Elkhart Tourism

Elkhart /ˈɛlkɑːrt/ is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. The city is located 15 miles (24 km) east of South Bend, Indiana, 110 miles (180 km) east of Chicago, Illinois, and 150 miles (240 km) north of Indianapolis, Indiana. Elkhart has the larger population of the two principal cities of the Elkhart-Goshen Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn is part of the South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area, in a region commonly known as Michiana. The population was 50,949 at the 2010 census. Despite the shared name, it is not the county seat of Elkhart County; that position is held by the city of Goshen, located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Elkhart.


Elkhart is a cultural town in the state of Indiana. It is known for its industries centred on the making of recreational vehicles (RVs) and musical instruments. The Lerner Theatre is where most of the concerts and performances in the city take place. Elkhart was a major junction in the railroading days. The history of the railroad in Elkhart as well as New York Central, Amtrak and Penn Central is exhibited in the National New York Central Railroad Museum. Want to know more about life in the 20th century? The Ruthmere Museum and the ‘Time Was’ Museum will satisfy your curiosity through their exhibits. You can stroll on the riverwalk in the downtown area. It is also used for ice and roller skating depending upon the season. Visit Elkhart and explore what the city offers on your holiday.


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