Shop, swim, and find other exciting things to do in South Haven

Outdoor fun abounds near the Country Inn & Suites in South Haven, from sunbathing on North Beach to biking along Kal-Haven Trail State Park. If you're a history buff, visit the Michigan Maritime Museum and snap a few photos in front of the early-1900s lighthouse on South Beach. You’ll find plenty of things to do in downtown, such as antiquing and sampling local craft beer. Corporate travelers appreciate being close to the local offices of Trelleborg Antivibration Solutions and Albemarle Corporation. In town for the National Blueberry Festival or the annual HarborFest? Book a hotel room or suite with us to be near the action.

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Downtown South Haven

1.54 mi / 2.48 km from the hotel
Full of boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafés, this charming downtown offers something for everyone. If you’re visiting mid-May through mid-October, don’t miss the farmers market, where you can buy local produce and artisanal goods.

GingerMan Raceway

5.3 mi / 8.53 km from the hotel
Fulfill your need for speed at this 2.14-mile track, which has hosted events ranging from One Lap of America and the ChampCar Endurance Series to Rally North America’s Great Lakes Rally.

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail

1.53 mi / 2.46 km from the hotel
You can sample award-winning vintages produced by the 15 wineries that make up this trail, which runs from New Buffalo to Saugatuck. Although you’ll find everything from whites to rosés, the region is known for its robust reds.

North Beach

1.99 mi / 3.2 km from the hotel
Begin your Lake Michigan vacation at this popular beach, which offers playgrounds, beach volleyball courts, and kayak rentals. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you can make the short walk to downtown South Haven for a refreshing treat.

South Beach

2.11 mi / 3.4 km from the hotel
This popular Lake Michigan beach is best known for the bright red lighthouse that decorates its pier. Fishers can catch perch and walleye, and sunbathers can enjoy basking on the beach’s pristine sands.

Kal-Haven State Park

29.89 mi / 48.1 km from the hotel
This 33-mile trail links the city of South Haven to the city of Kalamazoo and passes through several small towns and historical points of interest along the way. Enjoy hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling on the trail.