Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Experience South Haven

South Haven is an exclusive lakefront and riverfront community offering the perfect mixture of luxury, nature, comfort and convenience. Bordered by the Lake Michigan shoreline, the pristine beaches, quaint shops, endless recreational opportunities and the history of South Haven are enticing as a “place to live” and enchanting for a “place to vacation.”

Lake Michigan is sometimes referred to as “The Ocean of the Midwest.” This beachtown community, South Haven, is recognized for the white sandy beaches located throughout the area with a variety of parks, offering attractions such as: the world famous lighthouse and Maritime Museum with the only Tall Ship to sail the Great Lakes. For the recreational enthusiast, South Haven offers fishing or sightseeing cruises, boating, jet skiing, kayaking, beach volleyball, kite boarding, golfing, sunsets, walking the beach, kids corner park, Kal Haven Trail, premier ice cream shops, diverse dining, wineries, quaint shops and more.

People gravitate to South Haven because it is the ideal place for raising a relaxing get away. South Haven also attracts the second home buyer and investors, but most of all tourists and vacationers that are drawn to the “South Haven Experience.”


 

Beaches and Recreation

Beaches and Recreation

South Haven offers a variety of beaches with plenty of on the water experiences to discover and many parks for running, swimming or just an enjoyable afternoon.
Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

The South Haven area has a multitude of amenities, live music, fine arts or theatrical performances and hundreds of talented artists.
Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Enjoy a round of golf on one of the many golf courses located throughout Southwest Michigan.
Dining

Dining

The many restaurants in South Haven offer unique and authentic dishes made with quality ingredients that will tempt your taste buds. Also enjoy the many wineries of Southwest Michigan.
Farmers Markets and U-Pick

Farmers Markets and U-Pick

From spring to late fall, you will enjoy colorful displays of fresh fruits and vegetables from local growers. Pick-your-own season starts in July with fresh fruit and goes to October with apples and pumpkins.
Breweries and Wineries

Breweries and Wineries

Spend the day strolling through a winery or sampling award-winning wines in the relaxing and scenic landscape. The Lake Michigan Shoreline communities produce amazing wines sure to please any tastes. A beer lover? Michigan is fifth in the nation in the number of breweries, microbreweries and brewpubs.