Meet the Makers along the Heritage Trail

Discover Elkhart County’s local culture and people as you meet the makers along the Heritage Trail. Meet the artists, discover their fascinating history, watch them craft their products, then you can take them home. Check out a few top spots to buy where it’s made. It’s always Well Crafted in…

Adventure Starts Here!

Are you ready for loads of fun and unforgettable experiences? The Elkhart County Area Guide is your source for info! 75 pages of great information about the best places to dine, see a fantastic concert or play, or buy the one-of-a-kind handmade items that our area is known for. Check it out and…

Goshen First Fridays

Your guide to experiencing Goshen First Fridays in Downtown Goshen, Indiana Since 2007, downtown Goshen has been widely known for its renowned First Fridays festivals. Experience a themed celebration each month as the downtown is filled with live performances, shopping and dining specials, and…

Make it a Well Crafted Christmas

The holiday season is in full swing so it’s time to start checking off your list. Check out these unique places to make it a well crafted Christmas. Support the local businesses who support the area where you live, work and play. There are lots of local shops and boutiques throughout Elkhart County…

Elkhart County Shopping Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect season (or excuse) to get out and shop till you drop. Break out of the big box and discover one-of-a-kind gifts and goodies galore in the unique shops along the Heritage Trail in Elkhart County. Find the perfect gift for someone special (or…

Amish Handcrafted in Elkhart County

Amish Hand Crafted Amish Country. Two words that conjure up images of a community preserved in a simpler time. However, the people of Elkhart County’s Amish community are far from simple. They are a complex, fascinating part of the area’s tapestry. Yes, when you roll into town you’ll likely pass a…

Experience Downtown Elkhart

The heart and soul of Elkhart County is its namesake city, Elkhart. From a historic theater to restaurants serving up traditional Midwest dishes and other tasty cuisines to outdoor spaces designed to bring out the adventurer in you, Elkhart is a cultural cornerstone with a vibrant, diverse and…

Four places to find really cool old stuff

Cool stuff never goes out of style. That’s why spending your day browsing Elkhart County’s antique shops can yield a rich and rewarding bounty. Here are our top picks for antiquing: Beardsley Avenue Antiques District, Elkhart This stretch on the west side of Elkhart was once a hub of manufacturing…