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New Buffalo

Gateway to the Lake Michigan Shore

Anchor to a collection of six unique beach towns nestled along the Southwest Michigan lakeshore, New Buffalo offers an uncommon quality of laid-back sophistication. 

Where is the New Buffalo Michigan beach?

New Buffalo Beach is located at 100 Marquette Drive, one block beyond downtown and adjacent to the New Buffalo Harbor.

What Things to do in New Buffalo?

New Buffalo was named one of 50 Best Places to Travel in 2022 according to Travel + Leisure magazine. Located at the gateway to 16 continuous miles of sandy, dune-backed Lake Michigan shoreline and host to the region's largest recreational harbor offering outdoor adventure and watersports.

What is New Buffalo known for?

New Buffalo is known as the Gateway to Michigan, the Hamptons of the Midwest, and a launch point for Southwest Michigan wine country. Just 70 miles from downtown Chicago, its local color expresses blended rural and urban influences unique to Michigan beachtowns.

Are beaches open in New Buffalo Michigan?

Yes! New Buffalo Beach and nine other nearby public beaches are open year round.

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New Buffalo

Explore waterfront boutique hotels, acclaimed one-of-a-kind shopping, wineries and vineyards, craft-driven markets and cafes, and sixteen miles of continuous Lake Michigan shore. 

Listed by Travel + Leisure as one of Fifty Best Places to Travel in 2022 and a quick 70 miles from downtown Chicago, New Buffalo is an easy choice when a city break calls. Come for nostalgic summer beach town fun, wine trail adventures, and meals prepared minutes from the farms they're sourced from. Year-round you'll find a community of hosts and creatives sharing their love of art, culture, craft, and the stunning landscape that draws us here.

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