Experience Valpo

A list of local eateries and entertainment in the Valpo area.








Coffee Shops

Outdoor Activity

Explore the Valpo Campus

  • Student Bridge (“Kissing Bridge”)
    In the mid-1880’s, The Bridge was said to bring good
    luck to couples who could kiss for the entire time that
    a train was passing under the bridge.
  • Cheer for the Beacons at a football, basketball,
    volleyball, soccer, or softball game.
  • Bull Pen
    Built in 1936, while speaking from the center of the
    bullpen, your voice will echo. Try it out!
  • Founders Rock
    Located in front of Heritage Hall, the 10-ton granite
    rock was acquired from a local farm in 1935.
  • Dog Grave
    It is said that students who kiss George’s grave before
    finals will have good luck on their exams.
  • Merlin the Tree
    Study under a beautiful old tree by the Chapel.
  • Brauer Museum of Art
    Home to a nationally recognized collection of 19th, 20th,
    21st century American Art
  • Christmas Tree lighting and fireworks.


$: easy on a college budget

$$: good as a treat

$$$: special occasion or when your parents come to town

DT: downtown

NC: near campus

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