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 summer fun!
Quilt Gardens...along the Heritage Trail
The Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail joins quilting, gardening, and art into a one-of-a-kind event featuring more than a million vibrant blooms, gigantic gardens, and hand-painted, super-sized murals.
When: May 30 - September 15
The Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum
Wanna see their eyes light up? Tell the kids you're taking them to the Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum in Elkhart. Inside you will find decades worth of memorabilia for DC, Marvel, and other exciting universes. If they’ve only seen the movies and recent TV shows, they’ll get a super lesson in superhero history, as The Hall has a collection including comic books, shows, and movies from back in the day.
Right side of the tracks
Engineer your own adventure -- run the model railroad, and try the other hands-on activities - at the National New York Central Railroad Museum.
Old and cool
They really wore that? Those questions answered, and more, at the Elkhart County Historical Museum.
No Ordinary Gardens
Enjoy a carriage ride and mini golf at Das Dutchman Essenhaus
Make a day of it with the family at Das Dutchman Essenhaus. Take a carriage ride through the property, enjoy a session of mini golf, and top it off with multiple dining options, including menu, buffet, and family-style. Don't for get the pie!
Discover the beautiful Wellfield Botanic Gardens and six outstanding Elkhart County Parks including Indiana’s oldest gristmill at Bonneyville Mill
The great outdoors doesn’t get any greater than in Elkhart County. With miles of riverways, dozens of trails, and challenging golf courses, there’s something to do outside anytime of year to fuel your endorphins, clear your mind, and inspire your soul.
Wellfield Botanic Gardens features over 20 themed garden areas, including a Children's Garden and Japanese "Island Garden." Wellfield's 36 gorgeous acres include 18 acres of lakes, streams, waterfalls and other water features...fun for the entire family!