Benton Harbor Vacations
Around 10,000 people call Benton Harbor in Southwest Michigan home.
Lansing, the state capital, is located roughly 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of Benton Harbor, while Chicago is 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the west.
There are few travel experiences more enjoyable than sampling the flavors of well-crafted wines while standing in the very vineyards of which they are created. Round Barn Winery and Warner Vineyards are two highly recommended destinations for wine entusiasts visiting Benton Harbor. Contessa Wine Cellars and Karma Vista Vineyards and Winery are two other favorite wine producers in the area that are worth checking out.
One of the best ways to experience to great outdoors in Benton Harbor is to tee off at one the area’s best-loved courses. Indulge in your favourite pastime at Whittaker Woods Golf Course and also Harbor Shores Golf Club.
Silver Beach, is a great place to spend the day when the sun is shining. Breathe in the fresh air, admire the changing seasons and revel in the outdoors. Slip off your shoes and play along the water’s edge or enjoy the peace.
Lighthouses are often wonderfully wild and dramatic places; the South Haven Lighthouse on the Benton Harbor coast is one such place. To discover more about the beacon’s past and the people who who kept it shining through the decades check in with the local visitors center about tours.
Get your family on board to check out the Michigan Maritime Museum, the premier nautical museum in Benton Harbor. Discover what life was like at sea and enjoy the full range of scenes depicting life at sea and interesting pieces of flotsam as you explore the center’s collection halls.
In addition to urban parks, Benton Harbor also has some protected natural havens where you can go to see beautiful scenery and some notable flora and fauna. De-stress at Warren Dunes State Park and relish being away from the urban streets.