Best Tours in Amish Country, Indiana

You’re in Amish Country, so what better way to immerse yourself in the culture than a tour? Whether you’d rather travel by buggy or bus, there’s a tour to satisfy your curiosity.

Get Up Close and Personal with the Amish Way of Living

Hop on board the bus and join your tour guide for a countryside experience. The Blue Gate offers Back Road Amish Tours that get you up close and personal with the Amish way of living. Sight-see the back roads of Shipshewana on your way to unique Amish businesses to learn their trades, or take a tasting tour to experience world-class Amish cooking. Learn about their back road bus tours and carriage rides here.

Cruise Around Shipshewana like a Local

Experience transportation like a local! Visit Buggy Lane Tours to schedule a quick buggy ride around town or a longer ride through the countryside. Your Amish driver will be more than happy to answer any questions as you ride along. Looking to expand your cultural experience? Take a dairy farm tour or visit an Amish home for an evening meal.

Immerse Yourself in the Amish Culture

Hop on board for hours of entertainment. Whether you choose a buggy ride or a van tour, the personalities at Miller’s Buggy Line are the best part. They offer buggy rides for any length to fit your schedule, as well as more extensive van tours that get you further into the countryside and to many local businesses. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a dinner tour, the food is unbeatable.

Tour an Amish Dairy Farm

Make your way to Stutzman Dairy Farm to watch daily milkings, feed the cows, and get up close and personal with your favorite farm animals. If you’re lucky enough, you may be able to view a live birthing in the Birthing Center before watching a calf take its first steps. This new attraction is a must-visit experience.


Fall Lawn Care

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August Gardening

I consider August as the last month of summer. A time when the gardens are overflowing with produce and almost everything is lush and beautiful.    Late July and early August can be a bit dry due to little, if any, rainfall. There are some perennials in my gardens that tend to look a bit ragged …

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10 Ways To Unplug In Shipshewana, Indiana

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