Americana with a twist…this city is a magnet for creative young entrepreneurs where innovation meets craftsmanship.

This central stop along the Heritage Trail is a magnet for creative young entrepreneurs and filled with eclectic shops, specialty boutiques, cozy cafes, and lively entertainment.

Eat the authentic wood-fired fig pizza at Venturi, the “Philly Chili” at South Side Soda Shop (featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives) or a decadent hand-dipped turtle from Olympia Candy Kitchen. Eat the “Hot Mess” and wash it down with the “Hop Head Hooray” at Goshen Brewing Co. (or GBCo, as the locals call it).

Shop the locally owned stores that line Main Street like Woldruff’s Footwear for classic styles and traditional service. Art finds at Found, which markets quality art, artifacts and antiques from around the world and handmade and fair trade at Ten Thousand Villages,  and luxurious handcrafted soap and skincare products at the Soapy Gnome. Traditional techniques meet contemporary designs at Goertzen Pottery at the nearby Old Bag Factory

Explore the Millrace Canal Trail on foot or by bike. Enjoy live performances with an urban edge at Ignition Music Garage, classics and global sounds take the stage at Sauder Concert Hall at Goshen College, and talented locals fill the streets at monthly First Fridays.

For more info: GoshenIndiana.org