Visit Mishawaka Area for Football Games and Museums
Be close to the excitement of bustling South Bend and Notre Dame but without the hassle of traffic congestion when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Mishawaka. Our location in the outskirts of South Bend keeps you well within reach of Fighting Irish football games at Notre Dame Stadium, interactive health and science exhibits at Healthworks! Kids' Museum, and wild and exotic animals at Potawatomi Zoo. You can also delve into area history at The History Museum or get up close to antique cars at the National Studebaker Museum.
Add these attractions to your must-see list of things to do:
- Bethel College (4 miles)
Tour this evangelical Christian liberal arts college or attend a sporting event featuring The Pilots.
Phone: +1 (574) 807-7000
- Healthworks! Kids' Museum (5.7 miles)
Learning about health and science is fun at this museum, featuring exhibits that educate kids of all ages about the human body, healthy eating and much more.
Phone: +1 (574) 647-5437
- The History Museum (6 miles)
Interactive exhibits, historical homes and authentic artifacts at The History Museum work together to offer visitors insight about the area's rich cultural history.
Phone: +1 (574) 235-9664
- Potawatomi Zoo (5.2 miles)
See if you can find your favorite animals among the more than 400 that call this zoo their home. From monkeys and zebras to emus and bearded dragons, Potawatomi Zoo is the oldest zoo in Northern Indiana.
Phone: +1 (574) 235-9800
- Studebaker National Museum (3.8 miles)
If you enjoy seeing antique automobiles, you won't want to miss a stop at this South Bend museum that covers the history of the area's car industry. Take time to admire the more than 120 vehicles from the 1860s to the 1960s on display at the museum.
Phone: +1 (574) 235-9714
- University of Notre Dame (4.6 miles)
Take a tour of the University of Notre Dame campus, head to the stadium to cheer on the Fighting Irish or see a concert or art show at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Phone: +1 (574) 631-5000
- University Park Mall (0.5 miles)
When you need to do some shopping, head to University Park Mall, home to more than 120 stores, such as Bare Minerals, Apple, Gap, J.Crew and Sears.
Phone: +1 (574) 271-5531
America's Youth on Parade (July)
Directions to the Hotel
From South Bend Regional Airport (SBN): Turn left (east) out of the airport onto Lincolnway. Follow to Bendix. Turn left (north) on Bendix, follow to Cleveland Road and then turn right (east) on Cleveland. Follow to Grape Road. Turn right or south on Grape. Travel a half-block to University Drive and turn left.
From Midway Airport (MDW): Take I-80/I-90 east to Exit 83. At the off ramp, turn right to first light (SR 23). Turn left heading west to Main Street, and then make another left turn. Take the first right onto University Drive.
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