This week we're visiting the Amish country of northeastern Indiana, which not coincidentally is also the heart of America's RV industry. From our campsite in Shipshewana we'll explore the local Amish food and culture along with the agrarian beauty of the farmland here and Chain O'Lakes State Park, and even take a ride in an Amish buggy and pay a visit to the RV Hall of Fame & Museum in Elkhart.
Filmed: August 28-September 5, 2022
- 0:00 Intro
- 0:55 Shipshewana, Indiana & Amish culture
- 4:15 Indiana's RV industry
- 5:22 Staying with an Amish family
- 6:46 Shipshewana RV Park & Service Center
- 9:33 Shipshewana Trading Place Auction & Flea Market
- 12:11 Indiana farming
- 13:26 Middlebury, Indiana
- 14:58 Albion, Indiana
- 15:56 Chain O'Lakes State Park
- 18:32 RV/MH Hall of Fame & Museum
- 23:20 Wrap-up and what's next
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- Our campsite https://goo.gl/maps/v7GYv6Mr3xKf85vU6
- Shipshewana RV Park & Service Center https://shipshewanatradingplace.com/rv/rv-park
- Shipshewana Trading Place Auction & Flea Market https://shipshewanatradingplace.com/
- Chain O'Lakes State Park https://www.in.gov/dnr/state-parks/parks-lakes/chain-o-lakes-state-park/
- RV Hall of Fame & Museum https://www.rvmhhalloffame.org/
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