456 apartments for rent near Elkhart, IN
Apartments in Elkhart, IN
In northern Indiana, where the St. Joseph River widens on its long, winding journey, the city of Elkhart is everything a charming, Midwestern town should be: pedestrian-friendly and attractive, with a quaint downtown filled with sidewalk cafes, pubs, museums, and historic sites. Located near the Michigan border roughly 40 miles east of Lake Michigan, Elkhart is postcard-perfect, from its impossibly green parks to its beautiful RiverWalk.
One of the largest Amish communities in the world is located in Elkhart County. The Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival is held each summer and features around 350 craftsmen. Entertainment includes live music, tours, and wagon rides. Another popular festival is the Elkhart Jazz Festival, which takes place in June.
Elkhart has some beautiful parks, including McNaughton Park, which is the location of the summer concert series and other events and the popular McNaughton Spray Park, complete with water slides, a “bucket dump,” and a concession area. Ideal Beach Water Park, located on Heaton Lake, features two corkscrew water slides, a wading pool, kayaks, canoes, and a lakefront beach.
Perhaps this focus on recreation is natural for a city like Elkhart, a place often referred to as the “RV Capital of the World.” In an area dotted with parks and lakes and featuring wonderful hiking and biking trails, outdoor fun is everywhere in Elkhart. Rent your Elkhart apartment today and find out what makes this little city a great place to live – and play.
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