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Explore Elkhart and the “574″

One of the best things about college is the weeks off we’re given for holiday breaks. But it always seems like after being home from about four days, college students are ready to head back to their respective universities. This Read more >

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail

Do you like to bike, run or even walk? Then, you need to try out the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail in Northern Indiana. The trail is located in Elkhart County on an abandoned railroad corridor that dates back to 1888. Passenger 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 >

Epworth Forest – Northern Indiana’s Hidden Jewel

One of my favorite places to be in the summer is even more beautiful in the fall. Epworth Forest Conference Center in North Webster, Indiana, is a conference center that houses numerous camps in the summer and is utilized as Read more >

#40. Hunt for Treasure at the Shipshewana Flea Market (#50Things)

Bonnet-topped Amish women and $1 sunglasses may seem completely unrelated, but at the Shipshewana Flea Market the two are harmoniously juxtaposed. Located about 3.5 hours northeast of Indianapolis in the heart of northern Indiana’s Amish country is the sprawling Trading Read more >

Northern Indiana Girls Trip

I just got back from my annual girls trip to Northern Indiana. If you have never been, let me enlighten you on a few tips/trades I’ve learned along the way: Flea Market – Held every Tuesday and Wednesday from May Read more >

The Art and Earth Trail in Northern Indiana

There’s a lot to do in Northern Indiana. So much that you could take about 7 weekends to get visit that region, and still not see everything there is to see. The Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission has plotted out Read more >

Riding the rails in Northern Indiana

Don’t let the fear of lake effect snow and icy highways deter you from visiting the northern part of Indiana this winter. Avoid potentially dangerous road conditions and hop aboard the South Shore Line instead. The train runs all day Read more >

Step into the holiday movie classic, “A Christmas Story”

The Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond will again host the holiday movie classic exhibit, “A Christmas Story” Comes Home and special events. The exhibit features six animated display scenes from “A Christmas Story” as well as weekend events and opportunities Read more >

Quilt Gardens in Amish Country

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