Things to Do

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Seasonal Activities / Events

Saturday Seminar Series

Saturdays through April, Marina Grand Resort
Explore Michigan's premier wine and beer with our charming and knowledgeable beverage experts. The perfect mix of fun and information, seminars include eight tastings and savory treats. Complimentary to hotel guests, contact the Front Desk for reservations.

Journeyman Distillery Tours

Saturdays, Three Oaks
Journeyman distillers share the history of the Featherbone Factory building as well as the step-by-step of spirit making. A tasting in the industrial-chic lounge follows the tour.

Lee DeWyze

April 3, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
Midwest native and season nine American Idol winner Lee DeWyze takes the Acorn stage.

Ronny Cox

April 9, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City
Character actor, author and singer-songwriter Ronny Cox performs an intimate set at the LCA.

Wanda Sykes

April 12, Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo
Ranking among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America, the well-known actress and stand-up comedian comes to Harbor Country for a night of laughter.

21st Annual Art Attack

April 25-27, throughout Harbor Country

The Midwest's most eclectic, interactive celebration of "all that is art." A weekend showcase of gallery receptions, artist demonstrations, wine tastings, live music, theatre and more. Click the link to download a full listing of events.

April at Acorn Theater

A turn of the century corset factory turned live performance theater, the Acorn is a Harbor Country jewel. Performances in April feature an eclectic array of live music and theater.

April at Vickers Theatre

Three Oaks
Another turn of the century building lovingly restored into a beautiful film house and gallery. The Vickers offers a well-curated selection of independent and foreign films.

Live Music at Hard Rock Café

Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo
Regionally and nationally known bands perform nightly at Harbor Country’s newest music venue.

Four Winds Casino

New Buffalo
Gaming fans will find a Vegas-caliber casino set deep in the woods, just minutes away, at Four Winds Casino. Don't feel like driving? Enjoy complimentary shuttle service.

Southwest Michigan Wine Trail Tours

Maps are available at the Front Desk for an easy self-guided tour to our fifteen area vineyards and wineries. Or, if you prefer to explore the wine trail without having to worry about driving, private charters and hop-on tours are available through Leisure Limousine and Fruitful Vine Wine Tours.

Hiking Trails

Harbor Country offers great hiking in diverse settings. Explore Warren Dunes State Park, Chikaming Park & Preserve and Warren Woods. Or walk for miles on New Buffalo's majestic public beach.

Deer Creek Hunt Club

Three Oaks
Three sporting clay courses and upland bird hunting on 500 acres of beautiful ravine woodlands, streams, rolling hills and contoured cover fields.

Shopping and Gallery Tours

Harbor Country is loaded with unique places to shop, but some of the best are located just off the beaten path. We can design individual mini-tours by town or by interest. Please inquire when making your reservation – we’ll have a list of shops, hours and directions ready for you at check-in!



Bentwood Tavern

brunch, lunch and dinner

Blue Plate Café

breakfast and lunch

Brewster's Italian Cafe

lunch and dinner

Café Gulistan


Casey's Bar & Grill

lunch, dinner and drinks

David’s Delicatessen

breakfast and lunch


breakfast and lunch

Grateful Diner

breakfast and lunch


lunch, dinner and drinks


bakery, breakfast, wine, beer and gourmet snacks

Luisa’s Café

breakfast and lunch

Michigan Thyme Café

breakfast and lunch

Pierre Anne Creperie

brunch and lunch

Pleasant House

lunch, dinner and drinks

Red Arrow Roadhouse

lunch and dinner


lunch and dinner


breakfast and lunch


lunch and dinner

Stray Dog Bar & Grill

lunch, dinner and drinks

Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant

lunch and dinner

Terrace Room

dinner and drinks






Captain Mike's Fun Park

(closed for season)

I Love Toys & Trains

New Buffalo Township Park & Preserve

playground, splash park, basketball, bocce, volleyball, nature trails and amphitheatre

Washington Park Zoo

(closed for season)

Outdoor Activities

Chikaming Township Park & Preserve

Deer Creek Hunt Club

New Buffalo Sailing Excursions

(closed for season)

Oselka Marina

boat and wave runner rentals

(available Memorial Day-Labor Day)

Outpost Sports

sportswear, beach supplies, bike and kayak rentals

(closed for season)

Stateline Stables

horseback riding

Steel-N-Time Charters

Third Coast Surf Shop

surf and kayak rentals and lessons

Warren Dunes State Park

Waya Rentals

boat rental


Abigail Heche


(closed for season)


women’s boutique

Catherine Doll

women's fashion, art and gifts

Center of the World Woodshop

handcrafted Art & Crafts furnishing

Charm Cottage


Customs Imports

home furnishings and pottery


women's boutique


garden-inspired gifts and home furnishings

French Twist

designer fashions

(closed for season)

Go Fish

antique and vintage

Granor Farm Store

organic fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers

(closed for season)

Harbert Antique Mall

Hearthwoods Custom Furnishings

home furnishings

Ipso Facto

antique, vintage and unique furnishings and objects

Lakeside Antiques

antique mall


Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets

Little Princess Treasures

children's clothing and accessories
baby equipment rental


sustainable foods and cured meats

Lovell & Whyte

home furnishings

Marco Polo

antiques and vintage finds

Margaret Sullivan

unique and one-of-a kind women’s fashion and jewelry

Mix & Mingle

home furnishings and design

Outpost Sports

sportswear, beach supplies, bike and kayak rentals

(closed for season)

Season's Harvest

gourmet sauces and gifts


vintage and modern

Third Coast Surf Shop

surf clothing and gear


vintage, antique, art, design

Urban Soles

men and women’s footwear and accessories

Whittaker House

men’s and women’s apparel

Theatres / Entertainment

Acorn Theater

live music and performance

Dunes Summer Theatre

classic community productions in a historic beachfront theater

Vickers Theatre

independent films in a beautifully restored theatre and gallery

Wine, Beer & Spirits