Harbert, Michigan


Harbert, Michigan

Escape to the tranquil beauty of Harbert, Michigan, a quiet residential community along the Red Arrow Highway and between the more popular areas of Sawyer and Lakeside Michigan. Nestled near Lake Michigan’s pristine beaches, this charming village offers a perfect getaway for family, friends and couples. Indulge in the vibrant art scene, explore vintage stores, and savor delectable cuisine throughout the area. Just a short drive from Chicago, this hidden gem invites you to unwind, explore, and create cherished memories. Discover why a vacation to Harbert Michigan will captivate you time and again.

Our Harbert Collection

The Appeal of Harbert

"Where Nature Meets Tranquility"

Cherry Beach
Outdoor Activities
Artistic Charm
Harbert Antique Mall
Culinary Delights

To Harbert

Harbert, Michigan is conveniently located just a short distance from Chicago, making it an easily accessible destination for travelers. Situated approximately 70 miles away, the journey from Chicago to Harbert takes a mere 90 minutes, allowing visitors to reach this charming lakeside town in no time.

Whether you prefer to fly or drive, reaching Harbert is a breeze. For those traveling by air, there are three nearby airports that serve as convenient entry points. From there, it’s a straightforward drive using well-connected routes such as I-94 and Route 12, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free journey.

When it comes to the weather in Harbert, you can expect a delightful seasonal climate. Spring and fall offer moderate temperatures, creating pleasant conditions for outdoor activities and exploration. Summer brings warmth and sunshine, allowing visitors to enjoy the beautiful Lake Michigan beaches and engage in various recreational pursuits. Winter, on the other hand, showcases the Midwest’s characteristic icy cold, snowy, and windy conditions, offering a different kind of charm for those who appreciate winter sports and cozy indoor experiences.

No matter the season, Harbert welcomes travelers with its unique allure and inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re seeking a relaxing beach getaway or a winter wonderland adventure, Harbert, Michigan, is a destination that promises an unforgettable experience throughout the year.



Frequently Asked Questions

There is a reason so many guests come back to Harbert 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.

Summers are generally warm and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from the 70s to low 80s Fahrenheit (20s to high 20s Celsius). It is a popular time for outdoor activities and enjoying the nearby beaches. Fall brings cooler temperatures, with averages in the 50s to 60s Fahrenheit (10s to 20s Celsius), creating a picturesque landscape as the leaves change color. Winters in Harbert are cold, with temperatures often dipping below freezing. Snowfall is common, creating opportunities for winter sports and scenic winter views. Spring brings milder temperatures, with averages gradually increasing into the 50s and 60s Fahrenheit (10s and 20s Celsius), signaling the start of blooming flowers and greenery.


About Harbert

Harbert, Michigan is a hidden gem in Southwest Michigan, offering a delightful blend of relaxation, flavor, and culture. Whether you’re planning a vacation, a family visit, or simply seeking a new experience, Harbert offers a quiet beachfront vacation just north of the popular Lake Michigan town of New Buffalo.

Just a short distance from Chicago, Harbert has been a beloved retreat for those wishing to escape the city hustle. The town’s tranquil ambiance is complemented by breathtaking lake views, miles of sandy dunes, and easy access to many of the regions popular events and activities. Visitors can indulge in a variety of water sports, including boating, jet-skiing, fishing, and beachside relaxation.

Beyond its stunning natural surroundings, Harbert is embraced by lush woodland parks, meandering rivers, and scenic hiking and biking trails, inviting outdoor enthusiasts to explore and immerse themselves in nature. The area’s farms, orchards, and wineries further enhance the region’s bucolic charm, providing fresh and local products that can be enjoyed at regular farmer’s markets or savored at the town’s exceptional eateries.

When it comes to dining, Harbert offers a culinary scene that celebrates the best of both rural and urban influences. The town’s superb restaurants, bistros, and cafes pride themselves on sourcing ingredients from nearby farms, resulting in mouthwatering dishes that seamlessly blend country flavors with metropolitan flair.

Dining – Harbert

A delightful establishment known for its authentic Swedish baked goods and market offerings. With a focus on traditional recipes and high-quality ingredients, they offer a wide array of delectable pastries, bread, and Swedish delicacies. Their market section provides a selection of specialty Swedish ingredients and products.

Luisa’s Swedish Bakery & Market
13698 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI
Ph.: 269-469-1777

A casual, modern lounge dedicated to crafting memorable dining experiences that celebrate local ingredients and seasonal flavors. Explore their diverse menu that is complemented by a carefully curated selection of wines and craft cocktails. Their warm and inviting ambiance sets the stage for intimate meals, gatherings with friends, and special occasions. 

13565 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI
Ph.: 269-231-5886

An authentic Kurdish restaurant that has been operating in Harbert since 1994. Stop on by and try some of their fantastic falafel, chicken, seafood, lamb, and beef platters. They also have freshly made in-house Baklava for dessert!

Cafe Gulistan
13581 Red Arrow Hwy
Harbert, MI
Ph.: 269-469-6779

The Peasant's Pantry is a bakery, coffee, and wine shop located in the nearby Sawyer, MI. It features enticing baked goods, coffee drinks, sandwiches & salads, and incredible entrees available for carry-out only.  There is seating available on the screened-in porch during warmer months.

The Peasant's Pantry
12856 Red Arrow Hwy
Sawyer, MI
Ph.: 269-405-1284

Shopping – Harbert

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

This is an elegant yet affordable option for a lot of home decor along with finding succulent plants, ceramics, art, housewares, jewelry, and textiles.

12908 Red Arrow Hwy
Sawyer, MI
Ph.: 269-426-4247

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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