Spring in Greater Lafayette means plenty of time to get outside and explore our 2 great cities! Grab the kids, friends, or your loyal family pet and pile into the car and check off all these wonderful ideas and activities in Lafayette-West Lafayette. This list is a sampling of all the fun in Greater Lafayette. Check our website for all the wonderful adventures to be found!

  1. Dine outdoors! Click here for a list of outdoor dining
  2. Sit under a shady tree and read a book at the Purdue Arboretum
  3. Watch spring blossom as you hike through Clegg Gardens
  4. Cast a line in Wildcat Creek glassy waters
  5. Kayak at the Bicentennial Nature Area Pond
  6. Observe wildlife at the Ouiatenon Preserve Overlook
  7. Pick strawberries at Annie’s Orchard
  8. Meet the zoo animals at Columbian Park Zoo
  9. Look for eagles at Prophetstown State Park
  10. Embrace tranquility at the Celery Bog
  11. Feed the chickens at the Farm at Propehtstown
  12. Rent a bicycle at Purdue and bike through campus
  13. Daydream as you explore over 115 pieces of public art
  14. Play a round of golf at 7 unique golf courses
  15. Howl with wolves at Wolf Park
  16. Explore the site of The Battle of Tippecanoe
  17. Wander the Wabash Heritage Trail, an 18 mile scenic trailway
  18. Walk and explore downtown shops and discover lots of great outdoor dining opportunities
  19. Mountain bike at four off-road dirt paths
  20. Shop 3 open air farmers markets (open in May)
  21. Get lost in the woods at Happy Hollow Park
  22. Camp at one of six local campgrounds.
  23. Enjoy the fresh spring air during a stroll through the Haan Museum Sculpture Garden.
  24. Sip on "Lafayette Blush" wine in the beautiful outdoor garden space at Wildcat Creek Winery. (21+)
  25. Cheer on the Purdue Baseball and Purdue Softball teams
  26. Sip on locally brewed beer on the patio at either People's Brewing Co. or Teay's River Brewing

Bicentennial Nature Area Pond