South Bend, Indiana

A family reunion in South Bend has vibrant entertainment and fun-filled activities for everyone. Enjoy the outdoors, attend live sporting events, feast on delicious food and revel in Midwestern hospitality. South Bend has it all and more!

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A family reunion in South Bend has vibrant entertainment and fun-filled activities for everyone

Amidst the heart of the Great Lakes region located between Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus and Detroit, South Bend, Indiana is an inviting family-friendly reunion destination with entertainment and activities happening all through the year. If you’re looking for some sporting action, watch the South Bend Cubs play ball at Four Winds Field or flock to the iconic University of Notre Dame to watch a football game. Enjoy winter activities at Howard Park where all ages can go ice-skating on the 16,000 square foot ice trail before you huddle up in front of the fire pits to enjoy hot chocolate and snacks from the concession stand. Don’t miss visiting the 23-acre Potawatomi Zoo with over 500 ‘wild’ residents.

With humble beginnings as a duck pond, the zoo houses animals, birds and reptiles and other attractions like the Potawatomi Zoo Train, Endangered Species Carousel and Zoo Farm Feeding Area. For some high-energy family fun, head to Sky Zone, an all-walled indoor trampoline park where you can free-style jump and navigate the Ninja Warrior Course or take the SkyLadder challenge along with trampoline ziplining and dodgeball and jumping into foam cubes.

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Museums, zoos, parks and more. Relax and unwind in comfort after an eventful day of family fun

On your family reunion in South Bend, choose to stay at two leading luxury hotels, The Inn at Saint Mary’s and Hilton Garden Inn. A home away from home, The Inn at Saint Mary’s is located near the best entertainment in South Bend. The hotel offers all the modern conveniences across various room categories in addition to facilities like an onsite Starbucks, a restaurant and the Atrium Lounge. The Hilton Garden Inn is a 100-room full-service hotel near the University of Notre Dame. The hotel has choice amenities like the Pavilion Lounge, a fitness center and a pool and allows for large reunion groups to reserve rooms near each other to be able to spend more quality time together. Families can enjoy a variety of culinary options in South Bend from breakfast bars to food festivals. Feast on burgers and baked goods, pizzas and pub grub. With something for every palate, expect to be spoilt for choice.

South Bend is easily accessible by road from the Indiana Toll Road Interstate and is serviced by the South Bend International Airport with flights from across the country. Train services from major cities also connect to South Bend.

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 “We love having our event at the Hilton Garden Inn and truly appreciate all the accommodations of our last-minute changes and requests by the team.”

– Libby Gray Koultourides, Saint Mary’s College

Why Reunite Here

  • Situated in the heart of the Great Lakes region between Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus and Detroit.
  • Easy access off the Indiana Toll Road and connectivity to the area.
  • Family-friendly attractions and activities include South Bend Cubs games, Howard Park, Potawatomi Zoo, an indoor trampoline park and more.
  • Home to the iconic University of Notre Dame.
  • Affordable luxury accommodation at the Inn at Saint Mary’s and Hilton Garden Inn with 250 rooms

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LeAnn Allen

LeAnn Allen