Date: Feb 12, 2018

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Shipshewana Itinerary?

By Anna Camburn

What kind of experience are you meant to have in Shipshewana, Indiana? Take this quiz to find out, then read our five suggested Shipshewana trip itineraries below!

 

Itinerary 1: Flea Market & Auction Shopping TripQuiz: What's Your Perfect Shipshewana Trip five itineraries

Please note: The flea market is seasonal, open May-Sept. The auctions are year-round, and the shops and restaurants in town are open year-round.
 
Day 1 (Monday):

3:30 p.m. Check into your room at Shipshewana’s Farmstead Inn & Conference Center

 

4:15 p.m.  E&S Sales Amish Bulk Foods Grocery Store shopping (1 hour)

 

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Blue Gate Restaurant. Browse the Blue Gate Specialty Shops

 

7:00 p.m. Return to hotel for swimming or hot-tubbing at the indoor pool

 

Day 2 (Tuesday):

 

8:00 a.m. Shipshewana Flea Market shopping (4 hours) 

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch at the Auction Restaurant (1 hour)

 

1:00 p.m. Yoder's Meat & Cheese & Yoder's Red Barn Shoppes shopping (1 hour)

 

2:00 p.m. Nap

 

3:30 p.m. Shopping downtown and buggy ride

 

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus

 

Day 3 (Wednesday):

 

8:30 a.m. Shipshewana Antique & Miscellaneous Auction (Preview, then auction starts at 9:00 am)

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch at one of the Flea Market Food Courts

 

1:00 p.m. Shopping at Yoder's Department Store

 

2:30 p.m. Coffee and Cheesecake at the Pumpkinvine Cafe

 

Itinerary 2: Shipshewana Food Tour

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Shipshewana Trip five itineraries

Day 1:

3:30 p.m. Check into your room at Shipshewana’s Farmstead Inn & Conference Center

 

4:15 p.m.  E&S Sales Amish Bulk Foods Grocery Store shopping (1 hour)

 

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Blue Gate Restaurant

 

7:00 p.m. Return to hotel for swimming or hot-tubbing at the indoor pool

 

Day 2:

 

9:00 a.m. Davis Mercantile Shopping (Get Coffee at the Kitchen Cupboard)

 

11:00 a.m. Yoder's Meat & Cheese, Victorian Candy Company, Red Bud Tea Shoppe Shopping

 

1:00 p.m. Ben's Pretzels

 

2:00 p.m. Relaxation / Exploration Time

 

5:00 p.m. Dinner at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus

 

Day 3:

 

9:00 a.m. Rise N Roll Bakery and Deli

 

10:00 a.m. Shopping in Middlebury

 

Itinerary 3: Live Shows

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Shipshewana Trip five itineraries

 Photo Courtesy of: Blue Gate Restaurant & Theatre

 

Day 1:

3:30 p.m. Check into your room at Shipshewana’s Farmstead Inn & Conference Center

 

4:15 p.m.  E&S Sales Amish Bulk Foods Grocery Store shopping (1 hour)

 

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Blue Gate Restaurant

 

7:00 p.m. See a live theatre production at the Blue Gate Theatre. See Upcoming Show Schedule

 

Day 2:

 

9:00 a.m. Davis Mercantile Shopping

 

11:00 a.m. Yoder's Meat & Cheese, Red Barn Shoppes Shopping

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch at the Pumpkinvine Cafe

 

1:00 p.m.  E&S Sales Amish Bulk Foods Grocery Store shopping (1 hour)

 

2:00 p.m. Relaxation / Exploration Time

 

5:00 p.m. Dinner at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus

 

Itinerary 4: Animal Park Adventure

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Shipshewana Trip five itineraries

Please note: The Animal Park and Canoe / Kayak Rentals are seasonal. Please check with individual businesses for hours.

 

Day 1:

3:30 p.m. Check into your room at Shipshewana’s Farmstead Inn & Conference Center

 

4:15 p.m.  E&S Sales Amish Bulk Foods Grocery Store shopping (1 hour)

 

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Blue Gate Restaurant. Browse the Blue Gate Specialty Shops

 

7:00 p.m. Return to hotel for swimming or hot-tubbing at the indoor pool

 

Day 2:

9:00 a.m. Dutch Creek Animal Farm Park (3 hours)

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch at Next Door Bakery & Deli

 

1:00 p.m. Ice Cream at Yup's Dairyland

 

2:00 p.m. Shopping in Downtown Shipshewana

 

5:00 p.m.Dinner at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus

 

Day 3:

9:00 a.m. Trading Post Canoe / Kayak 

 

1:00 p.m. Lunch at Rise N Roll Bakery & Deli

 

 

Itinerary 5: Girl's Weekend Trip

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Shipshewana Trip five itineraries

 

Day 1 (Friday):

3:30 p.m. Check into your room at Shipshewana’s Farmstead Inn & Conference Center

 

4:15 p.m.  E&S Sales Amish Bulk Foods Grocery Store shopping (1 hour)

 

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Blue Gate Restaurant. Browse the Blue Gate Specialty Shops

 

7:00 p.m. Return to hotel for swimming or hot-tubbing at the indoor pool

 

Day 2 (Saturday):

 

9:00 a.m. Davis Mercantile Shopping 

 

11:00 a.m. Downtown Shipshewana Shopping (Walk down Morton St. and Harrison St. to visit all of the speciality stores)

  

12:00 p.m. Lunch at the Four Season's Diner

 

1:00 p.m.  Yoder's Meat & Cheese, Red Barn Shoppes, Yoder's Department Store Shopping

 

2:00 p.m. Relaxation / Exploration Time

 

5:00 p.m. Dinner at the Pumpkinvine Cafe

 

 

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