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Things to do in Harbor Country

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What isn’t there to do in Harbor Country?

From two casinos, four golf courses, three preforming arts theatres, plenty of shopping, dining and outdoor activities, there’s simply not enough time in week to take it all in. I guess you’ll just have to stay back at Garden Grove, a premier Michigan bed and breakfast.

CasinosFour Winds Casino in New Buffalo and Hartford
Test your luck at Four Winds Casinos in New Buffalo or Hartford. Both are within reasonable driving distance, with the New Buffalo casino 10 minutes south and Hartford 45 minutes north. Gaming and entertainment makes for a fun night before heading back to Garden Grove for a romantic stay.

GolfingWhittaker Golf Club, Brookwood Golf CourseLake Michigan HillsPebblewood Country Club.
Pack the clubs because four challenging courses are nearby. Each of these courses are less than a half hour drive, so spend a day hitting the links and come to Garden Grove to kick back and relax.

Theaters Vickers Theatre, Acorn TheaterNew Buffalo Performing Arts CenterSouthwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra.

There’s nothing like going out to dinner, enjoying a show then coming back to Garden Grove to enjoy your night’s stay. With four theatres near Union Pier, all of which are under a 30 minute drive, you won’t be short on night time entertainment. Check them out.

ShoppingLighthouse outletsWhittaker House, Hearthwoods Custom FurnitureDunes Antiques.

Just because you’re leaving the big city for cozy a weekend or mid-week stay, doesn’t mean you’re leaving the big name shopping behind. There’s plenty of shopping to do around Garden Grove bed and breakfast, which includes high-end outlets to 27 antique shops. Provided are links to just a few of the shopping attractions in the area. For more information, check out this site: Harbor Country shopping.

Dining – From family dining to fine dining, Harbor Country has it all. This guide will give you a list of what’s good to eat while in town. You won’t be disappointed.Remember, at Garden Grove, we’ll take care of breakfast! Harbor Country dining.

Art galleriesThe Courtyard Gallery, Roger Harvey GalleryCraig Smith Gallery, John A. Knudsen Gallery, Burnison Galleries, Fritz Olsen GalleryFernwood Botanical Gardens.

The art in Harbor Country is just as picturesque as the scenery too. Enjoy art plenty of nearby art galleries that make you feel in a different world.

Wineries/BreweriesFounders Wine Cellar, Free Run CellarsRound Barn WineryFruitful Vine Tours, Greenbush Brewing Company, Journeyman DistilleryLemon Creek Winery and Fruit Farm, Shady Creek WinerySt. Julian Winery, Tabor Hills Winery, the Wine Sellers.

It’s called the Napa Valley of the Midwest for a reason. With nine local wineries and two breweries, you’ll never go thirsty and you’ll never be far from excellent wine and beer. Go on a wine tour through the Harbor Country’s wine country or hang out at a local brewery. Whatever your fancy is, Garden Grove is nearby and will have breakfast ready for you in the morning!

Outdoors — What makes Harbor Country so attractive to its visitors is its natural beauty, and fortunately for you, Garden Grove bed and breakfast in Michigan is right in the middle of it.
For starters, Garden Grove bed and breakfast is a stone’s throw away from Lake Michigan, so you’re next to great fishing, sailing, boating, and relaxation. Only 15 minutes north is Warren Dunes State Park , where you can go on a hike through scenic trials, soak up the sun on the beach or wonder at the beautiful sand dunes.

Check out one of the four local fishing charters and wrangle in a fish you won’t forget. Don’t want to fish, about canoe, sail, or surf. Yes, surf on Lake Michigan!
Check out all the different outdoor activities you can do: Harbor Country activities.

Museums – Take in a piece of Harbor Country history by taking in a local museum. Whether you want to travel to Berrien County, LaPorte County or cross the Michigan border to St. Joseph County, Indiana, there’s plenty to learn and wonderful history that helped shape Harbor Country into what it is.
Between the three counties, there are 30 museums, including the College Football Hall of Fame , New Buffalo Railroad Museaum, Old Lighthouse Museum and Morton House Museum.

For more information on any of the 30 interesting and unique museums, check out: Harbor Country Museum list.

For any more information on other great activities to do in Harbor Country, check out HarborCountry.com or HarborCountry,org. And remember, during your stay at Garden Grove feel free to ask any of our friendly staff for great things to do in Harbor Country.