PICTURED: Shiojiri Niwa Japanese Gardens, Mishawaka

Explore the Area

Discover legendary communities

St. Joseph County offers a unique mix of lifestyle and culture, showcasing the best northern Indiana has to offer. Activity and buzz dot the city landscapes, while serenity and the quiet of rural living can be found in the county's small towns. Neighborhoods are laced with rich history and proud residents, while a short drive in any direction leads you to the greenways and the serenity of small town living. Each city, town and neighborhood presents its own characteristics and charm, making St. Joseph County as diverse as the people that call it home.

Buildings in South Bend

Cities & Towns

From cities that hum with activity to charming small towns, our communities are each unique and each worth a visit. Learn More


Visitor Services

Our communities are happy to help you find what you need for a comfortable trip to the South Bend Mishawaka area. Learn More

Golden dome

Colleges & Universities

South Bend and Mishawaka are home to several exceptional colleges and universities with beautiful campuses to explore. Learn More


Climate & Weather

Warm days. Cool nights. Snow. Beach weather. What will the weather be like while you're here? Learn More