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These Quilt Gardens Have Wowed Visitors for 10 Years

The 10th anniversary of the popular Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County will feature two new sites, a new Quilt Mural and one of the largest-ever exhibitions of Seward Johnson bronze sculptures outside of the artist’s personal retrospective. Planting of the 19 Read more >

You Have to See This Larger-Than-Life Art in Elkhart County

It’s never been done before in Elkhart County and, really, only once anywhere in the world. The Quilt Gardens and the downtowns of Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Middlebury, Bristol and Wakarusa will be the site of the largest exhibition of American Read more >

Amish Acres

Northern Indiana is known as Amish Country and if you have ever traveled that way, you know why. From the shopping to the restaurants, and even passing horse-drawn buggies on the road, each and every experience has a touch of Read more >

Indiana’s Top 10 Indiana Summer Gotta-Dos and Ice Cream Shops

We’ve all seen those travel lists of the best places to go in a certain state, or 10 ice creams you have to eat before you die compilations. But can you ever really trust the sources of those lists? They’re Read more >

49th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival

The Amish community is steeped in tradition. One tradition at Amish Acres, a historic Amish farmstead and history center, is the Arts & Crafts Festival, now in its 49th year. This year’s festival will held August 4-7. Click here for Read more >

Put Your Life on Hold in Nappanee, IN

Have you ever wished you could just press the “pause” button on your life to just slow things down for a while? A trip to Nappanee, Indiana — a community in Indiana’s northern Amish region — is about the closest Read more >

49th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival in Nappanee, IN

It’s hard to believe the Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival has been going on for as long as it has, but they’re celebrating their 49th annual festival from August 4 – 7 (Thursday through Sunday). Featuring more than 220 Read more >