City Center, 2.27 mi
120 Dixie Way North
South Bend, IN 46637
City Center, 4.9 mi
224 Florence Ave
Granger, IN 46530
As the home of the University of Notre Dame, it's no wonder that South Bend, Indiana, is known as a university town. With must-see museums and fascinating history, this vibrant Indiana city has much more to offer than academics alone. Discover the best of South Bend.
Kick off your trip to South Bend with a visit to one of the city's top-ranked museums. Even if you aren't a car buff, you'll love the Studebaker National Museum, which walks visitors through the fascinating history of the eponymous automaker. You'll even get to see cool vintage cars, including a few that transported presidents.
Take the kids to the Potawatomi Zoo or the Healthworks Kids' Museum, or wow the whole family with a visit to the South Bend Museum of Art. No trip to South Bend is complete without a stroll through the Notre Dame campus, so be sure to leave time for a leisurely walk.
Whether you're looking for budget-friendly accommodations, the perfect hotel for the whole family or a spot with spacious suites, you'll find it in the South Bend metro area. For extended stay options, look near the airport. For conference center hotels, set your sights on the Mishawaka, Indiana area just south of town.
Planning your trip to South Bend couldn't be easier, thanks to the conveniently located South Bend International Airport (SBN). Just a 10-minute drive from the city, SBN connects to about a dozen domestic destinations and select international cities. If you'd rather drive, South Bend is just south of Interstate 90, about two hours from both Chicago and Fort Wayne, Indiana.