Travel tips and articles to help you plan your trip
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.
Cocktails & Beverages
Happy Hour on the Harbor in South Haven
South Haven’s restaurant and bar scene is just one of the many things that make our lake town a great place to visit. Even if you live near South Haven, it’s well worth heading downtown after work for some drinks and food with friends. It’s an extra treat to be able to wine and dine on the water and see an amazing South Haven sunset to end your day. Eat, drink and unwind for happy hour at these waterfront restaurants and bars.
Places to Stay
Five of the Best Campgrounds in South Haven
Not many travelers realize there are places to camp around South Haven. While our town is full of hotels and bed and breakfasts, camping in South Haven is one of the best ways to spend a summer weekend. You’ll find several different RV parks, family-friendly campgrounds, camping cabins, and even some primitive camping spots throughout the South Haven area. Pitch your tent, grab your s’mores supplies and get ready for South Haven style camping!
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South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau