South Bend is located in St Joseph County, Indiana, along the St Joseph River and is the state’s fourth biggest city. It is the cultural and economic center of the area commonly known as Michiana, a portmanteau word of Michigan and Indiana. This destination features a number of tourist attractions, museums, parks, nature centers and the University of Notre Dame.
Visitors to South Bend are drawn to several attractions such as the Century Center, the East Race Waterway, Healthworks! Kids' Museum, the Northern Indiana Center for History and the Snite Museum of Art. The city is also home to the Studebaker National Museum and the College Football Hall of Fame.
Arts and music devotees can take pleasure in the Art Beat, Arts Everywhere, the Morris Performing Arts Center and the Palais Royale Ballroom/Banquet Facility. South Bend’s Potawatomi Zoo is Indiana's oldest zoo, while the Rum Village Nature Center is a designated nature area featuring a great variety of native trees and herbaceous plants.
Century Center: this modern complex includes two appealing theaters and an art museum and has convention capacities.
East Race Waterway: North America’s first artificial white water course creates waves up to six feet.
Healthworks! Kids' Museum: at this 12,000 square foot facility, kids will learn about the human body, mental power and senses, and ground-breaking computer stations.
Northern Indiana Center for History: houses the Center of History, Copshaholm Museum, Worker’s Home Museum and the Kid’s First Children’s Museum.
Snite Museum of Art: located on the Notre Dame campus, this 70,000-square-foot building exhibits more than 19,000 works representing the major periods and cultures of world art history.
Studebaker National Museum: from settlers’ wagons to top performance automobiles, this museum displays 114 years of vehicular history.