Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council
Southwest Michigan's beaches offer more than just stunning scenery with fiery sunsets and white-capped waters. There is also a plethora of fun activities to enjoy!
Pick fresh fruits & vegetables at farm markets & u-pick farms. Visit award-winning wineries & breweries. Golf our challenging courses. See beautiful autumn hues.
Cross-country ski at beautiful parks & nature centers. Swoosh down snow-covered hills. Watch the orchards fill with fragrant blossoms. Enjoy hundreds of seasonal fairs, festivals, performances & events. Sleep near Lake Michigan's sandy shores.
Walk along Lake Michigan's shoreline and you'll quickly see why people have traveled here for almost three centuries. White sands move beneath your bare feet. Sailboats and sailboards splash a rainbow of color across the white-capped waters. The fiery sunsets have a permanent memory.
Southwest Michigan is an enchanting destination for people who want to enjoy small towns, rural settings, water recreation, and nature. Located in the dunes of Lake Michigan are the port cities of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor with five public beaches.
There are more than 60 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, five rivers, and 300 inland lakes.
Summer is filled not only with water-related activities, but also with exciting fairs, festivals, and events.
Festivals ranging from agriculture-related (cherry, peach, blueberry, etc.)
Magical Ice and Harbor festivals weekend shows featuring flowers, antiques, and art sales. The diversity of events in southwest Michigan will provide fun for the whole family.
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