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Indy tops many more lists

As mentioned in numerous posts on this blog, central Indiana is continually ranked as one of the best places in America.

Here's some more proof:
Some factors that determine these top rankings include:
the Indy 500 "Best Bucket List Sports Event"
the Children's Museum "Best Museum for Families"

In addition to being dubbed the "Amateur Sports Capital of the World", Indianapolis stands above the rest partly due to their professional team's success, shrine-like sports venues, NCAA HQ, F1 Grand Prix, PanAm Games, Superbowl(s?), the annual NFL Combine, 8* Final Fours, and the Track & Field and Swimming & Diving championships - just to name a few.


* including 2021

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