It may be March, but warmer weather is on the horizon.

Whether you are traveling through our great Indiana cities or staying closer to home this month, there are plenty of opportunities for spring break fun here in Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana!

Spring Break in Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana

Monster Mini Golf in Lafayette, Indiana

Monster Mini Golf in Lafayette, Indiana

To those travelers heading south (AKA…Florida) for spring break, please note we have bed and breakfasts and hotels that offer great amenities and Hoosier hospitality. Our location is the perfect stop during your travels to rest before you head out farther south or on your way home. Our visitor center is also right off of Interstate 65 and is staffed with our Visitor Information Specialist 7 days a week to assist with travel ideas, guides, maps, and more.

Looking to stay close to home this spring break? From pretty much anywhere in the state of Indiana (and border states Illinois & Michigan) we are a 1 gas tank vacation destination. There are a host of fun family things to do in Lafayette-West Lafayette that will create memories for a lifetime.

Feel artsy? Check out All Fired Up in Lafayette, Indiana, a paint-your-own pottery studio, where you pick out an unfinished piece of pottery, decorate it to your heart’s desire, finish it with a glaze to be fired in the studio, and in less than a week, your pottery will be finished and ready for pick-up!

Swimming time! Head to Buccaneer Bay Indoor Aquatic Fun Center, Lafayette Indiana’s only indoor water park! The fun includes water slides, a kiddie pool, a hot tub and an arcade. Day passes are available!

Skate America in Lafayette, Indiana

Skate America in Lafayette, Indiana

Skating fun! If you prefer the warmth head to Skate America, an indoor skating center! Not only is roller-skating available but there is also lazer tag and a game area including air hockey, the latest video games, pool tables, skee ball and more. A full service snack bar is on-site and skate rental is available.

Golf in winter? (Although March 21 marks the first day of spring!) Check out Monster Mini Golf, an indoor 18-hole glow-in-the-dark golf course. Along with mini golf, there are arcade games, glow-in-the-dark air hockey table and ticket redemption games such as ice ball. While there are monsters all around the course, none of them jump out at you!

Bowling fever! Lafayette-West Lafayette has 4 bowling centers all awaiting guests to enjoy this inexpensive, family fun entertainment; Mike Aulby’s Arrowhead Bowl, Market Square Lanes, Purdue Union Rack & Roll, and Star Lanes.

Indiana Staycation Ideas

These are just a few family friendly activities in our area. Visit Tippecanoe County and find even more great things to see and do!

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