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…

Every fun moment in 2019 #INElkhartCo

2019 was a blast in Elkhart County. From downtown vibes and local brews to yoga in the park and serene country sides, the year just puts a big smile on our face. Check out our 2019 photo highlight real. Be sure to come back in 2020 for even more awesomeness #INElkhartCo…

Witches Brew Tea

“Witches Brew Tea” with Willow the Witch & Tour at Ruthmere--$25 pp incl Following your mansion tour, enjoy the “Witches Brew Afternoon Tea”. You’ll shiver as the ghostly shape materializes right before your eyes! You’ll hear the wolves howling announcing your arrival at THE WITCHES BREW TEA! A…

The Coolest Thing Made in Elkhart County

A well-crafted community Elkhart County is filled with a creative spirit that is unsinkable. The business owners here have the ability to dream, take chances and innovate. Our people are optimistic, resourceful, curious and adventurous. Our county is a destination where you can immerse yourself in…

Romantic Road Trip Ideas

DAY ONE (Nappanee) After breakfast, take a romantic leisurely drive through the back-roads of Nappanee and explore the Countryside Shops. You can pick up a map at the Nappanee Heritage Center (302 W Market). This mix of Amish-owned and family-run shops is as far from the big box as it gets. Back in…

Fun Winter Activities

Put on some Ice Skates at NIBCO Water & Ice Park Glide ice-paved paths then indulge in some post-park treats like a hot chocolate and dessert at many nearby restaurants.574.295.7275 Spend a night (or 2!) at McKenzie House B&B Unwind in one of the wonderful, relaxing suites. Innkeepers Sherry and…

Top 5 Things to Do in January

First month of the new year – time to find something fun to do! Check these out: Shipshewana New Year’s Day Auction What better way to ring in the new year than with an auctioneer’s ring (or several rings). This huge auction featuring something for everyone starts at 10 a.m. January 1 at the…

Six amazing ways to make the holidays bright

There’s so much to do in Elkhart County and nearby in December. These events and activities are sure to keep everyone merry. See the lights Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights, Fridays and Saturdays from November 29 to December 28: The Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 N. Main St., Elkhart, is…

Things to Do in December

You can lounge around in your PJs anytime. December’s the month to get out and do all things Christmas! See the lights Holiday lights are so pretty, especially when the snow is drifting gently across the landscape. Check out some of our fave places for Christmas lights: - Winter Wonderland Holiday…