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Heritage Wine Tour (1 Day)

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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)

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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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Earth, Fire & Water Art Tour (1 day)

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This area has a love affair with the arts. We are home to some of the region’s most talented artisans. Here is a tour that combines three inspiring elements. Your tour starts in the bohemian Benton Harbor Arts District.

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Blossom Tour (1 Day)


Southwestern Michigan is a treat for your senses in the spring. All across our countryside verdant orchards and vineyards explode in pastel blossoms and sweet scents. Our markets reopen, with trays and baskets of ready-to-plant flowers in a brilliant array of colors. You'll find jars of tantalizing jams and jellies, bunches of just-snapped asparagus, creamy chocolates and palate-pleasing wines and cheeses along the way.

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Fall Color Tour (3 Days)

Fall Color in Saint Joseph, Michigan

Southwest Michigan, the beautiful transitions from deep green leaves to brilliant yellows, oranges, reds and browns 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 week to welcome this colorful season by following these three favorite routes:

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