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Grab your essential guide to Elkhart County in 2017 today

Posted on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Gardens, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Where To Stay

Grab your essential guide to Elkhart County in 2017 today

By Terry T. Mark Adventure starts here How do you know it’s almost summer? Around here, we say it’s when the 2017 area guide comes out. Heritage Trail Adventures started arriving at local businesses, restaurants and shops in late February. It’s 68 pages of great information about the best places to dine out, see a … Continued

Marketing campaigns add heat to downtown dining, entertainment

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Gardens, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Where To Stay

  By Terry T. Mark Turning up the heat Forget the February chill, exciting new initiatives highlighting romance, downtown arts and culture, and the outdoors will boost all corners of Elkhart County in the coming weeks and months. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we launched a social, digital and print campaign in mid-January highlighting experiences … Continued

Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017 with a romantic getaway on the Heritage Trail

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Where To Stay

Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017 with a romantic getaway on the Heritage Trail

  By Sara Wakefield When I’m planning a romantic getaway for me and my man, it’s got to be relaxing. It’s about quality time together, as little driving as possible, and doing the things we really love to do. We go for quality of place. And sometimes the most romantic destinations are right around the … Continued

Das Dutchman Essenhaus basking in praise as 2016 transitioned to 2017

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017 in Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

Das Dutchman Essenhaus basking in praise as 2016 transitioned to 2017

  By Terry T. Mark Das Dutchman Essenhaus was a clear winner as 2016 transitioned into 2017. The Middlebury destination, renowned around the Midwest for its Amish-style restaurant, bakery, hotel and conference center, and shops, was a favorite on writers’ lists that either celebrated the end of the year or looked ahead to the future. … Continued

Where to eat out on Thanksgiving Day 2016

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Places to eat

By Terry T. Mark If you can’t go without turkey and all the trimmings on Thanksgiving, but you don’t want to fuss in the kitchen, there are several restaurants in Elkhart County which will be ready and waiting to serve you. (And you don’t even have to wash the dishes!) Here’s our current list of … Continued

Visitors discovering Goshen is place to have fun

Posted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 in Goshen, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Visitors discovering Goshen is place to have fun

NOTE: A version of this story was published in the September issue of Goshen Business Journal. By Terry T. Mark GOSHEN — Sometimes Goshen Brewing Co. owner Jesse Sensenig looks around the packed-to-capacity tasting room and recognizes only a handful of faces. As expected, Goshen-area residents have embraced the family-friendly brewpub since it opened a … Continued

Fall perfect time for families to have fun

Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 in Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Fall perfect time for families to have fun

By Amy Wenger Brisk, brilliant mornings basked in sunshine, when the light of day reveals shades of coral, gold and flame crowning the trees and the skies. Welcome to autumn in northern Indiana, and the season of rich colors, Hoosier football and new variations on fantastical flavors of pumpkin and spice. So what are some … Continued

Mouth-watering goodness Saturday at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Elkhart, Outdoor, Places to eat

Mouth-watering goodness Saturday at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

By Eric Garton Where else can you start off with bacon-wrapped dates before moving onto pulled pork soul rolls and grilled salmon with golden quinoa and lobster Vin Blanc, followed by chocolate raspberry shortbread bars for dessert and wash it all down with a glass of wine or the finest brews from Iechyd Da and … Continued

10 places President Obama should visit while he’s in Elkhart

Posted on Friday, May 27th, 2016 in Elkhart, Goshen, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Quilt Gardens, Shipshewana, Things to do in Elkhart County

10 places President Obama should visit while he’s in Elkhart

By Terry T. Mark ELKHART — So, perhaps you’ve heard that President Barack Obama is visiting Elkhart County next week? He’s scheduled to deliver a speech at Concord High School and then take part in a town hall discussion with Elkhart residents at the Lerner Theatre, both on Wednesday, June 1. It all sounds so … Continued

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