Top 10 Must Grab Gifts in Indiana’s Cool North

Need to grab those gifts for the hard-to-shop-for individuals, or that unique gift for a special person? Northern Indiana is full of awesome shopping opportunities. From authentic, locally made treasures, to eclectic experiences you’ll only find in the Cool North.  See our Top 10 list that includes foods, pottery, passes to the Dune's parks, and the unique finds at artisan markets.

Shipshewana's Lights of Joy

Shipshewana's Lights of Joy
November 25 – December 31, 2022
(Closed December 25 & 26)

More than 2 million LED Christmas lights displayed in a mile-long symphony of various light scenes will bring you joy as you drive through!

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.


  • 84 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 89 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 108 Minutes to South Shore

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