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Where in the world: USA  /  Michigan  /  Van Buren County  /  South Haven

Top 15 things to do in South Haven

1. Kal Haven Trail

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2. South Haven Lighthouses

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3. North Beach

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4. Lake Michigan, Illinois

More like an inland sea than a lake, Lake Michigan boasts a shoreline 2,600 km (1,600 mi) long, making it the fifth largest lake in the world. Nearly 12 million people live along the lake's shores, most of them in the metropolitan areas of Chicago and Milwaukee. You can explore a seemingly endless network of beaches, orchards, historical sites, award-wining wineries, parks, camping areas, and recreational resorts located along the shoreline, or choose to see the giant lake from the comfort of a traditional schooner or modern tour boat. For an urban experience on the lake, explore Chicago's 15 beachfront areas and marinas.
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5. St. Joseph Lighthouses, Saint Joseph

"So you absolutely LOVE the lighthouses at St. Joseph, Michigan? You just can't get enough great photos of the north pier's gems? You love sunsets on the lights, ice, rain, wind, the Great Lakes as forces of nature on the St. Joe lighthouses?

'Like' this page...we've got it all for you, one-stop shopping for all of your St. Joseph, Michigan lighthouse photo needs! Several photographers have their work displayed on this page...well worth a look. " {thanks to John B for such elegant words.}

Please respect the copyrights of photographers who post image and share. Do not remove watermarks, website links etc.

When posting your own album, please be respectful and keep images G rated. Feel free to post a link to your own business web site, on the tag / description or comments of your image.

Please create 1 album with your name and location, and post all of your images in that album to share.

Our page is a collaborative effort from many local photographers. Be sure to click on the Photos Tab – to see each photographers images. Millions of sunsets, storms, ice covered days have been brought to you by hot, frozen, dirty and windblown photographers. Be sure to check out each individual's page for other works too.

This will be a great community resource when used properly.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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6. Cogdal Vineyards

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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7. Black River Books

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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8. Gingerman raceway

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9. Four Winds Casino New Buffalo, New Buffalo

Four Winds New Buffalo, located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Michigan, Four Winds Hartford, located at 68600 Red Arrow Highway in Hartford, Michigan and Four Winds Dowagiac, located at 58700 M-51 South in Dowagiac, Michigan are owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Four Winds New Buffalo offers 130,000 square feet of gaming with 3,000 slot machines, over 60 table games, four restaurants, entertainment bars, retail venues, and a 415-room hotel, making it the premier gaming resort in the Midwest. Four Winds Hartford features more than 550 slot machines, nine table games, a 74-seat restaurant, and a 15-seat bar. Four Winds Dowagiac features 300 slot machines, four table games and one restaurant. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. For more information on Four Winds Casinos, please call 1-(866)-4WINDS1 (866-494-6371) or visit www.fourwindscasino.com.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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10. Decadent Dogs

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11. South Haven Center for the Arts

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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12. Butler Street, Saugatuck

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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13. Silver Beach Carousel, Saint Joseph

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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14. Saugatuck Dunes State Park, Holland

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum (LHBM) is the birthplace and childhood home of America's Father of Modern Horticulture, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954), built in the Greek Revival style in 1858. We are a National Historic Place on the National Register of Historic Places; the only museum in the world dedicated solely to Bailey's life and work; a botanic garden featuring a collection of interpretive horticultural gardens, community garden plots, and a wooded nature trail; a research center featuring one of the most extensive library collections of Bailey's publications in the world and recently the home of the Bailey Family Library Collection spanning 1,000+ volumes; the site of South Haven's historic blacksmith's shop; and an educational outreach center serving the greater South Haven community.

We would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to you, your friends, and your family to come investigate one of history's most interesting characters. Feel free to join us for events throughout the summer and fall, and, if you're so inclined, we hope you'll make a small contribution to help keep Bailey's beliefs alive.

Summer hours run May through September. During the "off-season," we are open by appointment only, but do give us a ring, and we'll set up a time to meet and show you the place!

Please send mail to P. O. Box 626. Follow us on Twitter @LHBMuseum or on Google+ at www.google.com/+LibertyHydeBaileyMuseumSouthHaven.

Treasurer of the Board of Trustees Joan Hiddema.

"Little children love the dandelions: why may not we?" -LHB
Suggested duration: 30 minutes
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