What you should know before you follow the Makers Trail
Your road to craft beers, wines and spirits in Southwest Michigan.
When is the best time to tour the Makers Trail? Fall, winter, spring and summer! The Makers Trail is enjoyable year round, offering a different experience each season. With more than 30 members scattered across Southwest Michigan, you’ll have fun tasting new and long-time favorite handcrafted brews, wines and spirits. Come on your own or bring family and friends. The makers and their staffs look forward to your coming.
Southwest Michigan is a Fishing Destination
- Erika Peterson
Located along Lake Michigan, Southwest Michigan is a prime fishing destination. However, when it comes to fishing, not many people are willing to share their favorite spots with you. So how do you know where to go to get that catch of the day? We’ll share a few places with you that are popular amongst locals.
Plan now for your fall getaway
- Katie White
While it’s still warm and sunny, you may not be thinking “I should plan a fall getaway,” but the season is right around the corner! Here are a few tips so you don’t miss out on an autumn vacation in Southwest Michigan:
Traveling by Train to Southwest Michigan
- Related Member: Curious Kids' Museum, Pere Marquette - Amtrak Michigan Rail Services, Silver Beach Carousel
There are so many reasons to travel to Southwest Michigan: beautiful beaches and sunsets, sand dunes, fishing, boating, kayaking, golfing, delicious wines and craft brews, festivals and year-round family fun. If you're looking to experience any of the above, St. Joseph is the perfect travel destination for you.
Go on a romantic Babymoon in Southwest Michigan
- Katie White
Most everyone is familiar with honeymoons — that post wedding, romantic getaway for the bride and groom. But a Babymoon? Similar to a honeymoon, it is a special time for expectant parents to focus on each other before their bundle of joy arrives.