Shops to Check Out in Downtown Lafayette, IN

Downtown Lafayette, IN | Mike Raisor Pre-Owned

With spring on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to check out downtown Lafayette, Indiana. Located about 60 miles from Indianapolis, Lafayette is the perfect city to explore on your next weekend getaway.

Lafayette is a popular art scene with locally-owned shops in the downtown area that feature gifts, accessories, artwork by local artists, and fashion items. Artists’ Own, Two Tulips, Dawson & Daisy Boutique, and Juniper are just a few of the popular downtown gift shops on Main Street and East State Street, an easy walk.

Just a jot over to North 5th Street is Willow Stained Glass Studio, a local art gallery and gift shop. Offering handmade, high-quality glass goods for the home, Willow’s owner, Michelle, has worked in glass for over 20 years and is a joy to speak with when stopping by.

If antiques are your thing, check out Main Street Mercantile. Located on, you guessed it, Main Street, the popular antique shop has been run by the same owners for roughly 30 years and know it best. From typewriters to adding machines, sets of china and old records, Main Street Mercantile is always worth a walk through.

Looking for the arts? Don’t walk past Black Wax Records or Main Street Books for your culture fix. From vintage records and the latest tracks to local book clubs and a moment of peace, Main Street just keeps getting better in Lafayette, Indiana.

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