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.

Shipshewana Auctions — It’s a Win-Win

Going, going, gone! From pigs to horses, antique dressers to vintage toys, you can find just about anything at Shipshewana’s famous auctions. Serving buyers and sellers from all over the country since 1922, you’ll be hard pressed to find excitement quite like this.

With three distinct auctions—Antique, Livestock, and Horse—it’s easy to get swept up in the action. Before you know it, the bids will start flying, and the auctioneer will rattle them off in a speed you never thought possible. Whether you’re looking to snag the perfect souvenir, or simply taking it all in, a Shipshewana Auction is a must when visiting Indiana’s Cool North.

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