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The Shipshewana 2010 Pajama Sale

Now, this event sounds like a lot of fun and you wouldn’t think that something like this would be going on in Amish Country. But the Shipshewana Retail Merchants Association is sponsoring an Pajama Sale on Saturday, February 6th. Not Read more >

Berne, A Switzerland Replica

Nestled in the beautiful Wabash Valley in Eastern Indiana, thrives a small Amish-Mennonite community with Swiss origins. The community of Berne, settled in 1852,  was named after Switzerland’s capital and reflects old-world Swiss charm, hospitality and culture. Two major draws Read more >

A Grand Day Out: Shipshewana

Photo from Flickr Shipshewana is famous for it’s massive flea market, which is always worth a visit, but there is so much more to do there. This past weekend my family and I had the pleasure of experiencing the joy Read more >

Amish Backroads

Every year my mom, sisters and I head up to Shipshewana for our own girlfriend getaway. I’m not lying when I say we book our hotel rooms early! Usually in February/March we start picking our dates out on the calendar Read more >

Elkhart County – Indiana’s Amish Country

[youtube=] One of Elkhart County‘s newest ventures is the Quilt Gardens Tour, a collection of 12 gardens featuring 60,000 flowers and nearly a dozen super-sized murals (as seen above). Work your way through Northern Indiana’s Amish Country along the Heritage Read more >

Who doesn’t love carbs?

Noodles, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, homemade pie. Who can ask for more? At the Essenhaus restaurant in Middlebury you will never find a shortage of these favorites! Choose from family-style dining or order off the menu. Either way, you will Read more >