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Paddling Elkhart River

Posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2018

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

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

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

Five great ice cream places in Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Five great ice cream places in Elkhart County

In a cone, a la mode, with whipped cream on top, or just in a plain old dish — we just want our ice cream! When summer turns the temperature up, we turn to these places for amazing sweet treat. The Chief 502 W. Lincoln Ave., Goshen You could argue with Thrillist’s list of the … Continued

Top 10 Sunday Stops

Posted on Monday, June 18th, 2018

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

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