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A Guide to Golf in The Bend

Playing golf in The Bend means choosing from championship-caliber options. Whatever kind of course you’re looking for, you’ll find it here. …

Whitewater Rafting in Downtown South Bend

NOTE: The East Race Waterway is scheduled to open for the season Sunday, June 6! Thrill seekers don’t need to …

Play Ball with the South Bend Cubs

Baseball is back in The Bend. Four Winds Field is home to the South Bend Cubs, a high-Class A affiliate …

A Guide to Potato Creek State Park

Visiting The Bend doesn’t necessarily mean sticking to our cities. Our area can also be an escape. If you’re looking …

Best Birding Sites in The Bend

Word is starting to get out on The Bend’s birds. Five birding spots are considered popular enough to be included …

Your Guide to Kid Friendly Activities in The Bend

There is plenty of great family fun to be had in South Bend Mishawaka.

Places To Go Hiking In South Bend

Few activities offer a better chance to explore nature than taking a hike. Around The Bend, trails are everywhere. Here …

Top South Bend Running Trails

If you’re a runner, you’ll find The Bend a great spot for your favorite form of exercise. There are several …

8 Best Spots to Watch March Madness

Buzzer beaters, upsets, Cinderella stories, busted brackets — there’s nothing quite like March hoops. Do you stash away a couple …

5 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities

Think you can’t enjoy the outdoors as the temperatures drop and snowflakes fly? Think again. Lace up your boots, zip …

5 Great Winter Walks Around The Bend

We all need to get outside a little more these days, even during the winter months. Fortunately, there are several …

6 Places for a Winter Hike

Hiking doesn’t have to be a family friendly outdoor activity you call off for winter. Lace up some boots over …

Your Guide to Exploring Howard Park

South Bend’s oldest park is no relic of the past.   Howard Park is instead a re-imagined destination for locals and visitors alike. …

Guide to Notre Dame Football Weekends

Fall Saturdays in The Bend are going to feel a little different this year.  Coronavirus-related restrictions mean the Notre Dame …

Your Guide to a South Bend Golf Getaway

A championship-caliber weekend awaits in South Bend for your golf getaway. We’ve already done the planning for you: Multiple courses …

Top Ten Fall Activities in The Bend

Fall is a special time in South Bend Mishawaka.

5 Ways to Social Distance at Area Parks

One of the best ways to explore hasn’t changed during the coronavirus pandemic. Visiting parks and recreation areas is a …

Best Bike Trails in The Bend

One of the best ways to explore The Bend is on two wheels. The League of American Bicyclists in 2018 …

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 …

Hoops and Hockey: Winter Sports at Notre Dame

When people think about sports around here, they often gravitate toward just one – Notre Dame football. There’s no doubt …

Paddle Through The Bend

No physical feature better defines The Bend than the river that runs through its heart. Starting at its headwaters near …

An Adventure Seeker’s Getaway

Looking for a weekend getaway that combines adrenaline-pumping thrills and a relaxed vibe? Here’s a step-by-step guide to experiencing that …

Stay and Play in The Bend

You can stop the search. Planning your next golf trip starts now. Exciting yet affordable courses await in The Bend. Challenge …

Celebrate The Bend at Best. Week. Ever.

Best. Week. Ever., a weeklong collection of experiences across South Bend, is set for Aug. 1-8 after being postponed on …

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active In the South Bend Area presented by Midwest Living HIKE | PADDLE | SPIN | RUN | EXPLORE | …

Welcome Back, Notre Dame Grads!

WELCOME BACK, NOTRE DAME GRADS! It’s about to be a weekend chalk full of old stories, walking down memory lane and visiting …