Visit South Bend or find a variety of fun things to do in Elkhart

Located minutes from Wellfield Botanic Gardens, the RV Hall of Fame & Museum, and the National New York Central Railroad Museum, the Country Inn & Suites places you close to the best things to do in the Elkhart area. Spend a day with your kids visiting sugar gliders at the Potawatomi Zoo, exploring the Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum, or splashing around in the McNaughton Spray Park, open during summer months. The Midwest Museum of American Art and The Lerner Theatre offer year-round cultural entertainment for all ages. Here to see a football game at the University of Notre Dame? Change into your Fighting Irish gear in your hotel room, and then make the roughly half-hour drive to campus.

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The Barns of Nappanee

20.26 mi / 32.61 km from the hotel
Formerly Amish Acres, this property offers a house and farm tour showcasing Amish lifestyle and an authentic horse-and-buggy tour of the grounds. Grab a farm-to-table meal on site, or enjoy the current play or concert showing at the Round Barn Theatre.

Shipshewana Trading Place

20.91 mi / 33.65 km from the hotel
Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a good chance you can find it at the Midwest’s largest flea market, featuring more than 700 vendors spread out over 100 acres.

AMC Classic Elkhart 14

0.92 mi / 1.48 km from the hotel
Grab your popcorn and snacks and settle in to watch the latest hit movies at this popular Elkhart cinema complex.

Elkhart County Historical Museum

8.13 mi / 13.08 km from the hotel
With 10 exhibit rooms and more than 30 public programs each year, the Elkhart County Historical Museum is the perfect place for adults and children alike to enjoy interactive, educational fun.

John Mishler Sculpture

11.81 mi / 19 km from the hotel
Art enthusiasts appreciate touring the studio of world-renowned sculptor John Mischler, known for his work in common metals. Don’t miss his sculpture River Passage in downtown Elkhart.

McNaughton Spray Park

4.09 mi / 6.58 km from the hotel
When visiting Elkhart during the heat of the summer, be sure to cool off with the whole family as you dodge water cannons, run through dumping buckets, and twist your way down waterslides.

Midwest Museum of American Art

3.6 mi / 5.79 km from the hotel
From the impressive neoclassical-style building to the Norman Rockwell originals, the Midwest Museum of American Art offers a visually appealing experience for every visitor.

Potawatomi Zoo

13.27 mi / 21.35 km from the hotel
See if you can find your favorite animals among the more than 400 that call this zoo their home. The oldest zoo in Northern Indiana, Potawatomi offers a fascinating array of creatures, from monkeys and zebras to emus and bearded dragons.

The History Museum

15.29 mi / 24.6 km from the hotel
This popular museum offers well-crafted displays of St. Joseph River Valley history, plus hands-on activities at the Kidsfirst Children’s Museum. You can also tour several historic buildings, including the beautiful Oliver Mansion and its grounds.

The Lerner Theatre

3.54 mi / 5.7 km from the hotel
From legendary rock acts to the swelling sounds of a full symphony, enjoy shows of all varieties in this stunningly restored performing arts center.

The Old Bag Factory

11.81 mi / 19 km from the hotel
The Old Bag Factory is the perfect place to find antiques, fine food, and unique art pieces by area artists.

University of Notre Dame

14.43 mi / 23.23 km from the hotel
Stroll through Notre Dame’s beautiful campus before heading to the stadium to cheer on the Fighting Irish. If you love the arts, you can see a concert or play at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.