A HOMETOWN HERITAGE … that blends history with natural beauty.

Eat authentic at Chicago’s Downtown Eatery with a taste of the Windy City’s famous Chicago-style hot dogs or pack their “Kitchen Sink” pizza and go for a picnic at Cummins Park.

Shop farmhouse soaps and scented accents at Camille’s Florals and Gifts or from a rainbow of quilting fabrics and inspirational accessories at the Lavender Patch. Sample wines in the tasting room and select a bottle (or two) of your favorites at Fruit Hills Winery & Orchard. The patio is the perfect location to enjoy a glass while taking in the beauty of the Bristol fruit hills.

Explore the St. Joe river by canoe or kayak. You can take a test run before you buy at Fluid Fun or you can rent from Bristol Canoe & Kayak. Catch the “daily grind” and some stone-ground flour at Bonneyville Mill. and explore the 7 miles of hiking trails that meander through the park. Relive the past through eclectic exhibits at a 1920s-era high school turned history center at the Elkhart County Historical Museum and catch an Elkhart Civic Theatre production at the historic Bristol Opera House.

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