Tag Archives: Amish

  • Dec 26

Shipshewana has a new hotel … sort of. The 154 room, three story hotel used to be an indoor water park. The park is now closed, but the family still won’t be disappointed, because the spread-out-and-have-fun space is still there, … Read More »

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  • Dec 2
  • Posted on Monday, December 2nd, 2013
  • by Tammy Tilley in
  • Accommodations

Northern Indiana’s Amish communities reach across county lines, and since Shipshewana & LaGrange County neighbors Elkhart County, it just wouldn’t be right not to talk about our friends over there. Only a ten minute drive from Shipshewana is the little … Read More »

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  • Nov 29

Amy Grant, back in the 1980’s, wrote and sang a beautiful Christmas song titled “Tender Tennessee Christmas.” It captures the beauty of celebrating the holidays in a small town surrounded by the love of family and friends. Shipshewana creates that … Read More »

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  • Sep 22

No need to fear spending October in Shipshewana and LaGrange County. We have no ghosts, goblins, or other spooky items. What we do have are family-friendly events that will leave you a-howling for more. Read on to see what we … Read More »

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  • Sep 15

Of all the articles I have written on lodging in Shipshewana & LaGrange County, almost all the places featured provide access to the local culture. Hollow Ridge Lodging is the most unique for numerous reasons, and one of the eight … Read More »

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  • Aug 30
  • Posted on Friday, August 30th, 2013
  • by Tammy Tilley in
  • Accommodations

Waiting in line at a Shipshewana ice cream stand recently, I struck up conversation with a couple from New York who meet up with a group of other couples annually, and they RV camp in nearby Goshen. “Staying in Goshen,” … Read More »

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  • Aug 12

If your travel habits include staying at bed and breakfasts, you’ve probably experienced a variety of homes. Some are fancy while others are not. Shipshewana’s Old Carriage Inn is a simple ranch-style home. It’s very clean, and it is home … Read More »

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  • Aug 5

Who needs big city when you’ve got Shipshewana for entertainment? No need to fight traffic or crowds. We have musical theater, concerts, guy stuff, girl stuff, and kid stuff. We even have pet stuff! Enjoy those few more weeks before … Read More »

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  • Jul 28

“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 … Read More »

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  • Jun 30

If you appreciate turn-of-the-century homes, you’ll like this bed and breakfast. If you want to be near all the action in town while also enjoying a peaceful setting, you’ll love this bed and breakfast. Village Gardens Bed and Breakfast is … Read More »

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