In a place like The Bend, winter is something to be embraced rather than avoided. Snow and cold are a simple fact of life here. But it doesn't mean there's nothing to do. Far from it! Instead there are a variety of activities — from strapping on cross country skis to heading out for a night of bowling and bumper cars — that offer fun for everyone. 

Browse and click through the photos below to find the must-dos if you're planning to spend time in South Bend and Mishawaka this winter.