(269) LIST for July/August: Michigan Summer Escapes


1. The Inn at Harbor Shores
Relax and enjoy elegance during your stay at The Inn at Harbor Shores on the St. Joseph River and Lake Michigan waterfront.
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St. Joseph | (269) 983-1111

2. Yelton Manor Bed & Breakfast
Step into wrap-around gardens a stone’s throw from the sands of South Haven beach at the Yelton Manor Bed & Breakfast, the perfect blend of elegance and period charm.
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South Haven | (269) 637-5220


3.The Big Dipper
Whether you’re craving for a classic scoop or something with a twist, The Big Dipper serves up delicious ice cream any day of the week.
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Schoolcraft | (269) 679-4525

4. Treat Street
A longtime local favorite, Treat Street offers ice cream flavors galore in banana splits, turtle sundaes, shakes, or cones in an old-fashioned parlor!
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Kalamazoo | (269) 388-5505

5. Plainwell Ice Cream
Plainwell Ice Cream ties together its infamous homemade ice cream with an incredible sense of community.
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Plainwell | (269) 685-8586

6. Sherman Dairy Bar
Vendors share tips for cooking or planting as you browse jams, fine pastries and cut flowers at what has become St. Joseph’s Saturday tradition.
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South Haven | (269) 637-8251

7. Captain Nemo’s
Stroll down to the South Haven pier with a cone from Captain Nemo’s to complete your day at the beach!
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South Haven | (269) 637-5372

8. Apple Knockers Ice Cream Parlor
Parlor scoops up authentic and homemade desserts from basic ice cream cones to The Apple Knocker sundae.
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Vicksburg | (269) 649-1880


9. Fisher Lake Inn
Family-owned Fisher Lake Inn features patio dining on the water front, accompanied by surf and turf.
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Three Rivers | (269) 279-7984

10. The Idler Riverboat
A beloved South Haven attraction, The Idler Riverboat invites guests to board for a bite of summer on its docked Lake Michigan setting.
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South Haven | (269) 637-8435

11. La Cantina
From a patio above the water, savor Italian cuisine as kayakers paddle by on warm days on Overlook Ismonds Pond and Maple Lake.
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Paw Paw | (269) 657-7033

12. Clementine’s Too
A spinoff of the infamous South Haven Clementine’s restaurant, Clementine’s Too seats guests with a view of yachts driving by on the St. Joseph River.
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South Haven | (269) 637-5171

13. Clara’s on the River
Clara’s on the River loves bringing people together over lunch and dinner. Boasting a 17-page menu and summer patio entertainment, Clara’s has something for everyone!
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Battle Creek | (269) 963-0966

14. RyeBelles Restaurant & Bar
Guests on the RyeBelles’ rooftop devour stone fired pizza, seafood, and live music—not to mention summer sunsets.
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St. Joseph | (269) 281-0318

15.The Waterfront Restaurant
The Waterfront Restaurant welcomes you to Paw Paw Lake for a seafood dinner or Sunday morning brunch with a view.
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Coloma | (269) 468-7777

16. The Union Cabaret & Grille
Imagine the Lovin’ Spoonfuls hit Summer in the City playing as you watch people walking on the sidewalk from the Union’s patio.
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Kalamazoo | (269) 384-6756

17. Arcadia Ales
Located on the Kalamazoo River, Arcadia Ales invites guests out to its beer garden for some BBQ, brews and riverside lawn games!
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Kalamazoo | (269) 276-0458