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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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…

We Are Pet Friendly in Amish Country!

When the weather is warm enough and everyone’s eager to get outdoors including your canine companion. There are tons of things to do in Elkhart County along the Heritage Trail for you and your furry friend. First thing that comes to mind, of course, is a stroll through the park. Elkhart has great…

Experience Downtown Elkhart, Indiana

It’s fun to spend time in the city as well as the country. And Downtown Elkhart is a vibrant city with a heart for a good time. I like to walk along the RiverWalk and a stop at a locally owned restaurant or bistro or grab a cup of coffee at the Daily Grind. I also enjoy sampling Stirred’s signature…

Five places to complete your Christmas shopping

We’re coming down to the deadline, with only a few more days until Christmas. But now’s not the time to panic. These places make it easy to finish your shopping! Clean the slate at Soapy Gnome The Soapy Gnome is the perfect quick stop for a hostess gift. Whether you’re making an out-of-town trip…

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…

Shop Hop From Your Sofa!

Need last minute gifts, but no time to shop? Here are just a few places Elkhart County locals love with online stores offering great gifts for your loved ones. Goertzen Pottery Specializing in functional ceramics, one-of-a-kind wood fired pottery, internationally recognized kitchenware and…