The South Haven area offers a wide variety of activities. From the beaches and boating, to the golf courses and wineries, there is something for everyone.

Below is a list of some of our favorites:

Eat

Taste

W: https://www.facebook.com/tastesouthhaven

T: 269-637-0010

Tello’s Trattoria

W: http://www.tellobistro.com/

T: (269) 639-9898

Sherman’s Dairy Bar

W: http://www.shermanicecream.com/

T: (269) 637-8251

Golden Brown Bakery

W: http://www.goldenbrownbakery.com/

T: (269) 637-3418

North Side Memories

W: http://www.allmenus.com/mi/south-haven/41293-northside-memories/menu/

T: (269) 637-8319

The Depot

W: http://www.shavendepot.com/

T: (269) 639-8045

Idler Riverboat Pubs

W: http://www.millenniumrestaurants.com/idler-riverboat/

T: (269) 637-8435

Open during the summer. Home of the Bayou Beach Club & Creole Tavern – casual dining.

50’s Drive-In

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T: (269) 637-1954

Captain Nemo’s

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T: (269) 637-5372

Cousin’s Restaurant

W: http://www.cousinssouthhaven.com/

T: (269) 637-1499

Lakeside Entertainment

W: http://www.lakesidebowl.com/

T: (269) 637-4354

York’s Landing Bar & Grill

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T: (269) 637-3695

Maria’s

W: http://www.mariastasteofitaly.com/

T: (269) 637-3663

Captain Lou’s

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T: (269) 637-3965

Waterfront bar and grille.

Phoenix Street Café

W: http://southhavenrestaurants.org/phoenix-street/

T: (269) 637-3600

Thirsty Perch

W: http://www.thirstyperch.com/

T: 269-639-8000

The Thirsty Perch is a great place for dinner.

Su Casa

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T: (269) 767-7493 ‎

If you’re in the mood for Mexican food, this is the place! If you’re a soccer fan, it’s also your best bet to catch the big game.

Cafe Julia

W: http://cafejulia.com/

T: 269.639.7988

Best coffee shop in town.

Clementine’s

W: http://ohmydarling.com/

T: (269) 637 - 4755

A South Haven icon, Clem’s is one of the most popular restaurants in town. Get there early for dinner.

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Shop

Janny’s Beach House

W: http://www.beachhouseonline.com/

T: 269-639-2191

A good selection of women’s clothing, sandals, and gifts for the home.

The Blueberry Store

W: http://www.theblueberrystore.com/

T: 877-654-2400

Locally grown blueberries are a big part of the South Haven economy and nobody has a better selection of products than the Blueberry Store.

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Beaches

Van Buren State Park

Just 3 miles away is Van Buren State Park, with a great beach and small dunes!

South Beach

South Beach is a short walk from the downtown, and in the evenings it’s a popular place to take a walk.

North Beach

Only a half block away, North beach is a often the place to be during the day, and quieter than South beach at night. For those who enjoy beach volleyball, North beach has many courts available.

Boat

Adventure Water Sports

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T: (269) 639-7901

Boat & Jet Ski Rentals…3 Seat Tiger Shark Jet ski’s, 14′ fishing boat, 16′ power boat, and a dingy (4 people).

Lindy Lou

W: http://www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org

T: (269) 637-8078

Cruise back in time. Hop aboard the Lindy Lou for a relaxing cruise on South Haven’s Black River. An all electric powered launch.

Friend’s Goodwill

W: http://www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org/friendsgoodwill/

T: (269) 637-8078

This tall ship is a replica of the 19th century sailing vessel of the same name, and an afternoon or evening cruise is a great way to make a memory.

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Golf

Cheshire Hills Golf Course

W: http://www.cheshirehills.com/

T: (269) 521-3490

Located in Allegan MI. 27 Holes located in the peaceful Allegan countryside.

Jeptha Lake Golf Course

W: http://www.jepthalakegolf.com/

T: (269) 427-7502

Located in Bloomingdale, MI. 9 Hole Course.

South Haven Golf Club

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T: (269) 637-3896

18 Hole Course

HawksHead

W: http://www.hawksheadlinks.com/

T: (269) 639-2121

18 Hole Course

Beeches Golf Club

W: http://www.beechesgolfclub.com/

T: (269) 637-2600

Designed by noted architect W. Bruce Matthews III, Beeches Golf Club offers golfers the opportunity to select a course set-up that ranges in length from just 5,000 yards to one stretching to more than 7,200 yards. A total of five sets of tee boxes offer excitement and challenge for all guests.

Bike

The Kal-Haven Trail

W: http://www.vbco.org/government364491.asp

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The route of the Kal-Haven originally was a railroad compleated in 1870, the railroad bed has been converted to a trail with a limestone/slag surface. It is usable for all non-motorized bicycles, hiking, and snowmobiling when there is a 4-inch snow base. In 2004 Van Buren County obtained a use permit to operate and maintain The Kal-Haven Trail Sesquicentennial State Park.

Fish

Mr. Bill Charters

W: http://www.mrbillcharters.com

T: 269-760-7388

Captain Dan Strong offers Salmon/Trout fishing and sunset cruises