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Four places to find really cool old stuff

Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2019 in Antiques, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Shopping

Four places to find really cool old stuff

Cool stuff never goes out of style. That’s why spending your day browsing Elkhart County’s antique shops can yield a rich and rewarding bounty. Here are our top picks for antiquing: Beardsley Avenue Antiques District, Elkhart This stretch on the west side of Elkhart was once a hub of manufacturing and, while some factories remain, … Continued

Most Instagrammable Spots in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, March 1st, 2019 in Cities & Towns, Photography

Most Instagrammable Spots in Elkhart County

Calling all Instagrammers! It’s just not vacation without filling up your camera roll with snapshots of mouth-watering meals, eye-catching vistas, and frame-worthy moments. Check out some of the most instagrammable spots in Elkhart County. Be sure to add these to your vacation bucket list. We would love to see your pics too, please tag us … Continued

Seven stunning ways to see Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 in Cities & Towns, Photography

Seven stunning ways to see Elkhart County

It’s just not vacation without filling up your camera roll with snapshots of mouth-watering meals, eye-catching vistas, and frame-worthy moments. Instagrammers did Elkhart County proud in 2018, and we captured the best photos in “A Visual Guide to Elkhart County, IN.” Pick up your copy today at the Elkhart County Visitor Center, 219 Caravan Drive, … Continued

See the Christmas spirit captured in lights at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2018 in Elkhart, Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

See the Christmas spirit captured in lights at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

The beauty of the Wellfield Botanic Gardens is more than enough to melt a Grinch’s heart. The Winter Wonderland holiday lights display is on for one more week, so you still have a chance to see them. Grab a cup of hot chocolate before you strike out on the Promenade Path for an evening of … 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

Three important tips for sharing the road with Amish buggies in Elkhart County

Posted on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 in Amish, Cities & Towns

Three important tips for sharing the road with Amish buggies in Elkhart County

Three important tips for sharing the road with Amish buggies in Elkhart County: 1) Take care when driving – buggies travel well under the speed limit 2) Keep a sharp eye out for buggies as you crest hills and round corners 3) Flashing headlights and car horns can startle buggy horses. More information about the … Continued

Four fun ways to embrace winter and the outdoors

Posted on Monday, December 10th, 2018 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Four fun ways to embrace winter and the outdoors

Open your arms wide and embrace the fun you can have in the snow in Elkhart County. Bundle up for these four adventures we’re highlighting.   We see fire and we see ice Bask in the warmth of Goshen’s First Fridays festival on Jan. 4, 2019. You won’t believe the talents of the ice carvers. … 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

Your must-see guide to Christmas cheer in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

Your must-see guide to Christmas cheer in Elkhart County

It’s almost Christmas and that means it’s time to light it up. Light displays are a delight for all ages. Here are the best places to soak in the Christmas cheer. Wellfield Botanic Gardens The Promenade Path will be all aglow, so no worries if the snow isn’t glistening. Hum along to Christmas favorites performed … Continued

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