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9 Things to Do for Labor Day Weekend

As fall gets closer, it's time to celebrate the last few (unofficial) days of summer. Take full advantage of the time away from work with our list of things to do for Labor Day weekend around South Bend and Mishawaka. Things to Do for Labor Day Weekend Fridays by the Fountain Kick off the weekend…

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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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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 in The Bend If you're looking for fireworks shows, here are some of the options. July 2-4 | St. Joseph County 4H Fair Head to the fair for exhibits, food…

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Plan an Unforgettable Road Trip to The Bend

Nothing says summer quite like a road trip. Plotting out the stops on your trip is just the beginning. You’ll probably want to at least sketch out some activities before packing up the car (don’t forget snacks!) and hitting the road. But where to begin? The Bend is an ideal road trip hub, with…

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See the Sights in South Bend

We expect many folks have heard of South Bend before arriving on our site. Having a university known around the world in your destination helps. But we also figure some potential visitors don’t know much about The Bend’s biggest city before they start planning their trip. That’s just fine. We’re…

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An Adventure Seeker's Getaway

Looking for a weekend getaway that combines adrenaline-pumping thrills and a relaxed vibe? Here’s a step-by-step guide to experiencing that right here in The Bend, from cold drinks to splashing down a whitewater rapids course. Let’s get going. Start with a local brew at LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern. You…

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Father's Day Weekend in South Bend

Whether he is a coach, a mentor, a shoulder to lean on, or, in my case, my best friend, Father's Day is the time of year to say thank you for every moment your father was there for you. You might be thinking about getting your dad a card and maybe a gift card or a nice pair of work socks. While…

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