- Our list of the best things to do in Carmel, Indiana, features the top 150 nearby activities — including 72 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Carmel, IN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Carmel, IN , followed by 128 popular activities in nearby cities, including Indianapolis, Noblesville, Fishers, Zionsville, Plainfield, Anderson and Greenwood
90% 114 votes
355 City Center Drive, Carmel, IN 46032 MoreLess Info
Opened in the beginning of 2011, The Center for the Performing Arts has a seating capacity of 1,600 and occupies 151,000 square feet. It has three stages which can host theater plays, dance groups and musical concerts.
94% 33 votes
111 East Main Street, Carmel, IN MoreLess Info
Besides the regular miniature houses and items displayed in its permanent collection, the Museum of Miniature Houses and other Collections is also the home of several doll-houses which were not scaled down.
At Carmel Arts & Design District, visitors can take a stroll down a historic street while enjoying artwork and live music from local musicians. The street hosts several art galleries that showcase glasswork and paintings.
100% 22 votes
3 Center Green, Suite 200, Carmel, IN 46032 MoreLess Info
The largest community theatre in the state, Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre was founded in 1951. Besides hosting the regular shows, it also supports the local artistic community by offering them its stage for their own shows.
With intimate classes and flexible projects, The Paint Cellar is a way for guests to get up, out, and do something different. All visitors need to do is select a painting to work on, register for the class, and paint.
Located along the banks of the White River, the River Road Park has several features including paved trails, ball fields, and an archaeologically-inspired playground. Visitors can also learn about Native American life and area history at the park's interpretive building.
100% 9 votes
1235 Central Park Dr E, Carmel, IN 46032 MoreLess Info
Monon Greenway / Trail , Carmel is a hiking trail that stretches for 5-miles and is decorated with parks and activities. At one point, the trail opens up to a 5-acre green space that has a shelter house.