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When you get a Shop Downtown Discount Card, you help support your neighbors, the local economy, and the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also can get great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating business. It’s a win/win situation.

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Things to do in Elkhart, Indiana

Main Street of old Downtown Elkhart speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Elkhart the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Elkhart brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Downtown Elkhart offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Downtown Elkhart has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Elkhart has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Why do you love downtown?

Judy Caverly
Interesting shops, good restaurants, friendly people.

Aimee Cavill
Love to wander through this beautiful town and I love the wineries!

Tammy Cooper
Downtowns are so cute and has a very relaxed inviting vibe that puts a smile on my face. In addition, downtown was so clean. It was fun visiting the unique shops and boutiques and everyone was very friendly. Our stroll around Lithia Park was beautiful and so peaceful. It truly is a gem. Lastly, we ate at 4 or 5 different restaurants that had great food and great service.

Molly MacTaggart
Always love quaint, historic downtown areas, late April will be our first visit to Dillon.

Dianna Branden
I love the quaint little boutiques.

Restaurants in Elkhart, Indiana

Angelo's Parkmor

1000 West Bristol St
Downtown Elkhart

Between the Buns

2041 Cassopolis St
Downtown Elkhart

Bangkok Place Thai Restaurant

26084 County Road 6 # 3
Downtown Elkhart

Antojitos Mexicanos

102 Middlebury St
Downtown Elkhart

Bent Oak Restaurant

3610 Bent Oak Trail
Downtown Elkhart

American Sunspace

3701 South Main St # 1115
Downtown Elkhart

Andy's Place

921 Johnson St
Downtown Elkhart

Bella Italia Ristorante Italiano

56199 Parkway Ave
Downtown Elkhart

Bendix Restaurant

1000 West Bristol St
Downtown Elkhart

Bendix Restaurant

1000 West Bristol St
Downtown Elkhart

Around the Corner

23677 Us Highway 33
Downtown Elkhart

Adam's Bistro

1600 West Beardsley Avenue
Downtown Elkhart

Downtown Elkhart Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Elkhart can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Upon check-in, slip the desk agent a tip and ask for the best room they can find at your current booked rate. Often times a quick $10 or $20 bill can go a long way towards the mood of the person who directly decides where you lay your head for the night.

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.

Bring an actual credit card to avoid deposits and pre-authorizations consuming money in your checking account which will reduce your available balance. Hotels that accept paper cash often ask for a hefty deposit to cover potential damages in your room leaving you scrambling to find an ATM.

Super 8 Elkhart
345 Windsor Ave

Days Inn Elkhart
2820 Cassopolis St

Comfort Suites South
27838 County Road 24

Sleep Inn
220 Caravan Drive


Hilton Garden Inn
3401 Plaza Ct

Red Roof Inn Elkhart
2902 Cassopolis St

Econo Lodge Elkhart
3440 Cassopolis St

Hampton Inn Elkhart IN
215 Northpointe Blvd

Best Western Inn & Suites
3326 Cassopolis Street

Staybridge Suites Elkhart
3252 Cassopolis Street

Candlewood Suites Elkhart
300 Northpointe Blvd

Comfort Suites Elkhart
404 North Pointe Blvd