Amish Country Heritage Trail

Many of the towns along the Amish Country Heritage Trail date back 150 years or more. Among these are Middlebury, tiny Shipshewana known for a enormous flea market where 1,000 vendors peddle their wares twice a week from May through October, and Goshen. There’s also lovely Nappanee, a bustling community of woodworking shops that has […]

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Nappanee: Embrace the Pace

Nappanee’s many shops, beautifully restored murals, and storied architecture can be enjoyed with a leisurely stroll. A window to another world, the quiet rhythms of Amish life—more than 3,500 Old Order Amish make their homes here—are revealed along back roads dotted with pristine white farmhouses, grazing cattle, and the eclectic Countryside Shoppes, a collection of […]

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Shipshewana: A Shopper’s Paradise

Shipshewana is a bustling village with quaint shop-lined streets, specialty retailers, and home-style dining. Shoppers search for handcrafted items, baked goods, and what-not behind picturesque turn-of-the-century storefronts. The Midwest’s largest flea market brims with bargains and hundreds of vendors. Livestock and antique auctions attract serious buyers and the simply curious. Horse-pulled buggy rides through town […]

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RV Capital of the World

Elkhart County is considered the Recreational Vehicle Capital of the World. Over 80 percent of the nation’s recreational vehicles are manufactured in Elkhart County. You’ll find everything RV here from manufacturing, service, repairs, parts, and accessories to dealers, campgrounds, and rallies. Take factory tours and watch recreational vehicles being assembled. Although the majority of northern […]

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