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15 Best Things to Do in Shipshewana, Indiana

this blog was originally posted on shipshewanatradingplace.com  By Anna Pasquali Shipshewana brings simple living, Amish hospitality, amazing shopping, and fun activites to Northern Indiana.   Take in the area’s best attractions including shopping the Midwest’s Largest Flea Market, catching a musical at the Blue Gate Theatre,  or eating a home-cooked Amish meal. (All group-friendly!) You’ll want to …

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There’s Nothing Better than Paddling These Two Rivers Near Shipshewana

this blog was oringinally posted on shipshewanatradingplace.com By Anna Pasquali Ahhhh…Summer. If you’re like me, there’s nothing better than getting outside to enjoy the beautiful sunshine and nature during the warm Indiana months. One great way to take advantage of this glourious season is to paddle one of the amazing waterways near Shipshewana.   There …

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How to Convince Someone to go Shopping

With all of the holiday craft shows and marketplaces ahead (like the Shipshewana, Indiana Fall Market Series), you’re going to need a shopping buddy. Whether it’s a best friend, a mom, a daughter, or a hubby, going shopping is just better with someone at your side. But what happens if the person you want to go with …

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5 Tips for Shopping the Midwest’s Largest Flea Market

Visiting the Midwest’s Largest Flea Market in Shipshewana, Indiana can be a little overwhelming at first. With hundreds of booths to shop and so much to see, do and eat, we’d thought we would reach out to our frequent visitors and ask, “What are your best tips & tricks to navigating or shopping the flea …

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Seven Tips for Good Antiquing

We’ve got seven helpful tips to make the most of your antique shopping experience.

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HOW TO BUY AT AN AUCTION FOR THE FIRST TIME

Have you always wanted to attend an auction, but weren’t really sure what to do or how it works? These nine helpful auction tips will have you bidding like a pro in no time.

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8 Things You Should Know About the Shipshewana Flea Market

Did you know these following tidbits about the Midwest’s Largest Flea Market? It’s a Tuesday and Wednesday market. The mid-week hours add to the uniqueness of the seasonal flea market. Can’t make it during the week? It is also open for holidays like Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor There are nearly 900 booths. With …

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