Plan a Weekend Getaway in Indianapolis and Don’t Miss Santa’s Big Arrival

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Warm Winter Wonderland Filled With Activities for Children of All Ages

INDIANAPOLIS, IN–(Marketwire – November 30, 2010) – Nothing describes to the magic of Christmas better than the faces of children when they visit with Santa, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is polishing the brass for the big Nov. 26 event when Santa makes his arrival for Jolly Days. In conjunction with this festive occasion, the museum has also planned the opening of its Polar Bears to Penguins exhibit, one of the “coolest” among the exhibits on display.

Reasons for family weekend getaways in Indianapolis don’t get much better than the excitement of Jolly Days and its warm Winter Wonderland of activities. Exciting exhibits, the arrival of Santa Claus and great family fun are perfect ingredients for creating a holiday adventure with memories to last a lifetime. In preparing for Santa’s visit, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has plenty of festivities to keep everyone in the family entertained and is offering special admission prices for the Nov. 26 arrival, including one free youth admission with the purchase of one adult admission ticket. Special morning activities prior to Santa’s Big Arrival at 9:50 a.m. include face painting, magic acts and a 30% discount off all Museum Store merchandise. Other Jolly Days entertainment includes the famous Yule Slide, an indoor snowball fight, sock-skating on the indoor pond and more!

With accommodations at one of the most sophisticated luxury hotels near Broad Ripple Village, families will enjoy easy access to the museum and other area attractions, including the popular village where a diverse offering of quaint shops, galleries and dining establishments offer an alternative to normal uptown districts. Guests of the award-winning Indianapolis Marriott North hotel will find an exciting offering of on-site amenities, including the Bistro 33, a popular choice among Indianapolis Northside restaurants, where American cuisine is served daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s sparkling indoor pool, whirlpool and on-site fitness center along with spacious guest rooms and hotel suites that feature big screen HDTVs with Jack Pack connectivity, high-speed wired and wireless Internet access and luxury bedding ensembles.

In addition to The Children’s Museum, guests will also find easy access to other popular attractions including Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Lucas Oil Stadium, Monon Trail and Conner Prairie from this Broad Ripple hotel’s location.

About the Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel

The Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel is a distinctive luxury hotel property located in the heart of northern Indianapolis’ prestigious Keystone at the Crossing business and shopping district providing travelers with an oasis of amenities and a perfect location whether traveling to Indianapolis for business or pleasure. Lakeview rooms with balconies, large suites a concierge level and award-winning service combine to provide the ultimate in hotel accommodations.