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.  

Shipshewana for Christmas


Christmas in Shipshewana is a festive experience.  Not only will you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list at the downtown merchants, their holiday décor will put you in the Christmas spirit!

You can find handcrafted gifts, big or small, as well as homemade baked goods and foods that make a special gift for a hostess or neighbor.

Be sure to stay for an evening meal, a show at the Blue Gate, or a drive through the Lights of Joy, because seeing the town at night is something you don’t want to miss!

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  • 84 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 79 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 31 Minutes to Elkhart County

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