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There are a lot of reasons to love Shipshewana: our fascinating Amish and Mennonite cultures, our delicious home-style cooking, our extensive shopping, our fun attractions, our beautiful natural resources, our unique Amish Experiences (like buggy rides and farm tours), and some of the tastiest sweets and treats around! In additional to all of that, we also have world-class entertainment, and family-friendly shows at beautiful venues.

We’ve put together some information you should know before your first trip to Shipshewana.

Horse drawn carriage

Charming Small Town America

With under 1,000 residents, and a downtown that’s only a few square blocks, it may seem like any typical small Midwestern town, but there is nothing typical about Shipshewana. Visitors come to Shipshewana from all across the country, and all over the world. In fact, we welcome so many visitors to our lovely home, that it’s not unusual to have more guests than residents!

Our shopping districts are small in size, but packed full of interesting stores, restaurants, and antiques. Visitors to Shipshewana love to explore the many floors and stores of Davis Mercantile, and Yoder’s Red Barn Shoppes, and the nooks and crannies of the boardwalk, alleyways, and small side streets of the downtown.

Still others like to visit Shipshewana for charm, warm hospitality, and an old-fashioned way of life.

Quilt barn

Off the Beaten Path – Barn Quilt Trail

Surrounding our town, Amish farms offer a unique glimpse into a simpler lifestyle with shops and one-of-a-kind barn quilts throughout the county of LaGrange.

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Convenient Lodging Options

Hotels, Motels, Campgrounds, Cabins, Bed & Breakfasts, Vacation Homes all located within a 4 mile radius of Shipshewana.

Planning a Trip?
Stop by the Visitor's Center for local tips, referrals, FREE coupon books and visitor's guides. We are located at 350 S Van Buren St.