The Country Cottage - Miles away from the Everyday!
Things To Do
 
 
Casinos
 
Four Winds Casino, New Bluffao, MI
 
Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City, IN
 
 
Wineries
 
 St. Julian Wine Co, 9100 Union Pier Rd, Union Pier, MI,
 Ph# 269- 469-3150
 
Round Barn Winery, Union Pier Rd, Union Pier, MI, Ph# 269- 469-9185
 
Tabor Hill Winery, 10243 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI,
Ph# 269 465-6566
 
 
Theater
 
The Acorn Theater
Located at 107 Generation Dr., Three Oaks, MI, Ph# 269-756-3879
Local and national entertainment every weekend.
 
The Vickers Theater
Located at 6 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, MI, Ph#  269-756-3522
An art gallery plus a 'classic film theater'.
 
Celebration Cinema
Located at 1468 Cinema Way (Exit 29 Pipestone Rd) Benton Harbor, MI,
Ph# 269-934-7469 First run films.
 
 
Golf Courses
 
Whittaker Woods Golf Course
Located at 12578 Wilson Rd., New Buffalo, MI, Ph# 269-469-3400
Ken Killian designed this 18-hole public course.
 
Pebblewood Country Club
Located at 9794 Jericho Rd., Bridgman, MI, Ph# 269-465-5611
 
Briar Leaf Golf Club
Located at 3233 N State Road 39, LaPorte, IN, Ph# 219-326-1992
18-hole public course. Rental clubs available.
 
 
Fun Stuff for the Kids
 
Captain Mike's Fun Park
Located on Red Arrow Highway, 1.5 miles north of Warren Dunes State Park. Go-Karts, game room, mini-golf, bumper boats, and batting cages. Open daily in June-September.
 
Gold's Gym
Located at 530 S. Whittaker St., New Buffalo, MI, Ph# 269-469-0585
Offers 25,000 sq. feet of fitness. Open daily. Day passes available.
 
Niles Haunted House Scream Park
Located at 855 Mayflower Rd., Niles, MI, Ph# 269-687-FEAR (3327)
Weekends Mid-Sept through Oct. 31st. Main house not suitable for children.
 
Timber Town Playground
Located at Nel's Dr. and Locust St. in Three Oaks, MI,
All built with timber with non-skid surfaces. Fun for all ages.
 
Bowling-Lakeshore Lanes
Located at 6201 Red Arrow Hwy., Stevensville, MI, Ph# 269-429-5421
 
Washington Park Zoo
Located at 11 Lakeshore Dr., Michigan City, IN, Ph# 219-873-1510
 
Curious Kids Museum
Located at 415 Lake Blvd., St. Joseph, MI, Ph# 269-983-2543
Open year round. Where kids can imagine anything!
 
 
Nature Activities/Attractions
 
Turtle Pond Nature Trail
Located at the end of Harrison St. and Washington St. New Buffalo, MI,    
2 mile trail along the railroad tracks with a bridge that runs over a pond.
 
Backroads Bikeways
Located at 3 Dewey Cannon Ave. Three Oaks, MI, Ph# 269-756-3361
There are 12 back road trails that range from five to sixty miles along country roads.
 
Chikaming Nature Preserve and Park
Located on Warren Woods Rd.
263 acres that include wetlands, woodlands, and a 5-acre lake that borders the Galien River.
 
Warren Woods Forest Preserve
Located on Elm Valley Rd in Three Oaks, MI, Ph# 269-426-4013
A primeval forest and wildflower sanctuary with marked trails following the Galien River. Open dusk to dawn.
 
Grand Mere State Park
Located on John Beers Rd, Stevensville, MI, Ph# 269-426-4013
Finest bird watching area in the state. Hiking trails through sand dunes and wetlands.
 
Warren Dunes State Park
Located on Red Arrow Hwy., north of Sawyer, MI, Ph# 269-426-4013
Provides 1,950 acres of recreational opportunities with 22 miles of shoreline, 6 miles of hiking trails.
 
Love Creek Nature Center
Located on Huckleberry Rd., Berrien Center, MI, Ph# 269-471-2617
180-acre park with 5 miles of cross-country trails, hiking trails, lighted cross-country trails.
 
 
Boating/Canoeing/Kayaking
 
Cap'n D Charters
Located at Oselka Snug Harbor in New Buffalo, MI, Ph# 574-232-0436 or 574-292-1221, sport fishing and pleasure charters on a 32-foot Marinette cabin cruiser equipped with top-quality fishing gear. Sunset cruises available.
 
Galien River
Located on Red Arrow Hwy., north of Kruger Rd. at the bridge in
New Buffalo, MI, State-run access for small fishing boats and canoes.
 
New Buffalo Public Boat Launch
Located on the Galien River across from the city beach in New Buffalo, MI, Ph# 269-469-1522. Eight ramps to provide river access to Lake Michigan.
 
Outpost Wind Sports
Located at 105 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo, MI, Ph# 269-469-4210
Rent and purchase miscellaneous gear.
 
Doe-Wah-Jack's Canoe Rental
Located on M - 51 in Dowagiac, MI, Ph# 888-782-7410
Paddle up 16 miles on the Dowagiac River through the Dowagiac Woods. Canoe and kayak rentals available.
 
 
Horseback Riding
 
Spring Creek Equestrian Center
Located at 7888 Martin Rd. Three Oaks, MI, Ph# 269-756-3894
Please call first. Organized trails available. Specializing in youth lessons.
 
 
Museums
 
New Buffalo Railroad Museum
The New Buffalo Railroad Museum was established in 1989 to illustrate the history of the greater New Buffalo area. The museum is locate just one mile north of I-94 at Exit 1. Ph# 269- 469-5409.
 
Old Lighthouse Museum
Original 1858 light station structure, 8 display rooms, Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, era of sailing ships, local history. Washington Park, Michigan City, IN, Ph# 219-872-6133
 
Great Lakes Museum of Military History, Inc.
 The museum is a public, not-for-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and display of military memorabilia, from the Revolutionary War to the present. 1710 E US-20, Michigan City IN,
Ph# 219-872-2702
 
 
Shopping
 
Fruits & Vegetable Stands/U-Pick
 
Dinges Farm
Located at the corner of Mill and Warren Woods Rd, Three Oaks, MI,
Ph# 269-426-4034 Raspberries in mid-June; corn and other vegetables in mid-July.
 
Joe Jackson's
Located at 601 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo, MI, Seasonal fruit, annuals, perennials and more.
 
Lemon Creek Fruit Farms
Located at 533 E Lemon Creek Rd., Berrien Springs, MI, Ph# 269-471-1321
Seasonal U-Pick fields (so much fun for the kids!!) Fresh Produce.
 
Groceries and Produce
 
Barney's Grocery Store
Located at 10 Thompson St., New Buffalo, MI, Ph# 269-469-1210
Fresh deli, produce and bakery.
 
G & K Party Store
Located at 9805 Townline Rd., Union Pier, MI, Ph# 269-469-5651
Great selection of wine and beer, video rentals, ATM.
 
New Buffalo Pharmacy
Located at the corner of Buffalo and Whittaker Streets in New Buffalo, MI, Ph#: 269-469-3636
 
Drier's Meat Market
Located at 14 S. Elm St., Three Oaks, MI, Ph# 269-756-9785
Century-old landmark in historic Three Oaks. Freshly made sausages and smoked meats -- don't forget the sawdust on the floors.
 
 
Antiques:
 
Frog Forest Findings
(5 miles north of New Buffalo) 16100 York Rd, Union Pier, MI 49129
Ph# 269- 469-7050
 
Twelve Cedars Vintage Furniture (5 miles north of New Buffalo)
16117 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129
Ph#269- 469-0304
 
Da Barn(next to Redamak's), 510 E. Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Ph# 269- 469-0333
 
Girdles for Turtles Now Antiques
11020 Elmwood Dr, New Buffalo, MI 49117,
Ph# 269- 469-3232
 
 
Galleries
 
Local Color Gallery
16187 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129, Ph# 269- 469-5332
 
Lakeside Gallery
15486 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129, Ph # 269- 469-3022
 
Wood Bruce
125 N. Wittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117, Ph# 269- 469-2818
 
Clipper Ship Gallery
116 N. Whittaker St., New Buffalo, MI 49117, Ph# 269- 469-2590
 
 
Shopping Mall
 
 
 Visit www.harborcountry.org, for a detailed list of activies!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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