Top 15 Places to Stay in Indiana’s Cool North

Discover your new home away from home in Indiana’s Cool North. Check out our top 15 places to lay your head in Northern Indiana—because the best memories are created after a good night’s sleep.

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.

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