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…

Safecation - Staycation Deals

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…

Amish Experience for Groups

Northern Indiana is home to nearly 20,000 Amish, a culture that remains true to centuries-old traditions even as the world around them changes at break-neck speed. Modern technology – including television and electricity – are noticeably absent from Amish homes. The Amish “connect” in a different…

Top 10 Adventures in the RV Capital

Did you know that Northern Indiana’s Elkhart County produces over 80% of all RVs built in the U.S? Nearly 1,000 new RVs leave our factories each work day. The retail value of this bounty? Over $9.5 billion in 2015. We welcome current (and aspiring!) RV fans from around the world with signature…