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Did you know that Shipshewana, a town that’s well known for its buggies, has a collection of Hudson, Essex and Terraplane automobiles? Or that you can take a safari-style tour of a nearby animal park? Browse through our variety of attractions to discover all the fun you’ll have in Shipshewana/LaGrange County.

Shipshewana Flea Market & Auction

Shipshewana Flea Market & Auction

The Midwest's largest Flea Market, top 10 things to do in Indiana, and Leisure and Travel says it's one of the best Flea Markets in the country! With 900 vendors, the possibilities are endless: landscaping, fresh produce, art, home decor, furniture, ...more

T: 260-768-4129  | E: info@tradingplaceamerica.com | W: View Website

Annie Oakley Perfumery Studio & Gift Shoppe

Annie Oakley Perfumery Studio & Gift Shoppe

-Take a Factory Tour -Sample Natural Fragrances -Browse our Gift Shoppe -Create your own unique fragrance Share in the Magic Enjoy a rare opportunity to view a perfume studio and experience a world collection of natural and organic fragrances. You ...more

T: 1-800-652-6643  | E: renee@annieoakley.com | W: View Website

LaGrange County Barn Quilt Trail

LaGrange County Barn Quilt Trail

There’s no better way to experience the culture and history of rural Northern Indiana than by hitting the road to travel through the gently rolling countryside. As colorful quilt-pattern murals adorn historic barns, family homesteads and public ...more

T: 260-768-4008  | E: info@lagrangecountycvb.org | W: View Website

Blue Gate Theater Make a Reservation

Blue Gate Theater

With over 280 shows, 75 award-winning artists and 2 Hit Musicals: It's what to do in the evenings.

T: 260-768-4725  | W: View Website

Cook's Bison Ranch

Cook's Bison Ranch

Voted "Indiana Official Best of Bison Ranch". See and feed the buffalo, enjoy a buffalo burger, and browse our gift shop. Cook's Bison Ranch is Group and Family friendly and located a short drive from Shipshewana. Don't miss our Annual Calf Days ...more

T: 866-382-2356  | W: View Website

Menno-Hof

Menno-Hof

Menno-Hof is the perfect place to start your visit in Amish Country. Multi-image presentations and historical environments offer a glimpse into the life and history of the Amish and Mennonites. Tour is educational and interactive with hands-on ...more

T: 260-768-4117  | W: View Website

Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

Only 10 minutes from Shipshewana. Come feed the animals! Experience Domestic and Exotic animal's first-hand on a safari style wagon ride. Photos Encouraged. Groups Welcome!

T: 260-768-7194 

Honeyville Quilt Auction

Honeyville Quilt Auction

The Auctions are April 12th and September 20th, 2014. Beginning at 9 am. Quilts are available for preview day before the auction. Quilts, rugs, crafts, wall hangers. Usually have between 300-400 items. Enjoy the day! We also give buggy rides all year ...more

T: 260-593-2640 

Hostetler's Hudson Museum

Hostetler's Hudson Museum

Step back in time as you stroll leisurely through our showroom of magnificent Hudson vehicles that will delight both young and young at heart. Our shining tribute to Hudson automotive history is a "must see"!

T: 260-768-3021  | E: jrhostetler@shipshewanatowncenter.com | W: View Website

Shipshewana Carousel at Davis Mercantile

Shipshewana Carousel at Davis Mercantile

Enjoy our 1906 Dentzel Carousel featuring hand carved animals nestled among 24 shops including JoJo's Pretzels, Lolly's Fabrics, Simple Sounds, Chocolates, Toys, Davis Theatre & more.

T: 260-768-7300  | W: View Website

Das Dutchman Essenhaus

Das Dutchman Essenhaus

Since 1971, Das Dutchman Essenhaus has been a Pleasant Surprise in Amish Country. Leisurely stroll across the colorful campus; discover Indiana's largest family restaurant where family-style, buffet and menu dining options are each prepared using ...more

T: 574-825-9471  | W: View Website

Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort

Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort

America's Complete Amish Heritage experience. Explore Amish Acres 80-acre farm featuring historic interpretation through guided tours of the only Old Order Amish farm listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy live musical theatre and ...more

T: 800-800-4942  | W: View Website

Studebaker National Museum & Center for History

Studebaker National Museum & Center for History

Step back in time to the golden age of automobiles, admire the nation's largest Presidential Carriage collection, including Abraham Lincoln's, view many one-of-a-kind classics, the iconic post-war cars known for their breathtaking designs, and vast ...more

T: 574-235-9714  | W: View Website

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary

Visit Indiana's finest non-profit exotic animal sanctuary. Home to over 80 tigers, leopards, lions, monkeys, reptiles and more. A quiet, peaceful experience for all ages! Open Daily Memorial Day through Labor Day.

T: 260-636-7383  | W: View Website

Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc

Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc

Indiana's oldest Paddlewheel Boat touring Webster Lake since 1929. Public cruises Memorial Day through Labor Day. Still only $7.00! Group charters available including weddings!

T: 888-803-4943  | W: View Website

Fruit Hills Winery & Orchard

Fruit Hills Winery & Orchard

Come enjoy fine wines & beautiful views from the rustic tasting room of the family owned winery & orchard. Apples & Peaches in season.

T: 574-848-9463  | W: View Website

Miller's Buggy Line Tours

Miller's Buggy Line Tours

Across from Flea Market! We offer buggy rides; farm visits; 2-3 hour Backroads adventure; step-on-guide service. Adventures end with great in-home Amish dinner. We customize group visits.

T: 260-768-4494  | W: View Website

Cathy's Countryside Tours

Cathy's Countryside Tours

Experience the tranquility of Shipshewana's simple lifestyle from a local's perspective. Custom designed tours of any size with local history and insider tips as you travel.

T: 260-502-0045  | W: View Website

Buggy Lane Tours

Buggy Lane Tours

Two locations- on the Boardwalk or Hostetler Gifts- Main & Morton Street. 2-3 hour back roads country tours. Visit Amish schools, farms, buggy and furniture shops. Enjoy Amish in home dinner. Lodging in our Horse/Carriage House. We welcome customized ...more

T: 574-238-4498  | W: View Website

Riegsecker Carriage

Riegsecker Carriage

Make your Shipshewana experience complete with a Carriage or Buggy Ride! Take a peaceful ride through the town or countryside in a traditional Amish buggy or a beautiful white carriage. NEW - Dinner & Carriage Tour available on Tuesdays & Saturdays ...more

T: 260-768-4725  | W: View Website

Auburn-Cord Duesenberg Museum

Auburn-Cord Duesenberg Museum

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum is indisputably the "home of the classics," honoring three extraordinary motoring marquees from America's golden age of the automobile. The museum is situated in the factory showroom and administration building of the ...more

T: 260-925--1444  | W: View Website

Center for History

Center for History

The magnificent museum campus is anchored by the Center for History, showcasing Copshaholm, which is an elegant 38-room Victorian mansion, plus a charming cottage reflecting the 1930s, a gallery that chronicles local history, a gallery of Notre Dame ...more

T: 574-235-9664  | W: View Website

Elkhart County Historical Museum

Elkhart County Historical Museum

The historical society is proud of the fact that the museum is considered to be one of the top ten local history museums in the state of Indiana. The Elkhart County Historical Society owns the collection which can be seen in the thirteen display areas ...more

T: 800-860-5949  | W: View Website

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

At the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, kids can get nose to nose with a goat, families can explore a misty jungle trail, and giraffes roam a vast grassy hillside. The zoo is internationally recognized for its innovative displays, award-winning animal ...more

T: 260-427-6800  | W: View Website

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historical Site

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historical Site

This State Historic Site is the second home of the Hoosier author. Visitors will learn about Gene Stratton-Porter's works and the things that inspired her. Guided tours, Nature walks, Gift shop, Visitor Center, Formal garden. "Open Year Round"

T: 260-854-3790  | W: View Website

Geo-Caching in Northern Indiana

Geo-Caching in Northern Indiana

Geo-Caching is a Year-Round activity that is fun for the whole family! A high-tech treasure hunt that uses a hand held GPS (Global Positioning System) to help you find caches containing unique items. Check out the website to learn more about this ...more

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Greenfield Mills, Inc.

Greenfield Mills, Inc.

Indiana's oldest commercial water-powered flour mill and the two hydro-electric generators even provide electricity to a dozen customers in and around the community of Howe. Arrange for a one-hour tour and you'll follow locally grown kernels as they ...more

T: 260-367-2394  | E: mazda9291@gmail.com | W: View Website

Heritage Trail

Heritage Trail

Voted USA Today's Readers Choice and named one of the nation's "Most Scenic Drives" by the editors of LIFE. Driving Amish Country's 90-mile Heritage Trail takes you on a winding loop along rural highways, down quiet country lanes, through friendly ...more

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LaGrange County Courthouse

LaGrange County Courthouse

The structure was constructed in 1878. The courthouse of red brick and Indiana limestone is one of Indiana's most beautiful restored courthouses. The bell tower shines above the skyline and attracts people to the center of the town of Lagrange.

T: 260-499-6314 

Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

Maple Lane Wildlife Farm stocks both exotic animals and reptiles from all over the world; including China, Africa, India & Australia just to name a few. Take a walk on the wild side! Picnic Area, petting zoo and pony cart rides too! Open Tuesday ...more

T: 260-593-2248  | W: View Website

Mary Ellen's Homespun Tours

Mary Ellen's Homespun Tours

Full service itinerary planning and step-on guide offering authentic Amish cultural experiences and scenic back roads driving tours for your group. All tours are custom designed.

T: 260-768-4262 

Mid-American Windmill Museum

Mid-American Windmill Museum

No group is too large or too small! Guided or self-guided tours can be arranged by calling the museum. Whether it's to see an example of every Flint and Walling Mill manufactured, an Elgin, Fairbury or Dempster or perhaps see our Power Mill we have ...more

T: 260-347-2334  | W: View Website

National New York Central Railroad Museum

National New York Central Railroad Museum

Elkhart's National New York Central RR Museum recaptures the days when locomotives were symbols of progress, and ambassadors of goodwill across the country. The Museum was founded in 1987 and is an ever growing preserver of both local and national ...more

T: 574-294-3001  | W: View Website

Potawatomi Zoo

Potawatomi Zoo

Hours: 10am to 5pm **FEES** Adults: $8.00 Children (3-14) $6.00 Sr. Citizens (62 and over) $6.00 Children two and under: Free

T: 574-235-9800  | W: View Website

Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail

Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail

Enjoy this colorful and creative patchwork of 18 supersized gardens and 18 hand painted murals - each in a distinctive quilt pattern - free through September. 36 juried designs include classic and contemporary quilt patterns, many inspired by a ...more

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Ruthmere Mansion

Ruthmere Mansion

Once the centerpiece of Elkhart society, Ruthmere has been lovingly restored to offer a window into the "Gilded Age." As you tour rooms lushly appointed with period furnishings, take note of the one-of-a-kind details and the world class fine and ...more

T: 574-264-0330  | W: View Website

RV/MH History Hall of Fame Museum

RV/MH History Hall of Fame Museum

Located in the RV Capital of the World, where more recreational vehicles and manufactured housing is produced than anywhere else in the nation. This museum showcases the growth, history and accomplishments of the recreational vehicle and manufactured ...more

T: 574-293-2344  | E: rvmhhall@aol.com | W: View Website

Shipshewana Area Historical Society

Shipshewana Area Historical Society

Historical Society located in renovated one room Farver School in uptown Shipshewana. Visit displays of artifacts from Chief Shipshewana and the early town as well as surrounding communities. Open May 1- Nov 1, Tues and Wed 1-4 pm. Call for ...more

T: 260-768-3030  | E: sahs1889@gmail.com

The Howe School

The Howe School

Established in 1884 THS is a boarding school and day school for boys and girls in grades 7-12. The 1902 Chapel and Howe Mansion are on the National Registrar. Tours by reservations.

T: 260-562-2131  | W: View Website

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres

Bringing you the Best of Broadway's Golden Age of Musical Theatre, The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres is created from a 1911 round barn that was dismantled and resurrected at the historic farmstead to become a resident repertory professional ...more

T: 574-773-4188  | W: View Website