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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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Studebaker National Museum: Showcasing Classic Cars

Local history, presidential lore and automotive progress combine at Studebaker National Museum. No telling of South Bend's history is complete without including Studebaker, one of the world’s top automobile manufacturers of yesteryear. RELATED CONTENT: Explore the Studebaker-Bendix Heritage Trail…

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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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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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Discover The Bend's County Parks

Heading outdoors is always an escape from our everyday lives, never more so than during these times where we're being asked to stay apart. Stemming the spread of COVID-19 and flattening the curve is important work. That's why we need to stay home except for essential trips. But there's still room to…

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Guide to Craft Beer in The Bend

Craft beer isn’t just a drink. Nor are brewpubs just another place to visit during a trip. Devotees have turned craft beer into a movement. Brewpubs are its epicenter — relaxed spaces where folks can unwind over a pint and get a taste for what’s being brewed locally. They’re also often an…

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Drink Local in The Bend

Drinking local isn’t just something we say. Folks in The Bend take it seriously. These makers are woven into the fabric of our community. It’s not just because they produce great craft beer, wine and spirits. Their brewpubs, wine bars and tasting rooms provide a sense of togetherness. NOTE: As laid…

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Explore The Bend in 24 Hours

Not every trip comes with time to explore all corners of your chosen destination. Instead you need to make the most of a day or two at most. The best thing you can do in this situation is be armed with information about how to best use however many hours are available. What are the must-see spots…

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