South Bend / Elkhart North KOA

We offer a bit of paradise! Our location combines the rustic feel of a wooded setting with the nice convenience of being within a short walking distance of several restaurants and many stores.

Stay at this peaceful family campground, nestled between the pulsing cities of South Bend and Elkhart, 7 miles from the University of Notre Dame and Elkhart, the “RV capital of the world”. There are many attractions nearby, like Studebaker and Hudson Museum, Shipshewana and Amish country, Chocolate factory, Notre Dame and “the RV capital”, RV manufacturers, RV surplus stores and the RV Hall of Fame.
Splash parks, casinos and an extraordinary zoo can be found around here. We are only a couple of hours away from Chicago, if the “big city bug” bites you. There's a train between South Bend Airport and downtown Chicago. Enjoy the beauty of Northern Indiana, with fishing places nearby, like the St.Joseph River, or take a stroll along the river walk in Mishawaka or Elkhart. Visit the beaches on Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes State park or East Race channel for rafting and canoeing.

Well maintained, level full hookup RV sites are available, with 54 channel cable TV access and free WiFi. We feature two dog runs, so bring the pets! And don't miss Jenny, our lovely and cute donkey!

We offer spacious deluxe cabins and cozy, comfortable rustic cabins, and Louise, our beautiful classic trailer!
Private showers, very clean restrooms and a nice, modern laundry round up our much liked amenities.

Enjoy our bit of paradise!

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 75' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/24 - 9/3)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Mini Golf ($)
  • Firewood ($)
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Ways to Stay

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Latest Hot Deal

Football Hot Deal 2019

We are offering an awesome special deal for the coming football season 2018. There are 7 home game this season, we are open for 6 games, but - since it is so late in November - we will be closed for the Boston College Game. For only:

$ 1008.00 for a full hook up 50Amp back in site, or
$ 1244.00 for a full hook up 50Amp back in patio site, or

$ 948.00 for a full hook up 30Amp pull thru site,or
$ 1044.00 for a full hook up 50Amp pull thru site, or
$ 1244.00 for a full hook up 50Amp deluxe site

You stay the ENTIRE football season - from August 31st until November 19th!

This is how it works: You will bring in your RV on Friday before the first game. You check in once and park your RV at the site, plug it in and drive home in your car after the game and leave your RV here until the last weekend of the regular football season 2018.

So you have a chance to save big on gas!

This is our best deal for the upcoming football season!

GO FOOTBALL!

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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

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Notre Dame University

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About Notre Dame
“This college will be one of the most powerful means for doing good in this country.” Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., founder of the University of Notre Dame du Lac

The gilded Golden Dome and statue of Mary atop the Main Building proclaim the Notre Dame campus as a place where faith is treasured and diverse traditions shared and respected. Our students represent all 50 states and over 100 countries. Rigorous academics, NCAA Division I athletics, and numerous events and activities create an environment in which our students are ignited with a passion to learn and to live to their fullest capacity.Notre Dame is one of the few universities to regularly rank in the top 25 in the U.S. News & World Report survey of America's best colleges.Founded in 1842, Notre Dame stands on 1,250 acres considered by many to be among the most beautiful possessed by any university in the nation. From the collegiate Gothic architecture and park-like landscape to exquisite outdoor sculpture and breathtaking views, Notre Dame's campus is a visual splendor.

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Fernwood Botanical Garden

Fernwood is a special place where people, plants, and nature come together. Beautiful gardens surrounded by forest are tucked into a landscape of 105 acres of cultivated and natural areas along the scenic St. Joseph River valley. Miles of trails await, and indoors, visitors may enjoy an art gallery, fern conservatory, nature center, cafe, and gift shop. Fernwood offers many possibilities for learning and enrichment, including classes, workshops, lectures, concerts, trips, exhibits, and special events. This beautiful garden is about 30 minutes from our campground and makes it a perfect day trip.

For more information please visit www.fernwoodbotanical.org

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Shipshewana Flea Market/Midwest's largest!

Every Tuesday & Wednesday / 8am-5pm / May 1 - October 31!
Welcome to the home of the Midwest's Largest Flea Market! Held every Tuesday and Wednesday of each week from the first of May through the end of October, you can find hundreds of vendors selling everything from fresh fruit to handcrafted furniture at the Shipshewana Flea Market.
The small community comes alive with travelers from all over to visit this “do not miss” Hoosier tradition. The atmosphere surrounding the Flea Market is one of a kind. It is not hard to find a friendly face on these streets, nor is it difficult to keep one busy with the numerous activities Shipshewana has to offer. Don't leave the area without experiencing home-style Amish cooking at the "Auction Restaurant" on the Flea Market grounds, or at other fine eateries in the area.
Visit the Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market to treasure hunt in charming Northern Indiana Amish country on usually Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Hundreds of antiques are auctioned each Wednesday. For more information please visit www.tradingplaceamerica.com

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