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How to Spend Spring Break in The Bend

Why not try something new this spring? Breaking out of the winter blues doesn't have to mean long hours in the car or a pricey flight. Sometimes you want to slow things down for a few days, stay close to home and have fun as a family. Potawatomi Zoo Indiana’s first zoo reopens for the season March…

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8 Ways to Spend Valentine's Day Weekend in The Bend

It's about time to start planning your special night — Valentine's Day is getting close. A night with your special someone can come in all shapes and sizes, from giving chocolates as a gift then going to dinner or taking a quiet walk. Start planning your visit by ordering chocolate and picking a…

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How to Spend the Holiday Season in The Bend

Get ready to bundle up and enjoy all of the different ways to celebrate the winter season. Whether you are looking to have date night, family time, or something fun to do with friends, we have gathered a list of fun things to do around The Bend. Gift of Lights at Potawatomi Zoo Animals want to…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this December

December can only mean one thing: The holiday season has officially arrived. Getting into the spirit is easy around The Bend, where there are dozens of ways to celebrate. Put these things to do in South Bend and Mishawaka on your December to-do list. Ironworks Ice Rink in Mishawaka Winter got a…

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What to Do with Kids in The Bend this Winter

If you're looking to get the family out of the house this winter, we have some ideas for how to do so. Kid friendly activities are around every corner. Ice Skating Winter activities seem to officially begin when the skating rinks open. The ice trail at Howard Park in South Bend is wildly popular (as…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this November

November is a time of transition as we go from fall to the holiday season. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Notre Dame Football Home Games November brings the last opportunity to see Notre Dame at home this season. The Fighting Irish host Wake Forest on Nov…

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6 Places to Celebrate Harvest Season

Fall is synonymous with harvest season. Nothing says local like growers around South Bend, Mishawaka and the surrounding area bringing vegetables and other goods to market before winter takes hold. Whether it’s a pumpkin patch or farmers market, here are six places where you can celebrate harvest…

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6 Picks: Spots for Fall Color

Foliage season is almost here. Peak color around The Bend is expected the week of October 23, so plan accordingly. These are the top places for leaf peeping around South Bend and Mishawaka. Notre Dame's Campus All the iconic campus landmarks with a side of beautiful fall colors. Take a self-guided…

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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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Celebrate Independence Day in The Bend

One of our great celebrations is right around the corner. Start planning your trip after checking out some of the events listed below. Fireworks Around South Bend If you're looking for fireworks shows, here are some of the options. July 1 | Mishawaka Independence Day Celebration Annual, family…

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