Free & Cheap Things to Do in Lafayette, IN

  • The list below includes 42 free or cheap things to do in or near Lafayette, Indiana, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Botanical Gardens and Parks.
  • From Fairfield Lakes Park to Armstrong Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lafayette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville.
  • The list below includes 42 free or cheap things to do in or near Lafayette, Indiana, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Botanical Gardens and Parks.
  • From Fairfield Lakes Park to Armstrong Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lafayette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville.
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Monster Mini Golf 7591 E US Highway 36, Avon, IN MoreLess Info
Balls ricochet around 18 black-lit indoor holes set amid luminous murals, giant monsters, and animated props; party with golf and games
6.3 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks 1998 S 750 E, Lafayette, IN 47905 MoreLess Info
Fairfield Lakes Park is a public park location that contains nearly 100 acres of area among four different lakes. Visitors to the park commonly enjoy fishing or walking through the scenic and relaxing nature trails.
2.2 Miles
100% 1 votes
Parks 809 Beck Ln, Lafayette, IN 47909 MoreLess Info
The 30-acre Armstrong Park is a park that was named in honor of astronaut, Neil Armstrong. The park includes 5 lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, 3 baseball fields, and open green space and wildflower areas.
3.1 Miles
75% 4 votes
Hiking Trails Lafayette, IN 47907 MoreLess Info
Running along the Wabash River, Wabash Heritage Trail measures 13 miles and takes visitors through wooded and marshy areas with wildflowers and other plants. The trail can be used for hiking, biking, dog walking and bird watching.
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94% 16 votes
Arcades 642 Main Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 MoreLess Info
Known as the 'Largest Pinball Arcade' in the state, Main Street Amusements is an arcade featuring over 30 pinball machines. Visitors to the arcade commonly enjoy participating in monthly pinball tournaments and leagues throughout the year.
3.1 Miles
76% 37 votes
Botanical Gardens 1782 N. 400 East, Lafayette, IN MoreLess Info
With prairie and oak savannas areas, Jerry E. Clegg Botanic Gardens may worth the time for those wishing to learn about the local flora: besides the flower beddings, the trails and the bridges, the trees are labeled, providing a genuine learning experience.
2.9 Miles
100% 4 votes
Botanical Gardens 1782 N 400 E, Lafayette, IN 47905 MoreLess Info
Situated in a natural prairie, Clegg Botanical Gardens offers a variety of wildflowers and oak trees to look at and to explore. The garden has several interlacing trails that takes visitors through bridges and over creeks.
3.5 Miles
Mini Golf 3573 Promenade Pkwy Ste 300, Lafayette, IN 47909 MoreLess Info
An indoor entertainment venue, Monster Mini Golf is a family attraction. With animated props that glow-in-the-dark, the facility allows visitors to play eighteen holes of miniature golf with a host of monsters.
0.5 Miles
75% 56 votes
History Museums 1001 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 MoreLess Info
The focus of the Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum is on the battle of Tippecanoe. The museum is housed in a 1852 house, built in the gothic revival architectural style, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
1.1 Miles
67% 18 votes
Natural History Museums 600 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 MoreLess Info
As a community science center, Imagination Station has interactive displays designed to engage the curiosity of both children and adults. The displays teach visitors about the science behind space and the history of astronauts.
1.7 Miles
63% 32 votes
Pubs 3520 SR 38 E, Lafayette, IN 47905 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a traditional Irish Pub with wide selection of beers, wines, and whiskeys at O'Bryan's Nine Irish Brothers. The pub also serves as a live music venue and hosts tasting events.
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