20 Great Lakes Getaways
South Haven, Michigan
Shops and restaurants abound in the historic downtown area, while a paved trail with signs recounting the village's history follows the waterfront to the Michigan Maritime Museum, home of an 1810 replica sloop.
Five Fun Stops
1 Buy a box of fresh blueberries or pick your own at DeGrandchamp Farms, one of Michigan's largest blueberry farms(888/483-7431; degrandchamps.com).
2 Flower gardens surround Yelton Manor B&B, across the street from the beach and within a 10-minute walk to downtown shops and restaurants (269/637-5220; yeltonmanor.com).
3 At the top of a hill overlooking Lake Michigan, indulge in candy, cheesecake, fondue and ice cream at Chocolate Cafe (269/637-1700; sbchocolatecafe.com).
4 Bright blues, greens and whites set the tone at Sea Glass Cottage Home Decor, a nooks-and-crannies-type shop (269/639-1200; seaglasscottage.com).
5 Sail across the waters of Lake Michigan on Friends Good Will, a replica 1810 square topsail sloop (pictured). The ship travels from the Michigan Maritime Museum (800/747-3810; michiganmaritimemuseum.org).