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Elkhart in the News

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Elkhart Lake is continuously mentioned around the world in various media outlets such as Forbes, USA Today, Country Living, Intermezzo and many more! Read some of our favorite articles from travelers that have visited from all over the world.

Where Small Town Resorts Yield Big Time Fun!

By Deborah Grossman Elkhart Lake is a treasure trove of leisure pursuits. Enjoy swimming, boating, and bonfires on the beach? Car racing, hiking, or biking? How about shopping at a traditional German-style Christmas Market without crossing the ocean? Located on pristine Elkhart Lake in east-central Wisconsin, the town offers fun for all seasons. Native Americans…

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Cheese and Charm: Exploring the Seasonal Flavors of Wisconsin

By Jenny Ivy An hour north of Milwaukee, in America’s dairy heartland, there is a spring-fed lake that calls to locals and tourists as the epitome of Christmas charm. While Elkhart Lake, and its flagship resort, The Osthoff Resort, are enjoyed by thousands during the summer, the magic of the charming village really comes alive during…

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Old-Fashioned Resorts Are Only Part of the Charm

By William M. Gurstelle Elkhart Lake, Wis., is an old-fashioned resort town, in the best sense of the term. You’ll find no Hyatt, Radisson or Hilton hotels here, no chutes-and-ladders style waterparks and no neon-signed chain restaurants. Instead, it’s a locally owned and operated place, full of small shops and attractions, chef-owned restaurants and a unique and genuinely interesting history. A group of immigrant German hoteliers first came to Elkhart Lake 150 years ago and built the nucleus of resorts from which this traditional…

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