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America’s Best Cities for a Quickie – Hotwire 


While jet-setting abroad may be off the table this summer, many Americans are turning to their own backyard for a change of scenery after months of stay-at-home orders.

Across America — Journey Toward the 4th 


Stopping in South Bend while on a cross country road trip, with a visit to the University of Notre Dame.

Best Day Trips from Chicago 


South Bend is an underrated choice for a day trip with the University of Notre Dame, South Bend Chocolate Co., Studebaker National Museum and more.

Get on the Road for an Outdoor Adventure


Situated about 12 miles southwest of South Bend, Potato Creek State Park is one of the most popular outdoor recreation spots in the area.

Potato Creek State Park a great place to camp

We all have our favorite outdoor places. One of mine is Potato Creek State Park.

U.S. 20 Road Trip: Your Guide for Driving the Longest Road in America 


Make stops at the University of Notre Dame and Studebaker National Museum as part of a larger road trip.

South Bend: Indiana city offers art, museums, adventure and Notre Dame


Maybe you are a huge Notre Dame fan. Maybe, like me, you love midsize Midwestern cities. Or maybe you want to see the town that put Mayor Pete on the presidential map.

The new Indiana Birding Trail leads you to hottest spots for nature

The new year brought a brand new Indiana Birding Trail, a guide to 60 good sites for watching birds across the state. And St. Joseph County has five of those sites, more than any other county.

South Bend, Indiana Craft Beer Getaway Guide

If you haven’t visited South Bend, Indiana in a while or believe the only main attraction is Notre Dame—you better plan a visit asap.

Studebaker Brewing Company

As we were passing through South Bend recently on the way to the Shipshewana Ice Festival, we decided to stop for lunch at the Studebaker Brewing Co., located on the third floor of the historic Studebaker Mansion.

Another area golf course bites the dust

Whisper quiet, except for the chirps of birds, it’s hard to imagine that the property on the river’s western bank is less than a mile from U.S. 12 and only a couple of miles from the St. Joseph Valley Parkway and Michigan 51.

Notre Dame to host presidential debate in September 2020

The University of Notre Dame will host the first of three debates between the Democratic and Republican nominees for president in the 2020 general election.

Pokagons plan 23-story hotel at Four Winds South Bend Casino

When it announced plans to build a South Bend casino in late 2016, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians said they also envisioned building a hotel, but only if the casino would make enough money to support it.

Six Reasons Why Families Should Visit South Bend

It’s hard not to fall in love with the delightful city of South Bend, Indiana. During a recent road trip through northern Indiana, we had to swing through South Bend to see what hidden gems this city holds.

Take a Northern Indiana Road Trip: Things to Do, Eat and See

Great adventures are often closer than you think. While a visit to Indianapolis is always a quick Cincinnati getaway, we wanted to experience what else Indiana had to offer. 

Esports arena coming next year to South Bend

A dedicated esports arena at the Century Center could be hosting its first competitions as soon as next summer.

I’d Like to Talk to You About Cheeses

If anyone else had told me that there was an amazing cheese shop in South Bend, Indiana, I would have been skeptical. It may seem surprising, but there is actually more than one reason to visit South Bend. 

Adventure Seeker’s Weekend in South Bend

The best trips I’ve taken always involve some sort of adventure. Hiking, biking, snorkeling, helicopter tours – I’ve had the chance to do some pretty memorable activities over the years.

South Bend Bound

On January 4th of 1980, I entered this earth at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. In 2019, I would return to South Bend and so would the US Senior Open.

The 18 best day trips from Chicago

Hit the road on these easy day trips from Chicago, where affordable fun awaits busy city dwellers

Studebaker National Car Museum: South Bend, Indiana

The Studebaker National Car Museum in South Bend, Indiana is a hidden gem in the Midwest.

SB will see $1.7M benefit from hosting hockey tournament

The economic impact of Notre Dame’s football stadium on the local community is well known, but the increasing contribution of the campus hockey venue has hit an important milestone.

5 Things to Do in South Bend, Indiana

South Bend is a city in the northern part of Indiana, best-known as home to the University of Notre Dame. South Bend is no ordinary college town.

The Best Chocolate Shops in All 50 States

Chocolate is one of life’s sweet, simple pleasures. And luckily, there are plenty of chocolatiers across the country who are happy to help you indulge your chocolate cravings.

Fun Things to Do in South Bend Indiana

Whether you visit for a Notre Dame football game (or other event), pass through on an Indiana road trip to/from Chicago, attend the US Senior Open golf tournament, or other reason, I found some pretty surprising and fun things to do in South Bend you might enjoy.

Culinary Heritage and Traditions

Historic Hotels of America has many iconic and legendary hotels that have made important contributions to the culinary heritage and traditions of the United States.