Regional Info

Map of Northern Indiana with a pin located at South Bend IndianaAbout Northern Indiana

Welcome to South Bend — a scenic, vibrant area nestled within Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan (or Michiana as the locals call it). Whether you’re here for business or for pleasure, you’ll find plenty to do, see and experience during your stay.

Just minutes from the University of Notre Dame (home of the Fighting Irish), South Bend International Airport offers easy access to the campus for games and other events.

While you’re in town, take advantage of all the region has to offer, including:

  • One of the Midwest’s largest shopping districts
  • A multitude of lakes
  • Golf courses
  • Campgrounds
  • Museums
  • Vineyards and wineries
  • Entertainment venues
  • Large urban centers
  • Quaint small-town treasures

Local Resources

Looking for more information? We’ve collected a handful of local resources to point you in the right direction:

Aerial photo of the University of Notre Dame StadiumUniversity of Notre Dame

Learn more about one of the country’s most prestigious universities, and home to the Fighting Irish.

Visit South Bend/Mishawaka

Discover what’s going on around town from the Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Find great places to eat in and around South Bend.

Things to Do

There’s no shortage of entertainment in our region.

Hotels and Lodging

Need a place to stay while you’re here? Explore options for local accommodations.


We have four seasons in South Bend, so check the weather before you pack. It’s not uncommon to experience two seasons in the same visit!