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Der Ruhe Blatz Motel
1195 S. Van Buren Street
Shipshewana, IN 46565
Tel: (260) 768-7750
Fax: (260) 768-7869

Shipshewana is about making memories!
Auction and Flea Market
Trading Place of America, E9 on the map
Midwest's largest flea market, Tues 7am-5pm & Wed 7am-3pm, (May 2- Nov 1 2006). Antique Auction and Livestock Auction each Wed: Horse Auction each Fri, year round. 260.768.4129
Blue Gate Theater
Riegsecker Marketplace
C6 on the map
Outstanding entertainment! Southern gospel, comedy, country, and more. Family friendly, dinner packages available. Evening and matinee performances, call or visit our website for dates and times. 888.447.4725


  Buggy Lane Tours/Shipshewana Carriage Company
Harrison Street Shops
D5 on the map
Buggy rides to Amish farms, schools, furniture/ buggy shops, dinners. Bicycling/river rafting trips, motor coach available to airport/Amtrak. Group rates. German/English speaking step-on guide services. 877.825.5474 or 574.238.4498 mobile.
Courtyard of Arts,featuring Jerry's Eggs
Working Artisan Village. Experience local crafters creating: Lace carved eggshells, wooden tops, handmade brooms. Historic blacksmith. Antiques. Visiting artist, musicians. A place of discovery! 574.538.9241
B10 on the map
The Mennonite Amish story told with inspirational and educational multimedia in historical environments. Group tours may be arranged.


  Miller's Buggy Line Tours
Yoder Shopping Center
B8 on the map
Offering Amish Country tours, farm tours, buggy rides, step-on guides, our famous buggy ride to Amish homes for dinner (Tue & Wed only). Group rates. 888.44BUGGY
  Mousetrap Puppet Theater
Davis Mercantile
E4 on the map
Take an entertaining break in Shipshewana. Featuring Marionette shows for children and adults. Third floor of the Davis Mercantile. Check website or call for schedule. 260.768.4968
  Riegsecker Buggy Rides and Tours
Riegsecker Marketplace
C7 on the map
Buggy and Carriage rides leave regularly from the Blue Gate. Also, furniture factory tours, watch handcrafted furniture being made, tour time: 1pm Mon-Fri. All tickets available at the Blue Gate Ticket Booth. 888.447.4725
Splash Universe Indoor Water Park & Resort Hotel
Families will have the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoor's indoor's year round in comfortable, affordable family suite accommodations while splashing, sliding and swimming. 260.768.7688
  Davis Mercantile, Shipshewana Carousel
Enjoy our 1906 Dentzel Carousel featuring hand carved farm animals, and nestled among 24 shops including Jo Jo's Pretzels, Lolly's Fabrics, Chocolates and more! 260.768.7300
  • For Information Elkhart and LaGrange Counties, visit Northern Indiana Amish Country.

  • Shipshewana in the midst of Indiana Amish Country

  • Shipshewana Campground ....Shipshewana Campground South is located next to the motel.

  • Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market

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