- Our list of the best things to do in Lafayette, Indiana, features the top 53 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lafayette, IN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Lafayette, IN , followed by 30 popular activities in nearby cities, including West Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville
An interactive an community oriented organization, Columbian Park Zoo is more than just a place to see animals. Summer programs allow children to hold, nurture, and learn about the importance of wildlife and how to help preserve animals' livelihood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Originally opened in 1921, the Long Center For the Performing Arts promotes a variety of local arts events in the community. Along with live state entertainment, the venue is home to the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra.
A community-centered orchestra, the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra performs a wide array of musical programs ranging from traditional symphonic works to edgier, more iconoclastic shows, like the recent Shredding with the Symphony.