BEST WESTERN Inn

900 Lincolnway E, Goshen, IN 46526-4219
Phone: 574/533-0408   |   Fax: 574/533-0408   |   72 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Enjoy a comfortable stay in the RV Capital of the World with a visit to our friendly and luxurious Goshen hotel, the BEST WESTERN Inn.

Our guests' comfort comes first, a commitment exemplified by the full breakfast spread we offer every morning. Included are Jimmy Dean® sausages, scrambled eggs, fresh waffles, biscuits and gravy and fresh pastries. For other meals, you can find a number of unique restaurants within just a few miles of our hotel in Goshen.

Back in your room, you'll find everything just as inviting. Every room has a DVD player, and the TV's offer 60 channels of programming, including HBO®. Oversized showerheads make for a refreshing start to your day, and our beds are as comfortable as they come. No creature comfort is lacking in our Indiana hotel.

You can visit numerous local attractions, businesses, and schools nearby, such as Goshen Hospital, Goshen College, Notre Dame University and the Softball Tournaments. Our town is known as the RV Capital of the World for a reason, thanks to the presence of Forrest River RV, Keystone RV, Dutchman Industries and Jayco. And of course, there's the RV museum in Elkhart that is close to our Goshen hotel.

Several major events occur each year near our hotel in northern Indiana. The Amish Acres & Crafts Festival in August gives you the chance to purchase handmade arts and crafts from artisans working in the unique Amish tradition. Shipshewana holds its famous Flea Market and the Quilt Gardens Tour from Memorial Day through October, offering another taste of local culture as well as a prime shopping opportunity. Apart from these, you can attend various festivals such as the Maple Syrup Festival, Marshmallow Festival and Apple Festival. Our hotel is also the closest place to stay near the Elkhart County Fairgrounds, the largest of its kind in Indiana.

Book your stay at the BEST WESTERN Inn, our clean and attractive hotel in Goshen, IN, and enjoy friendly Midwestern hospitality on your trip.

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Conveniently located, the best western inn in Goshen, Indiana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 41.576035  /  Latitude: -85.814985

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Interstate 80. Take Exit 101 to Indiana 15 South (Goshen/Bristol Interchange), and then travel 11 miles on Indiana 15 South. In Goshen, Indiana 15 South will merge with United States 33 South. Then they will separate. When they separate, take United States 33 South. Continue one mile on United States 33 South. The BEST WESTERN Inn is on the left side of United States 33 South.

From: Fort Wayne. Take United States 33 North from Fort Wayne. You will pass the Wal-Mart Supercenter and we will be about two miles after that. The BEST WESTERN Inn is on United States 33 on the right side of the road as you are coming into Goshen.

From: Elkhart. Take United States 33 South to Goshen. The BEST WESTERN Inn is on United States 33 South on the far side of Goshen from Elkhart. Stay on United States 33 South all through Goshen and we will be on the left side of the road.

From: Warsaw. Take Indiana 15 North to Goshen. When you come into the downtown area there will be a Chase Bank and a CVS Pharmacy at the intersection of Indiana 15 and United States 33. Turn right at that intersection onto United States 33 South. Travel 1.5 miles on United States 33 South and the BEST WESTERN Inn is on the left side of the road.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Amish Acres

Head for Amish Acres on your next trek across northern Indiana. Opened in 1970, Amish Acres is a top destination in Nappanee, and a short drive from nearby Goshen. Built on an 80-acre Old Order Amish farm, Amish Acres features nine buildings like the apple cider mill, maple sugar camp, blacksmith shop, and a one-room school house. 

As you explore the grounds at Amish Acres, an ideal destination for families, be sure to check out any one of the guided farm and house tours, the Barn Loft Grill for lunch, or enjoy a narrated wagon ride. Throughout the year, the Round Barn Theatre holds productions of classic theatre plays like the Wizard of OZ, and Plain and Fancy – the star show held at the Barn Theatre. And for a taste of northern Indiana, enjoy some sips of red and white at the Wine Tasting Loft. 

Das Dutchman Essenhaus

When you visit Indiana's largest restaurant, be prepared for a meal of all types. The Das Dutchman Essenhaus near Goshen offers menu-style dining, buffet dining options, and family-style dining for all guests occupying its 1,100 seats. Families in particular will love the real Amish recipes this northern Indiana region is famous for.

You can also take home delicious pies, desserts, and snacks from the bakery. The restaurant also specializes in take-out dining for those on the go - if you're looking to fill up your pantry, the restaurant's grocery section sells noodles, cookies, baking mixes, candies, and jams. The restaurant and bakery is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and till 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Old Bag Factory

Once a thriving commercial facility, the Old Bag Factory was built in Goshen, Indiana in 1896. Originally housing the Cosmo Soap Company, the building now a mecca for artists and merchants in the northern Indiana community.

Visitors browse artisanal crafts at storefronts like Goertzen Pottery and Cressie’s Vintage Boutique before relaxing in eateries like Trolley Café and Bread & Chocolate. Popular with residents and travelers alike, events like the Bazaar at the Bag Factory and the Handmade Holiday Show dot the calendar each year.

Pokagon State Park

Whether it’s a winter wonderland or the warm summer sun you are looking for, it can be found at Pokagon State Park. During the winter months the park plays host to cross country skiing, ice fishing, and tobogganing, while the summer months allow for hiking, fishing, and boating. The best of both worlds converge on this gorgeous, scenic park nestled in Northern Indiana between the Snow and James Lakes.

Pokagon State Park is located near the state’s border with Michigan near the town of Howe. Named after the Native Americans who inhabited the lands near Pokagon many years ago, the park is well conserved in its natural beauty for visitors to enjoy the lands where the Potawatomi tribe lived. From horseback rides to paddle boarding to a picnic at sunset, Pokagon State Park offers year round enjoyment.

Quilt Gardens

Popular with art lovers, photographers, and gardeners alike, the Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail stretch across seven northern Indiana communities, including Elkhart. The very best master gardeners and painters in the region share lush floral arrangements and towering murals modeled after intricate quilts.

From May through October, visitors bask in arrangements like Elkhart’s "Flower Carpet" along the RiverWalk in the Arts & Entertainment District. Other past favorites include the “Swirling Flowers” at the Elkhart Country 4-H Fairgrounds.

Ruthmere Mansion

A famous historic residence in Elkhart, the Ruthmere Mansion offers guests tours throughout the three-story mansion and its gardens. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Ruthmere Mansion is also one of northern Indiana's most popular venues for weddings, events, and public programs.

Ruthmere is open to the public from April 1 to December 30 and is open from Tuesday through Saturdays. You can only experience the inside of the mansion through a guided tour, but you are free to take a self-guided tour on the outside grounds. Tours generally start on the hour every hour.

RV/MH Hall of Fame

Boasting 100,000 square feet of exhibition space, the RV/MH Hall of Fame is located in Elkhart, Indiana. Originally known as the Recreational Vehicle/Manufactured Housing Heritage Foundation, the northern Indiana museum features classic recreational vehicles and motorhomes set along similuated campgrounds.

The RV/MH Hall of Fame offers guests a chance to relive a slice of Americana. Visitors to the museum examine time-honored favorites like Mae West’s RV, a 1954 Spartan mobile home, and the iconic 1958 Airstream trailer – all restored to pristine condition.

Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market

The largest flea market in the Midwest, the Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market is located in northern Indiana – about 20 minutes west of Howe. Set in the thick of Amish Country, the Shipshewana Flea Market encompasses over 900 vendors.

Shipshewana Flea Market is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from May through October, while the Shipshewana Auction is a hotbed for livestock and antique sales. Don’t miss the 31,000-square-foot Antique Gallery, stop by the LaGrange County Visitor’s Center, enjoy the Saturday Farmer’s Market from April to October, or grab lunch at Auction Restaurant.

Wellfield Botanical Gardens

Situated over 36 acres, the Wellfield Botanical Gardens features ponds, woodlands, 24 individual gardens, and event space. Minutes away from downtown Elkhart, the garden offers visitors peaceful walks through trails and waterways. Don't miss the gardens' beautiful and colorful reflections in the water.

The gardens are also a great community center of northern Indiana, thanks to its extensive volunteering program and year-round special events schedule. The gardens are open full-time April 1 through October 31 and weather permitting November 1 through March 31.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.00 mile(s) from New Paris
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Millersburg
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Wakarusa
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Elkhart
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Bristol
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Middlebury
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Nappanee
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Osceola
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Topeka
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Leesburg
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Cromwell
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Warsaw
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Bremen
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Ligonier
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Shipshewana
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Mishawaka
  • 35.00 mile(s) from LaGrange
  • 35.00 mile(s) from South Bend
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Constantine, Michigan
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Notre Dame
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Plymouth
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Three Rivers, Michigan
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Niles, Michigan
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Fort Wayne
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Michigan City
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Goshen College, Mennonite affiliated college
  • 10.00 mile(s) from AMBS, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Ivy Tech-Elkhart, Indiana Vocational Technical College-Elkhart Campus
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Ivy Tech-South Bend, Indiana Vocational Technical College-South Bend Campus
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Davenport University, South Bend/Mishawaka campus located in Granger
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Notre Dame University, The Fighting Irish
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Saint Mary's College, Sister campus to Notre Dame
  • 35.00 mile(s) from IUSB, Indiana University at South Bend

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Shanklin Park, city park with playground, softball diamond, pavillion, walking trails.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Rogers Park, city park with skateboard ramps, playground, softball diamond, pavillion.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Mill Race Park, city park located at the dam. Nature trails, boat launch.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Ox Bow Park, large county park with lots of area. Has trails, pavillions.

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Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Goshen. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

August 2014

August 28-29, 2014
Annie Moses Band Visit the Blue Gate Theater to listen to this unique family of musicians. Show times vary per day.

September 2014

September 19, 2014
Lonestar This fantastic country music quartet visits the Blue Gate Theater. They take the stage at 8 p.m.
September 20, 2014
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Go Fishin’ in the Dark with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8 p.m.

October 2014

October 3-5, 2014
Fall Crafters Fair Join carvers, painters, musicians, and quilters of Shipshewana as they celebrate crafting and old-fashioned culture. It all begins at 9 a.m.

November 2014

November 8, 2014
Tree Lighting Cremony & Parade Visit Downtown Shipshewana for this small-town tradition. There will be fun and activities for the entire family. The parade begins at 6 p.m.

December 2014

December 26-27, 2014
Ice Festival Watch as carvers all over Shipshewana create beautiful sculptures out of ice. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. each day.
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