Local Area Activities
Golf - worldclass or family fun!
The South Bend area has some of the finest golf courses in the Hoosier state, like the Blackthorn Golf Club which is an 18 hole championship public golf course located in South Bend, IN. Blackthorn sits on 226 acres of heavily wooded rolling terrain with a layout that is fun and challenging for all levels of play. For more information log onto http://www.VisitindianaGolf.com or call 800.677.9800.
Amish Country Heritage Trail Driving Tours
In every corner of Northern Indiana Amish Country , you'll find engaging cities, towns and villages that herald the simple pleasures of life. Community living is rich here, with concerts, parades, and festivals a constant source of celebration. Pick up a self-guided tour CD in our office to follow the Heritage trail thru genuine Amish county!
White Water Rafting!
Enjoy white water rafting in downtown South Bend on Niles Avenue. All equipment is provided. Rubber soled shoes with heel strap are required, no flip-flops and no sharp jewelry or objects may be worn. Prepare to get wet! Required height for rafting is 54”. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult in the raft. The Race is open Weekends ONLY. Call (574) 233-6121 for more information or log onto http://www.sbpark.org/parks/erace.htm
Kayaking family fun
Get your family and friends together and canoe the beautiful St. Joseph River! It's a great idea for family reunion, businesses and rallies. Packages at the St. Patrick Park include shuttle services, canoes, paddles and required life jackets. Limited kayak rentals available. For more information log onto http://www.sjcparks.org or call 574.654.3155