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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

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

Ten Incredible Must-Dos on the Heritage Trail

Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Must See's & Stops, Sweet Treats, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Uncategorized

Ten Incredible Must-Dos on the Heritage Trail

Here for just an afternoon or for a long weekend? There’s no shortage of fun things along the Heritage Trail to keep your tummy full and your heart happy. Here are 10 things to try:   Showstoppers Broadway comes alive in the downtowns of Elkhart and Nappanee. Amish Acres showcases professionally produced shows that will … Continued

Guys’ Dynamite Top 10 Places to Visit in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2018 in Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas, Uncategorized

Guys’ Dynamite Top 10 Places to Visit in Elkhart County

Guys’ Dynamite Top 10 Places to Visit in Elkhart County …and the surrounding area   IN ELKHART RV / MH Hall of Fame 21565 Executive Parkway // 574.293.2344 // Admission // Call for hours of operation It’s the only museum of its kind. Follow the path that’s lined with antique vehicles, including the oldest known, … Continued

Six free adventures in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Must See's & Stops, Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Six free adventures in Elkhart County

Fun doesn’t have to come with dollar signs attached. The Heritage Trail driving tour is proof of that! Fill your day with adventure and your camera roll with memorable snaps, all without spending a dime. Inside the cabinet They were once all the rage, but now you can peer into the history of the Hoosier … Continued

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

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

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