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Have fun at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, which can be found on Cherry Lane, a beautiful 18-hole golf course that features beautiful green surroundings.


Spend a wonderful day out in the nature with the family at Prophetstown State Park, the state's newest park, on Indiana 225, near the town of Battle Ground, home to the Museum at Prophetstown, which recreates a Native American village and a farm from the 1920's.


Visit the amazingly beautiful Celery Bog Nature Area, on W. Navajo Street, featuring 195 acres of beautiful surroundings, including 4 miles of wooden trails, 2 viewing decks, more than 4 miles of paved trail, and much, much more.


Sports & outdoor events

From the 28th to the 31st of May, in 2010, Purdue University, in West Lafayette, will be hosting the Midwest Games, which is an annual sporting conference that gathers Malaysian students from the Midwest since 1970.


It is considered to be the most expected event for Malaysian from across USA, this year, more than 700 students being expected to attend at the event, which features dinner, a cultural show and sports (including basketball, soccer, badminton and volleyball).


The Midwest Night will wrap off the event, with entertaining showcases and performances, including performances given by Hujan, which is a famous Malaysian band that will be making a tour around USA, this summer.



Every year, Lafayette and West Lafayette celebrate a series of fun and entertaining celebrations that draw people from all over the region. Among the most popular and favorite ones, there are also the ones listed below. Check it out!


Taste of Tipecanoe, Indiana Fiddlers'Gathering - June.

Riverfest, Dancing in the Streets, Tipecanoe County 4 H Fair - July.

Outfest - August.

LayFlats Arts and Music Festival, Art on The Wabash - September.

Feast of the Hunter's Moon, Octoberfest - October.

Armistice Day - November.

Dickens of a Christmas, Purdue Christmas Show, Christmas Parade, Holiday Luminaria Display -  December.



If you describe yourself as a `shoppaholic`, then you will certainly enjoy your vacation or stay in West Lafayette or Lafayette, especially if you're staying in one of the downtown hotels, because Lafayette's downtown district offers more than 100 galleries and shops, as well as plentiful antique stores, boutiques and gift shops. The city offers something for everybody's pocket, from `discounted` to `upscale`, and everything in between.


To get an idea about what the city has to offer, check out the top 10 list below which contains some of the most popular shopping spots in Lafayette and West Lafayette.


Chauncey Hill Mall, Address: 134 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN.

Juniper, Address: Wabash Landing, 311 Brown St., West Lafayette, IN.

Walmart Supercenter, Address: Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN.

Purdue West Shopping Center, Address: 1400 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN.

Tippecanoe Mall, Address: 2415 Sagamore Parkway South, Lafayette, IN.

Sagamore Park Center, Address: 1016 Sagamore Parkway West, West Lafayette, IN.

Lafayette Pavilions, Address: 100 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN.

Market Square, Address: 2200 Elmwood Avenue, Lafayette, IN.

Furniture Row Shopping Center, Address: 1509 Sagamore Parkway South, Lafayette, IN.

Lafayette Market Place, Address: In-38, Lafayette, IN.


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