Nightlife in Greenwoo
With the bright lights and flash of Indianapolis so close, it is tempting for most visitors to hop a cab into the big city. However, for those who do not feel like making the trek, throw your dancing shoes on and have a great night out in Greenwood. A beloved favorite, Pepper II is more than just a local watering hole. Kick off your Friday and Saturday nights with great music, pool tables, and delicious pub-style eats. For something more low-key, head to Shallos, home to the largest selection of microbrews and imported and draft beer in the Midwest.
There is no shortage of places to get fresh air and enjoy nature in Greenwood. There are 14 municipal parks around the city with various facilities, including sports facilities, covered picnic areas, swimming facilities, playgrounds and walking trails, all covering some 200 acres. A truly unique space is the Children's Garden Park, featuring a beautiful ornamental fountain, a gazebo, children's artwork and plenty of space to roll out a fantastic picnic. The largest of the parks, University Park offers 40 acres of pristine parkland for visitors to wander complete with walking trails, designated BBQ grill areas, and a nature reserve.
Shopping in Greenwood
If it is an afternoon of retail therapy that you are after, visitors will be pleased to know that city slickers from nearby Indiana venture into Greenwood to peruse its charming boutiques in the historic district. Grab yourself a latte from one of the many coffeehouses in town, and chat up some of the local shopkeepers, you are bound to find a treasure or two to take home. For power shoppers, the Greenwood Mall boasts more than 120 different shops, with all the top names in the biz, and when you need a break, visit the attached 115,000 square foot, open-air lifestyle center.