Create Memories that Last
There are two sides to every story. And the story you bring home from Shipshewana and LaGrange County will be no different. On one side, you’ll share memories of the expected — farmlands, family-style feasts and the Amish. On the other, the unexpected — nature preserves, wooded trails, and calming freshwater lakes. Both sides are equally fascinating and filled with priceless memories.
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Things to Do
LaGrange County and Shipshewana are home to the third largest Amish community in the nation. This community’s simple way of life is the reason many people visit our area—to observe, learn about, pay tribute to, and purchase items from the Amish. With the travel season upon us, here are a few things to remember as …
You probably won’t find decorated trees, hanging wreaths, or wrapped mp3 players in an Amish home during the holidays, but you will find the spirit of Christmas alive and well. As I was out and about these last few weeks visiting LaGrange County/Shipshewana retailers, I would ask some of the Amish about whether they celebrate …
Many people are fascinated with the Amish culture and the people’s simple ways of life. Some people write books on the culture. Others know it up close and personally, and THEN they write books about the Amish. Such is the case for Ingrid Hess, who held a book signing in Shipshewana. Ms. Hess is author of the …
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In the Heart of it All
A heart-warming getaway awaits in Shipshewna, Indiana! Let us help you find your way around with our Interactive Map, which features a fully integrated map of attractions, hotels, and restaurants in our community as well as a personalized “what’s near me”.
Explore our Regions
Step off the beaten path and enjoy the leisurely pace of our Amish countryside.