LINTON’S ENCHANTED GARDEN in Elkhart, Indiana

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Enjoyably unique sights to be seen….

July 8, 2015

Linton’s Enchanted Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana  was  a must-see while I was exploring  the Amish Community of  Elkhart County.   It was like nothing I had ever seen before and  vastly exceeded my expectations!  Entrance to Linton’s  is free for,  in reality, it is a home and garden center.   They have  flowers, plants, bushes, trees, statuary,  gifts, chocolates,  jewelry and that’s only  the beginning.  There is also a cafe, petting zoo, train rides, paddle boat rides , kids play area and  gem stone mining.  Plus the greatest stroll  ever through their  incredible and imaginative  grounds.    I easily whiled away  a couple of hours as I had to be sure I didn’t miss anything.  Be ready to smile and feel  the kid in you come to the surface as you meander  through the gardens….

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Pond inside the gift shop fully stocked with koi.

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Also inside the gift shop, though I couldn’t  find a price tag on it.

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Victorian  set among the flowers.

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Linton’s version of Area 51 !

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Every nook and cranny had an idea behind it and then took it a step further.

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Pagoda time

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The  Lost Mine to  compliment the gem stone mining.

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I need one of these  in my  garden.

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Paddle boating with grace.

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Cottage with topiaries.

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Trains ride.

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Barn for the topiary animals.

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Friendly bear waves at the passersby.

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Lastly,  a bench  with  the greatest eco-friendly umbrella  to sit a spell and reflect on how many purchases  you can fit in the car.

Thanks for reading  !  Hope you enjoyed Linton’s!

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