Travel Blogs from South Bend, United States

Through the land of Boilermakers & Fighting Irish, South Bend, United States travel blog

Through the land of Boilermakers & Fighting Irish

A travel blog entry by azcook

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... can't take the winters. We headed down the road toward our next destination, Niagara Falls via Palmyra, NY. We got as far as South Bend, IN., home of Notre Dame University. We found a Walmart that would let us boondock in their parking lot with all the ...

Drive to South Dakota, South Bend, United States travel blog

Drive to South Dakota

A travel blog entry by shalapace

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... in Indiana, we actually did not have a clear plan on our next stop. Our original thought was to go to a rodeo in Iowa or South Dakota, but we were leaving later than we thought we would, and we needed to be at Mount Rushmore on the 16th, which was over ...

Buggies and Quilts, South Bend, United States travel blog

Buggies and Quilts

A travel blog entry by hyoung74

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... to have a home breakfast courtesy of Madge's kitchen.  It was still quite foggy when we headed for the local farmer's market in South Bend. It is open 3 times a week and they sell fruits and vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods and then some craft ...

East again., South Bend, United States travel blog

East again.

A travel blog entry by hyoung74

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... out to a very poorly defined path. No wonder others had had difficulty. Headed out from the park on highway 80 heading towards South Bend. At Ottawa (Illinois) we spent some time trying to find lunch. Walmart had not bread rolls and in the end we bought ...

South Bend - Les Fightin' Irish, South Bend, United States travel blog

South Bend - Les Fightin' Irish

A travel blog entry by wonit

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Back to the Bend, South Bend, United States travel blog

Back to the Bend

A travel blog entry by marymc21

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... I packed all my stuff and charged my electronics for a while after checking out. ~~~~~~~~~ I've been having such a good time in South Bend, I literally only wrote one sentence in two days. The reason I'm saying "literally" so much is that I've started ...

Very Tired and Need a Vacation!  LOL, South Bend, United States travel blog

Very Tired and Need a Vacation! LOL

A travel blog entry by moonminder

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Today is the last day of my trip!  I was on the video phone twice today----once with my first cousin, once removed (my father's cousin) Art who lives in Florida.  Joe and Mary were able to meet Art via Skype.  That was nice.  And ...

Back on the Road, South Bend, United States travel blog

Back on the Road

A travel blog entry by mswanderings

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... become lumber or paper. We spent the night in South Bend on the Willapa Bay, the first Pacific Ocean site along this route.  South Bend is a nice small town with well cared for homes, a pretty setting, a lovely old courthouse, and a pleasant inn. A ...

Sand, waves and fresh water ?, South Bend, United States travel blog

Sand, waves and fresh water ?

A travel blog entry by hyoung74

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... . Made a few sandwiches and packed the little cooler for a day out.  First stop was Notre Dame University which is in South Bend where Madge lives. It used to be heavily sports oriented more so than academic but this has changed over the years but ...

Bye Bye Brooklyn!!!!, South Bend, United States travel blog

Bye Bye Brooklyn!!!!

A travel blog entry by boblisa63

... that night but he considers himself a hero getting us through it alive.  Pull over next time!!!  We finally landed in South Bend -- word to the wise, don't order chips and salsa -- us New Yorkers are spoiled!  We checked into an American ...

Cheer Cheer for Old Notre Dame, South Bend, United States travel blog

Cheer Cheer for Old Notre Dame

A travel blog entry by kapel94

Took a driving tour of the campus.  Surprise surprise the weather was rainy & crappy in South Bend.  Lots of new construction going on.  Kids did not enjoy ND as much as the parents ...

Visiting, South Bend, United States travel blog

Visiting

A travel blog entry by psandefur

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Coming into South Bend from the south we were wondering why everyone was sitting in lawn chairs near the road.  We didn't think they were there to welcome us but we soon learned they were waiting for the Labor Day motorcycle ride.  Luckily they ...

Day One, South Bend, United States travel blog

Day One

A travel blog entry by jerriwhiting

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Day one has ended successfully...we have arrived in South Bend to check out Notre Dame University and spend a day or two in the area. We stopped every few hours to eat and take bathroom breaks and arrived in South Bend at 6:45 PM. Our drive was ...

Startin' Out, South Bend, United States travel blog

Startin' Out

A travel blog entry by sjburke

On the road at last. ...

2 kids, a Market, and a big driving day, South Bend, United States travel blog

2 kids, a Market, and a big driving day

A travel blog entry by lindaandchris

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... was 5.5 hours (our longest planned for this trip). The views of Mount Rainer were spectacular and the winding road between Seattle and South Bend was interesting. They had quite a gale force wind come through here about five years ago and they are still ...

Day Four: Indiana/Norte Dame, South Bend, United States travel blog

Day Four: Indiana/Norte Dame

A travel blog entry by amcgilli

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Pictures of stupid ...

Slept @ 9 pm @ S Bend IN - Microtel Inn, South Bend, United States travel blog

Slept @ 9 pm @ S Bend IN - Microtel Inn

A travel blog entry by jimonthewayhome

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Hello and Farewell, South Bend, United States travel blog

Hello and Farewell

A travel blog entry by psandefur

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... merged with Packard and Packard was phased out and the company returned to the Studebaker Corporation name in 1962. The South Bend plant ceased production on December 20, 1963, and the last Studebaker automobile rolled off the Hamilton, Ontario, ...

Week 4 - Michigan at Notre Dame, South Bend, United States travel blog

Week 4 - Michigan at Notre Dame

A travel blog entry by jasonandjanell

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... off well for sitting at a football game. It was cold, windy, and rainy in Michigan City. We were getting similar reports from South Bend. After freezing in a Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot after lunch in the 47 degree wind and rain, I decided I wasn't ...

South Bend, IN stop, South Bend, United States travel blog

South Bend, IN stop

A travel blog entry by qpoal0198

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... , it was 10 PM eastern time.  We were on our 4th state of the day.  I was beat and we decided to stay in South Bend.  I've always wanted to see the University of Notre Dame, so was was our best chance.  There wasn't much to look at for ...

It wasn't easy!, South Bend, United States travel blog

It wasn't easy!

A travel blog entry by mvanderkam

I began asking for permission to take three days of unpaid leave over three weeks ago.  My immediate supervisor wouldn't touch the request.  His supervisor thought it would be great to have this opportunity, but decided she had to pass it on to ...

Go Irish!, South Bend, United States travel blog

Go Irish!

A travel blog entry by moonminder

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... .  My brother explained to me that South Bend, Indiana, used to be one of the main manufacturing towns in the United States, including where the Studebaker cars were made one hundred years ago.  I knew about the Studebaker company, because my ...

PK Lake, Possum Kingdom Lake, United States travel blog

PK Lake

A travel blog entry by rachiesmachie

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There was alot of drinking, boating, and jetskiing. And friends just catching up and having a good ...

a list, South Bend, United States travel blog

a list

A travel blog entry by mvanderkam

Jim has a list of nine items for preparation for travel.  I think he has taken care of a few of them--like letting the credit union know that it's OK that the credit card is used in the UK.  He did come home saying, "Don't ever let me buy ...

Jun 06, 2014, South Bend, United States travel blog

Jun 06, 2014

A travel blog entry by jbmargulis

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historic route 66, South Bend, United States travel blog

historic route 66

A travel blog entry by withoutborders

we leave the bustling metropolis of south bend, indiana to embark upon the long journey home.  some 2200 miles away my home sits, nestled in a canyon in the santa monica mountain range just inland from the southern california coast.  the city of ...

Movin' Through Indiana!, South Bend, United States travel blog

Movin' Through Indiana!

A travel blog entry by veedubs

Good morning! I didn't sleep too well on the top bunk. I was shake, rattling and rollin' all night, the train really moves you even to the point of almost completely falling off the top bunk (thankfully there is a restraint that prevents you from doing ...

We found the luck of the Irish!, South Bend, United States travel blog

We found the luck of the Irish!

A travel blog entry by pyoots

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... made manufacturing the driving force in the South Bend economy until the mid-20th century.  Another significant development occurred near South Bend in 1842, when Father Edward Sorin founded the University of Notre Dame just north of the town. It ...

Making plans, South Bend, United States travel blog

Making plans

A travel blog entry by mvanderkam

We now have our flights--United Airlines--and the price went down $130 during the long three weeks while I waited for permission to take time off.  We have places to stay--Jim at one location until I arrive and then we both move to Campion Hall, ...

Two more days and I'll be on my way, South Bend, United States travel blog

Two more days and I'll be on my way

A travel blog entry by mvanderkam

Jim wrote that his trip went well, he has slept well, and the lecture went well today.  The lecture hall was full and he was able to meet some old friends at the reception afterwards.  The Speaker's Lecture series--what a strange name for a set ...