Golfing in River Country

Get your clubs dusted off and make your way to one of River Country’s beautiful golf courses.  Visit St. Joe Valley Golf Club,  for excellent playing conditions on a picturesque ...

Paddling the Rivers

Imagine beautiful waterways, dozens of bird species, including bald eagles with the quiet serenity and harmony of nature all around you.   That’s what you’ll experience on the 150 miles of ...

Amish Meandering

There are several Amish communities in Michigan, but the community in River Country, Southwest Michigan, is the largest in the state. Traveling through Amish land is very relaxing. You are ...

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Fairs, Festivals, and Fun in River Country

With gas prices at a five year low, this is the year to plan your getaway to River Country.   River Country is gearing up with some great annual events.  Experience the thrill of hydroplane boats racing across the St. Joseph River at speeds that exceed 60 mph or step back in history and learn about […]

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Agri-Tourism in River Country

Folks from Chicago and other out lying areas make the trek to River Country each year to enjoy Michigan’s fresh vegetables, fruits, honey and herbs.  There truly is nothing better than cutting into a fresh melon or picking big, delicious strawberries right from the field. Michigan ranks first in the nation for cucumber, geranium, petunia […]

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Firework Displays in River Country

Fireworks have been around in some form for centuries.   They have become an intricate part of our Independence Day celebrations year after year.   Here are some of the scheduled firework displays in River Country.  (Most fireworks start at dusk.) AUGUST: Cassopolis: August 7: Cass County Fairgrounds during Cass County Fair Mendon: August 15: […]

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Car Shows in River Country

Make your reservations in River Country this year and enjoy one of our many car shows.  From Model T’s to Solar Powered cars, River Country has a variety of car shows that bring the old and new together.  Looking to save money?  We have lodging discounts for our visitors to make your stay affordable.   […]

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The ‘MAGIC’ of River Country

Colon Michigan, in St. Joseph County, is considered the ‘Magic Capital of the World’.   The history of magic in Colon dates back to the 1920′s when famous magician, Harry (Bouton) Blackstone Sr., bought 208 acres in Colon and lived on Sturgeon Lake.   Mr. Blackstone treasured the serenity of Colon when not traveling and performing […]

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Historical Sites in River Country

Take a drive through River Country and feel the history of the area.  Here are a few of the historical highlights of this great land and the people that carved their notch in history.    Mound Builders were the first settlers of Michigan.  Artifacts from this period can be viewed at the Sue Silliamn House […]

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