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Five Fall Festivals Are Fun for All Ages

Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2018 in Festivals, Things to do in Elkhart County

Five Fall Festivals Are Fun for All Ages

Throw on a sweatshirt – you don’t want to miss these kid-friendly, mouth-watering, and fun-filled fall festivals! Nappanee Apple Festival You can eat apples in every form, shop apple-themed artwork and mingle with local crafters and artists – it’s a perfect celebration of fall. Nappanee Apple Festival. Sept. 13 -16   Middlebury Fall Festival This … Continued

Guys’ Dynamite Top 10 Places to Visit in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2018 in Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Uncategorized

Guys’ Dynamite Top 10 Places to Visit in Elkhart County

Guys’ Dynamite Top 10 Places to Visit in Elkhart County …and the surrounding area   IN ELKHART RV / MH Hall of Fame 21565 Executive Parkway // 574.293.2344 // Admission // Call for hours of operation It’s the only museum of its kind. Follow the path that’s lined with antique vehicles, including the oldest known, … Continued

Top 10 Fun & Quirky Facts about Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2018 in Things to do in Elkhart County

Top 10 Fun & Quirky Facts about Elkhart County

1) Although our Amish residents reject having telephones in their homes, it is common practice for them to have cellphones. 2) Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury is Indiana’s largest restaurant and cooks over 3,600 chickens per week. 3) Alka-Seltzer was created in Elkhart and it’s the birthplace of “Speedy.” 4) Every letter in Nappanee appears … Continued

Unforgettable picnic spots in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Unforgettable picnic spots in Elkhart County

Skip the dinner table. Everyone knows food tastes better in the great outdoors. Here are some of our favorite places to unpack the picnic basket.   Lunch on the river Where else can you be surrounded by natural beauty and a thriving urban center? It’s here at Island Park, where the Elkhart River joins its … Continued

Six free adventures in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Must See's & Stops, Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Six free adventures in Elkhart County

Fun doesn’t have to come with dollar signs attached. The Heritage Trail driving tour is proof of that! Fill your day with adventure and your camera roll with memorable snaps, all without spending a dime. Inside the cabinet They were once all the rage, but now you can peer into the history of the Hoosier … Continued

Road Trips that Rule!

Posted on Friday, August 3rd, 2018 in Food & Drink, Things to do in Elkhart County, Tours, Trip Ideas

Road Trips that Rule!

Who doesn’t love to show off their hometown? That’s why it was so cool when The Daily Tay blogger Taylor Wolfe stopped by for a couple days in Elkhart County. Like other bloggers around the country, Taylor was invited here by Visit Indiana as a way to showcase the coolest parts of the Hoosier State. … Continued

Plan your outdoor adventures in Elkhart County

Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 in Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Plan your outdoor adventures in Elkhart County

Take your pick from our assortment of year-round recreation. Bicycling along one of our back-road routes. Playing billiards. Birdwatching. Bowling a strike. Canoeing on the St. Joseph River. Cross-country skiing. Fishing for Walleye or Large-mouth Bass. Golfing. Hiking. Ice skating by the riverside. Jogging. Kayaking. Picnicking by a century-old working Mill. Roller-skating. Swimming. Walking in … Continued

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