Travel tips and articles to help you plan your trip
South Haven's Maritime Marvels
Locals and visitors alike celebrate South Haven for its rich maritime history. Ships have been at the heart of the Haven since it became a village in the 1860s. Time in town is a cultural splash into the stories, sights and sounds of nautical life.
Forest Bathing in the Trails of South Haven
Did you ever take a walk in the woods and discover that you somehow felt better afterwards? More calm and peaceful, more centered, maybe even with a clearer mind? The Japanese have explored this intangible feeling. They did a scientific study and came up with a new term to describe this phenomena, shinrin-yoku which means “forest bathing”--a short leisurely trip to the forest.
Events & Festivals
A Guide to South Haven’s National Blueberry Festival
This year will be the South Haven Blueberry Festival’s 55th year, making it one of the oldest fruit festivals in the country. The weekend is packed with events, activities and, of course, plenty of mouthwatering blueberries from this year’s harvest. Use our guide to find out more about things to do at the festival for all ages.
The South Haven Sunset Your HEART Will Never Forget
Why is the heart so fond of sunset? The setting sun attracts us because it is one of nature’s most beautiful and expressive displays. The transition from day to night has always inspired artists to capture what it moves within them. A South Haven sunset attracts both locals and visitors to pause and gaze across the water.