Top 15 Local Favorites in Northern Indiana

History, festivals, and exquisite dining collide in Indiana’s Cool North. We asked locals to list their favorite attractions, activities, and events so you can get the most authentic experience possible on your visit to Northern Indiana. Whether you take in one or go for the full 15, you’ll learn just what makes our corner of the country so special.

Farmstead Inn and Conference Center – Elevated Farm House Living in Shipshewana

Experience Northern Indiana’s classic farm house living on an elevated scale at the Farmstead Inn and Conference Center. The spacious rooms hearken back to simpler days while at the same time projecting an aura of modernity geared to couples, families, group meetings, and reunions.

Across the street, browse the Midwest’s largest market—the Shipshewana Flea Market— where hundreds of vendors sell everything from fresh fruit to handcrafted furniture. Spend the day browsing and buying before tucking into a home-style Amish meal at the Auction Restaurant.

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