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One Destination, Endless Possibilities… Downtowns | Scenic Drives | Signature Foods | Quilt Gardens | Historic Sites | Unique Shops


Drive The Heritage Trail

Voted a USA Today Readers Choice and named one of America’s “Most Scenic Drives” This scenic winding loop explores welcoming communities, area attractions and Amish life. It’s easy to follow, packed with fun facts, and best of all, you set the pace. Start with a Free audio driving tour (available in CD or digital download)

Quilt Gardens

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s fantastic!

Quilt Gardens


friendly hometown hospitality


Our History

Buggies clattering along country roads here are idyllic reminders of this region's rich Amish heritage of hard work, devotion to family and a simple life lived well. Yet there’s more to the Elkhart County story.

Our History


Experience vacation variety with activities galore.


Gateway Mile

A set-your-own-pace walking tour.

Gateway Mile

Itins & Top Tens

Find the best of everything here.

Itins & Top Tens

Shipshewana Horse Auction

Multiple Dates 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Every Friday, horse lovers from all over the United States join us for our weekly auction of Driving, Work and Saddle horses and Ponies. The auction begins at 10:30 am with Tack in the Livestock Barn.

Shipshewana Misc. & Antique Auction

Multiple Dates 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Held every Wednesday year-round, first bids begin at 9am sharp with the ring of the auction bell where 9-10 auctioneers auction off antiques and treasures of all kinds!

Shipshewana Flea Market

Multiple Dates 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Midwest's Largest Flea Market, Top 10 Things to do in Indiana and Leisure and Travel say it is one of the best Flea Markets in the country! With over 900 vendors, the possibilities are endless; landscaping, fresh produce, art, home decor, furniture, crafts, antiques, jewelry and so much more! Open Tuesday and Wednesday, 8am-5pm, May 3 through Oct. 1

Fall at Linton's

Multiple Dates 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Fall at Linton's! Free Strawbale maze! Pumpkin Bowling ($2.00 all proceeds benefit ADEC,Inc), Pumpkin Train ($4.99 ea.), Scarecrow building, Coloring contest, and much more!

Marc Cohn at Goshen College Music Center

Oct 1st - Oct 1st, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

After winning a Grammy for his ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of his generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. He’s a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. Now, Cohn has put together a 25th anniversary multimedia show, performing his debut record from start to finish.

Creature Feature Film Series: "The Thing From Another World"

Oct 21st - Oct 22nd, 2016 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Thing From Another World Friday, October 21, 10 p.m. Creature Feature Film Series Sponsored by Art House. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Film begins at 10 p.m. $5 admission, donations accepted

Along the Heritage Trail

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  • Eat at Next Door Neighbor Deli & Bakery.Located on a working farm between Middlebury and Shipshewana. Full line of pies, cookies, muffins, cinnamon rolls and specialty fruitcakes are baked on site. And let's talk a bit about those fruitcakes. These aren't your typical fruitcakes, and you're going to want one for your holiday table.

  • Heres everything you need to know about trick-or-treat times and other Halloween-themed events for the entire family in Elkhart County. #INAmishCountry

  • Ohhh Winter is coming. And I heard from Meteorologist Matt Rudkin WSBT that the longer we stay warmer, the better chance we have for more lake effect snow. (yeah, thanks Matt)With that cold and snowy weather, you'll need to put down these two ice festivals on your calendar. Goshen First Fridays Fire and Ice Festival January 6 and The Shipshewana Ice Festival December 27&28.

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  • Elkhart is just at the Indiana/Michigan boarder. And this time of the year, it would be wrong to not talk about all the great apple picking areas just to the north of us.Most of my friends love going to Jollay Orchards or Lehman's Orchard. Find your favorite Southwest lower Michigan orchard today.

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  • The Amish are known for their woodworking skills.The Schmucker brothers at Homestyle Furniture - 359 W Market, Nappanee-specialize in hand-crafted furniture while Mint City Millwork- 3013 Birch Rd, Bremen- specializes in tall case and mantle clocks. Henry Chupps hand-carved walking sticks are works of art.See his hand-hewn creations at Chuppville Carving -11726 N 1000 W, Nappanee.Find more of Amish Life on your #HTAdventures.

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  • Visit Guggisberg Deutsch Kase Haus Cheese Factory The only place in Indianas Amish Country where you can view championship cheese being made! For over 30 years, quality cheeses have been manufactured at the Deutsch Kse Haus facility, and their cheese makers have been recognized as masters of their craft since day one, manufacturing world-renowned Colby. While at the store, be sure to sample our over 40 varieties of cheese, where the factory gift shop also features local meats, Amish goods and cheese accessories.