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…

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…

Amish Handcrafted in Elkhart County

NOTE: Please double-check your destination if you are concerned about hours or available services. The COVID-19 situation has been difficult on small businesses. We ask visitors to be patient, kind and understanding of our hard-working employees and volunteers. Amish Hand Crafted Amish Country. Two…

Meet the Makers along the Heritage Trail

NOTE: Please double-check your destination if you are concerned about hours or available services. The COVID-19 situation has been difficult on small businesses. We ask visitors to be patient, kind and understanding of our hard-working employees and volunteers. Discover Elkhart County’s local…

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…

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…