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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

Top hotels in South Bend

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 Rs5,527 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Situated in South Bend, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of St. Mary's College and University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame Stadium is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

4.3/5Excellent! (262 reviews)

"Very nice, clean, great food and service at the restaurant. As a business traveler this hotel definitely hit all of the marks and exceeded my expectations. Great location with easy access to interstate. Quiet and comfortable. Will definitely be staying here each time I am in town."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Hilton Garden Inn South Bend
Aloft South Bend
Aloft South Bend
3 out of 5
111 N. Main St., South Bend, IN
The price is Rs6,349 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan

Located in the heart of South Bend, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.2 km) from Healthworks Kids' Museum and within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Notre Dame and Notre ...

4.3/5Excellent! (336 reviews)

"I love the Aloft!! The staff are always friendly and kind. The rooms are exceptional. I love the aloft!"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2021

Aloft South Bend
Varsity Clubs Of America - South Bend by Diamond Resorts
Varsity Clubs Of America - South Bend by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
3800 N Main St, Mishawaka, IN
The price is Rs5,542 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan

Situated in Mishawaka, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Compton Family Ice Arena and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame Stadium and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"As expected not first time here clean and staff was very friendly"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2021

Varsity Clubs Of America - South Bend by Diamond Resorts
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Top Holiday Rentals in South Bend

Staybridge Suites South Bend-University Area
Staybridge Suites South Bend-University Area
3 out of 5
52860 SR 933, South Bend, IN
The price is Rs6,495 per night from 11 Feb to 12 Feb

Situated in South Bend, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Roseland Town Park and University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame Stadium is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) ...

4.2/5Excellent! (422 reviews)
Had to change rooms to get a booked King room

"Had a great time"…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

Staybridge Suites South Bend-University Area
Staybridge Suites Elkhart
Staybridge Suites Elkhart
3 out of 5
3252 Cassopolis Street, Elkhart, IN
The price is Rs5,582 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb

Situated in Elkhart, this aparthotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Wellfield Botanic Gardens and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Ruthmere Mansion. The Lerner and NIBCO Water ...

4.3/5Excellent! (319 reviews)

"The suites are quite large and comfortable with room to breath."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2020

Staybridge Suites Elkhart
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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