- 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
The geologic-formed Natural Bridge State Park is an area featuring a marble arch and a man-made dam comprised of white marble. Bedrock marble here is 550 years old and has been carved out over time from glacial water melt.
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124 North 8th Street, Chesterton, IN 46304 MoreLess Info
At Seven Peaks Fun Center- Chesterton, visitors can slide down water slides, go tubing down a half pipe, or brave a wave pool. The water park has a designated area for kids under a certain age with child-safe attractions.
An entertainment center, Inman's Bowling and Recreation features 32 bowling lanes, a miniature golf course, a roller skating rink and go-karts. The center also offers event rooms, video and redemption games, bounce houses and a snack bar.
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700 W Porter Avenue, Chesterton, IN 46304 MoreLess Info
Located on Lake Michigan, the Westchester Township Historical Museum lends charm to the town of Chesterton. The stately brick home collects and preserves the areas historical documents and artifacts and is available for touring.
Open to individuals of all skill levels, Lakeshore Gymnastics is an organization dedicated to providing high quality dance, cheer, and gymnastics instruction to its students. All star cheerleading teams, dance classes, and gymnastics instruction are among the activities available.
Playing host to a variety of festivals, visitors at Porter County Expo Center can attend craft shows, comedy tours, holiday events, and more. It has a banquet hall that can be rented out for private events like weddings.
Part of the Valparaiso University campus, the Brauer Museum of Art is an art museum featuring a collection of 19th, 20th, and 21st-century American art. This collection includes art by Frederic Edwin Church, Childe Hassam, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Ed Paschke.
Sitting atop a series of lakes, Rogers-Lakewood Park allows visitors to enjoy a number of water-based activities like paddle boats, but also has hiking trails and a rock climbing wall. The local wildlife includes beavers and turtles.