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Photo Credit: Travis Worden
Photo Credit: Travis Worden
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Photo Credit: Jill S Spill

Getting to Harbor Country

Driving

DRIVE TIMES: 90 min – downtown Chicago | 40 min – South Bend | 1 hour – Kalamazoo | 2 hours – Grand Rapids | 3 hours – Indianapolis

I-94 Exits To Harbor Country

  • Exit 1 -Harbor Country Drive | Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo (main), Grand Beach, Michiana
  • Exit 4A – New Buffalo US Hwy 12 | Three Oaks
  • Exit 4B – New Buffalo US Hwy 12 | New Buffalo at Red Arrow Highway (junction)
  • Exit 6 – Union Pier, Lakeside
  • Exit 12 – Sawyer, Harbert

Red Arrow Highway runs parallel with I-94 |Michiana, Grand Beach, New Buffalo, Union Pier, Lakeside, Harbert, Sawyer

  • FROM CHICAGO:
    I-90 (portions are tolls) eastbound to Indiana; merge onto I-94 via Exit 21 toward Detroit or I-80/94 eastbound to Indiana
  • FROM GRAND RAPIDS/NORTHERN MICHIGAN
    Take I-196 South to I-94 West (Chicago )
  • FROM KALAMAZOO/ANN ARBOR/DETROIT
    I-94 West
  • FROM SOUTH BEND
    US Hwy-31 northbound, take Exit 3 US Hwy 12 West.  Three Oaks is 15.5 miles. +6 miles to New Buffalo – Red Arrow Highway junction.

Airports

For transportation from Chicago Airports visit: http://flychicago.com/PassengerInformation/GroundTransportation/OHare/Default.aspx

Trains

South Shore Line – Chicago to Michigan City (10 min south of New Buffalo) to South Bend  (800) 356-2079

Amtrak – New Buffalo Amtrak Station (NBU) 226 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117  800-872-7245. Served by the Wolverine and Blue Water Michigan Services. Platform with shelter, no-charge parking, accessible platform, no wheelchair available. Bring Your Bike On Board program.

Another useful resource: http://www.mywaythere.org/

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