These 14 Places In Indiana Amish Country Are Unique And Worth Visiting
By Meg Archer|Updated on July 11, 2023(Originally published June 10, 2023)
Meg Archer is an Editor & Newsletter Editor who has called Oregon home for nearly 30 years. She spent her childhood exploring the mountains, forests, and high desert of Central Oregon before relocating to Portland after a brief stint out-of-state for college. She holds an B.A. in English from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and a B.S. in Psychology from Portland State University. Meg has worked in writing, editing, and media-related fields for over 10 years and joined the team at OnlyInYourState in 2015. When she’s not writing or exploring the West Coast, Meg enjoys playing tabletop games, working on visual media projects, and can always be found in the front row at Portland Timbers matches.
Indiana has famously beautiful Amish communities in the Northeastern part of the state but there are several Indiana Amish towns to explore in the Southern region as well! We’ve gathered together a list of can’t-miss places across the state where you can enjoy the laid-back lifestyle (and delicious baked goods!) of the Indiana Amish Country. Here are some of the gems to visit in the Amish towns in Indiana:
We love to pop into the Amish stops to poke around, and we’ve brought many treasures home with us on our visits. Whether it’s an Amish restaurant, general shop, or flea market, there is something really cool about taking a step back in history and slowing the pace of life down for an hour or two.
Also, the baked goods. We really, really love the Mennonite baked goods.
Have you been to any of the Amish towns in Indiana or to any of the hidden gems in the Indiana Amish Country? Do you know some places that we should check out? Tell us about it in the comment section!
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Can I take a horse and buggy tour in Indiana’s Amish Country?
Why, yes you can! Head to Shipshewana where you can take a carriage ride with Buggy Lane Tours. You’ll get an inside look at life in Indiana’s Amish Country along the way. There’s truly no other tour quite like it!
Where can I purchase Amish goods in Indiana?
Knepp’s Amish Kountry Korner is where you’ll find plenty of homemade Amish goods in Indiana. From soaps to furniture and from baked goods to canned goods, this is your one-stop-shop for Amish-made products.
Is there a scenic drive through Indiana’s Amish Country?
Yes, there is a scenic drive through the state’s Amish Country. Elkhart County’s Heritage Trail leads travelers through the landscape that’s at the heart of Amish Country. It’s a beautiful drive through backroads and you may encounter a horse and buggy along the way!