Winter Outdoor Recreation in Indiana’s Cool North

In the winter months, Indiana's Cool North truly earns its name with a variety of outdoor activities like ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. While some activities are weather-dependent, seize the days when conditions align perfectly. Moreover, there are specific ice skating opportunities available that don't rely on snow or cold weather, making them a must-see!

Rulli's Pizza - Elkhart County Pizza Winner

Rulli's Pizza


Rulli’s is a neighborhood favorite, and was chosen as Elkhart County’s Pizza War winner.

Sam Rulli’s recipes have been passed down from his Italian grandparents, and you can see his grandmother’s photo on the wall, stirring sauce. Sam says his grandfather taught him to make crust  40 years ago.

Most will sit down to either Papa’s Spicy PizzaGiardinara, pepperoni, tomatoes, onions & red hot sauce, Papa’s Spicy Pizza (flavored with giardiniera, pepperoni, tomatoes, onions and red-hot sauce) or Nana’s Sweet variety (a delicious combo of Vidalia sauce, onions, chicken and tomatoes).

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

  • 15 Minutes to Shipshewana
  • 47 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 83 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 84 Minutes to Indiana Dunes

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