Welcome to Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University. We hope your visit is enjoyable and educational. You’ll find our community is rich with tradition and all the beauty of a classic Midwestern destination.
Our vibrant downtown, spanning Lafayette and West Lafayette, remains the heart of our ever-growing community. Here you’ll find antiques, boutique shopping, quaint coffee shops and restaurants, including the state’s oldest drive-in restaurant, pubs and even local breweries. Experience a sophisticated art scene. including galleries and public art, plus a variety of great festivals throughout the year.
Greater Lafayette was named 2021 Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Learn more here!
Head downtown the three cultural districts: Arts & Market, Wabash Riverfront, and Chauncey Village. Stroll the tree-lined streets with outdoor public art and beautiful turn-of-the-century architecture.
Wine and dine in elegant restaurants, enjoy a casual meal with a Purdue view or opt for an ethnic cafe or neighborhood deli. And in the evening, discover the wonderful nightlife our community has to offer.
There is a place for you here. We are large enough to host national conferences and yet small enough for a weekend retreat, a family camping trip or just about any reason you can find to getaway.