As of April 6, 2021, the Elkhart County Health Department is requiring people to wear masks indoors and outdoors when 6 feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained. Here is a summary of what is allowed right now in Elkhart County (Read More). 

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Paddling Elkhart River

(Photo by Marshall V. King) Paddling Elkhart River mixes urban and rural for a new experience every trip By Marshall V. King The beauty of the Elkhart River isn’t that it’s just one thing. Stretches are rural and secluded. Others are lined with houses or go under major highways. The river flows…

Fishing Fun in Elkhart County

Gorgeous rivers and streams criss-cross Elkhart County’s landscape. Guess what’s in the water? Right, fish! Here are some things to know before you grab your fishing pole. For trout fishing, Cobus Creek County Park northwest of Elkhart and the Little Elkhart River, which snakes through Middlebury…

Four places in Elkhart County to explore by boat

A view of the Elkhart River near Goshen (Photo by Marshall V. King) Elkhart County is full of great places to paddle during the daytime. In fact, it offers lovely views even at night, particularly when your vessel is equipped with Atlantic Marine - boat lights. What a stunning sight! Here are…

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Elkhart County

DeFries Gardens provides a stunningly beautiful setting for a marriage proposal. By Sara Wakefield Every marriage proposal needs a story. Where do you want to set yours? (1) Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart: Full of romantic spots (like the Japanese footbridge or Pergola Garden) for secluded or…