When staying at your Lakeside rental, you can relax and have fun as you get a chance to explore Harbor Country. Teeming with adventure, unique cuisine and relaxing scenery, it has an activity for any type of traveler. Winter is best enjoyed through activities such as skiing, riding on a tube down the hill and snowmobiling. Summer on the other hand can be spent hiking, wine tasting and enjoying the laid-back atmosphere of Harbor Country.
You have a lot of leisure options when you stay in one of the Lakeside homes. Whether you're looking for adventure or just a place to relax, you can visit and explore Harbor Country. While staying at your lakeside rental, you may also get the chance to enjoy its many festivals.
There are well-marked snowmobiling trails in Harbor Country; some even provide enough trails for cross-country trips. Visitors need to check with local registration and permits for snowmobiles first.
The slopes of Warren Dunes State Park are open for tubing, sledding and snowmobiling during winter. There are a total of 6,200 miles marked and unmarked trails here.
When looking for groomed ski trails, adventure-seekers can visit Madeline Bertrand County Park and Love Creek County Park. They have lighted night skiing until 9:30 p.m. on Saturdays at Love Creek and Fridays and Saturdays at Madeline. Skiing permit, ski equipment rental and deposit fees are expected.
Enjoy the Scenery
During the summer months, 6 miles of Warren Dunes State Park are open for hiking. From the top-most portion, you'll also get a view of the lake.
Summer is also the best time to pick fruits and vegetables from the surrounding farms. Blueberries are an easy find; if not, explore the streets of the weekly Farmers Market. Beginning from Memorial Day Saturday through October, you can get a taste of fresh local produce from food stands.
Cuisine and Wine
The family owned bars or small eateries in Harbor Country showcase their unique cuisines. You can find varied dining options, from upscale fine dining spots to hamburger joints. Redamak's on New Buffalo Road is a good place to pick up a burger, while Terrace Café serves grills complemented with a waterfront view.
Wine plays an important role in Harbor Country's gastronomic scene. Beyond the sand dunes and slopes are hills lined with rows of grape vines. A wine tasting tour or dining overlooking a vineyard are just a few options. Baroda and Union Pier Tasting Rooms, for instance, has wine, vodka and beer tasting, while Tabor Hill Winery complements fine dining with their own collection of wine.
There are varied activities waiting at Harbor Country. Browse through the rental homes at VacationHomes.com; you can easily search for a rental that meets your needs according to price, location and available amenities.