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.  

LaPorte County Historical Society Museum


This stunning brick building holds a glimpse of LaPorte County’s fascinating history, with exhibits about fancy cars, a sports hero, pioneer life, and a murderous legend, plus a huge collection of rare guns.

Don’t miss The Belle Gunness Exhibit; a fascinating story of a Norwegian woman’s life on a LaPorte farm where 13 bodies were discovered in the early 1900’s.

For information on nearby lodging and  Deals and Packages   Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 31 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 53 Minutes to Elkhart County
  • 72 Minutes to Shipshewana

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