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Guide to Fall Fishing Around South Bend

If ever there was an ideal time to go fishing in The Bend, fall might be it. Cooler temperatures, spawning runs for prominent species and beautiful outdoor settings converge to make autumn a wonderful season to head out on the St. Joseph River, its tributaries and inland lakes. “It’s just…

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Six Picks: Must-Visit Mishawaka Parks

If there is just one thing you need to know about Mishawaka, it might as well be that it is home to an amazing parks system. Several of them line the St. Joseph River as it flows toward South Bend to create the Mishawaka Riverwalk. This multipurpose path is great for walking, running or biking with…

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5 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities

Think you can't enjoy the outdoors as the temperatures drop and snowflakes fly? Think again. Lace up your boots, zip up that coat and pull on some gloves before heading outside for these five fun activities. Ice Skating at Howard Park Howard Park in South Bend is home to a state-of-the-art…

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Top 10 Fall Activities in The Bend

Fall in The Bend is a pretty special time. Crisp air swoops in to South Bend and Mishawaka along with Notre Dame football season. Beautifully colorful leaves make for an experience that sticks with you. Harvest time also brings fresh bounty for local markets and restaurants. Here are some of our…

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An Adventure Seeker's Getaway

Looking for a weekend getaway that offers more adrenaline rush than a relaxed vibe? This is 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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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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6 Places for a Winter Hike

Hiking doesn't have to be a family friendly outdoor activity you call off for winter. Lace up some boots over your warmest socks, add a couple extra layers and head to these parks for a walk off the beaten path. Bendix Woods County Park Many favor Bendix Woods County Park during spring when the…

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5 Great Winter Walks Around The Bend

We all need to get outside a little more these days, even during the winter months. Fortunately, there are several paths and trails around The Bend where you can bundle up and go for a walk. These are five of our favorites. University of Notre Dame The undisputed champion of places to get your steps…

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Your Guide to a South Bend Golf Getaway

A championship-caliber weekend awaits in South Bend for your golf getaway. We've already done the planning for you: Multiple courses and great food and drink should make for an unforgettable golf-focused trip. Let us show you how with this itinerary. Day 1 Afternoon round at Warren Golf Course Start…

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Celebrate The Bend at Best. Week. Ever.

Best. Week. Ever. 2021, a weeklong festival celebrating creativity and culture in South Bend, is set for Aug. 1-7. Tickets are now on sale for three new events to take place this year. Let’s take a closer look at some headline events on the schedule. Select Festival Schedule RELATED CONTENT: See the…

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