Main Street gathering places and outdoor adventure down by the riverside.

EAT authentic at Chicago’s Downtown Eatery with a taste of the “Windy City’s” famous hot dogs or pack their “Kitchen Sink” pizza to go for a picnic at Congdon Park. Savor the flavors of a Victorian tea set with buttery scones, lemon curd and Devonshire cream at the Murphy Guest House Tea Room.

SHOP farmhouse soaps and scented accents at Camille’s Florals and Gifts or from a rainbow of quilting fabrics and inspiration at the Lavender Patch. Test paddle and pick from hundreds of options before buying your next kayak at Fluid Fun.

PLAY catching the “daily grind” and some stone-ground flour at Bonneyville Mill, taking a nostalgic spin around the wood rink at Eby’s Pines (skaters have been falling there since 1953), reliving the past through eclectic exhibits at a 1920s-era high school turned history center at the Elkhart County Historical Museum.

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