Four Adventures for Kids

There’s so much for kids to do around Elkhart County that the kids may not even notice they haven’t picked up their phone in a while. You can’t go wrong with these picks for year-round) fun: 1) Start with sugar Load up on jellybeans, candy bars, lollipops and more at Wakarusa Dime Store or marvel as…

Family Fun in Elkhart County

There’s so much for kids to do around Elkhart County that the kids may not even notice they haven’t picked up their phone in a while. You can’t go wrong with these picks for Spring (and year-round) fun: 1) Start with sugar Load up on jellybeans, candy bars, lollipops and more at Wakarusa Dime Store…

Request Your Elkhart County Area Guide

Request Your Free Guide Now Welcome to Elkhart County, Indiana. From classic small towns to energetic centers, the handmade welcome mat is always out. Create your own memories along our Heritage Trail by immersing yourself in the cultures and stories of the people that call Elkhart County home…

Top 10 Sunday Stops

1) Marvel at colorful, quilt-inspired, super-sized gardens - each in a different pattern - plus enjoy hand-painted quilt-themed murals on the self-guided Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail. It’s FREE May 30 - September 15. Maps are available at each Quilt Garden location. QuiltGardens.com 2)…

Free Things to Do in Elkhart County

Fun doesn’t have to come with dollar signs attached. The Heritage Trail Driving Tour is proof of that! Fill your day with adventure and your camera roll with memorable snaps, all without spending a dime. Inside the cabinet They were once all the rage, but now you can peer into the history of the…

Start Planning Your Visit Today

Welcome to Elkhart County, Indiana. From classic small towns to energetic centers, the handmade welcome mat is always out. Create your own memories along our Heritage Trail by immersing yourself in the cultures and stories of the people that call Elkhart County home. Download our Digital Area…

Weekends Worth the Trip!

Get ready to explore a living patchwork quilt of diverse downtowns and colorful experiences. This urban-rural fusion is connected by the Heritage Trail as it weaves its way through a thousand and one unique moments. You’ll find hometowns where shop owners can still be found standing behind the…

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.”…

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…

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