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…

Amish Experience for Groups

Northern Indiana is home to nearly 20,000 Amish, a culture that remains true to centuries-old traditions even as the world around them changes at break-neck speed. Modern technology – including television and electricity – are noticeably absent from Amish homes. The Amish “connect” in a different…

How to Plan a Group Tour

Hello from Amish Country of Northern Indiana! We welcome your group to the third largest Amish populated area in the nation and home to the one-of-a-kind Quilt Gardens and the RV Capital of the World! It is my pleasure to work with you to create the best group itinerary to meet your clients…

Top 10 Adventures in the RV Capital

Did you know that Northern Indiana’s Elkhart County produces over 80% of all RVs built in the U.S? Nearly 1,000 new RVs leave our factories each work day. The retail value of this bounty? Over $9.5 billion in 2015. We welcome current (and aspiring!) RV fans from around the world with signature…

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 places 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 to eat…

Winter Activities

Put on some Ice Skates at NIBCO Water & Ice Park Glide ice-paved paths at NIBCO Water & Ice Park, 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…