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Themed driving trips highlight lively downtowns, local artisans, fresh-from-the farm/ orchard foods, scenic routes and must-sees in seven welcoming communities. Discover why the Heritage Trail is a USA Today Readers Choice and LIFE® editors consider it one of "America's Most Scenic Drives.”

Artisans Along the Heritage Trail

Artisans Along the Heritage Trail

Handmade is a hallmark in Amish Country. Here, you'll find some of Indiana's most talented artisans - including wood crafters and sculptors, painters and potters, weavers and quilters. From rural workshops to urban studios, we've selected some of the ...more

T: 574-262-8161 

Best of Autumn Outing

Best of Autumn Outing

To savor the scenery and flavors of fall, including apple picking and harvest fun, follow this 43-mile tour of rural Elkhart County. Rural roads near Middlebury and Goshen lead to a pick-your-own orchard, a cider mill and country markets brimming with ...more

Heritage Trail Audio Driving Tour

Heritage Trail Audio Driving Tour

The Heritage Trail Audio Driving Tour One of America’s Most Scenic Drives Centuries of history, thriving communities and tranquil rural landscapes come to life along the 90-mile Heritage Trail. You easily can devote a day to this route, discovering ...more

T: 574-262-8161 TF: 800-262-8161  | E: ecconv@amishcountry.org | W: View Website

RiverWalk Culture Trail

RiverWalk Culture Trail

Riverwalk Culture Trail It’s easy to find and fun to follow - a set-your-own pace walking tour lined with inviting sites & stops, all just steps from Main Street’s restaurants, shops and pubs. Along the way, discover outdoor art in ...more

T: (574) 262-8161 TF: (800) 262-8161  | E: ecconv@amishcountry.org | W: View Website

Visitors Love Country Road Experiences Along the Heritage Trail

Visitors Love Country Road Experiences Along the Heritage Trail

Find out what visitors love, along the HT.

T: (574) 262-8161 TF: (800) 262-8161  | E: ecconv@amishcountry.org | W: View Website

Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

Got Milk?  Imagine seeing camels, “ships of the desert,” happily residing on Northern Indiana Amish Country farm. Camels are prized for their milk, and this Amish farm is one of only five camel farms in the US. Camel’s milk has ...more

T: (260) 768-7194 

Elkhart County Visitor Center

Elkhart County Visitor Center

Friendly travel counselors at the Elkhart County Visitor Center provide brochures, travel guides, website links and ideas on what to do in Elkhart County and the Great Lakes area. If you're planning a trip or friends and relatives visit, stop by the ...more

T: (574) 262-8161 TF: (800) 262-8161  | E: ecconv@amishcountry.org | W: View Website

Countryside Shoppes

Countryside Shoppes

Just outside of town, family-owned businesses thrive - cementing the area's tradition as a center for entrepreneurial craftsmanship. The Countryside Shoppes Tour features over 40 countryside shops that welcome visitors - and that's not all of them! ...more

T: (574) 773-7281  | E: inforequest@nappaneechamber.com | W: View Website

Elkhart City Parks

Elkhart City Parks

The city of Elkhart boasts more than 20 major parks, many of which lie along the city’s two rivers.  Four indoor pavilions are open year-round and four open-air facilities offer a great option for the warmer months. Quilt Gardens location featuring ...more

T: (574) 295-7275 

i-Spy Elkhart Cell Phone Tour

i-Spy Elkhart Cell Phone Tour

Get fun facts instantly via your cell phone on this free self-guided tour of Elkhart's Beardsley Historic District. The tour features nine stops including Ruthmere, the Havilah Beardsley House, and the Beardsley Monument. Access the tour simply by ...more

T: 574-584-7007  | E: bfirstenberger@ruthmere.org | W: View Website

Bonneyville Mill

Bonneyville Mill

Working antiquity and picturesque beauty await you. The water powered mill has produced quality flour for over 150 years. Tour the mill, purchase flour, visit the gift shop and enjoy the park’s beautiful surroundings.Quilt Gardens mural location.

T: (574) 535-6458  | E: info@elkhartcountyparks.org | W: View Website

Buggy Lane Tours, LLC

Buggy Lane Tours, LLC

Customized van and bus groups and backroad Amish country tours! German/English speaking step-on guides, delicious Amish home meals, buggy rides. Groups Amish Dairy Farm Tour, Buggy Ride and Milking--$15 pp inclVisit a 70-acre family farm just outside ...more

T: (574) 238-4498  | E: kenny@buggylanetours.com | W: View Website

Down the Road Tours

Down the Road Tours

Welcome to Northern Indiana Amish Country“Remember, travel enhances our life experience”Explore the diversity of our area with your own personal tour guide and visit unique attractions tailored to your special interests. You provide the ...more

T: (574) 266-0048  | E: karleen@downtheroadtours.com | W: View Website

Tours Plus

Tours Plus

Shingle Shoppes Backroads Tour--$100 for 2 hours, $130 for 3 hours, $160 for 4 hours PLUS $5 for working Amish farm and $2 for Amish school Groups delight in new experiences as step-on-guide, Esther Farmwald, takes them on excursions along backroads ...more

T: (574) 971-8195 

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