60 days in Southwest Michigan Itinerary

60 days in Southwest Michigan Itinerary

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Battle Creek
— 18 nights
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Saugatuck
— 21 nights
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New Buffalo
— 20 nights
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Battle Creek

— 18 nights
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northwest Calhoun County, at the confluence of the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek rivers. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Battle Creek: Kalamazoo (Mountain Home Cemetery, Confections with Convictions, &more), Mattawan (Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery & Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery) and Grand Ledge (Fitzgerald Park & Sanctuary Spirits). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Horrock's, see the interesting displays at Air Zoo, indulge in some personalized pampering at M Spa Salon and Day Spa, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bell's Comstock Brewery.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Battle Creek travel planner.

Chicago to Battle Creek is an approximately 3-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Battle Creek is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Battle Creek can reach 31°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saugatuck.

Things to do in Battle Creek

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Saugatuck

— 21 nights
Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Get out of town with these interesting Saugatuck side-trips: Bittersweet Ski Resort (in Otsego), South Haven (Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum, Bumbleberry Acres, &more) and Allegan (Allegan Antiques Market, Allegan County Historical Society, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Oval Beach, enjoy the sea views from South Haven Lighthouses, tee off at Ravines Golf Club, and learn about winemaking at Fenn Valley Vineyards.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Saugatuck visit website.

Getting from Battle Creek to Saugatuck by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Saugatuck are 32°F, while nighttime lows are 20°F. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to New Buffalo.

Things to do in Saugatuck

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

New Buffalo

— 20 nights
New Buffalo is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Buffalo: Saint Joseph (Silver Beach County Park, St. Joseph Lighthouses, &more), Coloma (Jollay Orchards, Grandpa's Cider Mill, &more) and Benton Harbor (Harbor Shores, 12 Corners Vineyards, &more). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Four Winds Casino, take in the waterfront activity at Oselka Marina, sample the fine beverages at Journeyman Distillery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Evolve Spa.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Buffalo day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Saugatuck to New Buffalo takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Saugatuck to New Buffalo is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in New Buffalo

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips