Top 15 Outstanding Things to Do
Posted on April 17, 2017 by Indiana's Cool North
Want to make the most of your precious vacation time when you travel to Indiana’s Cool North? Check out our top 15 things to do that are anything but ordinary. Of course this is just a sampling of all the awesome attractions and activities our region has to offer. What will you discover when you visit us?
Flea Market Finds – shop historic Shipshewana
Shipshewana is a bustling Amish community with shop-lined streets, specialty retailers, and home-style dining establishments that serve bountiful Amish fare. Search for handcrafted items, baked goods, antiques and more in picturesque turn-of-the-century storefronts and watch as horse-drawn Amish buggies clop through town. Every Tuesday and Wednesday from the first of May through September, the Midwest’s largest flea market draws serious shoppers and the simply curious.
Half a million visitors per year come to Shipshewana from around the country and around the world. Experience the crafts and food of the Amish and learn more about the unique culture of a people who live life faithfully and simply. Gain a deeper understanding at Menno-Hof—the Amish and Mennonite Visitors Center—enjoy special festivals that take place throughout the year, and be enchanted by sparkling lights during the Christmas season.