Sightseeing South Bend – June 16, 2017
Home of “The Fighting Irish”-Notre Dame
Studebaker Museum-Tippecanoe Place
Northern Indiana Center for History-Oliver Mansion
Friday, June 16, 2017
$99 per person
Depart Lafayette at 7:00am. Other pickup locations may be arranged.
Includes motor coach transportation, a plated lunch at the Tippecanoe Place Restaurant, admission & tours to 3 museums, guided tour of Notre Dame, and an Imperial escort.
We begin our day with a tour of the Northern Indiana Center for History. Included will be a visit to the Oliver mansion, a 38 room Victorian mansion with the era furnishings. The museum is a real American treasure and has galleries of local South Bend history. We will also visit the Studebaker Museum where there are over 80 cars on display, plus four Presidential carriages!
Next stop will be for lunch at the elegant Tippecanoe Place Restaurant, located in the original mansion of the Studebaker family. This mansion has over 40 rooms and 30 fireplaces. It is furnished with the original furnishings from the Studebaker family.
We will end the day with a walking tour of Notre Dame. See the Golden Dome, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the Grotto, and the “Way of Life” mural. For those unable to walk 1 ¼ miles, you can view a video of the sights in the Visitors Center, shop at the bookstore and gift shop and relax at the café.
Come with us for an exciting day of seeing the amazing sights of South Bend!