Bed & Breakfast
A Buggy Stop Away
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!
An Amish-themed space with a nice view of downtown Shipshewana, inspired by the peacefulness of the Amish lifestyle.
A relaxing space where you can listen to the sounds of waves and imagine being on a nice warm beach on a tropical island.
What you Get
Amenities, Services, & Travel Guide
Free Afternoon Tea & Snacks
Central Air & Fans
TV in Living Room
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.
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.