The RV brought them here, but Grand Design RV enthusiasts Chad and Tara ended up being big fans of Elkhart County. “A lot of towns you drive through on the Heritage Trail remind me of my childhood,” said Tara, who grew up in rural Ohio. She and her husband, Chad, enjoyed a scenic motorcycle ride … Continued
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
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
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 this year, 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
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
Throw on a sweatshirt – you don’t want to miss these kid-friendly, mouth-watering, and fun-filled fall festivals! Nappanee Apple Festival You can eat apples in every form, shop apple-themed artwork and mingle with local crafters and artists – it’s a perfect celebration of fall. Nappanee Apple Festival. Sept. 13 -16 Middlebury Fall Festival This … Continued
Let the Heritage Trail audio driving tour be your personal guide to must-see attractions, special finds and behind-the-scenes glimpses of Amish life. Traveling along lively Main Streets and scenic back roads you'll find surprises at every turn and soon discover why it’s considered one of the country’s most scenic drives.