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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Experience the Heritage Trail This Spring

This spring treat yourself to some fresh air along Northern Indiana’s 90-mile Heritage Trail. This self-guided audio driving tour features everything from classic small towns, a vibrant arts scene, hand-crafted drinks and desserts, urban flair and creative makers of all kinds. Spring is a…

36 hours along the Heritage Trail

You can take your time on the Heritage Trail. The 90-mile loop serves up an urban-rural fusion of must-see attractions, trendy shops, galleries, artisan shops and restaurants stretching from quaint downtowns to the parks, trails, rivers, and farmland vistas of the Amish countryside. FRIDAY: Your…

Fun & Quirky Facts About Elkhart County

Although our Amish residents reject having telephones in their homes, it is common for them to have cellphones. Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury is Indiana’s largest restaurant and cooks over 3,600 chickens per week. Alka-Seltzer was created in Elkhart and it’s the birthplace of “Speedy.”…

7 Romantic Date-Night Spots

When you need to get date night just right, look to these great places to wine and dine your sweetheart. Remember to wear your mask when you’re not at your table and call ahead before going to be sure you’re following the restaurant’s COVID-19 precautions. Valentine’s Day this year falls on…

8 of the Best Pizzas in Elkhart County

It’s always a good time for pizza. Here are just of few of Elkhart County’s well crafted favorites. Venturi 123 E. Lincoln Ave., Goshen | 574.485.2985 A few years back, three guys with a passion for Neapolitan culture and cuisine came together to create Indiana’s only Italian-certified…

Palate Pleasing Pleasures

All you need is an appetite, stretchy pants and this guide to some of the tastiest treats along the Heritage Trail. DAY ONE (Nappanee) Start your morning at Main Street Roasters with an espresso blend (calories don’t count on vacation so why not add a white chocolate raspberry scone?). Take it to…

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…

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…

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…