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South Haven

Find Your Escape Here

Designated as the first Pure Michigan Trail Town, South Haven is a prime destination for weekend warriors and outdoor adventurers of all ages! Explore a rich maritime history while strolling the pier-to-pier Harbor Walk tour, festivals and outdoor musical performances, and a vibrant food and beverage scene without ever being a stone's throw from the serenity of the great outdoors!


The Fields receives Best of the Midwest Award for Best Unique Stay from Midwest Living for 2023.

What things to do in South Haven?

Explore South Haven's rich maritime history on a self-guide tour from pier-to-pier and through interactive installations at the Michigan Maritime Museum. Bask in the warmth of the sun at one of seven relaxing city beaches or explore outlying parks and nature preserves to conquer towering sand dunes.

Where to go camping in South Haven?

Popular camping destinations for families with children and pets include The Kal-Haven Outpost, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort, and Covert/South Haven KOA. The Fields of Michigan and Off-Map Glamping provide luxuriously curated outdoor experiences with all of the comforts and hospitality you'd expect from your favorite premier hotel.

What is South Haven known for?

The National Blueberry Festival celebrates the cultural and economic significance of blueberries with a lavish parade, live outdoor concerts, pie-eating contests, loads of blueberry baked goods to take home, kids' activities, and events at local farms! The 2023 National Blueberry Festival will take place Aug 10 - 13.

What to do in South Haven this weekend?

Visit our Event Page for to find out what's happening in South Haven right now!

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South Haven's proximity to several major cities makes it a great destination for a road trip. There are so many ways to enjoy South Haven in addition to the shops and restaurants. Almost all of our attractions are within walking or biking distance from the downtown area! Spend your visit exploring our various museums, parks, trails, and beaches, and take in the beautiful scenery along the way. 
South Haven has received designation and is identified as a Pure Michigan TrailTown.
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