- 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.
Oselka Park features two baseball diamonds, one softball diamond, a soccer field, a sledding hill, a pavllion with restrooms, and a bandshell and concessions during scheduled events. The Pavilion also features a fireplace open for public use.
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9957 North Frontage Road, Michigan City, IN 46360 MoreLess Info
Stateline Blueberries is a 35 acre family owned and operated u-pick blueberry farm. Nine varieties of blueberries that ripen throughout the growing season ensure a long June to August harvest. Blueberry blossom honey, jam and syrup are also for sale.
New Buffalo Beach is a local beach popular among local residents. Visitors to the beach commonly enjoy a multitude of activities, including swimming, learning to paddleboard, walking among the dunes, or visiting the full service snack bar.
Visitors can enjoy guided fishing trips on Lake Michigan with Captains Steve and Andy Peterson. Their trips are for up to 6 people and target a variety of fish from aboard a 39 foot Wellcraft Coastal.
Featuring primarily the seascape portraits of late artist Charles Vickery, the Clipper Ship gallery offers prints from similar artists as well. The Vickery prints are the primary focus, with numerous originals and reproductions offered for sale.
Experiencing Lake Michigan is not complete without renting a boat from Oselka Marina. A mainstay in New Buffalo, Oselka Marina offers quality boating experience for families individuals who want to see the mesmerizing shores of Lake Michigan.
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Between Shipshewana & Middlebury, Middlebury, IN MoreLess Info
Rather than a single trail, the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail is actually 25 miles of interconnected trails through the areas of Goshen, Elkhart, Shipshewana, and Middlebury. Four public parks are connected by the trail network which provide parking and public restrooms.
Plangger Park is a privately owned and operated softball facility that offers two separate fields with bleachers and even concession areas. The park is home to competitive fast-pitch softball leagues whose teams play throughout the summer.