Vacation Ideas
Vacation Ideas

Village of Michiana

The sleepy, hidden village of Michiana, with its charming log cabins, was built around a giant oak known as the “Old Indian Signal Oak”. This southernmost town of Harbor Country is the summer residence for a number of well known Chicago celebrities, and is best known for its quiet.

Village of Grand Beach

Since the early 1900’s the name Grand Beach has been synonymous with elegance and the stately white gates that welcome visitors to this haven of beaches, sprawling green lawns and streets shaded by beautiful trees.

Forest Beach

You will find Forest Beach just minutes from downtown New Buffalo. This private gated beach community offers many amenities. Enter this true wooded paradise through a grand entrance with gated security.

New Buffalo

New Buffalo is one of the eight SW Michigan communities that make up Harbor Country, located on the shores of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Galien River. The harbor was officially recognized in 1836 as a safe harbor for ships traveling the Great Lakes.

Village of Union Pier

Logging and timber were Harbor Country’s major industries in the 1870’s, requiring piers along Lake Michigan’s shoreline. One of those piers, Union Pier, gave its name to today’s quaint lakeshore community.

Village of Lakeside

At the turn of the century, Lakeside was home to some of the most famous Lake Michigan lakeshore resorts, Lakesides history, like its Harbor Country sister towns, began with logging that fed nearby Chicago’s insatiable need for lumber.

Village of Harbert

Scandinavian families created a thriving resort community after the turn of the century in pretty little Harbert. Poet Carl Sandburg enjoyed many Harbor Country summers there and it is said much of Sandburg’s Pulitzer Prize winning account of Abraham Lincoln was written at his Harbert home.

Village of Sawyer

The Northernmost community of Harbor Country Sawyer is graced with numerous country vineyards. An occasional curio shop, fruit stand and local grille define this towns “hustle and bustle”.

Village of Bridgman

A beautiful area known for its rolling dune grasses, forested dunes and pristine beaches. Bridgman is truly a summer destination with old America charm evidenced in every roadside produce stand, vineyard and craft boutique in the nearby rolling countryside.

Grand Mere Stevensville

The Grand Mere area is a unique and secluded setting, popular with many outdoor and sporting enthusiasts. Its visitors and residents alike enjoy the Grand Mere State Park, Michigan’s largest State Park on Lake Michigan.

City of Saint Joseph

Nestled on the northern tip of what has been termed “The Riviera of the Midwest. This deepwater harbor town is a growing resort community-part of a “small town” chain stretching from the Michigan state line in a spectacular arc along Lake Michigan. Unique architecture is what St. Joseph is all about.

Hagar Shores Coloma

Miles and Miles of forested wooded Lake Michigan Dunes often referred to as the “Magnificent Mile”. The lakefront owners of this area revel in owning their own beaches with just a few public access areas over an extensive coastline.

Village of Covert

The fabulous Fire Lanes once part of the State of Michigan held forested dunes along Lake Michigan. Since the 1920s 18 Lanes have become the destination for generations of Chicago’s most elite families, seeking very private and heavily wooded Lake Michigan home sites for family beach houses.

South Haven

South Haven has been called one of the best kept secrets in Michigan, and is also the blueberry capital of the world. Thousands visit this quaint coastal town every year. Recently recognized by Midwest Living as one of the best small towns in the Midwest.

Fennville Ganges Glenn

If a low density “get away from it all” setting is what you are after, these small villages dotted along Lake Michigan will draw you in. Rolling vistas with a very pastoral feeling, the area offers Historic Family held Orchards, picturesque farms, and popular wineries and Vineyards.

Villages of Saugatuck and Douglas

The Art Coast of Michigan, two historical harbor villages offering towering dunes, pristine beaches and a rich history. Saugatuck offers some of the best dockside shopping and attractions on the Lake Michigan coast.

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