Top 10 Places for Holiday Shopping (or Anytime!)

Indiana’s Cool North is is full of awesome opportunities for your shopping -- and especially during the holidays. You can find exceptional works of Amish craftsmanship, one-of-a-kind finds,  retail outlets, and delicious homemade sweets and treats. From local boutiques and downtown shops to the outlets, here are our Top 10 Places for Holiday Shopping!  These are all open year-round, so even when the holidays are over, you can get in some retail therapy.  

Hiking at Gabis Arboretum

Hiking at Gabis Arboretum


With more than 300 acres of dog-friendly walking trails, gardens, woodlands, and wetlands, Gabis is a popular place to get some exercise and walk your dog during spring break.  Their award-winning attraction is a half-mile model railway garden complete with waterfalls, elaborate bridges, and an impressive 14-foot change in elevation.

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  • 41 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 70 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 82 Minutes to Elkhart County


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