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6 Picks: Spots for Fall Color

Foliage season is almost here. Peak color change is expected to arrive the week of Oct. 18, according to this fall foliage predictor. So, it’s time to get the hiking boots ready and plan those autumn adventures. It’s foliage season, and we six picks for the top places around The Bend to see it for…

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What You Need to Know for Tailgating at Notre Dame

Shortly after sunrise on fall Saturdays, fans begin bustling in the parking lots around Notre Dame Stadium. Tents go up. Grills move into position. Sound systems turn on. Drinks are poured. Tailgating takes shape over breakfast. Here’s your guide to tailgating for Notre Dame home football games. If…

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Checklist for Every Kind of Notre Dame Football Fan

Fans from all over the country flock to The Bend during fall for Notre Dame football home games. No matter the type of visitor, there are several ways to spend your time here. Use our guide to build the perfect weekend itinerary. Checklist No. 1: Family Friendly Enjoy the tradition and fun of a…

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Celebrating Shakespeare in The Bend

As is the case in many places across the world, Shakespeare's iconic works are celebrated around The Bend annually. Shakespeare at Notre Dame puts on the wildly popular Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival every summer with performances on campus and, typically, throughout the community. Shakespeare at…

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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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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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Where to Find The Bend's Best Pizza

There are so many great pizza places around The Bend, putting together a comprehensive guide is no easy task. So, don't think of it that way. Consider this a general tour through one of the great and, dare we say, underrated places for pizza in the country. We asked our social media followers for…

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Send St. Patrick's Day Cheer from The Bend

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day is usually one of the most anticipated events in The Bend in any given year. And while it might not be quite the same in 2021, there is still a way to spread some cheer from the home of the Fighting Irish! RELATED CONTENT: Authentic Irish Eats around The Bend Add a…

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5 Great Winter Walks Around The Bend

We all need to get outside a little more these days, even during the winter months. Fortunately, there are several paths and trails around The Bend where you can bundle up and go for a walk. These are five of our favorites. University of Notre Dame The undisputed champion of places to get your steps…

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Stream these Titles with Local Connections

Among the things we could use as we stay at home and practice social distancing: Something to watch. But what to choose? Turns out we can help with that. Here's our guide to seven things you can stream from home with serious ties to the local area. Prancer This under-the-radar, uplifting holiday…

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