- Our list of the best things to do in South Bend, Indiana, features the top 99 nearby activities — including 44 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- South Bend, IN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 31 things to do within the city of South Bend, IN , followed by 68 popular activities in nearby cities, including Elkhart, Mishawaka, Goshen, Plymouth, Nappanee, LaPorte, New Buffalo and Saugatuck
You don't have to be a college sports fan to appreciate a trip to the University of Notre Dame. The campus is rich with tradition, and the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is a solemn experience you won't soon forget.
Recently opened in 2005, the 55,000 square foot Studebaker National Museum should be on the bucket list of every vintage car enthusiast. Featuring over 75 perfectly preserved cars on display and a new interactive entertainment center for kids.
100% 47 votes
100 Compton Family Ice Arena, South Bend, IN 46556 MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of Notre Dame University, the Compton Family Ice Arena is an ice rink featuring seating for 4,500 spectators. Notre Dame Men's Hockey, high school hockey, and public skating are among the events hosted at the rink.
Located in the 38-room Copsaholm mansion, the Center for History is dedicated to preserving and teaching others about the history of the Saint Joseph Valley Region. Featuring authentic period furniture, memorabilia, and the interactive 1830's Childrens Museum is sure to delight.
89% 84 votes
211 N. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46601 MoreLess Info
The Morris Performing Arts Center, built in 1922, is an award-winning entertainment venue. Featuring a calendar of acts ranging from plays to comedy to music and film, the Morris is known as the 'Hottest Ticket in Town'.
The Snite Museum of Art is a fine arts museum that displays more than 23000 pieces of art representing world cultures and periods. Of the many interesting items, the Italian renaissance paintings and the Mesoamerican galleries stand out.
100% 10 votes
100 Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 46556 MoreLess Info
Located on the University of Notre Dame's campus, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center provides a variety of music, theater, dance, and cinema shows. Each season, visitors can attend a mix of performances, ranging from Shakespeare to musicals.