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Middlebury, Indiana

    A Town of Beauty and Hospitality – A Center for Local and Visitor Trade
    Friendly People Loving Where They Live and What They Do
    Plenty of Family-Friendly Green Space-Play and Picnic Right Downtown

Middlebury is everyone’s idea of a small town: the neighborhood butcher, the Main Street hardware store, the proud shop owner; all busy serving residents and visitors alike in a thriving Main Street historic district. Amish and “English” come to Middlebury to do business and trade; visitors stop in to be part of the action for a while.

A tight-knit bunch, the locals take pride in their quality merchandise-and in the hometown service they promise with every sale. Much of their business is the plentiful repeat business of local farmers, factory hands and professional artisans. Visitors and locals alike seek the unique products and locally made foods-pies, muffins, ice cream, cheese and smoked meats.

All around town, the sights are familiar to the locals: people enjoying the “Middlebury life”. Amish women and children wading in the Little Elkhart at RiverBend Park; couples strolling hand-in-hand at the immaculate Krider Gardens or along the Pumpkinvine Nature bike trail; and families picnicking in the downtown gazebo in Memorial Park.

Text and photos courtesy of Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Center.

Summer AttractionsBack to Top

Summer activities near Country Victorian in Middlebury, IN

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Held every Tuesday and Wednesday of each week from May 5th through October 3rd, you can find hundreds of vendors selling everything from fresh fruit to handcrafted furniture at the Shipshewana Flea Market.

260-768-4129

Home to 2 major auction barns, 3 weekly auctions, and a number of specialty auctions, Shipshewana Auction has a bit of something for everyone.

 

The Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, the Maple City Greenway and the MapleHeart Trail are a regional network of trails that connect Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury and Shipshewana. biking & walking

Antiques Shopping

 

Shop the nearby antiques and go home with a treasure.

7 Area Golf Courses

 

If golfing is a favorite passtime, you can choose from one of seven area courses.

Art Galleries

 

Numerous nearby art galleries will fulfill your taste for fine art.

574-533-3247

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair is one of the largest 4-H county fairs in the nation. During the 2015 Fair, more than 255,000 people attended the nine-day event.

574-631-5000

35 minutes away

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Home to 2 major auction barns, 3 weekly auctions, and a number of specialty auctions, Shipshewana Auction has a bit of something for everyone.

Great Local Restaurants

 

Ask us for recommendations

260-768-4117

Menno-Hof is a non-profit information center located in Shipshewana, Indiana, that teaches visitors about the faith and life of Amish and Mennonites.

574-535-6458

Established in the mid-1830's, Bonneyville Mill has produced quality, stone ground flour for over 150 years. Each year the mill's historical interpreters lead over 30,000 visitors through the "daily grind" while the massive grist stones vibrate under their feet.

Winter AttractionsBack to Top

Winter Activities near Country Victorian in Middleburry, IN

Cross Country Ski Trails

gently rolling

Sledding Hills

 

Great sledding hills with warming pavilion

574-970-7490

Downhill Skiing

 

30 minutes north

Horse-drawn Sleigh or Carriage Rides

 

Outlet Malls

 

Middlebury/Shipshewana shops

 

Over 75 different gift, antique, craft, quilt and specialty shops

 

15-minutes

Notre Dame home football/basketball games

 

Year-RoundBack to Top

Year-round activities near Country Victorian in Middleburry, IN

Amish Acres

March 1–December 31

Amish buggy rides/sleigh rides

 

By reservation only

574-293-2344

The RV Hall of Fame is a library, hall of fame, museum and conference center ... Voted a Top Attraction for the Elkhart County Area

 574-848-4116

For more than 50 years, Elkhart Civic Theatre has been performing a wide variety of theatrical entertainment in Elkhart County, Indiana. From small beginnings as the Elkhart Little Theatre in the late 1940s, presenting one or two plays a year in borrowed or rented facilities, the organization has grown to a full-fledged arts organization.

South Bend area

 

35 minutes away

574-293-4469 

The Lerner Theatre, an Elkhart Landmark, is part of a revival, a new era for the arts, commerce and life in the heart of our community.

 574-235-9190

Ornate theater built in 1921 hosts concerts, touring musicals & more, plus an on-site restaurant.

 574-293-6660

The Midwest Museum of American Art is a non-profit public art museum located in downtown Elkhart, Indiana, United States.
Local Recreation near Country Victorian in Middlebury, IN
Local Recreation near Country Victorian in Middlebury, IN
Local Recreation near Country Victorian in Middlebury, IN