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 ...

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 ...

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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Let it Snow!

As the temperatures drop, the skiers and snowboarders are anxious to get out on the slopes.   Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area, near Jones, has ski slopes and a terrain park to make your mark in the powder.  Get your gear ready for this season’s winter wonderland.   The Ski & Board Shop is open for […]

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Fall into River Country

The leaves are fluttering to the ground, the pumpkins are ripe and River Country is ablaze with color this autumn.  Visit River Country is envelope yourself in brilliance of fall.  Our parks offer a serene and quiet place to spend a day with the family or just the two of you for a cozy walk […]

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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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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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