Located in the heart of downtown New Buffalo, The Hidden Gem is packed with unique gifts, handmade crafts and artwork, beach apparel and accessories, plus an abundance of accent pieces for the home. 

The Hidden Gem

122 N. Whittaker Street
New Buffalo, MI
Ph.: 269-469-8060

Besides having miles of pristine Lake Michigan beaches to enjoy and the region's largest recreational harbor—with boating, jet-ski and fishing charter rentals available—New Buffalo is also a veritable Gateway to Nature, strewn with woodland parks, rivers, and hiking and biking trails for outdoor enjoyment.

1. New Buffalo Beach & Lakefront Park – Come enjoy a beautiful beach frontage (with lifeguards) and 18-acre recreational park, plus a dune-line boardwalk nature trail, playground & more! New Buffalo Michigan Beach & Lakefront Park - New Buffalo Michigan | New Buffalo Travel Guide

2. Oselka Marina – Recipient of a 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award, this full-service marina offers boat & jet-ski rentals, yacht cruises, a 1000-slip harbor, even Valet Boating!  Oselka Marina

3. Galien River County Park – Combining lush upland marsh & wetland habitats, this 86-acre park includes hiking trails and great wildlife viewing, plus a Canopy Walkway, Marsh Boardwalk and Marsh Overlook Tower. Galien River County Park

4. Woodlands Course at Whittaker – One of Southwest Michigan’s finest golf courses, the impressive design immerses you in nature (woods, water and sloping fairways) on your 18-hole “journey.” And the Whittaker Grill serves signature fare & drinks in a restored farmhouse with great golf course views. The Woodlands Course at Whittaker | New Buffalo, MI (whittakergolf.com)

5. Harbor Country Adventures – From boat tours and private yacht cruises to kayak, jet-ski & boat rentals (plus luxury coach rentals), this outfit has you covered! They also put on “Live at the Lakefront” concerts and events in nearby Michigan City, Indiana. HOME2 - Harbor Country Adventures

6. Fruitful Vine Winery Tours – Provides a fun, safe and informative way to visit some of the magnificent wineries in southwest Michigan. Travel in their luxury 14-passenger coach for a 3-stop tour with lunch or opt for a private party. Vino Coach Tour Options – Fruitful Vine Tours