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10 Reasons to Visit Shipshewana, Indiana

Whether you like soaking up the summer heat or playing in the snow, there’s something to enjoy every season in Shipshewana & LaGrange County. While events, attractions, and activities dot the calendar year-round, we summed it up with 10 reasons why you should visit us! Live Entertainment Every year the level of entertainment we host […]

10 Reasons to Visit Shipshewana, Indiana
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Bed & Breakfasts

IN AMISH COUNTY, INDIANA

What’s better than waking up to peaceful serenity and the smell of a freshly made breakfast? Whether you’re visiting for a girl’s weekend, a romantic getaway or even quilting retreat, a bed & breakfast will make your stay in Amish country even more memorable. LaGrange County is lucky enough to have several Bed & Breakfasts […]

Bed & Breakfasts
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About The Amish Culture: Six Social Courtesies

Welcome to LaGrange County – we’re so glad you’re here! This area (known as Amish Country) is home to the third-largest Amish community in the United States. The simple and modest lifestyle of the Amish is both fascinating and endearing and is the reason many people visit our area — to observe and learn about […]

About The Amish Culture: Six Social Courtesies
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15 Best Things to Do in Shipshewana, Indiana

YOU'LL WANT TO DO THEM ALL

Shipshewana brings simple living, Amish hospitality, amazing shopping, and fun activities 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 Music Hall, or eating a home-cooked Amish meal (all group-friendly!). You’ll want to spend more than a day exploring this town, […]

15 Best Things to Do in Shipshewana, Indiana
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10 Ways to Unplug

IN SHIPSHEWANA, INDIANA

Many vacation destinations have added technology services to make the trip more convenient and efficient – at the cost of making the experiences less personable and tying you to your phone. Shipshewana is one of the few places that is the exception to that trend, and our way of simple living makes us the perfect […]

10 Ways to Unplug
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Family “Staycation” Ideas

IN SHIPSHEWANA, INDIANA

Spring break doesn’t always mean you have to jump on a plane and travel to somewhere tropical. There’s plenty to do within driving distance around the Midwest, like a visit to Shipshewana. With activities both parents and kids can enjoy, these top family vacation / staycation ideas are sure to make everyone happy. Enjoy Hotel […]

Family “Staycation” Ideas
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Amish Noodles

There’s one thing you’ll find in the kitchen of every Amish home, as a matter of fact, most homes in LaGrange County: Amish noodles. They’re a staple around here since they’re easy to add to any dish. But where do you buy them? What can you make with them? Can you make them yourself? And […]

Amish Noodles
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Memorial Day Weekend Trip to Amish Country

WELCOME TO LAGRANGE COUNTY, INDIANA

Everyone knows Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summertime, so welcome the season with a bang! Shipshewana and LaGrange County have plenty going on all weekend long to make it a memorable holiday for you and your companions. Start Your Trip With A Haystack If you roll into town Saturday morning, of course […]

Memorial Day Weekend Trip to Amish Country
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9 Things History Buffs Should Do in Shipshewana

You know you’re a history buff when you love to know the story behind each destination you travel to. Shipshewana, Indiana has a rich Amish and Mennonite heritage that is fun to learn about. History buffs can bring Shipshewana’s past to life by visiting the following events and attractions. Menno-Hof Amish/Mennonite Museum One of the […]

9 Things History Buffs Should Do in Shipshewana
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10 Reasons to Love Hollow Ridge Lodging

Of all the articles I have written on lodging in Shipshewana & LaGrange County, almost all the places featured provide access to the local culture. Hollow Ridge Lodging is the most unique for numerous reasons, and one of the 10 reasons listed below might just be why you choose to stay there. The Cabins are owned […]

10 Reasons to Love Hollow Ridge Lodging
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