From the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, to shopping, to major tourist attractions, to an abundance of golf courses, restaurants, nightclubs, museums and much more, the South Bend, Indiana area has something of interest for every visitor.
The region's largest shopping corridor is close by, filled with nationally recognized names as well as unique local and regional favorites. Downtown South Bend is minutes away, offering a variety of restaurants and entertainment venues, plus art galleries, a scenic riverwalk, and a minor league baseball team.
Throughout the area, you'll find an abundance of activities taking place in everything from fast-paced urban settings to the pastoral charms of Amish Acres.
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In nearby Nappanee, Indiana, Amish Acres is the only Amish farm listed in The National Register of Historic Places.
Learn, explore and enjoy over 400 animals at the oldest zoo in Indiana.
Saint Mary's College
Discover 100 acres of spacious lawns and historic buildings on the campus of Saint Mary’s College.
South Bend Chocolate
Take a delightful factory and museum tour of the South Bend Chocolate Company, the fastest growing chocolate company in the nation.
South Bend Museum of Art
Located inside the Century Center, The South Bend Museum of Art features a variety of historical and contemporary art in five galleries.
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame’s campus, one of the most beautiful in the nation, is worth a visit, whether you’re an alumni or not.
Within the University of Notre Dame, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center features a wealth of cultural expression.
South Bend Civic Theatre
Founded in 1957, the South Bend Civic Theatre provides over 125 performances each year.
Recreation & Shopping:
Blackthorn Golf Club
A favorite course of local and visiting golfers, Blackthorn Golf Club is a par 72 golf course offering four sets of tees.
University Park Mall
An indoor, climate-controlled mall featuring 124 stores, University Park Mall has everything from women’s apparel, to jewelry and shoes and more.