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Jake Brown

Jake is the Content & Digital Marketing Strategist for Visit South Bend Mishawaka. Prior to VSBM, he was a reporter and columnist for the South Bend Tribune. Jake is a proud Indiana University grad and was raised in the region.

6 Picks: Things to Do this May

As we get into May, The Bend comes into full bloom. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Check Out Classic Cars Gearheads need to be in The Bend the first week of May as the Studebaker Drivers Club returns to South Bend. Vintage vehicles will be all over…

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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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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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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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Right at Home: Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet

It's difficult to visit The Bend without encountering a cornerstone of its history: Studebaker Corporation. Studebaker National Museum, which takes a deep dive into the company's history as one of the most famous automobile manufacturers in the country, is one of The Bend's top attractions. Even…

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National Tourism Week in The Bend

After two years of uncertainty, there is more reason than ever to celebrate the promising future of the tourism industry. In conjunction with U.S. Travel and the entire tourism industry, we're celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week from May 1-7 by highlighting the amazing experiences The Bend…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this April

Attend the Blue-Gold Game Football season isn't only for the fall. Notre Dame hosts its annual Blue-Gold Game at 1 p.m. April 23, offering a chance to preview the team before it takes the field next season. Watch South Bend Cubs Baseball Baseball is back at one of the country's best Minor League…

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The History Museum: Explore The Bend's Past

What you see around The Bend today is rooted in its past. Few attractions bring this to light better than The History Museum, which is on the same campus as the Studebaker National Museum and includes the pristine Oliver Mansion. Its exhibits paint a vivid picture of South Bend and the surrounding…

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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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