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Drive Less, Experience More In Elkhart County, we believe in FUN! Pick your package and explore Elkhart County safely with discounted hotels, restaurants and attractions. Gather your family & friends and enjoy a safe getaway that won’t blow your budget. Check out our new experiences and deals…

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…

Four Fantastic #INElkhartCo Bike Rides

There is just something about the unhurried feel of Elkhart County’s wide open spaces. May is National Bike Month and with a long weekend and warmer weather ahead, it’s time to bust out the bike on these great trails in #INElkhartCo. Pumpkinvine Nature Trail Trailheads in Goshen, Middlebury and…

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…

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…

Romantic Road Trip Ideas

DAY ONE (Nappanee) After breakfast, take a romantic leisurely drive through the back-roads of Nappanee and explore the Countryside Shops. You can pick up a map at the Nappanee Heritage Center (302 W Market). This mix of Amish-owned and family-run shops is as far from the big box as it gets. Back in…

Fun Winter Activities

Put on some Ice Skates at NIBCO Water & Ice Park Glide ice-paved paths then indulge in some post-park treats like a hot chocolate and dessert at many nearby restaurants.574.295.7275 Spend a night (or 2!) at McKenzie House B&B Unwind in one of the wonderful, relaxing suites. Innkeepers Sherry and…

Top 5 Things to Do in January

First month of the new year – time to find something fun to do! Check these out: Shipshewana New Year’s Day Auction What better way to ring in the new year than with an auctioneer’s ring (or several rings). This huge auction featuring something for everyone starts at 10 a.m. January 1 at the…

Six amazing ways to make the holidays bright

There’s so much to do in Elkhart County and nearby in December. These events and activities are sure to keep everyone merry. See the lights Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights, Fridays and Saturdays from November 29 to December 28: The Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 N. Main St., Elkhart, is…