Grand Beach, Michigan

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A Grand Beach Vacation

Embark on an unforgettable vacation in Grand Beach, Michigan. Known for its breathtaking Lake Michigan beaches and a plethora of outdoor activities, this charming destination offers a delightful escape. Explore the region’s delectable dining experiences, immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene, and discover hidden treasures in vintage and antique stores. Grand Beach is also the gateway to Southwest Michigan wine country, where distinguished wineries and local craft beer pubs await. With its proximity to Chicago and a wealth of attractions, Grand Beach promises a memorable getaway that will entice you to return time and time again.

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The Appeal of Grand Beach

"Just a Step Above - Along the Shores of Lake Michigan"

Lake Michigan Beaches
Warren Dunes State Park
Grand Beach Nature Preserve
Grand Beach Golf Course
Four Winds Casino
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To Grand Beach

Traveling to Grand Beach, Michigan offers several convenient and accessible transportation options. One of the most popular ways to reach Grand Beach is by car, as it is conveniently located off Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan. Major highways like US-12 and M-63 provide direct routes to the area, making it easy to drive from nearby cities or farther locations. This option offers flexibility and allows you to explore the region at your own pace.

If you prefer air travel, the closest major airport is South Bend International Airport (SBN) in Indiana, approximately a 30-minute drive from Grand Beach. SBN serves multiple airlines and offers domestic flights, making it a convenient choice for air travelers. Ground transportation options are available from the airport to Grand Beach.

Another option is to take the Amtrak train on the Pere Marquette route, which stops in nearby New Buffalo, Michigan. From New Buffalo, you can easily reach Grand Beach by taxi or rideshare service. Train travel provides a scenic and comfortable alternative.

Additionally, various bus services operate in the region, providing transportation to nearby towns and cities. Checking for regional bus services that pass through or have stops near Grand Beach can be an affordable and convenient option.

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FAQ'S

Frequently Asked Questions

There is a reason so many guests come back to Grand Beach and Southwest Michigan each year, but for anyone who is new to this fabulous destination, you may have some questions… and Juniper has some answers.

There are some fantastic beaches and plentiful things to see and do in the immediate surrounding area. See our "Things to Do" section above!

Grand Beach, Michigan is located in the southwestern part of the state, specifically in Berrien County. It is situated along the shores of Lake Michigan, near the Indiana border.

the weather is generally characterized by four distinct seasons. Summers are typically warm and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the 70s to 80s Fahrenheit (20s to 30s Celsius). This is a popular time for outdoor activities and enjoying the beaches along Lake Michigan. Fall brings cooler temperatures, ranging from the 50s to 70s Fahrenheit (10s to 20s Celsius), along with vibrant foliage colors.

Winter in Grand Beach is cold and snowy, with temperatures averaging in the 20s to 30s Fahrenheit (-4 to -1 degree Celsius). It is a popular time for winter sports and activities like skiing and snowboarding. Spring brings milder temperatures, ranging from the 40s to 60s Fahrenheit (5 to 15 degrees Celsius), along with blooming flowers and budding trees.

There is not a Casino located inside the Village of Grand Beach, but there is the Four Winds Casino in nearby New Buffalo. They offer excellent casino and sports gaming, as well as top-billed live music concerts and nationally recognized comedy acts, plus superb dining, and drinking. https://fourwindscasino.com/newbuffalo/

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About Grand Beach

Welcome to Grand Beach, Michigan, an idyllic destination for your dream vacation. Nestled along the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, this charming village, essentially a neighboring area of New Buffalo, offers a similar but quieter experience along the shores of Lake Michigan. Enjoy the unique experiences of the public 9-hole golf course or local nature preserve. Grand Beach is a coastal haven renowned for its tranquil atmosphere, beautiful sandy beaches, glistening blue waters, and mesmerizing sunsets. Conveniently located near major cities like Chicago, and smaller more popular towns like Michiana Shores, Michigan City, and New Buffalo, MI, Grand Beach offers an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A Vacation to Grand Beach, Michigan is worth it’s weight in gold.

Dining – Grand Beach

“From meticulously crafted indulgences to small production staples…” starts Brentwood's description of their luscious and enticing offerings. This top-quality dining & drinking spot features great food from a "scratch” kitchen, ensuring superb dinner and weekend breakfast delights.

Bentwood Tavern
600 West Water Street
New Buffalo, MI
Ph.: 866-238-2208
https://www.bentwoodtavern.com/ 

A charming and inviting eatery that offers a delightful dining experience. With a focus on quality ingredients and homemade recipes, Jackie's Cafe serves up a diverse menu of delicious breakfast and lunch options. Whether you're craving a hearty omelet, a mouthwatering burger, or a fresh salad, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The cafe's warm and cozy atmosphere creates a welcoming ambiance for patrons to relax and savor their meals.

Jackie's Cafe
801 W Buffalo Street
New Buffalo, MI
Ph.: 269-469-1800
https://jackieshencafe.com/

A must-visit restaurant for lovers of Asian cuisine. Offering an extensive menu of authentic and flavorful dishes, Song Asian Cuisine takes guests on a culinary journey through various Asian flavors and culinary traditions. From classic Chinese dishes to delectable Thai curries and sushi creations, there is something to satisfy every palate. The restaurant's sleek and modern interior creates a stylish and inviting atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a memorable dining experience with family and friends.

Song Asian Cuisine
301 W Buffalo Street
New Buffalo, MI
Ph.: 269-586-3699
https://www.songasiancuisine.com/

This Family Owned Ice Cream shop has been in operation since 1987. To some who visit the area in summertime, it is a tradition to stop in and grab a sweet treat and some ice cream. Stop by and maybe make this one of your traditions today.

Oinks Dutch Treat
227 W Buffalo Street
New Buffalo, MI
Ph.: 269-469-3535
https://oinksdutchtreat.com/

Shopping – Grand Beach

Stop on in a look for some truly unique pieces from all time periods ranging in furniture, rugs, lighting, pottery, glassware, art, as well as costume jewelry.

Harbert Antique Mall
20 N. Whittaker Street
Harbert, MI
Ph.: 269-469-0977
Harbert Antique Mall

A captivating boutique that offers a curated collection of unique home decor and lifestyle items. This Scandinavian-inspired shop showcases an array of thoughtfully selected products that embody simplicity, functionality, and elegance. From stylish furniture pieces to tasteful accessories and textiles, Stockholm Objects brings a touch of Scandinavian design to the heart of Michigan. Each item reflects the shop's commitment to quality craftsmanship and timeless aesthetics, allowing visitors to discover inspiring pieces that elevate their living spaces.

Stockholm Objects
13630 Red Arrow Hwy
Sawyer, MI
Ph.: 269-231-3508
https://www.stockholmobjects.com/

A treasure trove for antique enthusiasts and collectors. This expansive mall houses a diverse selection of vintage and antique items from various eras and styles. From furniture and home decor to collectibles, jewelry, and more, there's something for everyone to discover and admire. With its charming and nostalgic atmosphere, Sawyer Antique Mall invites visitors to step back in time and explore the rich history and unique stories behind each item. Whether you're a seasoned collector or simply appreciate the beauty of yesteryears, this antique mall offers a delightful browsing experience.

Sawyer Antique Mall
12825 Red Arrow Highway
Sawyer, MI
Ph.: 269-405-1063
Sawyer Antique Mall

A truly fantastic store that boasts unique hand-painted tin tiles, other amazing & beautiful gifts, and home accents.

Sweet Pea Studio
5794 Sawyer Rd.
Sawyer, MI
Ph.: 269-426-1790
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