Insider Experts


Get the Planning Started: Good Eats

It’s pretty well known that wedding food can sometimes be less than ideal – but it doesn’t have to be! This […]


Staff Picks: Area Parks

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found in […]

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Lincoln’s Final Journey

As South Bend celebrates its 150th birthday next year, the Studebaker National Museum will honor the 150th anniversary of a more […]


Staff Picks: Off the Beaten Path Restaurants

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found […]


Tile-Making with Kathy Reddy White

It was a sunny day at the beginning of August, comfortably warm, slight breeze…


The Food of The Oliver Inn

There’s nothing like a homemade breakfast, and the owners of The Oliver Inn Bed + Breakfast in South Bend know […]


Get the Planning Started: Unique Rehearsal Dinner Spots

The rehearsal dinner sets the mood for the wedding weekend. For most, it is the first wedding-related event of the […]


Get the Planning Started: Outdoor Wedding Venues

When the weather is warm, and nature is in bloom, there is nothing better than an outdoor setting for a wedding.


Full Service Hotels of South Bend Mishawaka

Sometimes you need a hotel that offers a little extra something for your trip. Whether you’re looking for a delicious […]


The B+Bs of South Bend Mishawaka

The South Bend Mishawaka area has a rich variety of historic homes – many of which welcome you to rest your head!

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Tourism’s Impact on the Local Economy

A new semi-annual study conducted by Certec, Inc. and commissioned by Visit South Bend Mishawaka has found that tourism accounts […]


Campus Activities

When Brian and I first moved to South Bend, we were blown away with how much there is to see […]

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Performing Arts for All Ages

I’m a big fan of taking children to see live theater. There’s an inherent excitement in watching real people on […]


18 Vodka

Virtuoso Distillers began in 2007 when the owner, Steve Ross, tried to make honey mead — and it quickly became […]


One Brew at a Time

What do you get when you combine a love of craft beer and locally sourced food with a passion for community […]


Staff Picks: Free Activities

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found […]


Best Late Night Bites

Skip the drive through, and try one of these local spots to help curb your appetite. You won’t be sorry!


Take an Arts Tour of South Bend Mishawaka

Those looking to take in some great behind the scenes tours, catch a performance, or stroll impressive galleries will find an abundance of options while visiting South Bend Mishawaka.


Take a Cultural Tour of South Bend Mishawaka

South Bend and Mishawaka have a culture all our own with influences coming from the many people and traditions found in our community.


Baseball Blast

A visit to see the South Bend Cubs at Four Winds Field promises thrill you don’t want to miss. We have so much to offer, and we are ready to host you between April and September.

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