So Much to Do in South Haven

Hidden Ponds RV Resort is open May 1 to November 1, when the weather is at its most mild and glorious best, along the shores of Lake Michigan. Enjoy balmy temperatures in the low to upper 70s as you head out to enjoy beaches, museums, history, hiking, dining, kid stuff, wineries, shopping, fishing, and so much more.

North Beach

The highlight of your Michigan trip is a beautiful, broad beach north and south of the Black River Harbor and the famous South Haven Pier and Lighthouse. Excellent beaches with lots of level sand and clear, shallow water for swimming. Launch your paddle board or kayak right from the shore. Nearby parking too!

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Michigan Maritime Museum

Give yourself an hour or two to take a cruise on fleet boats, from an antique tall ship to many charter trips on US Coast Guard approved vessels. Discover the history of the local maritime and ship-building industry. The Maritime Museum is a must-see for nautical fans.

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South Haven Lighthouse

Just a short downhill walk from South Haven’s quaint shoppes & town center, the Lighthouse offers a panoramic view of mighty Lake Michigan’s often crashing waves. Feel the power of Nature! Or watch a beautiful Lake Michigan Sunset!

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Kal Haven Trail

Hike or bike through the woods on a dog-friendly, well-maintained 30-mile trail of crushed stone that follows a former railroad line. Take selfies with views of the Black River and the bridges.

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HookUp Sportfishing Charters – Fish!

That’s what’s for dinner! Captain Cory knows the best fishing locations. Children are welcome and the HookUp is equipped with child-size life vests. Bring your Michigan fishing license and a cooler, because you WILL catch plenty of fish.  If Captain Cory is booked there are many other charters!

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Kids’ Corner Playground

Take your small children or grandchildren to Kids’ Corner. The timeless play structures are all new! There are lots of swings, including regular size swings, swings for babies, and even a swing that accommodates handicapped children. Right across the street from the beach. Free!

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Hawkshead Links Golf

Golf Digest’s 4 1/2 Star Rating “Places to Play.” HawksHead Links Golf Course, designed by world renowned golf architect Arthur Hills, is truly unique to Western Michigan. Also Beeches Golf Course and over 20 Golf Courses in a 30 mile radius. Please take a look at other excellent golf courses in the area below.

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Cogdal Vineyards & Others

Cogdal creates small-batch wines using Michigan-grown grapes. Tasting room, discounts on bottle purchases, shipping from the on-line store, and on-site pick-up.

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Fresh Fruits!

South haven is called the “Blueberry Capital of the World.” Michigan has the ideal climate for growing blueberries, apples, and peaches. Pick your own blueberries, vegetables, and raspberries at Bumbleberry Acres. Enjoy tasting fruit wines, Olde World Style Hard Cider, and iced apple aperitif at McIntosh Orchards. Cheese, fudge, and pizza too!

Shopping in South Haven

Find everything you want and need in downtown South Haven, including art galleries, candy stores, gift shops, and Decadent Dogs – a shop that caters to your furry friend with baked goods, gifts, cute costumes, sweaters, and much more.


South Haven has plenty of restaurants. Choose seafood, American cuisine, Italian food, Mexican fare, gastro pubs, vegetarian specialties, Asian bistros, and local favorites. Many with outdoor dining, delivery, and take-out. View them all right here.

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Events and Festivals

Never a dull moment in South Haven. Enjoy the Blueberry Festival, the Jazz Festival, and The Lakeshore Harvest Ride. Check the calendar to find fun events all year round. Music every Thursday night at the South Side Municipal Marina from June through August.

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Hidden Ponds RV Resort RV Homes Nestled in Nature
73030 12th Avenue
South Haven, Michigan 49090

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(269) 204-5500

Office Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday to Saturday: 9:30 AM – 7:30 PM