Looking for some calm before the holiday storm? Just one hour from Chicago, Harbor Country is the perfect destination for some peaceful and romantic time with your partner. As winter arrives, our string of beach towns become a mecca for dining, drinking, shopping, and shows. Use Goldberry Woods as your home base for luxury lodging and foodie breakfasts. Each of our rooms has a fireplace and jetted tub so that you can relax, watch the snowflakes fall, or sleep in without an alarm clock.
DINING IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
Harbor Country is home to some of the best dining in Southwest Michigan. We love to help our guests customize their stays, and here are a few recommendations to start you off. Casey’s in New Buffalo just got a facelift on the outside and some menu upgrades on the inside. This timeless bar and grill never disappoints. Red Arrow Roadhouse in Union Pier is another classic with spectacular homestyle meals to warm any winter soul. Froehlichs in Three Oaks has two different store fronts. Their deli and bakery is great for to-go snacks to carry with you for the day, and their restaurant has an ever changing menu that has farm to table vibes. Cafe Gulistan quickly became one of Eric and Julie’s favorites. This fine dining Turkish restaurant in Harbert has magical Middle Eastern food. Falafel in a Mango-Walnut-Garlic-Coconut Curry Sauce? Yes, please! The Historian is joining the ranks of our little pop-up cocktail lounges in the area. It is the Peasant’s Pantry by day and transforms by night. Not to worry– no speakeasy passwords are required!
SHOWS IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
The Acorn Theater in Three Oaks is a intimate theater featuring live entertainment. Check out their full schedule here, but know that they have you covered from classic rock to movies to holiday jams and everything else in between. The movie Prancer was filmed in our very own Three Oaks, and they’re even having a nostalgic viewing. You can also check out the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks. This charming little theater rotates through a curated selection of current movies, award winners, and independent films.
HOLIDAY SHOPPING IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
Want to do a little bit of holiday shopping? Or blatantly disregard your obligations and shop for yourself? Harbor Country has you covered. The Hidden Gem features a large variety of locally made art and gifts in downtown New Buffalo. Vintage Goods in Three Oaks has some of the best antique and vintage decor in the area. Alapash in Three Oaks has unique and curated home goods and decor. Journeyman Distillery hosts an Artisan Market twice a year. Browse the booths with one of Journeyman’s delicious cocktails in hand.
Don’t forget that while you are visiting Goldberry Woods, we also offer gift certificates! Want to have a gift you can wrap? We also sell T-shirts, Robes, Market Bags, and other merchandise! Give the gift of Goldberry!