West Lafayette, Indiana, is a great little city known for its agritourism, antique trail, performing arts, and history. Also, depending on what time of year you are visiting, you may catch some Big Ten action at a Purdue Boilermakers football, basketball, or baseball game. Accommodation near Purdue University is ample and eclectic.
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Whether you are in search of a particular antique for your collection, hoping to learn about microbrewery, or wanting to enjoy an outdoor adventure, West Lafayette has much to offer for your getaway. Moreover, the area, widely known for its pubs, taverns, and breweries deliver in a big way when meal time rolls around.
1. Antique Trail
There are more than 20 antique shops and boutiques offering everything from furniture and collectibles to depression glass and jewelry.
2. The Lafayette Farmer's Market
This impressive market, open every Saturday from May through October, has been delighting locals and visitors for more than 165 years.
There are four great breweries in Lafayette and West Lafayette where you can talk to the experts about the brewing process, tour the facilities, and linger over tastings.
4. Celery Bog Nature Area
195 acres of preserved woods and wetlands is home to many species of wildlife and varieties of plants and wildflowers. Nearly 6mi. of trail and footpath allow visitors to experience this stunning area and The Lily Nature Center offers interpretive and interactive educational programs.
5. The Farm at Prophetstown
Located in Prophetstown State Park, you will find this working farm and educational center. Visitors are invited to engage in a variety of farm activities, help with chores, and learn about sustainable practices.
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