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Attractions in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

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Family Friendly places to place in Lafayette, West Lafayette, Indiana


A GREAT PLACE FOR KIDS!


With a water park and zoo located within feet of each other, a hands-on museum just for kids, a fire station museum and famed Wolf Park, Lafayette – West Lafayette, Indiana has a number of family attractions to explore. There's also Indiana's newest State Park, Prophetstown as well as The Farm at Prophetstown, where you'll have the chance to meet farm animals and maybe even feed the chickens!
Area Parks in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

AREA PARKS

Farm fresh, natural retreats and bottled up tours and tastings are available.
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Celery Bog in Lafayette, Indiana

CELERY BOG

Over 95 acres of wetlands. Trails offer scenic view of plants, animals and birds.
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Clegg Gardens in Lafayette, Indiana

CLEGG GARDEN

Enjoy wildflowers and nature trails alongside scenic Wildcat Creek.
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Columbian Park Zoo in Lafayette, Indiana

COLUMBIAN PARK ZOO

Learn about and visit with 190 animals representing nearly 90 different species.
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Exploration Acres in Lafayette, Indiana Events

EXPLORATION ACRES

Indiana's largest corn maze. Over 18 acres of exploration await you.
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The Farm at Prophetstown in Lafayette, Indiana

THE FARM AT PROPHETSTOWN

Dedicated to showing, sharing, and teaching alternative agriculture practices.
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Farmers Markets in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

FARMERS MARKETS

Seasonal. Offering fresh produce, flowers, crafts and baked goods.
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Fire Station Museum in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

FIVE POINTS FIRE STATION MUSEUM

A 1937 historic firehouse, restored back to its heyday and open for exploration.
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Imagination Station in Lafayette, Indiana

IMAGINATION STATION

Hands-on children's museum offering interactive science exhibits for all ages.

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Prophetstown State Park in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

PROPHETSTOWN STATE PARK

Wildflower prairies, woodlands, wetlands, swimming and playgrounds.

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Myers Pedestrian Bridge in Lafayette, Indiana

RIEHLE PLAZA, JOHN T. MYERS PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

Public plaza and bridge spanning the Wabash River.
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Sports in Lafayette, Indiana

SPORTS

Swimming, boating, biking, hiking and more. A complete listing of area sports recreation.
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Wabash and Erie Canal in Delphi, Indiana

WABASH AND ERIE CANAL

Take a boat ride down the canal, discover the Pioneer Village and 10+ miles of trails.
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Wabash Heritage Trail in Lafayette, Indiana

WABASH HERITAGE TRAIL

Wildlife observation, native plants and views of the Wabash River along this 18 mile trail.
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Battlefield in Lafayette, Indiana

WAH-BA-SHIK-A NATURE CENTER

Natural history exhibits and wildlife feeding observation, enjoyable for all ages.
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Wolf Park in Lafayette, Indiana

WOLF PARK

Unique park dedicated to wolf behavioral research, education and conservation.
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BOWLING


Landmark Lanes

bowllandmark.com
1701 Schuyler Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
24 lanes, restaurant, sports bar, billiards, arcade, pro shop, 100 person meeting room (w/in restaurant)

Market Square Lanes

marketsquarelanes.com
2100 Elmwood Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
24 lanes, pro shop, snack bar, Jerilee's Pub, arcade room, billiards


Mike Aulby's Arrowhead Bowl

arrowheadbowl.com
2331 Brothers Drive, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
42 lanes, pro shop; cosmic lighting system; arcades; 8 regulation size billiard tables, concessions and meeting rooms available

Union Rack & Roll

purdue.edu/bowlingcenter
101 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
10 lanes, billiards, arcade, located within the Purdue Memorial Union

MINIATURE GOLF


Glowgolf

opryglowgolf.com
2415 Sagamore Pkwy S., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-447-4227
Indoor glow in the dark 18 hole course and Laser Maze Challenge. Open year round.

Monster Mini-Golf

monsterminigolf.com
3573 Promenade Parkway, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
765-471-1300
Indoor glow in the dark monster themed 18 hole course and arcade. Open year round.


Precision Putt Plus

311 Meijer Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-446-2250
Seasonal. 18 hole outdoor course and batting cages.

MOVIE THEATERS


Eastside 9

gqti.com
300 Farabee Drive N., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-449-7469
A Goodrich theater. On-site parking.

Lafayette 7

gqti.com
3525 McCarty Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-447-2001
A Goodrich theater. On-site parking.


Wabash Landing 9

gqti.com
300 E. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-743-6206
A Goodrich theater. Entrance and on-site parking off on Brown Street. If lot is full, overflow parking is available in the Wabash Landing parking garage, off of Tapawingo Drive.

SKATING


Faith Community Center

faithlafayette.org
5526 Mercy Way, Lafayette, Indiana 47905 [map]
Indoor pool

Riverside Skating Center

westlafayette.in.gov
100 Tapawingo Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-743-7465
Outdoor ice skating rink, open seasonally.


Shamrock Park

lafayette.in.gov/parks
dogparkinlafayette.org
115 Sanford Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
Outdoor roller hockey rink

SWIMMING


Castaway Bay

lafayette.in.gov/aquatics
601 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
765-807-0006
Outdoor pool, beach-like entrance, spray and play area and water basketball.

Club Newtone

clubnewtone.com
725 Sagamore Parkway N., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-447-2400
Indoor pool, hot tub; seasonal outdoor pool with kids’ splash pad; group fitness aqua classes and private/semi-private swimming lessons.

Faith Community Center

faithlafayette.org
5526 Mercy Way, Lafayette, Indiana 47905 [map]
Indoor pool

Parkwest Fitness

parkwestfitnesswl.com
1330 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-464-3435 Indoor pool with water slide, lap swimming, sauna and whirlpool.

Prophetstown State Park

in.gov/dnr
5545 Swisher Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-567-5919
Prophetstown State Park — tube slide, lazy river, splash zones and a zero-entry swimming pool.


Tropicanoe Cove Family Aquatic Center

lafayette.in.gov/aquatics
Columbian Park, 1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
765-807-1531
Outdoor pool, water slides, kiddie slides, geysers, lazy river and water playground.

Vinton Pool

lafayette.in.gov/aquatics
3111 Prairie Lane, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
765-807-0035
Outdoor pool, beach-like entrance, splashdown slide, water basketball and playful geysers.

West Lafayette Municipal

westlafayette.in.gov/parks
1200 N. Salisbury Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-775-5129
3 outdoor heated pools, baby pool and diving boards located behind Happy Hollow Elementary School.

Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground

wltc.org
7414 Old State Road 25 N., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-589-8089
Private camp with outdoor pool located 9 miles northeast of Lafayette.

YMCA

lafayettefamilyymca.org
1950 S. 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-474-3448
Indoor pool, lessons and water exercise.

ADDITIONAL FAMILY FUN


All Fired Up

allfiredupwestlafayette.com
310 E. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-743-7800
A paint-your-own pottery studio. Choose a piece of unfinished pottery, choose your favorite paint colors, add a dash of creativity and go to work creating your own masterpiece. There’s idea books, stamps, stencils, tape, and other tools to help with your creation and you can choose from a variety of items to decorate such as mugs, bowls, plates, candle holders and lots more. This is a relaxing and fun activity anytime and a great way to make family memories.

Boiler Corn Maze

boilercornmaze.com
4604 Pretty Prairie Rd, Battle Ground, Indiana 47920 [map]
765-450-9800
Open September through October, this maze is designed featuring Purdue Pete. The attraction includes the maze, photo ops, play areas, pumpkins, and u-pick.

The Creative Clayground, LLC

creativeclayground.com
3111 Builder Drive, Suite 10, Lafayette IN 47909 [map]
765-838-1629
Paint-Your-Own Pottery business with a wide variety of unique pieces for every taste and interest!

Get Air Trampoline Park

getairlafayette.com
3540 State Road 38 East, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-226-5651
Vertical trampolines, basketball courts, a dodge ball area and individual trampolines. The main court has a serious wow factor. It features thousands of square feet of side-by-side trampolines - a massive space that allows everyone to jump around.

Elite Air Trampoline Park

eliteairpark.com
3832 Fortune Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-250-3197
Over 8,000 square feet of connected, world-class trampolines in the facility. The trampoline field features over 50 trampolines, including the famous angled wall trampolines, foam pit, dodge ball and a few surprises up in the ceiling to test your vertical.

Get Air Trampoline Park

getairlafayette.com
3540 State Road 38 East, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-226-5651
Vertical trampolines, basketball courts, a dodge ball area and individual trampolines. The main court has a serious wow factor. It features thousands of square feet of side-by-side trampolines - a massive space that allows everyone to jump around.

Fair Oaks Farms

fofarms.com
856 N. 600 E., Fair Oaks, IN 47943 [map]
877-536-1194
Start Your Adventure, Feed Your Curiosity! Fair Oaks Farms is an escape to the country with acres of great outdoor fun, food and learning where you can explore family farms and reconnect with nature, animals and our planet. At Fair Oaks Farms, America’s premier agricultural theme park, you’ll get an up-close view of 21st century farming practices. Witness a calf’s birth, learn about raising pigs and marvel at the bounty that comes from combining modern farming with home-grown gardening methods. It’s a full day of hands-on agricultural adventure thanks to state-of-the-art games, challenging activities, a 25-foot climbing milk carton, 4D movies and fresh-from-the-farm restaurants. Fair Oaks Farms offers experiences that you couldn't imagine and you'll never forget!

Indiana Beach

indianabeach.com
5224 E. Indiana Beach Road, Monticello, Indiana 47960 [map]
574-583-4141
Features 8 roller coasters including the Steel Hawg plus a sand beach waterpark, boardwalk with arcade, water ski shows, the Shafer Queen paddle wheel boat and more. Located 25 miles (approximately 40 minutes) north of Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Mission: Breakout Lafayette

missionbreakoutlafayette.com
325 S. Earl Avenue, Suite 3, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
765-250-51807
You have 60 minutes. Can you breakout? Mission: Breakout is an escape game adventure brought to life. Players are "locked" in a themed room and have to work together with other players to solve clues, to work on puzzles, and to find the key to breakout before time runs out!

Painting with a Twist

paintingwithatwist.com/lafayette-in
2049 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
765-269-7221
Invite your friends, sip your favorite beverage and enjoy step-by-step instruction with their experienced and enthusiastic local artists. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind painting and a new found talent you’ll want to explore. Book a private party and choose from over 5,000 paintings. From birthday and bachelorette parties to date nights and team buildings, Painting with a Twist can help you celebrate anything!




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