On the shores of the Galien River in Union Pier in southwest Michigan, and less than a mile from the sandy shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of Harbor Country, you’ll find Goldberry Woods, a Modern Farm Resort. The celebrated retreat features a state-of-the-art organic farm where guests cultivate a genuine connection to the land, heritage crops and foodie cuisine. Escape the city to an entirely fresh way of living and relaxing.

Options abound: explore the river by kayak or canoe, rent a cottage or cabin, relax by the heated pool, stargaze from the hot tub, bike to the beach for sunset, hike marked trails on the expansive 30-acre property. Sip wine or a fresh beer at one of the many local wineries and breweries, read a book by your fireplace, explore shops in nearby New Buffalo or Three Oaks, try your luck at the Four Winds Casino, pick organic produce, enjoy scratch breakfasts in the region’s top-rated B&B, sample amazing options at the local restaurants, or host a retreat, reunion or holiday. So many options!

Wander, Lust, Repeat

HERE, CONNECTION IS AN ART FORM.

Escape to Harbor Country for a romantic getaway, on the water or under the stars. Sleep in, share a bottle (or two) and leave feeling closer than ever.  Suite or Cottage?

A Flair For the Organic

CITY DWELLERS RARELY GET THE CHANCE

to take part in sustainable, purpose-driven farming. At Goldberry Woods, guests learn something new about the way land, people and food coexist in perfect harmony. Take a stroll through the organic fields.

Go With The Flow

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

You don’t need to be a thrill seeker to enjoy adventures in the great outdoors. Here, your lake basecamp meets authentic organic farm: explore, learn and savor the sublime. Kayak the peaceful river, take a wildlife photo “safari”, or stargaze past Chicago’s light pollution.  Hike Warren Dunes, take a nap on the beach, or enjoy an amazing sunset.  Center your mind and blaze a new trail.

Style, Meet Simplicity

SOMETHING AMAZING IS AFOOT

in Harbor County: Foodies, tastemakers and artisans have dotted the region with visionary storefronts, breweries and restaurants. Sip, shop, dine and experience your way through the area’s coolest outposts.

Rooms & Cottages

When you are through exploring the beach, dunes, wineries, or our 30 acres of farm, gardens, woods, orchard, and river, you can step into your private retreat. All of our 8 Inn rooms feature handcrafted bed frames of local tree branches, luxury linens, private bathrooms with double jacuzzi tubs with showers, and gas fireplaces. Our Bed and Breakfast stays feature scratch breakfasts with ingredients from our organic farm.

Or indulge in one of the three 3-5 bedroom houses on our property for more privacy and space for your family. Each of the cabins feature open kitchens stocked with all the pots and pans you’ll need, screened in porches to relax or enjoy a meal, and living rooms with fireplaces to enjoy on cooler days.

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Goldberry Woods

A QUIET COUNTRY GETAWAY

The Farm

Our two-acre organic farm features a little bit of practically everything you can imagine: Fruit and Nut Orchard, Berries, Greens, Tomatoes, Chickens, Ducks, Quail, Honeybees and so, so much more.

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Farm-to-Table Breakfast

With our Bed & Breakfast stays, all of our creative two-course breakfasts are made fresh from scratch featuring items from our organic farm (including our fresh duck and chicken eggs)!

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Recreation

Relax in the year-round heated pool or hot tub, kayak on our peaceful river, borrow a bicycle to explore the beach or backroads, pick local fruit, toast a s’more by your campfire, hike a dune on the beach, and more!

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Groups

Looking for something a little different for your corporate retreat, small wedding/elopement, family reunion or holiday? Rent our 8-bedroom Inn and/or 3, 4, or 5 bedroom houses for your event. Our new Barn venue overlooks the pool area and provides more space options for groups up to 75. Enjoy our modern farmhouse inn with luxury linens and private baths for 16-24—or relax in an upscale cabin for 2-12 people with views of our farm, river, woods, and ravines. We can provide accommodations for 2-50+ guests.

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Recent Reviews

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With the Covid-19 concerns now mostly at bay, we are serving our farm-to-table breakfasts in the Inn dining room. If you would rather eat in your room, you may opt to have your full breakfast delivered for $25.

Thanks! -Julie and Eric

Wonderful stay! Charming spot and great hospitality. Breakfast was delicious. Our hosts were incredibly kind and helpful. The grounds and trails are lovely. There’s so much to do in the area. We will be back!
Raina K, TripAdvisor
We were truly thrilled with our stay. The family is fantastic, the micro-farm is beyond interesting, and the food scene around the community is surprisingly fantastic. We highly recommend it especially for a romantic stay.
Jay A, TripAdvisor

Join us.

At Goldberry Woods Farm, each moment is a gesture of connection with the natural world around us. Relaxation, adventure and self-discovery abound on 30 acres of unspoiled nature in SW Michigan.

Plan a getaway for all seasons that delights and inspires.

Bring your Electric Vehicle and charge your car with our 50 Amp EV charging outlet.

Diversity Statement

Your experience at Goldberry Woods and the conversations and relationships that are formed in our space are greatly enriched by diversity.  With that said, we welcome and celebrate all our guests regardless of race, religion, sexual identity or preferences, heritage…And we expect that our guests will do the same and choose their words kindly.

Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I have found that it is the small things, everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Simple acts of kindness and love.

-J.R.R. Tolkien