Summer Fun in Elkhart County

Great concerts, mouth-watering food, amazing artwork, unforgettable experiences make summertime in Elkhart County a great time to get out and about. Quilt Gardens...along the Heritage Trail The Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail joins quilting, gardening, and art into a one-of-a-kind event…

Enjoy the waterways in Elkhart County

Enjoy the waterways in Elkhart County. See a whole new side of Elkhart County from a kayak or canoe, or get out for a stroll along the Elkhart Riverwalk. Locals love to paddle the stretch of the Elkhart River between Elkhart and Goshen, where the waterway alternates between rural tranquility and the…

2022 Quilter's Chronicles

Download the 2022 Quilter's Chronicles 2022 QUILT GARDENS ALONG THE HERITAGE TRAIL QUILTER’S CHRONICLES BRISTOL “Snowball in Summer” - Elkhart County Historical Museum SIZE: 29’w x 29’h Elkhart County Historical Museum 304 West Vistula Street | Bristol, IN w: ElkhartCountyParks.org p: 574.848.4322…

Four Adventures for Kids

There’s so much for kids to do around Elkhart County that the kids may not even notice they haven’t picked up their phone in a while. You can’t go wrong with these picks for year-round) fun: 1) Start with sugar Load up on jellybeans, candy bars, lollipops and more at Wakarusa Dime Store or marvel as…

Top 10 Fun & Quirky Facts about Elkhart County

Although our Amish residents reject having telephones in their homes, it is common for them to have cellphones. Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury is Indiana’s largest restaurant and cooks over 3,600 chickens per week. Alka-Seltzer was created in Elkhart and it’s the birthplace of “Speedy.”…

2022 Master Gardener Guidebook

Download the 2022 Master Gardener Guidebook About the Quilt Gardens Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail is an innovative, creative, one-of-a-kind experience designed to interest a widerange of audiences and promote the area as a premier visitor destination. It offers a variety of…

Enjoy Spring in Elkhart County

Ah, the sweet smells of spring…and it all starts with maple syrup. The Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival, April 22 - 24, welcomes spring with plates piled high with pancakes and drenched in maple syrup. If you can pull yourself away from the maple delights, you’ll also enjoy a Festival Parade, numerous…

Top Places for Amish Style Dining

When people come to Elkhart County, Indiana, they are often looking for a place to get a good in-home Amish-style meal. Here are some dining tips and Amish restaurants that deliver a great in-home, family-style dining experience. First, you need to come hungry. An Amish-style meal is an all you care…

Request Your Elkhart County Area Guide

Request Your Free Guide Now Welcome to Elkhart County, Indiana. From classic small towns to energetic centers, the handmade welcome mat is always out. Create your own memories along our Heritage Trail by immersing yourself in the cultures and stories of the people that call Elkhart County home…

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