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South BendUnited States of America

This thriving metropolis is known for its revered colleges, arts and entertainment centers, great shopping, restaurants, parks and plazas, and rich local history.

South Bend is a charming city with diversity in its arts, history, universities and shopping. Begin your stay exploring downtown. Find local, regional and international goods as well as boutique and handmade arts and crafts. Dining options are plentiful, with everything from counterculture coffee and ethnic foods to fine dining.

The colleges in South Bend foster a vibrant community of intellectual, scientific, artistic and sporting pursuits. See the iconic gilded Golden Dome and the statue of Mary on the main building at the University of Notre Dame.

Arts are big in South Bend so enjoy seeing a show or hearing the symphony orchestra play at the beautiful Morris Performing Arts Center. Originally built in 1921, the Morris Performing Arts Center is on the National Register for Historic Places.

If you are a history buff, be sure to walk through the Oliver Mansion and Center for History, the Victorian mansion that was Joseph D. Oliver’s house; he was the inventor of the chilled plow. Visit the indoor museum at the Military Honor Park and take the little ones to the children’s museum. Discover how Christian faith influenced life in South Bend at the Taylor Memorial Chapel and the Grotto of Our Lady at the University of Notre Dame.

With an array of parks and recreational centers, South Bend offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activity. Take a morning stroll through the city’s parks and gardens on the designated Riverwalk trails. Visit the wildlife oasis of Rum Village Nature Center and walk or bike through the woodlands. Take the kids to the Potawatomi Zoo and discover scientific gems and historical artifacts at the Hannah Lindahl Children’s Museum.

South Bend is in North Central Indiana, 96 miles (155 kilometers) east of Chicago. The most efficient way to get around is by Transpo, the local bus system. If you choose to drive, the city is easy to navigate and taxis are readily available.

Where to stay in South Bend

Northeast South Bend, South Bend, Indiana, United States of America

Northeast South Bend

While visiting Northeast South Bend, you might make a stop by sights like Coquillard Park and Howard Park.

Northeast South Bend
The History Museum which includes interior views, heritage elements and a house

West Washington

West Washington might not have many top sights, but South Bend Civic Theater and Studebaker National Museum are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

West Washington

Top hotels in South Bend

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hyatt Place South Bend / Mishawaka
Hyatt Place South Bend / Mishawaka
3 out of 5
215 W Day Rd, Mishawaka, IN
The price is Rs6,189 per night

Situated in Mishawaka, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from University Park Mall and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Notre Dame Stadium.

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,043 reviews)

"The staff are always really professional and courteous no matter what time of day or shift."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Hyatt Place South Bend / Mishawaka
Extended Stay America - South Bend - Mishawaka - South
Extended Stay America - South Bend - Mishawaka - South
2.5 out of 5
4715 N Main St, Mishawaka, IN
The price is Rs4,784 per night

Situated in the shopping district, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Henry Frank Park, University Park Mall and Boehm Park. Heritage Square Shopping and ...

3.3/5 (303 reviews)

"Love the hotel always clean and helpful will always be coming back"…"

Reviewed on 28 Apr 2020

Extended Stay America - South Bend - Mishawaka - South
Hilton Garden Inn South Bend
Hilton Garden Inn South Bend
3 out of 5
53995 Indiana State Route 933, South Bend, IN
The price is Rs6,988 per night

Situated in South Bend, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from St. Mary's College and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Notre Dame Stadium. Roseland Town Park and Grotto of Our ...

4.2/5Very Good! (205 reviews)

"We had a great time. Side note, the woman checking us in didn’t explain about the breakfast. So that was a pain. However, we had a great manager help us get our breakfast. The potatoes were terrible at breakfast. They were dry and hard as a rock. They chipped my boyfriends tooth!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Apr 2020

Hilton Garden Inn South Bend

Popular places to visit in South Bend

University of Notre Dame
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University of Notre Dame

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Experience a day in the life of a student at one of the prettiest campuses in the United States. Admire iconic landmarks and experience the passion of a football match. 

University Park Mall
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University Park Mall

You can find the perfect gifts to bring home at University Park Mall during your trip to Mishawaka. Amble around this family-friendly area's university campus or attend a football match.

Potato Creek State Park
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Potato Creek State Park

Explore the great outdoors at Potato Creek State Park, a lovely green space in North Liberty. Wander the university campus and riverfront in the area.

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