By Terry T. Mark National magazines keep finding their way to northern Indiana and the diverse attractions in the Elkhart County area. Midwest Living magazine recently spotlighted 17 local businesses in a feature headlined “Discover Amish Country” that appears in its 2016 Best of the Midwest Travel magazine. The one-page article did not stop at … Continued
Make your shopping trip more fun. See firsthand how products you buy are made. In Amish County you can watch them make it then take it home. Even better – you can meet the people making it! Check out some of our nifty spots to buy it where it’s made. Country Lane Bakery Watch Amish … Continued
July is National Hotdog Month. Here #INAmishCountry, you can enjoy hotdogs at great places along the Heritage Trail. In Elkhart, go north on SR 19 and enjoy a hot dog at Simonton Lake Drive-IN, and don’t forget the rootbeer to go with it. As you travel south on SR 19, you will find Ron’s River … Continued
Fireworks Schedule: July 3: Elkhart, Central High School, Gates open 7 p.m. $1 per person; 574.295.7275 July 4: Nappanee, Stauffer Park, Come at Dusk, 574.773.2112 July 4: Topeka, 509 East Lake, 260.593.2252 July 5: Goshen, Black Squirrel Golf Course, Starts at 8 p.m., 574.533.1828 And here are other places that are open on the … Continued
The day we all go out an celebrate the favorite woman in our lives- Mother’s Day. And what better way to do that then by starting the day or ending the afternoon with brunch. Here is a list of the places #INAmishCountry that have brunch for Mother’s Day. Amish Acres has a great Mother’s Day … 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
Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival celebrates 51 years with new accolades. For the fifth time in eight years, The American Bus Association chose Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival as one of its TOP 100 Events in North America in 2013. It was recognized for the first time by AmericaTheBeautiful.com as a TOP 10 … 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.