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Kid Friendly Activities & Places

Kids just want to have fun!

Ah, the family vacation, a time of creating some of our most pleasant memories, both as kids and as parents. If fostering family fun is tops on your to-do list, look no further than these top picks for kid-friendly activities in and around Harbor Country.

Family Fun Activities List – Here is a list of Family Fun in and around Harbor Country!

Kids have said they love Harbor Country because they can:

These Harbor Country places have been given a stamp of approval…by the kids! Be sure to visit these family friendly destinations on your next trip. Check the Events Calendar as well for activities.

 

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15755 Lakeshore Rd
Union Pier, MI 49129 US

Phone: (847) 909-9300
E-Mail Address: fjb@yahoo.com
Region: Union Pier
Website

Two luxury vacation homes in the heart of Harbor Country
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16020 Lakeshore Rd
Union Pier, MI 49129 US

Phone: (513) 697-7766
E-Mail Address: terinorris@cinci.rr.com
Region: Union Pier
Website

A Cottage East of Eden is an impeccable cottage beach house, 1 BR (sleeps 4), 1 1/2 blocks from private Lake Michigan
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6513 Gandy Ln
Sawyer, MI 49125 US

Phone: (269) 426-3774
Region: Sawyer

In the woods, on the lane named for Mrs. Gandy. Isa nice house, sleeps 6-8 comfortably. Its not fancy, but its c
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111 W Water St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (888) 605-6800
E-Mail Address: info@harborgrand.com
Region: New Buffalo
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Waterfront boutique hotel featuring luxury accommodations, highly personal service and unexpected touch
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8876 W East Rd
Lakeside, MI 49116 US

Phone: (847) 902-4467
(847) 475-5703
E-Mail Address: betsylupetin@gmail.com
Region: Lakeside
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Two blocks from beautiful Lake Michigan beaches and sunsets.Three bedroom, two bath cottage. Sleeps nine.
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7650 Warren Woods Rd
Three Oaks, MI 49128 US

Phone: (800) 469-4511
E-Mail Address: info@lakesidecabinsresort.com
Region: Three Oaks
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Sales and rental of vacation cabins in a wooded setting with two lakes, two heated pools, lodge with gameroom
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15251 Lakeshore Rd
Lakeside, MI 49116 US

Phone: (269) 469-0600
E-Mail Address: reservationslk@Lakesideinns.com
Region: Lakeside
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A 31 room rustic hotel located across from our private Lake Michigan beach. Complete with ballroom, gran
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15060 1st Rd
Lakeside, MI 49116 US

Phone: (773) 814-4467
E-Mail Address: jrmcgarry4@gmail.com
Region: Lakeside
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Cottage vacation rental for relaxing by private association beach. Comfortable for small family to enjoy.
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600 W Water St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (877) 945-8600
E-Mail Address: info@marinagrandresort.com
Region: New Buffalo
Website

A waterfront boutique hotel for overnight and extended stay featuring luxury accommodations, highly personal
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16032 B,C,D Lakeshore Rd
Union Pier, MI 49129 US

Phone: (312) 399-4391
E-Mail Address: michaelnivens7@aol.com
Region: Union Pier
Website

Steps from beach, nestled within pine tree lined Paradise Villa. Three cozy one-bedroom cottages next to each other
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225 N. Whittaker Unit #5
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (312) 952-8361
E-Mail Address: vacation@wayarentals.com
Region: New Buffalo
Website

WAYA provides Southwest Michigans Harbor Country(includes New Buffalo, Union Pier, Lakeside and Sawyer) as well
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16187 Red Arrow Hwy
Union Pier, MI 49129 US

Phone: (269) 469-5332
E-Mail Address: contact@localcolorartgallery.com
Region: Union Pier
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Local Color Gallery is located in Southwestern Michigans lakefront town Union Pier. Discover local color in Dunescapes, paintings, photography, fine crafts, glass, jewelry, furniture, clay, classes...
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13988 Range Line Rd
Niles, MI 49120 US

Phone: (269) 695-6491
E-Mail Address: info@fernwoodbotanical.org
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
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Fernwood comprises 105 acres along the St. Joseph River between Niles and Buchanan. Naturalistic gardens, railway g
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17245 Red Arrow Hwy
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-1011
E-Mail Address: kbutler@newbuffalotownship.org
Region: New Buffalo
Website

New Buffalo Township provides administrative services to residents and businesses located inportions of New Buffalo, Gra ...
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5 Featherbone Ave
Three Oaks, MI 49128 US

E-Mail Address: trotommuseum@gmail.com
Region: Three Oaks
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TheRegion of Three OaksMuseum was created in 2004 with the mission of preserving and displaying artifacts, papers and records relating to the historical heritage of the region. The museum allows us...
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15300 Red Arrow Hwy
Lakeside, MI 49116 US

Phone: (269) 469-2090
Region: Lakeside

Located in a former trading post built by John Wesley Wilkinson, the founder of Lakeside. This museum features artifacts ...
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10975 Red Arrow Hwy
Bridgman, MI 49106 US

Phone: (269) 465-5747
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
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A 5 acre family fun park for kids of all ages. Offering go-karts, batting cages, bumper cars and boats, miniature golf.
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52963 N M51
Dowagiac, MI 49047 US

Phone: (888) 782-7410
E-Mail Address: info@paddledcri.com
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

Two to six hour beginner and intermediate canoe kayak trips on Dowagiac River. Many different
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514 W Water St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-2600
E-Mail Address: jim@oselkamarina.com
Region: New Buffalo
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Oselka Marina offers full-service, one-stop shopping for all your boating needs: We have floating slips or Valet in/out service during the season and indoor or outdoor winter storage for off-season...
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115 Lakeshore Dr
Michigan City, IN 46360 US

Phone: (219) 873-1510
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

The zoo exhibits more than 90 species originating throughout the world. The animals are exhibited in natural settings.
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19135 W US Hwy 12
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-1966
E-Mail Address: dancingfeetyoga@gmail.com
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Beginner, intermediate classes year round. Laugh away strees, relax. Build strength, flexibility, concentration. Drop ins welcome. Personal training, massage, birthday parties, summer camp, yoga...
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11 W Merchant Street
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-3005
E-Mail Address: BrewstersNewBuffalo@gmail.com
Region: New Buffalo
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Brewsters Italian Cafe recreates a quaint Italian street cafe - creating high quality dishes from many regions of Italy.
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13982 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI 49115 US

Phone: (269) 469-4001
E-Mail Address: irespino@capozios.com
Region: Harbert
Website

Our menu features a wide selection of delicious items. Fresh baked bread every day. Sit in our dining room, watch the ga ...
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118 W Coolspring Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360 US

Phone: (219) 872-0331
E-Mail Address: hermannator777@hotmail.com
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
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For 50+ yrs time-honored traditions- all-beef hot dogs, on-site homemade root beer, & secret recipe BBQ & chili.
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13698 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI 49115 US

Phone: (269) 469-1777
E-Mail Address: vivian.may@comcast.net
Region: Harbert
Website

We use the same Swedish recipes since opening in 1912.
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13698 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI 49115 US

Phone: (269) 469-9037
E-Mail Address: vivian.may@comcast.net
Region: Harbert
Website

Swedish pancakes, quiche, omelets, frittatas, soups, salads, and weekly specials made with local produce. We also offer catering for all occasions! Summer Hours:7 days 8am-3pm. Winter...
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18881 Harbor Country Dr
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-1924
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Right off I-94 at Exit 1 in Michigan
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700 E Buffalo St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-6900
E-Mail Address: store34@michiganpizzahut.com
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Pizza, Pasta, Appetizers, Sandwiches, Salads, Wingstreet Wings in your choice of 8 different sauces. Open 11 am- 10pm daily
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128 N Whittaker St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-4382
E-Mail Address: rosiesrestaurant@att.net
Region: New Buffalo

A popular gathering spot for locals, known for delicious home-cooked American and Czech specials.
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505 W Locust
Three Oaks, MI 49128 US

Phone: (269) 756-9742
E-Mail Address: programming.wrhc@gmail.com
Region: Three Oaks
Website

WRHC-LP 106.7FM is your community radio station. Talk radio, music of many genres, live re
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601 Wabash St
Michigan City, IN 46360 US

Phone: (219) 874-2915
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

Save 25-65% everyday at more than 120 outlet stores
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105 W Buffalo St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-4210
(574) 259-1000
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Outpost provides you with everything for the beach. Choose hot beach clothing, beach toys, chairs and umbrellas. Kayak r ...
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110 N Whittaker St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 932-4575
(888) 932-4575
E-Mail Address: info@thirdcoastsurfshop.com
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Since 2005, our mission at Third Coast Surf Shop has been to spread the joy of the surfing lifestyle in the Great Lakes. ...
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30 N Whittaker St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-7177
E-Mail Address: Davidsdeliandcoffee@gmail.com
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Davids is a family-friendly delicatessen and coffee shop. We serve Intelligentsia coffe
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33 N Thompson St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-2933
E-Mail Address: nblibrary@comcast.net
Region: New Buffalo
Website

Full service Public Library.We offer adult and childrens programming throughout the year. We provide free internet computers as well as wifi.
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5885 Sawyer Rd
Sawyer, MI 49125 US

Phone: (269) 405-1076
E-Mail Address: info@greenbushbrewing.com
Region: Sawyer
Website

Local microbrewery brewing strange, crazy consistent beers. Started by two local Harbor Country guys, serving food too.
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13430 California Rd
New Troy, MI 49119 US

Phone: (269) 426-3330
E-Mail Address: rgloe@advantageaccounting.us
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

Building a community, one neighbor at a time - Friends of New Troy relies on donations, fund-raisers and volunteers. We house a Book Room, including computers with DSL Wi-Fi. ...
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530 S Whittaker St
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 469-8010
E-Mail Address: ask@newbuffalorailroadmuseum.org
Region: New Buffalo
Website

The mission of the New Buffalo Railroad Museum is to promote, through the establishment and maintenance of
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14 Maple St.
Three Oaks, MI 49128 US

Phone: (269) 409-1191
E-Mail Address: schoolofamericanmusic@gmail.com
Region: Three Oaks
Website

The School of American Music offers group and individual classes.
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5 W Ash - Unit #6
Three Oaks, MI 49128 US

Phone: (269) 820-2025
E-Mail Address: traci@ktmcuttery.comcastbiz.net
Region: Three Oaks
Website

KTM Cuttery salon, offering haircuts for men, women, and children. Waxing services, perms and color also available. Haircuts $12. Manicures and Pedicures now available. Walk-ins welcome or call...
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11111 Wilson Rd
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (269) 926-5460
(269) 926-5461
E-Mail Address: fourwinds@kidsquest.com
Region: New Buffalo
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KidsQuest is a supervised hourly childrens center 6 wks to 12 yrs. CyberQuest is a family friendly arcade for all ages.
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Union Pier, MI 49129 US

Phone: (269) 369-7517
Region: Union Pier

Pack less and avoid stress, we make it easy to bring baby! We offer cribs, strollers, pack plays, high chairs, beach wag ...
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501 W. South St
South Bend, IN 46601 US

Phone: (574) 235-9988
E-Mail Address: cubs@southbendcubs.com
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

The South Bend Cubs are affiliated with the Chicago Cubs. They provide fun and affordable family entertainment April
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200 W Buffalo
New Buffalo, MI 49117 US

Phone: (734) 646-6633
E-Mail Address: loretta@elsieearlstudios.com
Region: New Buffalo
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Elsie Earl Studios, is an art gallery and hands on art center
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1201 E 1000 N
La Porte, IN 46350 US

Phone: (219) 778-2783
E-Mail Address: ted.rita@hesston.org
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

Steam Train Rides for the entire family.
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4217 Lake Street
Bridgman, MI 49106 US

Phone: (269) 465-5936
E-Mail Address: hooftohanger@gmail.com
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
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Hoof To Hanger is an open view mill offering the opportunity to observe several steps in preparing fibers as roving, bat
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10823 Date Rd.
Baroda, MI 49101 US

Phone: (269) 326-0366
E-Mail Address: shulerfarms@yahoo.com
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

Centennial family-owned dairy farm with innovative facilities to tour.
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2055 E. US Hwy 12
Michigan City, IN 46360 US

Phone: (219) 878-9885
E-Mail Address: info@friendshipgardens.org
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Website

105-acre botanical park with hiking trails, gardens, children's playground, musical events & educational programs.
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7650 Warren Woods Rd.
Cabin K-5
Three Oaks, MI 49128 US

Phone: (773) 251-0505
E-Mail Address: cuteandcozycabin@gmail.com
Region: Three Oaks
Website

Tranquil Light & Bright Cabin located in a gated resort with activities and a small lake.
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A Cottage East of Eden

16020 Lakeshore Rd
Union Pier, MI 49129
United States
Phone: (513) 697-7766
Region: Union Pier
A Cottage East of Eden is an impeccable cottage beach house, 1 BR (sleeps 4), 1 1/2 blocks from private Lake Michigan More

A Little Bit O' Heaven

15060 1st Rd
Lakeside, MI 49116
United States
Phone: (773) 814-4467
Region: Lakeside
Cottage vacation rental for relaxing by private association beach. Comfortable for small family to enjoy. More

Brewster's Italian Cafe

11 W Merchant Street
New Buffalo, MI 49117
United States
Phone: (269) 469-3005
Region: New Buffalo
Brewsters Italian Cafe recreates a quaint Italian street cafe - creating high quality dishes from many regions of Italy. More

Capozio's Restaurant

13982 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI 49115
United States
Phone: (269) 469-4001
Region: Harbert
Our menu features a wide selection of delicious items. Fresh baked bread every day. Sit in our dining room, watch the ga ... More

Captain Mike's Fun Park

10975 Red Arrow Hwy
Bridgman, MI 49106
United States
Phone: (269) 465-5747
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
A 5 acre family fun park for kids of all ages. Offering go-karts, batting cages, bumper cars and boats, miniature golf. More

Carlson's Drive-In, Inc

118 W Coolspring Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
United States
Phone: (219) 872-0331
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
For 50+ yrs time-honored traditions- all-beef hot dogs, on-site homemade root beer, & secret recipe BBQ & chili. More

Casa Blanca

15755 Lakeshore Rd
Union Pier, MI 49129
United States
Phone: (847) 909-9300
Region: Union Pier
Two luxury vacation homes in the heart of Harbor Country More

Country Cottage

6513 Gandy Ln
Sawyer, MI 49125
United States
Phone: (269) 426-3774
Region: Sawyer
In the woods, on the lane named for Mrs. Gandy. Isa nice house, sleeps 6-8 comfortably. Its not fancy, but its c More

Cute and Cozy Cabin

7650 Warren Woods Rd.
Cabin K-5
Three Oaks, MI 49128
United States
Phone: (773) 251-0505
Region: Three Oaks
Tranquil Light & Bright Cabin located in a gated resort with activities and a small lake. More

Dancing Feet Yoga Center/Yoga Kids International

19135 W US Hwy 12
New Buffalo, MI 49117
United States
Phone: (269) 469-1966
Region: New Buffalo
Beginner, intermediate classes year round. Laugh away strees, relax. Build strength, flexibility, concentration. Drop ins welcome. Personal training, massage, birthday parties, summer camp, yoga clothing, gifts, jewelry, art. More

David's Delicatessen & Coffee Shop

30 N Whittaker St
New Buffalo, MI 49117
United States
Phone: (269) 469-7177
Region: New Buffalo
Davids is a family-friendly delicatessen and coffee shop. We serve Intelligentsia coffe More

Doe-Wah-Jack's Canoe Rental

52963 N M51
Dowagiac, MI 49047
United States
Phone: (888) 782-7410
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Two to six hour beginner and intermediate canoe kayak trips on Dowagiac River. Many different More

Fernwood Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve

13988 Range Line Rd
Niles, MI 49120
United States
Phone: (269) 695-6491
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Fernwood comprises 105 acres along the St. Joseph River between Niles and Buchanan. Naturalistic gardens, railway g More

Friends of New Troy

13430 California Rd
New Troy, MI 49119
United States
Phone: (269) 426-3330
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Building a community, one neighbor at a time - Friends of New Troy relies on donations, fund-raisers and volunteers. We house a Book Room, including computers with DSL Wi-Fi. ... More

Friendship Botanic Gardens

2055 E. US Hwy 12
Michigan City, IN 46360
United States
Phone: (219) 878-9885
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
105-acre botanical park with hiking trails, gardens, children's playground, musical events & educational programs. More

Greenbush Brewing Co

5885 Sawyer Rd
Sawyer, MI 49125
United States
Phone: (269) 405-1076
Region: Sawyer
Local microbrewery brewing strange, crazy consistent beers. Started by two local Harbor Country guys, serving food too. More

Harbert Swedish Bakery

13698 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI 49115
United States
Phone: (269) 469-1777
Region: Harbert
We use the same Swedish recipes since opening in 1912. More

Hearthaven Cottage

8876 W East Rd
Lakeside, MI 49116
United States
Phone: (847) 902-4467
Region: Lakeside
Two blocks from beautiful Lake Michigan beaches and sunsets.Three bedroom, two bath cottage. Sleeps nine. More

Hesston Steam Museum

1201 E 1000 N
La Porte, IN 46350
United States
Phone: (219) 778-2783
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Steam Train Rides for the entire family. More



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