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Southwest Michigan’s Five Dog-Loving Beaches

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Does your dog love the water? Chasing waves? Leaping up to catch Frisbees on the sand? Then bring your tail-wagging friend to Southwest Michigan. Five of our Lake Michigan beaches welcome pets.

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Heritage Wine Tour (1 Day)

Southwestern Michigan is one of the premier wine regions in the U.S. Lake Michigan tempers our climate, so it replicates the grape-growing areas of France and Germany. As a result, we attract winemakers, who are gaining national attention for their award-winning vintages. This day trip tells how it all started.

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Chocolate & Wine Tour (1 Day)

There are multiple ways in Southwestern Michigan to pair these two foodie pleasures, so check back here in the coming months for different destinations. Let’s get started.

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In and Around St. Joseph
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CitiesMilesDrive Time (hrs)
Chicago 99 2
Detroit 183
Flint 170
Ft. Wayne 121
Grand Rapids 83
Indianapolis 163 3
Kalamazoo 50 1
Lansing 120
South Bend 36 ½
Toledo 200 4
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