Fall Color Tour (3 Days)

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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:

Beer-illiant Brewery Tour (3 Days)

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Visiting breweries is a reason to travel, and Michigan harbors more than 150 craft breweries and counting. Nestled among Southwest Michigan's wineries, sand dunes, and hoppin' towns are this Lake Michigan-hugging region's contributions to the Great Beer State. Arm yourself with this itinerary and find your perfect pint.

Girls’ Getaway (1 Day)

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Is it only Monday and you’re already wondering how you’ll make it through the week? Sounds like you could use a little getaway. Every once in a while we all need to break away from our daily routines and responsibilities and just have a little fun! What better way to do that than to enjoy a day out with your girls? Relax at the spa; go wine tasting, catch up over dinner and dessert, or even splurge on some retail therapy. Sounds like fun right? But who has the time to plan it?

Lucky for you, all you have to do is follow this itinerary to have a great girl’s day out in Southwest Michigan!

Family Fun Days (2 days)

Curious Kids

Southwest Michigan is one of the most family-friendly destinations in Michigan. So turn off the television, put away the electronic devices and have an unforgettable time together!

History & Architecture Tour (2 days)


Southwestern Michigan has proudly preserved many of its Victorian-era homes, downtown buildings and colorful past. This two-day tour will introduce you to the people and events that shaped what we are today.

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.

Earth, Fire & Water Art Tour (1 day)

Krasl Art Center

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.

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.

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.