12 Places to Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week in Indiana’s Cool North

Celebrate 2023 National Travel and Tourism Week with us, May 7-13!   It's a week to celebrate the importance of travel and tourism to the economy and community in Indiana's Cool North.  Events and activities showcase the unique attractions and experiences that the region has to offer to both visitors and locals.  Look over these things that make northern Indiana cool, and  find something new to explore this week as well as later!

Neighbors Mercantile Co

Neighbors Mercantile Co


Discover one-of-a-kind treasures and relive nostalgic moments in a laid-back setting at Neighbors Mercantile in Nappanee.  They take great pride in partnerships with Simply Southern, Lodge Cast Iron, KUDU Grills, Life is Good®, Kuhl Clothing, and other esteemed brands.

The store spans across three floors and offers a wide range of products including camping gear, kitchen utensils, backyard essentials, T-shirts, unique gifts, games, and a variety of snack foods.

This store wasn’t just created as a place to buy essential goods; it’s a space that brings people together, and will hopefully forge meaningful connections among neighbors.

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 70 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 75 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 95 Minutes to South Shore

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