Top 10 Things to do in South Haven, Michigan

South Haven is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Most of the city is in Van Buren County, although a small portion extends into Allegan County. The population was 4,403 at the 2010 census.

1. South Haven Lighthouses

South Haven, MI Sights & Landmarks, Lighthouses
Excellent
61%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 608 reviews

South Haven Lighthouses

Reviewed By tinaann2178 - Rolling Meadows, IllinoisRolling Meadows, Illinois

Beautiful

This is a beautiful lighthouse with a long catwalk. Love sitting on the beach and watching the sunset with the pier in front. When the lights turn on, on the catwalk it’s beautiful.

2. North Beach

Lakeshore Drive, South Haven, MI 49090 Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches, Bodies of Water More
Excellent
68%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 104 reviews

North Beach

Reviewed By bcsystems - Ann Arbor, MichiganAnn Arbor, Michigan

South Beach

Came here on a blistery fall windy day. While the north beach is bigger, the south beach I think is more convenient as it's walking distance to all the downtown shops, restaurants, and bars. I can imagine this is a wonderful place in the summer.

3. Kal Haven Trail

66 N Bailey Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1589 Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
Excellent
63%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
1%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 241 reviews

Kal Haven Trail

Reviewed By Jeffrey D - South Haven, MichiganSouth Haven, Michigan

A good riding trail

Over the past 20 years we have enjoyed biking and walking this trail. Well maintain and very pleasant to ride. Love biking this in the fall.as the leaves change colors.Have taken many a scout group and youth groups for hikes and rides here.Moat recently w

4. Michigan Maritime Museum

260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1065 Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
51%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
4%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 234 reviews

Michigan Maritime Museum

We strive to preserve, interpret, and invite the public to experience and learn about our Great Lakes maritime heritage from our Museum in South Haven.

Reviewed By hgwalls - South Bend, IndianaSouth Bend, Indiana

New discoveries

The Michigan Maritime Museum is a fine small museum with many unique displays and insights into the nautical history of Michigan and the Lake Michigan area in particular. There are quite a few examples of sailing vessels on the museum grounds and there ar

5. Van Buren State Park

23960 Ruggles Rd, South Haven, MI 49090-9492 Nature & Parks, State Parks
Excellent
41%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 124 reviews

Van Buren State Park

Reviewed By organicnatural - MichiganMichigan

Enjoyed visit to South Haven!

We went camping there (spur of the moment when we found a couple days with a open spot. Glad we did! (first time there) Offers many things to do, we rode our bikes and walked to the beach from the campground. If you want a challenge you can walk the dunes

6. Cogdal Vineyards

7143 107th Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-9678 Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
77%
Good
18%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 60 reviews

Cogdal Vineyards

Visit our artfully crafted and inviting tasting room located a 1/2 mile from the the shores of Lake Michigan to experience our innovative wines in an intimate setting. We want your excitement to build from the beginning, starting with a drive through the vineyard and ending with your expectations being met with excellent wines, great service and beautiful views. Both indoor and outdoor service, including tours, are available.

Reviewed By beccaboo2001 - Springfield, MissouriSpringfield, Missouri

Must visit

What an awesome winery just outside of town! Set on a beautiful vineyard with a pretty view. Julie was amazing and so helpful. She did a great job explaining the wines and there are so many excellent wines to taste. This is a fun place to stop for a sampl

7. Kids' Corner playground

563 Monroe Blvd, South Haven, MI 49090-1152 Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Playgrounds
Excellent
73%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 63 reviews

Kids' Corner playground

Reviewed By Helene K - Washington DC, District of ColumbiaWashington DC, District of Columbia

Best place to lose a kid!

We especially selected our rental house since it was within walking (or tricycling) distance of this wonderful playground. It has facilities, picnic tables, swings, slides, a field, and a great "castle" that stirs the imagination of every child within. Se

8. Bumbleberry Acres

6785 Baseline Rd, On the corner of 68th St and Baseline Road, South Haven, MI 49090-9195 Sights & Landmarks, Farms
Excellent
88%
Good
6%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
6%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 15 reviews

Bumbleberry Acres

Temporarily Closed For the Season-Join is again in June! Family-owned farm market and blueberry u-pick with lots of activities for the kid in Everyone! Visit our miniature animals, take a barrel train ride, or hop on the wagon for a farm tour and corn maze. October is sure to be a thrilling time to visit with our haunted attractions for all ages. Don’t forget to stop by the store for unique, local gifts, fresh fruits and vegetables grown right on the farm, and indulge in items from our bakery (all homemade and old family recipes!) Open Mid-June-October 31st. Come join our family Where Farm Meets Fun!

Reviewed By jenae86 - Anchorage, AlaskaAnchorage, Alaska

Family friendly working farm

This place is absolutely amazing! The corn mazes are for all ages and starting Friday the 13th they willHave haunted corn mazes, hayride, and the original farmhouse will be turned in to a haunted house. The "family" interaction is the best! It is family o

9. McIntosh Orchards

6431 107th Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-9369 Sights & Landmarks, Farms
Excellent
58%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
4%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 66 reviews

McIntosh Orchards

Reviewed By jlkoch - Bella Vista, ArkansasBella Vista, Arkansas

Beaiutiful Location and Not your Normal Wines-Fruit Wines

Beautiful Location and wonderful wine testing experience with family while on vacation. I love going to winery's for wine testing during our travel and this one was worth the stop. Very unique fruit wines and ciders and they also had fudge that my husband

10. Overhiser Orchards

6405 109th Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-8318 Sights & Landmarks, Farms
Excellent
67%
Good
21%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
0%
Terrible
8%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 23 reviews

Overhiser Orchards

A U-pick Fruit Farm Business that has been in the same family for over 150 years that features tree fruit U-pick operations for Sweet Cherries, Sour Cherries, Apricots, Peaches, Plums, Pears, Apples and Pumpkins. In addition a hands on animal barn features farm animals and picnic area as well as a children's corn maze and fresh pressed cider in the fall.

Reviewed By onthego1937 - napervillenaperville

Don't Pick

We went to the main place to pick apples. We were told they were not picking there and sent us to another site they own.There were several people there who followed the directions. All had trouble finding place following the women's directions. Picked hon

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