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Things to do in Berrien County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“Our favorite beer in the area! Greenbush has revitalized Sawyer. Have a beer and then visit the cute shops, including the terrific Sawyer Market.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Distillery
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“Journeyman Distillery Autumn Artisan Market, Nov. 23-24, 2019. Sat 10:30-7:00, Sun 10:30-5:00 EST 109 Generations Dr, Three Oaks, Michigan. For two days, artists and makers of all kinds will fill Journeyman's iconic event spaces for our annual Autumn Artisan Market! Wander the historic Featherbone Corset Factory with your favorite craft cocktail in hand and meet some of the area's most talented and dedicated creative professionals. From locally sourced gourmet and personal care items, to handcrafted decor and jewelry—you'll find gifts for everyone on your list while supporting our local artisans. Admission is FREE.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Bar
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“We are not big fan of Stray Dog, particularly during summer season. Very long waits and mediocre food. That said, we love the rooftop bar! It's 21+. They often have live music.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Campground
“Can't leave Sawyer without spending a day at Warren Dunes! It is a ten minute car ride right off of Red Arrow Highway!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Winery
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“In addition to the winery location which has a historic--you guessed it--round barn, they have a brewery location in the town of Baroda. They host a lot of events, so check ahead.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Buffet
“15 min drive -- Definitely the nicest casino in the region with multiple restaurants and a concert venue. Close by!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“10 min drive -- Classic very casual American dining, homey and family-friendly.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Food
“One of the oldest and largest wineries in the area. They have a very good restaurant at the winery, overlooking the vinyards.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“A favorite for many tourists AND locals for their awesome pizza (including gluten free) and great atmosphere. Located in a working Amtrak train depot, just a block from Silver Beach and the Carousel. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Fantastic contemporary American food. Right on the harbor! Make a reservation during summer season. Insider tip: The Marina Grand, which houses the restaurant, has a rooftop deck/bar. Best views of the harbor in town. Open in the morning, too. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the views. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
General Contractor
“They pretty much sell a little bit of everything, great produce in season, good wine and beer selection, small gourmet market, some housewares and other necessities. Open year round. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Beach
“ Just south of the mouth of the St. Joseph River and the South Pier. Probably the most popular beach in the area. This is about a 15 minute drive from Millburg. While there, visit the Silver Beach Carousel. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Cinema
“A classic intimate art house and cinema -- great films that always begin with a personal introduction from the owner of the theater. A magic place for a lazy afternoon or early evening before heading to Timothy's for dinner!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Our kids favorite ice cream place. You have to go at least once. Careful with the hours, sometimes they don’t follow what’s listed online.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Acorn is a creative space and a creative force all in one. Homegrown in Three Oaks, Michigan, it's locally run by performing arts enthusiasts. Dedicated to providing good times for everyone right here in Harbor Country. Check out upcoming shows!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Suspension bridge/overlook, that sees over the Galien River Marsh. Hiking trails & lots of wildlife to see. ”
  • 25 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Our favorite beer in the area! Greenbush has revitalized Sawyer. Have a beer and then visit the cute shops, including the terrific Sawyer Market.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Distillery
“Journeyman Distillery Autumn Artisan Market, Nov. 23-24, 2019. Sat 10:30-7:00, Sun 10:30-5:00 EST 109 Generations Dr, Three Oaks, Michigan. For two days, artists and makers of all kinds will fill Journeyman's iconic event spaces for our annual Autumn Artisan Market! Wander the historic Featherbone Corset Factory with your favorite craft cocktail in hand and meet some of the area's most talented and dedicated creative professionals. From locally sourced gourmet and personal care items, to handcrafted decor and jewelry—you'll find gifts for everyone on your list while supporting our local artisans. Admission is FREE.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Bar
“We are not big fan of Stray Dog, particularly during summer season. Very long waits and mediocre food. That said, we love the rooftop bar! It's 21+. They often have live music.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“10 min drive -- Classic very casual American dining, homey and family-friendly.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“A favorite for many tourists AND locals for their awesome pizza (including gluten free) and great atmosphere. Located in a working Amtrak train depot, just a block from Silver Beach and the Carousel. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Fantastic contemporary American food. Right on the harbor! Make a reservation during summer season. Insider tip: The Marina Grand, which houses the restaurant, has a rooftop deck/bar. Best views of the harbor in town. Open in the morning, too. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the views. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Fantastic breakfast and lunch place just one block from your loft. Committed to the freshest farm to table ingredients, the “Jar” will not disappoint! ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Good food, but kind of pricey. High-end Italian. Suggest the dinner-for-two option if it’s available. Includes a pizza, entre, and dessert. Best deal on the menu. Make a reservation during summer season. ”
  • 24 locals recommend

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