By Terry T. Mark It’s easy to feel a little down in January. Days with sunshine are few and far between. Cold rain or sleet are part of the mix, if we’re lucky. The glow of Christmas is in the rear-view mirror and spring seems too far in the distance. I’m fortunate to have … Continued
By Sara Wakefield When I’m planning a romantic getaway for me and my man, it’s got to be relaxing. It’s about quality time together, as little driving as possible, and doing the things we really love to do. We go for quality of place. And sometimes the most romantic destinations are right around the … Continued
Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed at special events in Elkhart and Goshen. Goshen Two days of events are scheduled at Goshen College. Sunday, Jan. 15 • 9:30 a.m.: Church service and discussion, College Mennonite Church, 1900 S. Main St., Goshen. • 7 p.m.: “Community Gathering: Building a Movement with Self, Story, and … Continued
By Terry T. Mark Das Dutchman Essenhaus was a clear winner as 2016 transitioned into 2017. The Middlebury destination, renowned around the Midwest for its Amish-style restaurant, bakery, hotel and conference center, and shops, was a favorite on writers’ lists that either celebrated the end of the year or looked ahead to the future. … Continued
By Terry T. Mark Why we love our hometown Everyone loves feeling like an insider, right? Elkhart County is full of amazing stories, hidden gems and neighborhood favorites, and those will be getting greater attention. In 2017, the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau will be shining the spotlight on the parts of our … Continued
By Terry T. Mark Christmas is almost here, so what are we doing at the Elkhart County Visitor Center? Putting the wraps on some fabulous projects which will be a gift to all in 2017. We’re looking forward to a great year. Change picking up pace in downtown Elkhart Downtown Elkhart is looking at some … 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.