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7 Instagrammable Places in The Bend

There probably isn’t a single more photographed landmark in The Bend than Notre Dame’s iconic Golden Dome. It’s a can’t-miss attraction for those looking to snap a buzzworthy photo. But the Instagram-worthy visuals don’t stop there. Here are seven spots sure to earn a double tap from your followers…

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Restaurant Weeks in Downtown South Bend

Calling all foodies: Downtown South Bend's Winter Restaurant Weeks will be here soon! Several locally owned restaurants are participating from Jan. 24-Feb. 6 with special menus at select price points for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It's a great time to visit an old favorite or try a new spot. Stay…

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7 Signs of Summer in The Bend

Summertime has a way of bringing The Bend to life. Here are some of the best things to see and do in South Bend, Mishawaka and beyond during a summer visit. Request a Free Visitor Guide Raft Down the East Race If part of your travel planning is to seek out the occasional thrill, the East Race…

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How to Spend Spring Break in The Bend

Planning for spring break doesn’t have to mean mapping out a trip to the beach. Sometimes you want to slow things down for a few days, stay close to home and have fun as a family. If you're looking for those simple pleasures, let us show you how to put together a spring break adventure in The Bend…

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Irish Eats Around The Bend

It should come as no surprise that St. Patrick’s Day is a pretty big deal around here. The home of the Fighting Irish typically offers one of the biggest such celebrations in the region. St. Patrick's Day isn't going to look quite the same this year with coronavirus precautions in mind. But you can…

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10 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. RELATED CONTENT: Winter Hotel Deals in The Bend Start planning…

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Do a Dog Friendly Trip to The Bend

Planning vacation doesn’t have to mean leaving a part of the family back at home. Isn’t it extra special having your pet (or pets!) along for the ride? There’s a sense of excitement when they hop in the car and poke their head out the window. But there also needs to be a dog-friendly destination at…

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Guide to Craft Beer in The Bend

Craft beer isn’t just a drink. Nor are brewpubs just another place to visit during a trip. Devotees have turned craft beer into a movement. Brewpubs are its epicenter — relaxed spaces where folks can unwind over a pint and get a taste for what’s being brewed locally. They’re also often an…

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New Year's Eve Events in The Bend

All of a sudden, 2019 is almost over. We're ready to celebrate the beginning of 2020. That means ringing in the new year in style. There’s going to be plenty going on in The Bend, from live music to parties to restaurants with special menus. Whether you’re visiting from out of town or just looking…

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Make the Oliver Inn Your Bed & Breakfast Experience

Imagine starting your visit to The Bend by choosing something different. You've picked a quainter setting for your stay, a place where large trees line the roads and everything seems to move a little slower pace. Somewhere you can really relax. The Oliver Inn Bed & Breakfast is just that type of…

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