Shipshewana is home to the third largest Amish community in the country, plus it is famous for having the Midwest's largest flea market and many hand crafted goods. It's also home to many parks and beautiful drives where drivers can take in scenic views.
The top attractions in Shipshewana are the local, traditional things. Head down to the enormous flea market where shoppers can find aisles and aisles of vendors, antiques, and vintage items. Admire over 30 hand-painted quilt murals on the LaGrange County Barn Quilt Trail or join the Walldogs Trail where visitors can see hand painted murals that were created in 2014 when a group of international painters and mural artists came to the town to paint murals all over. Known locally as Walldogs.
This is Amish Country, so when in Rome..take a group guided tour in a horse and carriage to visit a working farm, shops, and homes. Another way to learn more about Amish people is to visit one of their homes for a meal. There are guides that those interested can make reservations through. It is an incredibly eye opening way to learn about Shipshewana's heritage and actually get to know some Amish people.
Enjoy local tasty offerings like cheese from Heritage Ridge Creamery and cinnamon caramel donuts from Rise n Roll bakery or join in local fun at the Shipshewana Corn Maze.
Visit during spring to see the countryside at its finest or in fall for local events like the corn maze with its fire pits and community vibe.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Shipshewana. The hottest month in Shipshewana is August, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -8 ˚F. The wettest month in Shipshewana is August with 7.15 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.86 inches of rain.
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