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5 Experiences for a Girls’ Getaway

BY CONSISTENTLY CURIOUS

Stephanie from Consistently Curious had an amazing Girls’ Getaway exploring Shipshewana & LaGrange County and all our offerings! Read about her experience by clicking the link below.   We’d love to hear from you if you come to Shipshewana and have an experience to share! Contact the Visitors Center for more information.

5 Experiences for a Girls’ Getaway
Father and child fishing

5 Family-Friendly Activities

BY THE GLEASON FAMILY

“We are an adventurous family! While only 5 of us travel together these days….we have 8 children, 2 sons-in-law, and 3 grandbabies and of course, Matt and I. We try to go adventuring as often as possible and find new things to be doing and learning. Creating meaningful family time and making memories is what […]

5 Family-Friendly Activities
Morton House

My Weekend in Shipshewana

BY TRAVELING TONYA

Shipshewana was excited to host Tanya Shelburne, from Traveling Tanya, along with her family for a weekend of activities. Their time was filled with cultural experiences, shopping, wine tasting, and even a concert. She has shared her experience in the blog below so you can what visiting Shipshewana is like first hand! With full days […]

My Weekend in Shipshewana
Kids Kreation carriage ride

A Birthday Party in Amish Country

SHIPSHEWANA, INDIANA

Shipshewana rolled out the red carpet for these young ladies for a birthday party in Amish Country! I recently had the pleasure to attend a beautiful young lady’s Birthday Party, hosted at Kids Kreations in downtown Shipshewana on Harrison Street. When we arrived balloons, cookies, and all the fixings to make a doll were appropriately […]

A Birthday Party in Amish Country
Petunias

Caring for Petunias in Hanging Baskets

SHIPSHEWANA, INDIANA

Petunias are sure to reward you with a bounty of colorful blooms all summer, that is, if you take care of them properly. Watering and fertilizing is critical for petunias in hanging baskets.  Keep in mind that a basket is limited to how much soil and roots it can hold and this soil is where […]

Caring for Petunias in Hanging Baskets
Der Ruhe Blatz Motel

Der Ruhe Blatz Motel:”The Rest Place”

VISITOR STORY

Der Ruhe Blatz Motel is noted on Trip Advisor as a fine place to rest. That’s a very good thing, because the name literally means “The Rest Place” and for the millions of visitors that come to Shipshewana each year it is a great option to stay right in the center of it all! Der […]

Der Ruhe Blatz Motel:”The Rest Place”
Atwood Lake Campground

At Atwood Lake Campground, Everyone is Family

VISITOR STORY

“Our campers here are just good down-home folk,” explains Missy, the office manager at Atwood Lake Campground in rural Wolcottville. “We watch everybody’s children, everybody watches your children. The families eat dinners together. It’s a down-home, low-key campground.” “We’re not just Atwood campers, we’re Atwood family,” she said.Atwood Lake Campground is surrounded on three sides by Amish […]

At Atwood Lake Campground, Everyone is Family
Campground

Indian Lakes Campground: A “Nice” Place to Stay

VISITOR STORY

Owners Paul and Margie Gieseking work very hard at keeping Indian Lakes Campground looking nice. They’re very nice people. And Paul tells me the people who camp here are nice – and he wants to keep it that way on both counts. The sweat equity he’s put into this campground shows. Everything about it is nice. From the […]

Indian Lakes Campground: A “Nice” Place to Stay
Shipshewana Super 8

Shipshewana Super 8: National Chain with a Local Vibe

VISITOR STORY

Franchise Super 8 Motels consistently offer clean, inexpensive, comfortable rooms, with free Internet, a “super-star” breakfast, and guest laundry facilities. The Shipshewana Super 8 offers these amenities plus more, all with a local “vibe.” In other words, this Super 8 reflects the local culture: friendly, down-to-earth, and hospitable. The hotel also has splashes of decor reflecting […]

Shipshewana Super 8: National Chain with a Local Vibe
Amish log cabin

Amish Log Cabin Lodging: Serene, Clean & Ice Cream

VISITOR STORY

Three words describe Amish Log Cabin Lodging located within North Park Campground at the corner of SR 5 & SR 120 in Shipshewana, Indiana. Word #1: Serene 14 cabins with full shower and television line the far back hillside of the property, while six “rustic” cabins glide to the west. These latter cabins are “rustic” […]

Amish Log Cabin Lodging: Serene, Clean & Ice Cream
Bright Morning Star B&B

Bright Morning Star B&B Really Shines

VISITOR STORY

The guys will love Bright Morning Star Bed & Breakfast because of its location out on the rural countryside. They can stretch their legs, pet the cows, or talk to the birds – they’ll listen! The ladies will love this bed and breakfast because of the aesthetics. From fresh flowers that match the hand-sewn quilts, […]

Bright Morning Star B&B Really Shines
Bed and Breakfast

Guests Become Friends at McKenzie House B&B

VISITOR STORY

The motto at McKenzie House Bed and Breakfast is, “Come as a guest, leave as a friend.” And if the owners Bruce and Sherry have anything to do with it, you will quickly become friends when you visit with them at this Middlebury, Indiana home away from home. After all, it has been Sherry’s livelong […]

Guests Become Friends at McKenzie House B&B
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