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Five places to ease your Christmas shopping stress

Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2018 in Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Shopping, Trip Ideas

Five places to ease your Christmas shopping stress

Last-minute Christmas shopping doesn’t have to set off the alarms. These five shops around Elkhart County can help you finish up in time to enjoy all the Christmas cookies you want. Take a taste of Amish Country Shopping at Dutch Country Market is an amazing experience in and of itself, but when you top it … Continued

Hand-made isn’t new at these Amish artisan shops

Posted on Friday, December 7th, 2018 in Amish, Shopping

Hand-made isn’t new at these Amish artisan shops

Make your Christmas gift-giving even more special with hand-made foods, home furnishings, and fashions. These Amish artisans and craftsmen have you covered.   Fill the belly Step inside the Dutch Country Market, 11401 C.R. 16, Middlebury, and meet Norm and Katie Lehman. Their store is stocked with old-fashioned foods either made by the Lehmans or … Continued

Shop Hop From Your Sofa!

Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Holiday, Shopping, Sweet Treats

Shop Hop From Your Sofa!

Need last minute gifts, but no time to shop? Here are just a few places Elkhart County locals love with online stores offering great gifts for your loved ones. Goertzen Pottery Specializing in functional ceramics, one-of-a-kind wood fired pottery, internationally recognized kitchenware and exhibition pieces. Located inside the Old Bag Factory. Goertzen Pottery   Olympia … Continued

Five amazing places to make it a handmade Christmas

Posted on Friday, November 16th, 2018 in Holiday, Shopping

Five amazing places to make it a handmade Christmas

Yes, you should start your Christmas shopping now. After visiting some of our faves, you’ll be back home relaxing by the fire before you know it. Won’t fit under the tree, still really awesome When you choose quality, handmade gifts, you end up with something that will last a lifetime. Amish woodworkers are famed for … Continued

Four places in Elkhart County where creativity flourishes

Posted on Friday, November 9th, 2018 in Shopping, Uncategorized

Four places in Elkhart County where creativity flourishes

Perry Germann found himself in the limelight recently. Germann’s custom hand-made guitar found itself on stage with country music superstar Garth Brooks at his recent concert at Notre Dame. Germann guitars have become known with guitar enthusiasts for his handsome, high-quality creations. He’s not alone in Elkhart County though. Here’s just a small sampling of … Continued

Adventure Starts Here!

Posted on Monday, May 14th, 2018 in Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Travel Info, Trip Ideas

Adventure Starts Here!

Are you ready for loads of fun and unforgettable experiences? The 2018 Heritage Trail Adventures guide is your source for info! 68 pages of great information about the best places to dine, see a fantastic concert or play, or buy the one-of-a-kind handmade items that our area is known for. New to the guide this … Continued

Patch together a great day with amazing quilts and fabrics

Posted on Friday, April 13th, 2018 in Quilts, Shopping

Patch together a great day with amazing quilts and fabrics

Whether you knit, crochet, sew or quilt (or all four), these four shops will leave you swooning. Yoder Department Store Yoder Department Store has the largest selection of fabrics in the region, so chances are that pattern you’ve been looking for is probably here. There’s even more nearby, with I Sell Fabric, Little Helpers Quilt … Continued

Adventure Starts Here!

Posted on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 in Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Travel Info, Trip Ideas

Adventure Starts Here!

Are you ready for loads of fun and unforgettable experiences? The 2018 Heritage Trail Adventures guide is hitting the shelves at area business, restaurants, shops and along the I 80/90 Indiana Toll Road. It’s 68 pages of great information about the best places to dine, see a fantastic concert or play, or buy the one-of-a-kind … Continued

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