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Bed & Breakfast

A Buggy Stop Away

Three Rooms
Homemade Breakfast

A Cozy Home in
the Heart of Shipshewana

Welcome to A Buggy Stop Away in Shipshewana, Indiana; your home away from home! A Buggy Stop Away is a three guestroom bed and breakfast located in downtown Shipshewana at the corner of Talmadge and Middlebury Streets. Offering a wide array of guest services, from complimentary breakfast to helping you schedule your days, I strive to make your visit as comfortable as home! 

Detweiler Room Twin Bed

Detweiler Room

An Amish-themed space with a nice view of downtown Shipshewana, inspired by the peacefulness of the Amish lifestyle.

Beach Room

Beach Room

A relaxing space where you can listen to the sounds of waves and imagine being on a nice warm beach on a tropical island.

Bird Room

A space for the bird lovers, who want a tranquil experience listening to the birds and the wind chimes.

What you Get

Amenities, Services, & Travel Guide

Free Afternoon Tea & Snacks
Free Breakfast
Central Air & Fans
Concierge Services
Keyless Entry
Free Parking
TV in Living Room
Free WiFi
Culture & Museums

Shipshewana has a rich history that you can explore at the Shipshewana Area Historical Society and the Menno-Hof. Learn about Chief Shipshewana, the railroad, and the Amish and Mennonite communities that helped create the town that exists today. Please go to Visit Shipshewana for more information and recommendations.

Flea Market & Shopping

According to Visit Shipshewana, the Midwest’s largest flea market is held right here in Shipshewana from May to September. Lots of local shops are just a quick walk away from us, as well as the Davis Mercantile, where you can grab a bite to eat at Jojo’s Pretzels and shop for a variety of locally made products. Auctions are held regularly in Shipshewana, and there are a variety of antique and craftsman shops to visit too.


Shipshewana and the surrounding area offers a wide variety of diners, restaurants, and authentic Amish home-style cooking. Some local Amish favorites include:

– 5 & 20 Country Restaurant
– Corn Crib Cafe
– Blue Gate Restaurant & Bakery
– Das Dutchman Essenhaus
– Tiffany’s Restaurant

For more information on local restaurants, please go to Visit Shipshewana.

Day Trips

As Visit Shipshewana says, there’s always more to explore during a day trip! Click the link to see a variety of popular destinations in Northern Indiana. Inlcuded in the list is the Notre Dame campus in South Bend, the Indiana Dunes National Park, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, and the RV/MV Hall of Fame in Elkhart.

Outdoor & Adventure

The Pumpkinvine Nature Trail allows bikers and walkers to take a paved path from Shipshewana all the way to Goshen, IN. Bike rentals are offered in Shipshewana to make the most of the trail. T & L Country Canoes provide canoe rentals on the Fawn River, and there are a variety of golf courses in the surrounding area. Please go to Visit Shipshewana for more recommendations on outdoor activities.

Shows & Entertainment

There’s always something happening in Shipshewana. Stop by the Blue Gate Theatre to view an Amish-inspired musical, or visit the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center to see nationally-known artists and comedians such as Jeff Foxworthy and Gary Allan. For more information on local entertainment and shows, please go to Visit Shipshewana.