- The list below includes 51 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Joseph, Michigan, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Arts Centers, Children's Museums, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From Silver Beach County Park to Silver Beach County Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Joseph and in nearby cities within 25 miles like South Haven, Benton Harbor and New Buffalo.
Experiencing Lake Michigan is not complete without renting a boat from Oselka Marina. A mainstay in New Buffalo, Oselka Marina offers quality boating experience for families individuals who want to see the mesmerizing shores of Lake Michigan.
With special events around the year, including a reiteration of the Civil War, Hesston Steam Museum exhibits not only steam locomotives from back as far as 1929, but also a ¼-scale railroad. Picnic areas, a soda fountain and a restaurant are also included.
Run by local volunteers, New Buffalo Welcome Center offers visitors a rest area with a dog park and walking path. The park has several contemporary sculptures to look at, and is within viewing distance of a lighthouse.
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Stateline Blueberries is a 35 acre family owned and operated u-pick blueberry farm. Nine varieties of blueberries that ripen throughout the growing season ensure a long June to August harvest. Blueberry blossom honey, jam and syrup are also for sale.
Military Honor Park is actually a combination site of an outdoor park and an indoor museum. The bulk of the outside displays include preserved military aircraft while the museum features weaponry, uniforms, small artifacts, and even a research library.
You don't have to be a college sports fan to appreciate a trip to the University of Notre Dame. The campus is rich with tradition, and the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is a solemn experience you won't soon forget.
Kennedy Water Playground offers a tire swing, slide, and many spray features for children of all ages. The pool area contains multiple picnic tables and two small pavilions for the adults, and a concession stand.