Best Breakfast Spots in Elkhart County

From fluffy pancakes to melt-in-your-mouth, a great breakfast is easy to find in Elkhart County. For the first (and our favorite) meal of the day, try these places to fuel up for a day of fun along the Heritage Trail. Baker’s Nook Café, Elkhart You’ll find home-style goodness at its best at the…

What to do on New Year's Eve

It’s that time we’ve all been waiting for in 2021 - the end of the year! Here are some things to do on New Year’s Eve, when we can finally say Happy New Year 2022! 2022 New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Barns at Nappanee Friday December 31 at 5:30pm Prices: $119.00 Ring in 2022 at the Barns at…

Winter Things To Do In Elkhart County

Your essential guide to keep the kids entertained over Christmas break. Are the kids starting to get bored at home? Check out these fun and socially distanced family activities that will get everyone out of the house safely. Be sure to check websites or call for specific hours of operation and don’t…

Things to Do in December

It really is the most wonderful time of the year. From richly decorated theaters, mansions and public spaces, to the cozy shops of our friendly artisans, the Christmas season in Elkhart County will bring good cheer to all. ‘Hollywood Holiday’ Tours Your favorite Christmas movie comes to life at…

Why homemade in Amish Country is the best

The ingredients are simple and few in number, but the care, skill and dedication to bring it together into something delicious? Now that’s truly special. Here’s Elaine Jones of The Carriage House: Hundreds of guests joyfully make the trek to her banquet room at The Carriage House every year for…

Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights in Elkhart County and Nearby Cold days and nights are no match for warm hearts when the holiday season arrives. See the lights Holiday lights are so pretty, especially when the snow is drifting gently across the landscape. Check out some of our favorite places for Christmas lights…

Amanda Shoup

It’s no secret that Elkhart County’s close-knit communities are connected by a passion for craftsmanship and quality of life. Friendly and caring, with an energetic, entrepreneurial spirit, we here in Elkhart County are naturally born makers and you’ll find that in everything from the musical…

Elkhart County Shopping Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect season (or excuse) to get out and shop till you drop. Break out of the big box and discover one-of-a-kind gifts and goodies galore in the unique shops along the Heritage Trail in Elkhart County. Find the perfect gift for someone special (or…