48 Hours in South Bend, Indiana

USA Indiana South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center Sculpture 1921
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You may only know South Bend as the city that houses the University of Notre Dame, and that's okay. The beautiful campus is a sight to behold. But look beyond the school, and you'll find a city seeking a renaissance, clawing its way out of a decades-long economic downturn. The region's factory beginnings are embedded in the architecture and culture of the city, but the post-Studebaker South Bend is looking for a new identity that combines its industrial roots with revitalization.