Travel Blog - Things to do in Elkhart County

Road Trips that Rule!

Posted on Friday, August 3rd, 2018 in Food & Drink, Things to do in Elkhart County, Tours, Trip Ideas

Road Trips that Rule!

Who doesn’t love to show off their hometown? That’s why it was so cool when The Daily Tay blogger Taylor Wolfe stopped by for a couple days in Elkhart County. Like other bloggers around the country, Taylor was invited here by Visit Indiana as a way to showcase the coolest parts of the Hoosier State. … Continued

Plan your outdoor adventures in Elkhart County

Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 in Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Plan your outdoor adventures in Elkhart County

Take your pick from our assortment of year-round recreation. Bicycling along one of our back-road routes. Playing billiards. Birdwatching. Bowling a strike. Canoeing on the St. Joseph River. Cross-country skiing. Fishing for Walleye or Large-mouth Bass. Golfing. Hiking. Ice skating by the riverside. Jogging. Kayaking. Picnicking by a century-old working Mill. Roller-skating. Swimming. Walking in … Continued

Paddling Elkhart River

Posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Paddling Elkhart River

Paddling Elkhart River mixes urban and rural for a new experience every trip By Marshall V. King The beauty of the Elkhart River isn’t that it’s just one thing. Stretches are rural and secluded. Others are lined with houses or go under major highways. The river flows, often with mild current between the Goshen Dam … Continued

Five amazing historical facts about Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, July 6th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Five amazing historical facts about Elkhart County

Five amazing historical facts about the Heritage Trail Want to know something that even some of our local residents might not? Every stop on the Heritage Trail is a treasure trove of local legends, folklore and interesting facts. The fascinating stories behind these stops will leave you wanting even more: Learn even more on these … Continued

Area 4th of July Events & Activities

Posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Community, Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

Area 4th of July Events & Activities

Elkhart County and Topeka Independence Day Fireworks Schedule (July 3 – 4) July 3 – Elkhart The City of Elkhart’s fourth of July fireworks display will be held at its new location in downtown Elkhart on Tuesday, July 3. Entertainment begins in Central Park at 7 pm. Guests are encouraged to view the fireworks from … Continued

Top 10 Sunday Stops

Posted on Monday, June 18th, 2018 in Things to do in Elkhart County, Travel Info

Top 10 Sunday Stops

1) Marvel at colorful, quilt-inspired, super-sized gardens – each in a different pattern – plus enjoy hand-painted quilt-themed murals on the self-guided Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail. It’s FREE May 30- October 1 Maps are available at each Quilt Garden location. QuiltGardens.com   2) Put the pedal to the metal along the scenic Pumpkinvine … Continued

Fishing Fun in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, June 15th, 2018 in Bristol, Elkhart, Middlebury, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Fishing Fun in Elkhart County

Gorgeous rivers and streams criss-cross Elkhart County’s landscape. Guess what’s in the water? Right, fish! Here are some things to know before you grab your fishing pole. For trout fishing, Cobus Creek County Park northwest of Elkhart and the Little Elkhart River, which snakes through Middlebury and Bristol to meet up with the St. Joseph … Continued

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