This amazing family oriented beach has plenty to do. Enjoy playing on the playground, getting an ice cold, freshly made lemonade from the concession stand, walking the pier to the historic lighthouse or feeding the ducks along the channel. This beach does not disappoint, your family will have a great day making memories. South Beach is ADA accessible, has grills, picnic area, play equipment, restrooms, and our big, red lighthouse. $10/trip parking fee (credit card or cash) or $30 for a weekly pass.
This beautiful beach boasts a great place to fly kites, beautiful beach for taking a walk and volleyball nets for those who just can't go to the beach without hitting the volleyball around a little. This beach is ADA accessible, has a concession stand, picnic area, play equipment, restrooms, and beach volleyball courts. Cost is $10/trip parking fee (credit card or cash) or $30 for a weekly pass.
Named by Parents Magazine as one of the Top 10 beaches in the US and by the Detroit Free Press as one of the "Most Romantic Beaches" , Silver Beach is not to be missed. With access to the old lighthouse, concession stand, restrooms, playground and volleyball nets there is something for every member of the family to enjoy. While here, you can stop by the Whirlpool Compass fountain for the kids to splash around, check out the Silver Beach Carousel or just relax at the beach and watch the beautiful sunsets.
This dog friendly beach is a short 15 min drive from the campground. It has a play area, grills and picnic tables. Restrooms are available (privy toilets) and is located on a bluff with a steep staircase down to the water. This is a rather small beach that is generally quieter during the weekdays and busier on the weekends, but your 4-legged fur baby will LOVE it! Hagar Park has received a 4.7 out of 5 bone traveler rating on BringFido.
Southwest Michigan has one of the fastest growing wine industries around. In fact, it has been referred to as the Napa Valley of the midwest. From beautiful views overlooking vineyards to orchards you can enjoy locally made award winning wines. Their motto is, "Taste, Relax, Repeat".
Spending a day at the beach, hitting 18 holes of golf, strolling through the quaint downtown stores, visiting the local wineries, setting sail on Lake Michigan for a sunset cruise are just a few of the relaxing and fun activities that await you in our little corner of Michigan not far from its beautiful shores.
Hidden Point offers an abundance of affordable family fun. Play 18 holes of o'le fashion family style miniature golf that is fun for all ages, race go carts or see who has the fastest swing in the batting cage. The park is handicap accessible and is pet friendly.
Canoeing or kayaking has always proven to be a family fun activity. Doe-Wa-Jack canoe rentals offers canoe and/or kayak trips down the Dowagiac River, the largest cold water river in lower Southwest Michigan. While drifting down the river, you may just catch a glimpse some wildlife like ducks, geese, deer, Blue Heron, and turtles to name a few. The river is canopied by beautiful hardwoods such as Oaks, Maples and Beeches.