Get Ready for Visiting Friends and Family in Indiana’s Cool North

'Tis the season when friends and family will be coming to visit for one of the upcoming holidays, or during a school break.  We want to not only show our guests a good time, but also introduce them to the places that make Indiana's Cool North a great place to live!  And we have suggestions to help you make the most of your time.

Let Das Dutchman Essenhaus Help with Meals

Heritage Trail Driving Tour


Let Das Dutchman Essenhaus help with your meal planning while the friends and family are here.  They will even provide your Thanksgiving meal to go (which you order by November 18, and pick up the day before Thanksgiving).

If you need a few extra beds for overnight guests, consider the Essenhaus Inn.

The Village Shops on the Essenhaus Campus is also a great shopping destination.

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

  • 71 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 76 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 98 Minutes to South Shore

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