Welcome to South Bend / Mishawaka
Rich in tradition and rich in history. As you look out at the meandering banks of the St. Joseph River, close your eyes and you can almost imagine the fur traders and Native American people who first inhabited this community more than 175 years ago and the visionaries and entrepreneurs who later left their mark on the very fabric of this community, located in northern Indiana.
The University of Notre Dame is famous for its storied football program and the mystique of its 1,250-acre campus.
But, there is a hole lot more: World-class attractions, culture and arts, eclectic dining, sports and recreation. Plan your next meeting, sporting event, reunion or getaway right here. Big city amenities. Small town charm. Great places to eat, sleep, shop and explore. And most importantly, easily accessible to the South Bend Regional Airport, Interstate 80/90, US 6, 20, 31 and State Road 2,4,23,104, 331 and 933.
THINGS TO DO AND SEE in South Bend/Mishawaka:
From the mystique and tradition of the University of Notre Dame, the pigskin pageantry and game day excitement of the College Football Hall of Fame, the rushing rapids of the East Race Waterway, the history of chocolate at the South Bend Chocolate Company's Chocolate Museum, the rich history of transportation at the Studebaker National Museum, a variety of inhabitants of Potawatomi Zoo, the tranquility of Shiojiri Niwa Friendship Gardens, hiking, biking and the great outdoors at Potato Creek State Park, South Bend Parks, Mishawaka Parks and St. Joseph County Parks, to the hustle and bustle of the Grape Road shopping area, you will discover that South Bend/Mishawaka is the place to be!