By Terry T. Mark Adventure starts here How do you know it’s almost summer? Around here, we say it’s when the 2017 area guide comes out. Heritage Trail Adventures started arriving at local businesses, restaurants and shops in late February. It’s 68 pages of great information about the best places to dine out, see a … Continued
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 Terry T. Mark WAKARUSA — The annual Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival is a beloved community tradition, especially the popular pancakes-and-sausage meal, but the 2016 edition is adding a bit of an historical flair. The festival, which opened today, April 22, and continues through Sunday, April 24, is one of several Bicentennial Legacy Projects throughout Elkhart … Continued
Grab a bucket and stroll the orchards at Kercher’s Sunrise Orchard in Goshen for some great picks. Their apple trees are loaded with more than a dozen popular varieties ranging from Braeburn to Rome Beauty and perfect for baking and munching. After pickin’ do some sippin’. Tap a chilled cup of fresh-pressed apple cider from … Continued
It’s Fair and Festival time! Here’s a listing of the Fairs and Festivals happening in our area during June – October. These great family friendly events guaranteed to keep everyone plenty busy this summer. Click on the event to find out all the information. Rhaspody in Green Wakarausa Blue Grass Festival Shipshewana Quilt Festival WHME … Continued
I love Amish Country’s first festival of the year. It’s the announcement Spring is here, and that I’m going to see a lot of people out and about. There will be lots of maple syrup, food, fun and activities.
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.