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Wolf Park

Children, as well as adults, know all about werewolves, wolves in fairy tales, wolves howling at the moon, and perhaps even that wolves are being reintroduced to places like Yellowstone Park. But, when it comes to information such as what they actually eat, how they interact within the pack, and how…

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Wea Creek Orchard

Green pastures, fruit trees galore with apples and peaches, bright orange and red sunsets ablaze with fierce colors. Fun, laughter, and relaxation; visitors will find all this and more at Wea Creek Orchard. Explore an orchard full of delicious apples, pumpkins and peaches at Wea Creek Orchard…

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Water Park Information

1. Tropicanoe Cove. Tropicanoe Cove is an outdoor water attraction open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Features include zero-depth entry into a fully-accessible interactive water playground, lazy river, a 300-foot twisting and turning tube slide and two high energy plunge slides. The facility…

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Wabash & Erie Canal

Located in Canal Park along a section of restored canal, this interactive museum tells the story of the building of the Wabash & Erie Canal and how it affected Indiana and the local area during its 30 years of local operation. The Wabash & Erie Canal was the second longest canal in the world; the…

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Unique Treats

Frozen Custard Everyone in the Lafayette area knows that a trip to Columbian Park means a trip to the Frozen Custard. Over the years, a wide variety of frozen delights have been developed throughout the world, but there just isn’t anything as good as the frozen custard from the Kirkhoff secret…

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Tippecanoe Battlefield

It seems hard to believe that a wooded area seven miles north of Lafayette, Indiana, played such a major role in American history. Yet it was on this spot the Native Americans lost their grip on the fertile Mid-western lands they had roamed for thousands of years. The United States troops under the…

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Specialty Hand Crafted Indiana Brews & Wines

Specialty Hand Crafted Indiana Brews & Wines; Good Local Owners; One Great Brewing & Winery Destination! Lafayette-West Lafayette is home to 2 local breweries, Lafayette Brewing Company and People’s Brewing Company and one winery, Wildcat Creek Winery. Come and spend the day enjoying a taste of…

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Renewable Energy and Agritourism

What is the size of your carbon footprint? Lafayette-West Lafayette can say that there are some cutting edge, state-of-the art facilities like no other in and around our community. If renewable energy, biofuels, “green” focused companies, and other Earth friendly endeavors interest you, look no…

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Relax, Restore, and Renew!

It’s time to escape with your girlfriends for a getaway! Leave behind the tedium, the deadlines and the “I can’t do one more thing without a break” routine. Enter a world of pampering, gotta-have-it shopping, culinary decadence and fun spots in Lafayette-West Lafayette. Nothing beats time with your…

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Purdue University

Purdue has been called the "cradle of astronauts" for good reason. Twenty-two Purdue graduates have been selected for space travel. On July 20, 1969, Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong took his famous "small step" into history as the first human to set foot on the moon. And in 1972, Eugene Cernan…

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