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How to get to Shipshewana/LaGrange County

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No matter where you're coming from, you're always welcome. Shipshewana/LaGrange County is simple to get to by road, air, bus and rail.

This page contains all the information you need to find your way to our Amish Backroads.


Chicago 140 Miles
Cleveland 220 Miles
Detroit 160 Miles
Indianapolis 170 Miles
Milwaukee 210 Miles
St Louis 400 Miles







A long road in the country

Getting here by Car

Shipshewana/LaGrange County is less than 200 miles from Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis and Toledo. The Indiana Toll Road (I-80/90) passes through the northern fringes of the county and serves Howe and LaGrange with exits 107 and 121. US 20 connects Shipshewana and LaGrange to Elkhart and Angola. Indiana State Highways 3, 5, 9 and 120 also pass through the county.

Remember to courteously share the roads with horses and buggies.

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Getting here by Plane

South Bend Regional Airport is located 45 minutes to the west of Shipshewana/LaGrange County along US 20, or along the Indiana Toll Road (I-80/90).

Fort Wayne International Airport is located 1 hour to the south and recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation.