

Monument Circle is the most iconic symbol of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana. If your family is itching to spend a day in the heart of our great city, start your afternoon off with a picnic at Monument Circle. You can sit and snack at the foot of the monument, then take off on a tour of Indianapolis’ many markers and memorials!

Celebrate National Picnic Month in Indianapolis!

We hope these suggestions help your family have a fun and relaxing National Picnic Month! If you need HVAC service, repair, or installation, call the courteous, expert, and speedy technicians at Action Air! We have served the Indianapolis area with pride since 1986. Call us at 317-451-4371, or schedule an appointment online.