- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near West Lafayette, Indiana, including 36 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Billiards/Pool Halls, Movie Theaters and Music Venue.
- From Purdue University to Happy Hollow Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in West Lafayette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville.
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Operated by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, the Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park is a historical site created on the site of an early French trading post. Visitors enjoy seeing and remembering local history when visiting the Fort.
As a neighborhood park, University Farms Park offers children a jungle gym with slides and climbing bars, with a separate playground for toddlers. The park also has a large grass field for recreational activities.
The Lilly Nature Center is a 195 acre nature area populated by wetlands, adjacent woods, and fields. The center features several walking trails and offers Family Environmental Fun Packs' filled with educational resources and related activities.
At the site of a historic French trading post, Fort Ouiatenon is a recreational park that hosts a yearly event called Feast of the Hunter's Moons. During this event, visitors can see volunteers parading as French soldiers and pioneers.