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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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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 Picks: Things to Do this July

July means summer has officially arrived. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Concours d'Elegance at Copshaholm Car lovers and history buffs don't want to miss one of our marquee summer events. Classic automobiles from around the country will assemble on the…

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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 1 | First Fridays Celebrate Americana in downtown South Bend with…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this June

June means summer is almost officially here. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Billy Joel at Notre Dame Stadium On the heels of hosting country legend Garth Brooks, Notre Dame Stadium will feature the Piano Man himself. Billy Joel takes the stage June 25 for…

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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 things you must to see and do in South Bend, Mishawaka and beyond during a summer visit. Raft Down the East Race If part of your travel planning is to seek out the occasional thrill, the East Race Waterway is your type of…

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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 offers more adrenaline rush than relaxed vibe? This is the ultimate guide to an adventure-filled visit to The Bend. Raft the East Race Waterway Saturdays and Sundays during summer are for the East Race Waterway, which churns out Class 2 rapids. Hop in a raft with…

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