Fall in love with South Haven during the autumn season. Take advantage of the “quiet season” after Labor Day where you’ll find shops, restaurants, and various attractions open for your enjoyment. There is something for everyone on the weekends from September through November, including visiting farms, taste testing local craft beverages, touring fall colors, and shopping for the upcoming holiday season.
Enjoy the bountiful harvest and family-friendly activities at area farms. The season produces apple varieties, pears and plums, with the option to u-pick or purchase at a market. Homemade donuts and cider are a perfect complement to the crisp air, as well as picking out your perfect decorative pumpkin at a pumpkin patch. Kids will love the farm animals, wagon rides and corn mazes found at these local spots.
Downtown South Haven boasts a variety of shops and restaurants, all awaiting your discovery. Keep an eye out for holiday deals and tasty chef specials during this time of year. South Haven also boasts three breweries, three wine tasting rooms, and one distillery tasting room, all locally- crafted and delicious. The distance between South Haven and nearby Saugatuck also includes three more breweries plus several wineries and cideries. You won’t be hard-pressed to find good eats, drinks, and goodies for your home and closet in South Haven.
October is the perfect time to visit the area to view stunning fall colors and enjoy outdoor activities. Hike, bike, or paddle on scenic trails while under a canopy of beautiful reds, oranges, yellows, and purples. Cast a line along the Black River or on one of the many fishing charters and try your hand at catching a keeper. Enjoy the quiet season while engaging in the many fun outdoor activities in this Pure Michigan Trail Town.
End your day by cozying up at one of many lodging properties. Choose between homey bed and breakfasts, historic hotels, rustic camping cabins, and luxurious glamping sites. There are several options to bring your furry friends as well. Discover the beauty of fall in South Haven!