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These secrets of the Quilt Gardens will amaze you

Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 in Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

These secrets of the Quilt Gardens will amaze you

  The Quilt Gardens are known for lovely flowers, peaceful surroundings and vibrant downtowns. But there’s more to every story at each Quilt Garden site. Here are some of our favorite examples:   Garden for a cause One Quilt Garden packs a powerful message within its brilliant blooms. Each year, Linton’s Enchanted Garden incorporates the … Continued

Why the 2019 Quilt Gardens are awesome

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2019 in Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Why the 2019 Quilt Gardens are awesome

May 30 – September 15, 2019 There’s only one place in the world – Elkhart County – where you can see more than 1 million flowering blooms arranged in 17 exquisitely designed gardens. You’ve got until Sept. 15 to see each of the 17 Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County. The best thing is that it’s … Continued

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quilt Gardens

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 in Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quilt Gardens

May 30 – September 15, 2019 Quilt Gardens …along the Heritage Trail. 17 gigantic gardens, and 21 hand-painted super-sized murals.   One of our favorite things about summer is the beautiful Quilt Gardens blooming in every corner of Elkhart County. After 12 years, we know a thing or two about this beloved summertime experience. Like … Continued

Four adventures for kids (and kids at heart) in Elkhart County

Posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 in Must See's & Stops, Trip Ideas

Four adventures for kids (and kids at heart) in Elkhart County

There’s so much for kids to do around Elkhart County that the kids may not even notice they haven’t picked up their phone in a while. You can’t go wrong with these picks for Spring Break (and year-round) fun: 1) Start with sugar Load up on jellybeans, candy bars, lollipops and more at Wakarusa Dime … Continued

Top 5 things to do around Elkhart County in February

Posted on Friday, February 1st, 2019 in Holiday, Must See's & Stops, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Top 5 things to do around Elkhart County in February

We’re not letting the cold and snow stop us, and you shouldn’t either! Here are some great ideas to keep the fun going throughout February in Elkhart County.   Elkhart County Garden Expo 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, tickets $10 Green thumbs can get a head … Continued

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

Four corn mazes for a day of family fun

Posted on Friday, September 28th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Elkhart, Holiday, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Four corn mazes for a day of family fun

There’s nothing like the crunch of fallen leaves, the cool crispness of fall in the air, and … getting lost in a corn maze. Here are some great places for an afternoon of family fun:   Shipshewana Corn Maze 555 N. Morton St., Shipshewana, ShipshewanaCornMaze.com You may not be able to pack all the fun … Continued

Ten Incredible Must-Dos on the Heritage Trail

Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Must See's & Stops, Sweet Treats, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Uncategorized

Ten Incredible Must-Dos on the Heritage Trail

Here for just an afternoon or for a long weekend? There’s no shortage of fun things along the Heritage Trail to keep your tummy full and your heart happy. Here are 10 things to try:   Showstoppers Broadway comes alive in the downtowns of Elkhart and Nappanee. Amish Acres showcases professionally produced shows that will … Continued

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