Indiana Lincoln Highway Adventure coming this July 21

On July 21, explore the historic Lincoln Highway Byway’s 1913 route through St. Joseph, Elkhart, and Noble Counties during Indiana Landmarks’ Lincoln Highway Adventure and Moveable Feast. The Adventure is a partnership of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association and Indiana Landmarks.

Follow the highway east from South Bend through scenic landscapes; explore historic sites, and enjoy dining and shopping in towns along the route, including Mishawaka, Elkhart, Goshen, Ligonier, Kimmell, and Wolf Lake.

End the day in Ligonier, where the Movable Feast showcases landmarks including the 1889 Ahavas Sholom Temple, 1899 Solomon Mier House, 1839 Stone’s Trace Historic Site, 1879 Kimmell House, and 1930 Luckey Hospital Museum.

Each registered vehicle will receive an Adventure Bag with a dash plaque, discount coupons, and Adventure Passport Booklet containing information about sites along the route with by turn-by-turn directions. Check in via FourSquare or stay connected through your other favorite social media during the Adventure. The Lincoln Highway Adventure welcomes families, car clubs and caravans.

For more information, contact Indiana Landmarks’ Northern Regional Office, 574-232-4534 or north@indianalandmarks.org.

Buy tickets to the Adventure and the Movable Feast online at: http://adventure2012.eventbrite.com/

Indiana Lincoln Highway Adventure

Festivals in Indiana Lincoln Highway Towns – 2012

As you tour the Indiana Lincoln Highway this summer and fall be sure to check out one of the many festivals taking place:

Columbia City
August 10-12, Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow, www.miamipowwow.org

Fort Wayne
July 13-21, Three River Festival, www.threeriversfestival.org
September 15-16, Johnny Appleseed Festival, www.johnnyappleseedfest.com

Goshen
June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2-3, and December 7, First Fridays – Downtown, www.cityonthego.org/first_fridays
July 20-28, Elkhart County 4-H Fair, www.4hfair.org

La Porte
July 15-21, La Porte County Fair, www.laportecountyfair.org

Ligonier
August 31-September 3, Marshmallow Festival, http://www.themarshmallowfestival.com/
September 8-9, Stone’s Trace Pioneer Festival, http://www.stonestrace.com/schedule-of-events.html
October 1-31, Pumpkin Fantasyland, www.fashionfarminc.com

New Carlisle
July 27-29, New Carlisle Home Town Days, www.hometowndays.net

Plymouth
August 31-September 3, Marshall County Blueberry Festival,  www.blueberryfestival.orgCentennial Park, Plymouth Site of the Blueberry Festival, on the Dixie Highway just north of the Lincoln Highway     Intersection

South Bend
June 9, Blues and Ribs Festival – Downtown, http://sbpark.org/activities/special-events/south-bend-blues-and-ribs-festival/
July 20-21, South Bend College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, www.enshrinementfestival.org

Valparaiso
September 8, Valparaiso Popcorn Festival,  http://www.valparaisoevents.com/popcorn%20festival/

Wanatah
September 21-23, Wanatah Scarecrow Festival, www.scarecrowfest.org

Warsaw
June 9, Northern Indiana Lakes Festival, www.lakesfestival.org
July 9-14, Kosciusko County Community Fair, www.kcfair.org

Westville
September 28-30, Westville Pumpkin Festival, http://mcaf.ee/lr7i8

2012 Indiana Travel Map

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway is one of the featured trails in the new 2012 Indiana Travel Map. You can get a free copy of the map at many locations across the state including County Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs), Interstate rest areas, or directly from the the State’s VisitIndiana website. Order one here:
http://www.in.gov/visitindiana/travel/brochures.aspx

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Association would like to thank the following partners for their generous donations which enabled the Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway to be included in this map: