Lafayette Things to Do
The park is open to the general public from May through November and Saturday evening for Howl Nights. The park is home to several packs of gray wolves, plus foxes and bison.Every school kid from our area, travels to the park and spends the afternoon learning about the wolves and bison. The park also has other North American Mammals for you to see....more
In some ways, West Lafayette is the attraction here, not Lafayette. That's because Purdue University is there. That means, that during the school session Aug - May, there are lots of activities based on student interest, courses and just the sheer number of you people in the area. Rather than create duplicate tips here, I just linked the pages, so...more
Along the Wabash River, every October, you can visit the re-enactment of life as it was in the 1800s at the French Settlement, Fort Ouiatenon. I used to visit a friend who lived a few hundred feet down the road from here. Re-enactment of canoe race, Indian life, woodsmen, hunters, trappers, frontier life. Foods prepared in the authentic way over...more
Take a short trip out to Wolf Park. Here you can get up close and personal with wolves, foxes, and buffalo. It is a great trip that the whole family will enjoy. The show is informative with a short walkking tour around the area to visit other wolves. If you can, try and get there in time for the testing of the buffalo. This is where the wolf cubs...more
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This is a wonderful restaurant housed in an old renovated building on Main Street. The lunch crowd can be full of business people-you know what they say-when in doubt follow the local work crowd! Their lunch menu is great, salads are crisp and tasty with fresh ingredients, and not a tired lettuce leaf to be seen. Their soups are flavourful and...more
LBC is the area's only microbrewery. They have a great variety of hand-crafted brews that they make year-round as well as some fantastic seasonal beers. They do not make a light beer, so don't ask. They sell wine for those of you who are watching calories. They offer traditional pub fare and a couple unique dishes. One of the better restaraunts in...more
The Muse is the cutting edge nightclub of Lafayette, Indiana. Leather booths, Lighted Led Bar, Intelligent Lighting, live entertainment, and more! This Club is definitely a place everyone should check out when in Lafayette.
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One of the easiest ways to get around downtown Lafayette and across to West lafayette is to catch the free trolley whcih does a circuit around points of interest. You can hop off and on at set stops to your hearts content. You can catch this ride at any of the stops which are well signposted, there are also maps available for the trolley route from...more
You can either fly into Purdue Airport in West Lafayette, or fly into Indy or Chicago and drive. Or just drive from wherever you are. ;) Likewise, greyhound serves the area and Amtrak has a twice-a-day stop here (once going north and once going south).Car, bus, taxi... you might be able to ride a bike, but I wouldn't reccommend it.more
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Located in Battle Ground, Indiana, the park is a National Historic Landmark. On November 11, 1811 Gen. William Henry Harrison led his troops into battle against representatives of Tecumseh's Native American confederation.
Tippecanoe Battlefield Park
200 Battle Ground Ave
Battle Ground, IN 47920
Battlefield Park Manager at 567-6218.
Naturalist services: 567-2993.
Wabash Heritage Trail Manager 567-6218.
TippecanoeCounty Historical Assoc. 567-2147.Related to:
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