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Things To Do


Four Winds Casino, New Bluffao, MI

Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City, IN


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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

Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, Michigan City, IN

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