Welcome to
South Haven

Combining unspoiled beach beauty with old fashioned charm, South Haven offers an idyllic lakeside escape.

Here you’ll find a slower pace of life – a perfect place to enjoy family and loved ones, sunshine and water, food, fun and relaxation. This charming and walkable resort town offers fun for the entire family, including amazing on-water experiences, unforgettable festivals, memorable museums, intriguing art galleries, wineries, gourmet dining, boutique shopping, and vibrant nightlife. Savor South Haven’s deeply rooted agricultural heritage at dozens of vineyards, u-pick orchards and farms, and farmers markets scattered throughout the countryside. All within easy reach of major Midwestern cities. Come see why so many have found their escape in South Haven.

South Haven Beach Map

South Haven

South Haven’s resort expertise has guaranteed quality lodging opportunities to visitors for over a century.

South Haven

Adirondack chair at beach


South Haven’s resort expertise has guaranteed quality lodging opportunities to visitors for over a century.

Woman and girl shopping in South Haven


Shopping in South Haven provides its own type of escape – one filled with unique finds and unexpected experiences.

Man and women enjoying drinks in a South Haven restaurant


South Haven’s original menus, combined with beautiful views along the waterfront, make any lunch or dinner an event.

Boy and Girl on paddle board in South Haven

Things to Do

From beaches to trails, to boating, fishing, or exploring South Haven’s cultural and agricultural hotspots, you’ll be sure to find fun activities for all ages and interests.


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Latest South Haven
Blog Posts

Businesses First Saw Mill Built By C P Ludwig Circa 1850's

Early Industry and Community Beginnings in South Haven, Michigan

South Haven is a vacation destination with a rich history of progress and expansion, making it one of the favorite stops on the West Michigan Pike by adventure-seeking travelers. Industrial innovations and circumstances have shaped the area over time, leading to the charming city we know today. 2019 marks one hundred and fifty years since… Continue reading

South Haven

The charming beach town of South Haven offers lakeside fun for the entire family, a walk-able downtown with unique shops and restaurants, and enough maritime history, arts, live music, and culture to keep you coming back time and time again. Experience a West Michigan adventure you won’t soon forget. No matter the season, there’s always a reason to stop by and stay awhile.

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