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.  

Schoolhouse Shop

Schoolhouse Shop


The Schoolhouse Shop building began as a two-room schoolhouse in 1886 on a sand dune; today, it’s a quaint shopping destination in Chesterton.

The Schoolhouse Shop is now a collection of boutique shops offering clothing, gifts, gourmet food, kitchen accessories and even a florist.

The shop offers an eclectic array of unique gifts, so this is the place to look for those on your “hard to buy for” list.

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