Seeing Chicago from
Did you know that when the conditions are just right you can see the Chicago skyline from Southwest Michigan?
Despite the ~60 mile distance, you are able to see Chicago from Southwest Michigan thanks to atmospheric refraction, the cold air from Lake Michigan and warm air mix causing light rays to bend.
The best places to see Chicago in Southwest Michigan are Warren Dunes State Park and Lookout Park or the Bluff in St. Joseph. Sunsets in the spring or fall offer the best chance to see the skyline.
Read more about viewing Chicago from Southwest Michigan in our blog!