Things To Do

Joining the Irish Gold Nation isn’t just about finding a place to live; it’s about discovering a vibrant and supportive community where you can thrive during your college years. Our hosted events provide the perfect platform to connect with fellow residents, share experiences, and create lasting memories. But it doesn’t stop there. When you choose an Irish Gold home tailored to your needs, you’re not just securing a living space; you’re
gaining access to all the enriching experiences Notre Dame and its surroundings have to offer. From game days at the Notre Dame Stadium to exploring the cultural, social, and recreational opportunities in the area, your Irish Gold home becomes the launchpad for an unforgettable college journey. So come, be a part of the Irish Gold Nation, and discover the extraordinary life that awaits you here.

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Nearby Parks

St. Josephs & St. Marys Lakes

St. Josephs & St. Marys Lakes

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Nestled between the vibrant campuses of the University of Notre Dame and Holy Cross College lies a hidden gem for students seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle of college life. Spanning 2.2 miles, the beautiful wooded trails around St. Joseph’s and St. Mary’s Lakes offer a serene escape into nature, providing an ideal setting for students to unwind and connect with the outdoors. These trails, thoughtfully designed and partially paved, create an inviting space for various activities.

Potawatomi Park & Zoo

Potawatomi Park & Zoo

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Just a quick 2.5-mile hop from the University of Notre Dame, you’ll find the natural wonderland and wildlife excitement that is Potawatomi Park & Zoo. Whether you’re a student wanting a break from the books, a family up for a weekend adventure, or an event planner hunting for a unique venue, Potawatomi Park & Zoo is calling you to dive into the diverse offerings that make this place a true South Bend treasure. It’s more than just a zoo—it’s an experience waiting to happen!

Howard Park

Howard Park

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In the middle of downtown South Bend, you’ve got Howard Park – not just a family spot but a total hangout for us college students. Outdoor adventures, seasonal fun, and good eats all come together to create an experience that fits our diverse interests. It’s a place where you can kick back, recharge, and make those unforgettable memories. So, whether you’re gliding on the skating ribbon, sipping a warm drink at the Public House, or just soaking in the awesome atmosphere, Howard Park is calling on all college students to visit.

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Free Shuttle Bus

Lucky Bus

Introducing The Lucky Bus!

From grocery runs to making it to class with time to spare, Irish Gold has you covered! In addition to our Lucky Bus, at our affordable, fully-furnished South Bend apartments, all utilities are included in rent!