Archive for the ‘Adventures in Northern Indiana’ Category

Soar Through The Treetops At Rum Village Aerial Park!

October 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Rum Village Aerial ParkLooking for some adventure during your Northern Indiana getaway? Rum Village Aerial Park in South Bend will have you swinging from the trees on zip lines, tightropes, cargo nets, and more!

Zip lines and rope courses are gaining in popularity across the country. If you’ve never tried one, you’re missing out! There’s something truly thrilling about zipping through the treetops, even though you’re in a safety harness.

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You’ll Have a Boo-You-tiful Time At Niles Scream Park!

October 7th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Niles Scream Park 2016Niles Scream Park, the popular, Niles Michigan Haunted House attraction, is open for boo-isiness weekends from now until Halloween 2016!

Around Halloween, few things can be as fun and exciting as a good scare and that’s just what Niles Scream Park offers! Six professionally designed, spooky attractions on 44 haunted acres in Niles, Michigan. Not only is the park one of the largest, it has also been recognized by Haunted Attraction Magazine as one of the “Top 31 Must-See Haunted Attractions” nationwide!

One of the best things about Niles Scream Park is that all its attractions are rebuilt every year for a fresh scare. The park’s reputation for ingenious scare-tactics has made it one of the country’s premier haunted houses.

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Get Lost – In The 2016 Shipshewana Corn Maze!

September 5th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Shipshewana Corn Maze 2016Come explore the Shipshewana Corn Maze and lose yourself in 6.9 miles of maze on 7 acres of corn. The Shipshewana Corn Maze is good, old-fashioned fun!

Visiting Shipshewana in Northern Indiana Amish Country is always a good idea. There’s plenty to do and see, whether you’re interested in Anabaptist history (Menno-Hof); looking to browse the Midwest’s largest flea market (Shipshewana Trading Place), wanting to peruse the town’s 16 historical murals; or just wanting to soak up some small-town, Midwest, peace and quiet. Shipshewana has all this and more.

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Attend the 2016 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair!

June 6th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair 2016You’ll find something for everyone at the week-long, 2016 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair: rodeo, carnival rides, games, tractor pulls, monster trucks, great food, live music, and animals – July 1-9, 2016

The 91st annual St. Joseph County 4-H Fair, celebrating both Indiana’s bi-centennial and America’s 240th birthday, is positively jam-packed with fun and excitement, including a livestock auction, fireworks show, demolition derby, and an appearance by classic rockers, Three Dog Night!

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Quilt Gardens Along The Heritage Trail Celebrate Indiana’s 200th

May 16th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail 20162016 is Indiana’s Bicentennial and Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail is getting in on the celebration this year with 19 quilt garden patterns representing various time periods in Indiana’s history!

Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail is an annual, Indiana Amish Country event featuring more than a million flower blossoms arranged into 19 different, patchwork quilt-inspired gardens. Along with the vibrant quilt gardens, visitors can also view 21, large, hand-painted, quilt art murals.

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Celebrate Captain America’s 75th Anniversary at
Elkhart’s Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum

May 2nd, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Captain America's 75th AnniversaryCome celebrate Captain America’s 75th Anniversary at the Elkhart Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum, with special guest Allen Bellman, the last surviving artist to draw Captain America during WWII – May 14th, 2016!

Captain America, that red, white, and blue Sentinel of Liberty first appeared back in March, 1941 in Captain America Comics #1 from Timely Comics. Created by legendary comic book artists Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, the character was designed as a patriotic super-soldier fighting the Axis powers of World War II.

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Visit South Bend’s Potawatomi Zoo!

March 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Visit South Bend's Potawatomi Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears – alright!

South Bend is home to Indiana’s oldest zoo, the Potawatomi Zoo! Originally founded in 1902 at Leeper Park, Potawatomi Zoo houses more than 400 animals and sees over over 200,000 visitors each year!

From its beginnings as a humble duck pond in Leeper Park, South Bend’s Potawatomi Zoo has grown into a 23 acre home for more than 400 animals of 160 different species, fully accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).

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Hall of Heroes Superhero and Comic Book Museum!

February 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Elkhart, Indiana's Hall of Heroes Superhero and Comicbook Museum!Boff! Pow! Ka-Blam! The Hall of Heroes Museum is the only Superhero and Comic Book Museum in the world, so slap on your domino mask, nip off to your secret lair, and aim your invisible jet towards Elkhart, Indiana!

Comic book collectors, superhero fans, and pop-culture aficionados alike will be fascinated with Elkhart’s Hall of Heroes Museum from their very first glance at the exterior – the two-story building is designed to look like the iconic Hall of Justice from the DC Universe’s Super Friends / Justice League!

But if they think that’s great, just wait until they get a look inside!

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Round Barn Theatre 2016 Season

February 5th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Round Barn Theatre 2016 SeasonAmish Acres recently announced the Round Barn Theatre 2016 Season, titled “New To Me,” and it’s loaded with classics and favorites sure to delight and entertain everyone!

Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre is northern Indiana’s only professional repertory theatre company, making it the go-to place for those seeking live, stage performances in Northern Indiana Amish country.

The Round Barn Theatre 2016 Season – April 13th through December 31st – features lots of fun and entertainment with its seven scheduled productions, including some special surprises designed to make these classic shows new again – thus the theme of the Round Barn Theatre 2016 Season: “New To Me’!

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Proud to Be An Amish Country B&B

December 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Scottish Bed & Breakfast - an Amish Country B&BIt is hard to believe 2015 is already over. It’s been an amazing year with some truly fantastic guests staying at our Northern Indiana Amish Country B&B. So often we end up feeling as if we’re hosting friends rather than just random travelers.

People stay with us in our Amish Country B&B for lots of reasons – whether they’re traveling on business through Northern Indiana and enjoy a mid-week stay at Scottish Bed & Breakfast, are here for Notre Dame football weekends, holiday, a quilting or scrap-booking retreat, or are simply enjoying an Amish Country getaway.

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Visit Ruthmere Mansion for the Holidays

November 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Ruthmere Mansion and Museum - Elkhart, INRuthmere Mansion and museum in Elkhart, IN is always a great place to visit but if you haven’t seen this historic house and campus decked out for the end of the year holidays, you really ought to!

Designed and built in 1910 by E. Hill Turnock, Ruthmere Mansion was initially home for Albert R. and Elizabeth Baldwin Beardsley and the center of Elkhart’s social circle during the gilded age.

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Discover the Marshall County Museum!

October 2nd, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Visit the Marshall County MuseumThe Marshall County Museum, located in Plymouth, IN, always has an exhibit or timely event that will entertain and educate – such as the upcoming Halloween Ghost Walk!

You never know what you’ll find on display at the Marshall County Museum, as the Marshall County Historical Society works hard to keep the displays fresh and the calendar full – which helps to explain why it received the 2014 Indiana Historical Society Award for “remarkable public services and programs provided to its community!”

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Visit Nappanee’s Dutch Village Market!

September 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Dutch Village MarketIf you’ve a hankering for some good, old fashioned fun in Northern Indiana Amish country then a visit to Nappanee’s Dutch Village Market is just the ticket!

At first blush, the Dutch Village Market in Nappanee might not sound like much of an attraction – oh, boy: a market – but Dutch Village Market is so much more than just your typical market!

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It’s Up, Up, And Away On A Bremen Hot Air Balloon Ride!

August 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

It's up, up, and away on a Bremen Hot Air Balloon Ride!

Get a new perspective with a
Bremen Hot Air Balloon Adventure!

There’s nothing like floating high as a bird above scenic Northern Indiana Amish Country – and now you can with a Bremen hot air balloon ride!

Hot air ballooning was humanity’s first successful challenge to gravity and, though we have far surpassed it now with jets and rockets, many would say hot air ballooning is still one of the purest forms of manned flight – and you can experience the simple grace and elegance of ballooning with a Bremen hot air balloon trip.

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Learn the Amish-Mennonite Story at Menno-Hof

July 24th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Learn the Amish-Mennonite Story at Menno-HofIf you’re interested in the Amish-Mennonite story – a fascinating and beautiful history full of faith, craft, ingenuity, and community – then you’ll definitely want to take in Shipshewana’s Menno-Hof.

Menno-Hof creatively interprets and presents the history and values of the Anabaptists (the Amish-Mennonites), providing a variety of opportunities to learn about and experience the Amish-Mennonite world.

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