- The list below includes 75 free or cheap things to do in or near South Bend, Indiana, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Parks, Art Museum and Playgrounds.
- From University of Notre Dame to Howard Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in South Bend and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mishawaka, Elkhart, Plymouth and Goshen.
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1402 South Main Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544 MoreLess Info
Operating since 1946, Hannah Lindahl Children's Museum houses a collection of artifacts pertaining to the Mishawaka area. The museum features a replica 1904 Victorian home, Japanese tea room and mid-1800s village with stores, schoolhouse, post office and house.
A discount movie theater, Cinemark Movies 6 displays second-run movies in six auditoriums using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers a game room, self-service ticketing and a concession area with food and drinks.
Accessible over a stone bridge or by boat, Miami Monkey Island covers five acres of land on the small island itself. Standard park features like children's playground equipment, picnic tables with grills, and a boat launch are available.