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6 Picks: Summer in The Bend Bucket List

Summertime is arguably The Bend's best season. These are some of the things to do that should be on every visitor's summer bucket list during a trip to South Bend and Mishawaka. Raft Down the East Race Waterway If part of your travel planning is to seek out the occasional thrill, the East Race…

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Best Ice Cream Shops in The Bend

What's summer without visiting your favorite spots for ice cream and frozen yogurt? From over-the-top shakes to classic drive-in ice cream stands, The Bend has a variety of shops for frozen goodness. Here's a guide to local ice cream options in South Bend, Mishawaka and the surrounding area. The…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this August

August means summer is almost over. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month before we had into fall. Downtown South Bend Restaurant Weeks Foodies should make their way to downtown South Bend in the beginning of the month. Restaurant Weeks runs until Aug. 7 with…

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Restaurant Weeks in Downtown South Bend

Calling all foodies: Downtown South Bend's Summer Restaurant Weeks are here! Several locally owned restaurants are participating from July 25-Aug. 7 with special menus for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It's a great time to visit an old favorite or try a new spot either for dine-in or carryout…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this July

July means summer has officially arrived. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Concours d'Elegance at Copshaholm Car lovers and history buffs don't want to miss one of our marquee summer events. Classic automobiles from around the country will assemble on the…

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Your Guide to the East Race Waterway

There are few thrills like tackling the East Race Waterway. Imagine the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting. Then transport that experience to the heart of downtown South Bend. That's what awaits at the first manmade whitewater rafting course in the country. East Race Waterway Details So, you're…

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game: South Bend Cubs Baseball

South Bend Cubs game offers more than just baseball. Promotions, fun zones, rooftop views, amazing food — Four Winds Field is a family friendly entertainment destination all season long. You can watch future Major Leaguers, take kids to the splash pad and fun zone or catch up with friends at the…

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An Adventure Seeker's Getaway

Looking for a weekend getaway that offers more adrenaline rush than relaxed vibe? This is the your guide to an adventure-filled fall visit to The Bend. Navigate the Rum Village Aerial Park After you've checked out the water, head into the treetops at the Rum Village Aerial Adventure Park in South…

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10 Most Instagrammable Places in the Fall

Football season, foliage, harvest time, pumpkin patches — fall around The Bend is known to give Instagram followers a bit of FOMO. These are some of the most Instagrammable places in South Bend and Mishawaka. University of Notre Dame Nothing says fall like a visit to the iconic Notre Dame campus…

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Don't Miss these Summer Events in South Bend

First Fridays in Downtown South Bend Downtown South Bend is the place to be the first Friday of every month. Every Friday has a different theme, plus businesses and restaurants offer unique experiences and discounts. Concours d'Elegance at Copshaholm Celebrate the beauty of automotive design July 9…

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