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Greenwood is a city in the Nine-County Region of Indiana.

Get in

By car

Greenwood sits just south of the capital, Indianapolis. I-65 heads north-south from Indianapolis into Greenwood. US-31 runs north-south through the city. US-37 runs north-south just to the west of the city.

By plane

  • Greenwood Municipal Airport 749 E County Line Rd., Greenwood. +1 317 881-0887. [1]
  • Indianapolis International Airport 2500 S. High School Rd., Indianapolis +1 317 487-7243.[2] Greenwood is about 20 - 25 minutes from the airport.
  • Eagle Creek Airport 4101 Dandy Trail, Indianapolis +1 317 293-6935. [3] Greenwood is about 30 - 35 minutes from the airport.

By bus

  • Greyhound 350 S. Illinois St., Indianapolis. +1 317 267-3076. [4] Greenwood is about 25 minues from the bus station. Indianapolis would be the closest bus station. The next closest would be the one in Terre Haute, which is around 1 hour or so.

By train

  • Amtrak 350 S. Illinois St., Indianapolis. [5] Greenwood is about 25 minutes from the train station.

Get around

By car

The easiest way to get around Greenwood is by car.

By bus

  • IndyGo +1 317 635-3344. [6] IndyGo services all over Indianapolis and surrounding areas.

By taxi

Most taxis and cabs service only around Indianapolis. They become pricey due to the 20 - 30 minutes from Indianapolis to Greenwood.

  • Indianapolis Yellow Cab +1 317 487-7777. [7]

See

  • Westside Park West Main Street, Greenwood.
  • Surina Square Park Surina Way, Greenwood.
  • Old City Park Meridian Street, Greenwood.
  • Woodmen Park behind Ashmore Apartments, Greenwood.
  • Craig Park Smith Valley Road, Greenwood.
  • Northeast Park Annex Fry Road west of NW Park, Greenwood.
  • Summerfield Park Worthville Road, Greenwood.
  • Trails Park Fry Road, Greenwood.
  • Greenwood Skate Park in Northeast Park
  • Greenwood Amphitheater located in Surina Square Park directly behind the Greenwood Community Center
  • Greater Greenwood Community Band The Greater Greenwood Community Band is sanctioned and supported by the City of Greenwood Indiana. The band seeks to enrich the community while allowing individual musical expression and growth among its members.
  • Downtown Greenwood Downtown Greenwood still holds a very small town feeling with a few shops and services.
  • Greenwood Church.

Do

Parks

  • Westside Park West Main Street, Greenwood.
  • Surina Square Park Surina Way, Greenwood.
  • Old City Park Meridian Street, Greenwood.
  • Woodmen Park behind Ashmore Apartments, Greenwood.
  • Craig Park Smith Valley Road, Greenwood.
  • Northeast Park Annex Fry Road west of NW Park, Greenwood.
  • Summerfield Park Worthville Road, Greenwood.
  • Trails Park Fry Road, Greenwood.
  • Greenwood Skate Park in Northeast Park
  • Southwestway Park.

Festivals and events

  • Freedom Festival It offers a parade, the BBQ, food & business vendors, Old Towne Merchants Association Street Fair, live entertainment, concerts, Kids' Fairs, fireworks and much more. It is held in late June/early July.
  • Farmer's Market Every Saturday morning, there is a local farmers' market. There is great variety including fresh produce, honey, gourds, herbs, hanging baskets, cut flowers, and bedding plants. It is found behind the Greenwood Public Library - south of Main Street off of Madison or Meridian Avenue.
  • Our Lady of Greenwood Festival It is held during the summer varying between June and July. It is a small festival with rides and games. Or, in a sense, it is like a small town carnival. It is located at Our Lady of Greenwood School.

Spas

Other

Learn

University

  • Indiana Baptist College 1301 W. County Line Rd. [8]

Buy

Greenwood has many places to shop. However, most shopping in Greenwood is for everyday items such as grocery stores, furniture stores, sports items, and etc. Here are places to shop that might be of interest for those from out of town.

  • Greenwood Park Mall, +1 317 881-6758. 1251 U.S. 31 N, Greenwood. The most recently renovated mall around town. Shops at the Mall: FYE, American Eagle, PacSun, Sears, Macy's, Old Navy, JC Penny's, Aeropostale, and more.
  • Downtown Greenwood The small town feeling of downtown Greenwood has a few shops.

Places with everyday items are: Meijer, Dollar General, Target, Marsh, Menard's, Sam's Club, and more.

Eat

  • Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria (closed), 100 Byrd Way, +1 317 881-8888. The world's biggest cafeteria. Yes, cafeteria. Your wildest fantasies will come true here. Well, cafeteria wise. They also offer their food to go and desserts galore. Jonathan Byrd is a millionaire and also has one of the world's biggest collections if Bibles. You can see some on display here too. Vegetarian friendly.

Drink

Coffee

  • Strange Brew, 4800 W Smith Valley Rd, +1 317 881-5282.
  • Lonesome Pine Cafe (closed), 67 N Madison Ave, +1 317 887-8700.
  • Nick's Cafe 1251 US 31 N +1 317 888-5001.
  • Piper's Cafe & Catering (Moved to Bluff and Southport in Indianapolis), 172 Melody Ave, +1 317 888-7667.
  • Hula Bean Coffee & Ice Ceam 1642 South Olive Branch Parke Lane +1 317 893-2652.

Liquor

  • Rounder's Sports Bar & Grill, 137 S Madison Ave, +1 317 807-1155.
  • Blind Pig, 147 S Madison Ave, +1 317 882-7892.
  • Stew's Bar & Grille, 1675 W Smith Valley Rd, +1 317 885-8863. CLOSED Moved to County Line and Emerson Road, Not yet open, No further information is available.
  • Main Street Exit the Lounge, 1031 E Main St, +1 317 425-5846.

Winery

  • Chateau Thomas Winery, 6291 Cambridge Way, +1 317 837-9463. Plainfield, IN 46168.

Sleep

There are many places to stay in Greenwood.

Go next

  • Indianapolis - just north on I-65 and has an endless amount of things to do that aren't in Greenwood
Routes through Greenwood
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