Getting here is easy
Located in the heart of America, Elkhart County’s central location makes it an easy to get to destination. You’ll find us halfway between Chicago and Toledo (just a two hour drive in either direction). Using a network of scenic limited access highways, you can arrive in less than a day’s journey from the region’s major cities and towns. We’re also close to major metropolitan areas, interstates, highways and airports. Most of the major attractions along the Heritage Trail are within an hour’s drive of I-80/90, over paved, well-marked, scenic US and Indiana routes.
TRAVEL TIP: Many attractions, shopping and dining establishments in Amish Country are Closed on Sundays. We suggest that you contact individual businesses to confirm days and hours of operation.
TRAVEL TIP: Amish Country is in the Eastern Standard Time Zone
GETTING HERE BY CAR
The Indiana Toll Road (I-80/90)skirts the Northern edge of the state with alternate access from State Roads 120 & 19 and US Highways 6 & 20.
Piece your drive together with our Maps & Travel Tools.
ELKHART EXIT 92
Whatever your destination, Exit 92 is the best location for a stop along the Indiana Toll Road. It offers the largest selection of franchise lodging and dining on the I-80/90 including more than a dozen restaurants and over 1,400 hotel rooms.
DRIVING DISTANCES TO ELKHART
- Chicago: 100m / 160km
- Indianapolis: 165m / 266km
- Detroit: 165m / 266km
- Milwaukee: 200m / 322km
- Cleveland: 230m / 370km
- St. Louis: 390m / 628km
- Pittsburgh: 359m / 578km
- Toronto: 440m / 708km
Greyhound runs regular service from the major centers around us.
Train service from Chicago to Elkhart is provided by Amtrak.
South Bend International Airport is less than 20 miles from Elkhart, Indiana.
WHILE YOU’RE HERE
Explore the Heritage Trail with a rental vehicle from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Nappanee.
Enjoy the view from the Interurban Trolley, which provides fixed route service between Elkhart and Goshen, including major points in between.
Call ACE Cab of Elkhart 574.295.6886 to get around town.
Gather your group of 20+ friends and family and discover Elkhart County, Indiana on board a luxury charter bus! Visit Cardinal Buses website at CardinalBuses.com or call 800.348.7487.