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Daniel O'Donnell's Shipshewana Serenade: 

A Musical Journey Through Amish Country 

Get ready for the ultimate Amish escapade in Shipshewana, where every moment is a burst of excitement and joy! As you roll into town, the magic of Shipshewana envelops you like a warm embrace, blending old-world charm with modern delights. Prepare your taste buds for a flavor explosion at Linder’s Tavern BBQ Buffet, where the aroma of smoked meats sets the tone for your adventure. Rise and shine to the serene beauty of Shipshewana, where each day promises new discoveries and endless laughter. Join our lively Step-On Guide as they lead you through the Amish countryside, where rolling hills and charming farms await. From sampling homemade treats at Rise & Roll Deli and Bakery to crafting your own Haystack Meal in an authentic Amish home, every experience is a delicious adventure in itself! And when the sun sets, get ready for the highlight of your journey—a captivating live performance by Daniel O'Donnell at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center! Let his enchanting melodies transport you to a world of pure magic and delight. As you bid farewell to Shipshewana, you'll carry with you a heart full of laughter, a belly full of delicious memories, and a soul ignited by the spirit of adventure. Get ready to laugh, explore, and make memories that'll last a lifetime in Shipshewana - the town where fun never takes a day off! 

october 23-26, 2024

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 – Day 1 

After a drive from St. Louis with a lunch stop, arrive in Shipshewana.   


Step into Shipshewana and feel the magic of a town where time seems to slow down. Check into your comfortable hotel, where rustic charm and modern amenities blend seamlessly. 


Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a flavorful journey at Linder’s Tavern BBQ Buffet in LaGrange, IN. Indulge in mouthwatering BBQ and enjoy the cozy ambiance that sets the tone for your exciting adventure ahead! 


Friday, October 25, 2024 - Day 3 

Wake up refreshed and ready for another day of adventure in Shipshewana. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel before embarking on a journey of discovery. 


Dive into the vibrant tapestry of Shipshewana's E & S Bulk Food Amish Store. Explore aisles filled with homemade goodies, fresh produce, and handcrafted treasures that capture the essence of Amish craftsmanship. 


Lose yourself in the charm of Shipshewana's Downtown Shopping District. Explore quaint boutiques, indulge in sweet treats, and marvel at the historic landmarks that dot the bustling streets. 


Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Shipshewana with a live performance by Daniel O’Donnell at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center. Let music transport you to a world of joy and inspiration. 


Our final night will conclude with a sumptuous dinner buffet, where you'll savor the flavors of Shipshewana one last time. Reflect on the memories made and friendships forged as you bid farewell to this charming town. 

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Thursday, October 24, 2024 – Day 2 

Wake up to the tranquil beauty of Shipshewana and dive headfirst into the Amish experience. Meet your friendly Step-On Guide, a local expert eager to unveil the hidden gems of Amish countryside living. 


Explore the picturesque Amish farms, where rolling fields and horse-drawn carriages paint a serene backdrop. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Amish culture as you visit artisans and makers, each offering a glimpse into a simpler way of life. 


Discover the true flavors of Shipshewana with a delightful lunch stop at Rise & Roll Deli and Bakery. Savor homemade treats and artisanal delights that reflect the heart and soul of Amish cuisine. 


After lunch, continue your tour with your guide, experiencing the heart of Amish country. 


Experience the warmth of Amish hospitality with a Haystack Meal at "A Taste of Shipshewana." Step inside an authentic Amish home and feast on a delectable haystack—a culinary masterpiece filled with savory delights and heartwarming stories. 


As the day winds down, bid farewell to your guide and get ready for an evening of musical enchantment at the Blue Gate Music Hall. Lose yourself in the melodies of "When Calls the Heart," where music and storytelling come together to create an unforgettable experience. 

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Saturday, October 26, 2024 – Day 4 

All good things much come to an end.  After a wonderful hotel breakfast, we will head back for St. Louis. 

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Single: $1,557/TRAVELER

Double: $1,117/TRAVELER

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