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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



You’ll find everything RV here in the RV Capital



Experience vacation variety with activities galore.


Pizza Wars

Vote for your favorite Elkhart County Pizza place in Northern Indiana Pizza Wars! The eight best pizza restaurants in Elkhart County will go head to head in a bracket-style voting contest to decide who has the best pizza in our county. Vote Today!

Elkhart County Pizza Wars
Pizza Wars

Itins & Top Tens

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Itins & Top Tens

Josiah for President: a Musical

Multiple Dates 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

When former Congressman Mark Stedman throws in the towel on his presidential campaign, his only choice is to return to his home state and decide how to spend the rest of his life ... until he meets Josiah Stoltzfus, an Amish farmer from Pennsylvania. Stedman learns more from Josiah in a few hours than in his many years in office. He comes to the conclusion that someone like Josiah should be running the country. Not a career politician, but someone with a little old-fashioned common sense, someone who’s not afraid of rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. Someone like Josiah Stoltzfus. Using his old campaign headquarters for a base, Mark Stedman determines to introduce a new candidate to America. Without Josiah’s consent or knowledge, he becomes a write-in candidate for the Presidency. Mark pledges to do everything in his power to make sure Josiah gets elected. But can a plain man of faith turn the tide of politics and become the leader of America, and what w

Memorial Day Extended Flea Market

May 25th - May 25th, 2015 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Open every Tuesday & Wednesday from 8 am - 5 pm, May 5 - October 3. This year's flea market features 4 extended market dates including Memorial Day (May 25-27); Independence Day (June 30-July 4); Labor Day (Sept. 7-Sept. 9); and 2015 Flea Market Season Finale Days/Fall Crafters Showcase (Sept. 29-Oct. 3).

Patriotic Program Series at Ruthmere

May 25th - May 25th, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Beardsley family has a long tradition of civic involvement - the idea of America as a unique political experiment is reflected in this series of celebrations honoring our country and the men and women who serve it. Ruthmere is a proud participant in the Blue Star Museum program -- free admission to all active duty service men and women including their families. On the following listed holidays, each visitor will receive a free American flag with their tour.

Midwest Museum of American Art presents "An Artist's Still Life"

Multiple Dates 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

“An Artist’s Still Life” is an exhibit of sixty pieces featuring paintings, drawings, and prints depicting inanimate objects by artists who have worked over the past 100+ years in America. The exhibit opens on Friday, April 3 and will continue on view through the museum’s 36th Anniversary and conclude on Sunday, July 12.

Plain and Fancy at the Round Barn Theatre

May 27th - May 27th, 2015 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Here they meet the Amish folk, whose convoluted English speech, clothes and habits haven’t changed for centuries. The clash of cultures educates and entertains at the same time in this quaint musical comedy. It was the first Broadway show for both composer Albert Hague and author Joseph Stein who each went on to win Tony awards for Redhead and Fiddler On The Roof, respectively.

Lunchtime Live! featuring Paul Erdman presented by Edward Jones Investments

May 27th - May 27th, 2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Paul Erdman is a seasoned guitar player and songwriter. With Southern Indiana farmland roots, his country upbringing complements the blues influences he had early in his career. His Americana sound has a following throughout the region, and he recently released a second album of original material, “An Hour of My Life.” Paul has opened for the likes of Hunter Hayes, The Black Crowes, Justin Moore and Jarrod Niemann, among others. For more info, visit PaulEMusic.com.

Along the Heritage Trail

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