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6 Picks: Things to Do this November

November is a time of transition as we go from fall to the holiday season. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Notre Dame Football Home Games November brings the last opportunities to see Notre Dame at home this season. The Fighting Irish host highly ranked…

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Where to Go Holiday Shopping in The Bend

With the holiday season underway, it's time to get shopping for the people on your list. Local shops dot the South Bend and Mishawaka retail landscape, featuring truly unique items that can only be found here. Let's take a look at some of the most unique gifts you can add to your list. Christmas…

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6 Picks: Spots for Fall Color

Foliage season is almost here. Peak color change is expected the week of Oct. 24. It’s time to get the hiking boots out and plan autumn adventures. These are the top places for leaf peeping around South Bend and Mishawaka. Notre Dame's Campus All the iconic campus landmarks with a side of beautiful…

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Best Ice Cream Shops in The Bend

What's summer without visiting your favorite spots for ice cream and frozen yogurt? From over-the-top shakes to classic drive-in ice cream stands, The Bend has a variety of shops for frozen goodness. Here's a guide to local ice cream options in South Bend, Mishawaka and the surrounding area. The…

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Restaurant Weeks in Downtown South Bend

Calling all foodies: Downtown South Bend's Summer Restaurant Weeks are here! Several locally owned restaurants are participating from July 25-Aug. 7 with special menus for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It's a great time to visit an old favorite or try a new spot either for dine-in or carryout…

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Right at Home: Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet

It's difficult to visit The Bend without encountering a cornerstone of its history: Studebaker Corporation. Studebaker National Museum, which takes a deep dive into the company's history as one of the most famous automobile manufacturers in the country, is one of The Bend's top attractions. Even…

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National Tourism Week in The Bend

After two years of uncertainty, there is more reason than ever to celebrate the promising future of the tourism industry. In conjunction with U.S. Travel and the entire tourism industry, we're celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week from May 1-7 by highlighting the amazing experiences The Bend…

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The History Museum: Explore The Bend's Past

What you see around The Bend today is rooted in its past. Few attractions bring this to light better than The History Museum, which is on the same campus as the Studebaker National Museum and includes the pristine Oliver Mansion. Its exhibits paint a vivid picture of South Bend and the surrounding…

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Black History Month in The Bend

There are many ways to celebrate Black History Month in The Bend, especially when it comes to the history of the local African American experience. Start with these historic sites and landmarks in and near South Bend. RELATED CONTENT: Take a History Tour of The Bend Indiana University South Bend…

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What to Do with Kids in The Bend this Winter

If you're looking to get the family out of the house this winter, we have some ideas for how to do so. Kid friendly activities are around every corner. Ice Skating Winter activities seem to officially begin when the skating rinks open. The ice trail at Howard Park in South Bend is wildly popular (as…

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