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 Neapolitan…

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…

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…

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…

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.”…

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…