Area Attractions

Michigan’s West coast is well known for its beautiful beaches, quaint lakeshore communities, wineries, golf courses, parks, art galleries, shopping and so much more.Martha’s Vineyard is conveniently located to all the area has to offer. We are just minutes to the beautiful harbor town of South Haven, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan with its beautiful beaches, marina, Maritime Museum, and quaint downtown shops. Ten miles to the North is Douglas/Saugatuck, a community of artists, with a broad spectrum of art galleries and art-based activities and events. Consistently named one of American’s top 25 arts destinations, it’s no wonder the area has become known as “The Art Coast of Michigan!”Enjoy a day at the beach! Walk the pier at South Haven and explore the lighthouse, built in 1903, this distinguished landmark has welcomed visitors for over 100 years. Take a sail on the tallshipFriends Goodwill, or spend the day in one of our many orchards or blueberry farms, (True Blue Farms). South Haven is nationally known as the Blueberry Capital.If golf is your passion, we are located on the 2nd fairway of the South Haven Golf Club. The Hawkshead Golf Course is just 3 minutes away from Martha’s Vineyard Bed & Breakfast. Also just minutes away are Beeches Golf Club and Ravines Golf Club.Experience wine tasting at any of the fine wineries on the West Michigan Wine Trail. Pick up certificates at the inn to receive free wine glasses when visiting several of the vineyards. From casual Clementines to special occasions Tello Italian Bistro or (Sophie’s Steak House) dining in South Haven and surrounding areas (Everyday People Cafe) or (Salt of the Earth) provide a culinary treat for any discerning palate.For the outdoor enthusiast, the Kal-Haven Trail provides 34.5 miles of hiking, biking, and snowmobiling. Enjoy a day on the many bodies of water in the area, take a charter fishing trip on Lake Michigan with South Haven Fishing Charters, Best Chance Charters, or sail away with Shaul Sails or Sweetwater Sailing. Maybe a leisure cruise out to watch the sunset is your idea of fun (Saugatuck Boat Cruises) or a canoe trip down the Kalamazoo River with Old Allegan Canoe. During the winter months enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, or tubing at Timber Ridge Ski, or Echo Valley. Spend an evening skating under the twinkling snowflakes at the South Haven Ice Skating Rink. Enjoy a newly released movie at the Michigan Theater, where tickets are a real value at $11 or less for two!Find a hidden treasure at one of our local antique markets; we suggest Murphy’s Antique Mall or Sweet Pickins. Discover a budding artist at one of the local art galleries. (Blue Coast Artists)South Haven hosts several festivals throughout the year including, Harborfest, held the 2nd weekend of June, Fourth of July celebrations & art fair, The Blueberry Festival, held the 2nd weekend of August, and the Ice Breaker Festival, held the 1st weekend of February.

The list goes on. . .

However you choose to spend your time, Martha’s Vineyard will meet your needs and comforts at the end of your day and our delicious breakfasts will be the perfect beginning to another day of exploration!

Sail Boats

Hawkshead Restaurant
Thirsty Perch
Phoenix Street Café
Harborside Bistro
The Butler
Cranes Pie Pantry
Everyday People Café
Journeyman Restaurant
Contessa Wine Cellars
Karma Vista Vineyard & Winery
Salt of the Earth
St. Julian Winery
Warner Vineyards & Winery
Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant