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Welcome to the Heart of Amish Country, Indiana!

We love welcoming new visitors as well as visitors who have been coming to Shipshewana for generations. And even though we’re in a rural area of Northern Indiana, we are conveniently located for travels to reach by car, plane, bus or train.

Use the Google Map below to explore the area or to get driving directions.

We hope to see you soon …

Kid riding on the back of a buggy


Shipshewana, Indiana is about 11 miles south of the Michigan state line and is accessible from the Indiana Toll Road Interstate 80/90, Interstate 69, U.S. Highways 6, 20, 33 and State Roads 5, 9, 13, and 120. There are several rental car companies, taxi, and limousine services located at the South Bend International Airport should you arriving via air, rail or bus. Shipshewana, Indiana is about a 1-hour drive from the airport.


Chicago, IL : 3 hours
Indianapolis :  2 hours
Detroit, MI : 3 hours
Indianapolis, IN : 3 hours



South Bend International Airport (SBN) is the second busiest airport in Indiana. It is the only airport in the United States to offer air, inter-city rail, and inter-state bus service all at one convenient location. Shipshewana, Indiana is about a 1-hour drive from the airport.

Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) offers flights anywhere in the World! This airport is located just 1-hour southeast of Shipshewana, Indiana. Committed to taking everything to a Whole New Altitude!

Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) is located 1-hour north of Shipshewana, Indiana and provides facilities and services to support safe, efficient and convenient air transportation.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is located 3-hours northeast of Shipshewana, Indiana.

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is located 2 1/2-hours from Shipshewana, Indiana via the I 80/90 Toll Road.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is located 3 hours from Shipshewana, Indiana via the I 80/90 Toll Road.

A coach bus


Greyhound offers bus service to Shipshewana, specifically to the Yoder Shopping Center next to the Visitors Center.

An Amtrak train


The South Shore is an electric train line connecting the South Bend International Airport – with daily trips during the weekdays and weekends – with cities throughout northwest Indiana with a final destination of downtown Chicago.

Amtrak connects South Bend to major cities including Toledo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, New York, Boston and Washington D.C. via the Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited.

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