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Attractions in: Saint Joseph County, Michigan

Location: South Western Michigan
Average Snowfall: Less than 40 - 60 inches
Fall Color Season: Middle October

Michigan Attractions

Located halfway between Detroit and Chicago in Southwest, Michigan, St. Joseph County is also known as "River Country."

Always wanted to learn more about the Amish life?

Take a tour of Amish Country in St. Joseph County. Begin your journey at the Amish Centreville, where you will find a collection of handcrafted items for sale. Travel the back roads of River Country and stop at Amish homes along the way. You can enjoy an authentic Amish home cooked meal, or purchase items that include oak and rustic pine furniture, hand-made quilts, saddles, harness and leather goods, and fresh baked breads and cookies. To respect Amish traditions, please ask before taking photos or videos

If you love spending your weekends finding old treasures, then St. Joseph has plenty of antique stores to keep you searching all weekend.



Three Rivers

Classic Car and Aircraft Museums

Take a step back in time as you view over 350 vintage cars in this one-of-a-kind collection. (269) 651-7851

Destination Flight

Powered parachute instruction and flights. General aviation and charter services.

The Air Zoo

80 roaring historic aircraft, character actors, 4D theatre, and advanced flight simulators

St. Joseph County Grange Fair

One of the top five fairs in Michigan. Top name entertainment, harness racing, bull riding, truck pulls, animal exhibits, petting zoo, and much more.

Nottawa Fruit Farm

Farm market with quality homegrown fruits and vegetables

Scidmore Park Petting Zoo

Free educational programs first and third Saturdays of the month. Open May 14 - October (269) 273-1075

Southwest Michigan Wine Trail

A unique collection of wines and wineries with Tasting Rooms that offer the opportunity to sample and learn about the wineries before purchasing. 269-468-5534

Fishing, boating and swimming

St. Joseph county has 58 lakes - 18 of which have public boat launches - and 16 rivers and streams for great fishing. Fish you'll find in St. Joseph County: Bullheads, Channel Catfish, Crappie, Largemouth & Smallmouth bass, Northern Pike, Rock Bass, Sunfish, Trout, Walleye, and Yellow Perch.

County Parks

Cade Lake County Park

Located on the shore of Cade Lake covering 52 acres. Boat rentals, playground, fishing, picnic shelter and tables, hiking trails, volleyball. Take US 12 two miles East of Sturgis, then South 1/10 mile on Plumb School Road.

Meyer Broadway Park

Offers natural areas with hiking and walking trails, rolling hills, woodlands, exceptional bird watching, wildlife, and scenic views. West of US 131 on Broadway near Three Rivers.

Rawson's King Mill Park

Perfect for a peaceful walk, relaxation, or a wedding. Historic site on four acres. Flower gardens, two scenic islands, walking trail, canoe launch, fishing, picnic shelter and tables. One mile West of Leonidas on King Road.

The Langley Covered Bridge,

located three miles north of Centreville, was built in 1887 and is one of the few remaining structures of its kind left in Michigan. Covered Bridge Road, Three miles north of M-86, Centreville

Swiss Valley Ski Area

A family oriented ski area with 11 runs and varied terrain for all levels of skiers. Ski and snowboard rental. Night skiing. Lodge with fireplace, restaurant, lounge and ski shop. (269) 244-8016

Cities you can visit in Saint Joseph County, Michigan

Burr Oak Township, Centreville, Colon Township, Constantine Township, Fabius Township, Fawn River Township, Florence Township, Flowerfield Township, Leonidas Township, Lockport Township, Mendon Township, Mottville Township, Nottawa Township, Park Township, Sherman Township, Sturgis Township, Three Rivers, White Pigeon Township

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