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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

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

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

Plan your outdoor adventures in Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, November 15th, 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

Six places to explore your creative side

Posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 in Arts & Culture, Things to do in Elkhart County

Six places to explore your creative side

From the natural beauty of rolling farmland to sculptures nestled in public places to fine art pieces on museum walls, Elkhart County is a lovely place. Here are a few ways to soak in the vivid artistry of this area.   Midwest Museum of American Art Preserved in the classic architecture of a one-time bank, … Continued

Six places to savor the perfect tastes of fall

Posted on Friday, October 5th, 2018 in Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

Six places to savor the perfect tastes of fall

That crisp crunch of biting into an apple – now that’s a true sound of fall. Here are some great places to get your apple fix (and maybe a few pumpkins too): Kercher’s Sunrise Orchard 19498 C.R. 38, Goshen, kerchersorchard.com Family-owned for five generations, Kercher’s is a must-stop for its dozen varieties of apples. Pick … Continued

Four corn mazes for a day of family fun

Posted on Friday, September 28th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Elkhart, Holiday, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Four corn mazes for a day of family fun

There’s nothing like the crunch of fallen leaves, the cool crispness of fall in the air, and … getting lost in a corn maze. Here are some great places for an afternoon of family fun:   Shipshewana Corn Maze 555 N. Morton St., Shipshewana, ShipshewanaCornMaze.com You may not be able to pack all the fun … Continued

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