Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of South Bend

The area's museums and cathedral are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to South Bend. Renowned for its sporting events, university setting and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South Bend

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that South Bend has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Potawatomi Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • South Bend Chocolate Factory (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Warren Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Legend Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Lehman's Orchards (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • NIBCO Water and Ice Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Bend

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, South Bend is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Howard Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Coquillard Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Rum Village Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Kennedy Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Roseland Town Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Boehm Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around South Bend

Fly into South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Goshen, IN (GSH-Goshen Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is South Bend Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around South Bend?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 340 vacation rentals near South Bend. From 269 houses to 52 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Bend for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Bend?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Bend:

  • Near Northwest: 71 vacation rentals
  • Northeast South Bend: 157 vacation rentals
  • Wooded Estates: 112 vacation rentals
  • Northshore Triangle: 55 vacation rentals
  • West Washington: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to South Bend?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Bend. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gillespie Conference & Special Events Center: 394 vacation rentals
  • Century Center Convention Center: 370 vacation rentals
  • University of Notre Dame: 393 vacation rentals
  • Stanley Coveleski Field: 368 vacation rentals
  • Kennedy Park: 396 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Bend listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Bend?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 269 Houses in South Bend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Bend include:

  • Flats: 52 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 40 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Bend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation rentals with pool available in South Bend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.