Winter Outdoor Activities

It’s always a good time to get a breath of fresh air, and Elkhart County’s parks and trails are a fantastic way for you and the family to enjoy the great outdoors. So pull on the parka, hat, gloves, scarf and boots and get out and explore. Ice Skating in Elkhart Tighten the laces on your skates…

Keep the Kids Entertained Over Christmas Break

Your essential guide to keep the kids entertained over Christmas break. Are the kids starting to get bored at home? Falling temps and flying snow don’t have to drive you indoors for the winter. Lace up your boots, pull on the parka, hats, gloves, and scarves and take a brisk walk in a park or on a…

Holiday Lights

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

Family Fun in Elkhart County

Fill a day with family fun ranging from the superheroes and villains at the Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum to the endless selection of candies, chocolates and sweet treats at the Wakarusa Dime Store. The Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum Wanna see their eyes light up? Tell the kids you're taking…

Ways to Cool Off in Elkhart County

Check out these fun ways to beat the summertime heat in Elkhart County! Wakarusa Splash Pad, Wakarusa Normal hours of operation are everyday (Sunday - Saturday) from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Located off of North Washington Street, west of Wakarusa Elementary School. More info. NIBCO Water & Ice…

Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County

May 30 - September 15 The Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail joins quilting, gardening, and art into a one-of-a-kind event featuring more than a million vibrant blooms, gigantic gardens, and hand-painted, super-sized murals. This colorful patchwork of quilt-inspired gardens and hand-painted…

Free Things to Do in Elkhart County

Fun doesn’t have to come with dollar signs attached. The Heritage Trail Driving Tour is proof of that! Fill your day with adventure and your camera roll with memorable snaps, all without spending a dime. Millions of blooms The Quilt Gardens stitch together gardening and quilting into a…

Nappanee Apple Festival

The Nappanee Apple Festival is home to Indiana's largest 7-foot baked apple pie and comes out of the oven just in time to kick off the festival! We were even chosen as #1 in the State of Indiana in the Top Ten Fall Festival Signature Food Items for our 7-foot apple pie in 2013 & 2016! Known for our…