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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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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. Start planning your visit by ordering chocolate and picking a…

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Recharge at These Coffee Spots Around The Bend

Sometimes during your travels there might be need for a dose of caffeine. Or maybe you're just in search of a cozy nook in which to hang out for awhile. Take a look at some of the spots where you can enjoy a cup of whatever gets you going. Chicory Café A local favorite, the New Orleans-inspired…

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Manufacturing Victory: A Can't-Miss Exhibit

Military history buffs need to plan their visit to The Bend's museum district. The History Museum and Studebaker National Museum have put together an incredible exhibit: "Manufacturing Victory." Encompassing galleries in both museums, "Manufacturing Victory" takes a deep dive into how local…

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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. But the Instagram-worthy visuals don’t stop there. These are the places sure to earn a double tap from your followers. When you’re out capturing different monuments and moments, make sure to…

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Restaurants in The Bend from A to Z

All you need to know about The Bend’s dining scene in one spot? Maybe not, but this is a pretty darn good start. Let’s dive in. We’re running down The Bend’s dining scene one letter at a time. Anyone craving barbecue? Here you go: Fat Cap, Frankie’s, The Prized Pig, On the Money, Clark’s Fish Net…

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6 Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in The Bend

Mother's Day is May 8 and that means it's time to treat mom to a special meal, a gift or both. Here are some ideas for what to do this Mother's Day around South Bend and Mishawaka. Take Mom Out for a Meal What mom wants to cook for Mother's Day? Answer: not many. If you're looking for Mother's Day…

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Things to Do in The Bend in Spring

Beautiful flowers and more sun can only mean one thing — spring is here. As The Bend comes into bloom, it's an ideal time to get outside and explore. Miles and miles of hiking trails and bike paths await. Adrenaline seekers can conquer and aerial ropes course. Golfers can head to our championship…

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