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Southwest Michigan Fall Color Report: Fourth Weekend of October

Fall Color in St. Joseph, MI

Good news for leaf peepers! This week, our daylight hours are shrinking and our nighttime temperatures will dip into the mid- to low-40s. That combo triggers the hardwood tree leaves to break down their chlorophyll. The green color disappears, and our forests and streetscapes will turn into fiery hues of reds, oranges and yellows.

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Fall Color Tour

Southwest Michigan,the beautiful transitions from deep green leaves to brilliant yellows, orange and reds, typically begin in mid-September and peak the first two weeks of October. Companioned with our gorgeous autumn sunsets along our Lake Michigan shore, you are never far from breathtaking views from dawn to dusk. Take a day, a weekend or a week to welcome this colorful season by following these three favorite routes.

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Creators and Makers Tour

This two-day trip highlights all things creative and artistic in Berrien County. Explore these stops at local art galleries, performance venues and fun museums. But creativity isn’t just about the arts. Our local makers have added their own creative twists to their wineries, breweries and distilleries, too. Grab a bite to eat, sample some beverages along the way and let your right brain play in the creative Southwest Michigan.

Make sure to bring along your Makers Trail Passport and Creative Connections brochure to collect stamps! If you don’t have one, you can ask for one as you visit these destinations.

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Pet-friendly Fun

Whether your pet loves time in the country or enjoys being the center of attention in town, Southwest Michigan is the pawsatively perfect place to spend some time together with your best friend.

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