Fall Spirits (Breweries, Wineries, Craft Brews) in Indiana’s Cool North

Something about fall makes our thoughts turn to those fall beverages.   Maybe it's inspired by the Oktoberfests and fall festivals with the beer gardens.  Indiana's Cool North is brimming with autumn vibes, offering a variety of choices to embrace the season.  Breweries and craft brews, ciders and meads, wines and wineries, not to mention the delicious foods that many of them prepare. Here's a list to help you find your favorite fall spirits and celebrate with your people!

The River Greenway Trail

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail for the Scenic Hikes 2


The River Greenway Trail seamlessly combines the serene charm of the Elkhart River with the lively atmosphere of downtown Elkhart.

Starting at the Elkhart Environmental Center’s trailhead, you can either meander along the picturesque banks of the Elkhart River into the bustling River District or link up with the MapleHeart Trail, leading you further on to Goshen and connections with the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail.

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

  • 63 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 69 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 94 Minutes to South Shore

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