Tourism & Area Information

Tourism & Area Information

Berrien County Recycling

Community Recycling Events and Services available in Berrien County! Visit our website for information on how to recycle specific items. 

Phone Extension: 8232 or 8133

Community Recycling Programs are coordinated by Berrien County Park Staff.


City of Bridgman

Bridgman is a city in Berrien County, Michigan.  Weko Beach is one of the key attractions of Bridgman. It is situated on the shores of Lake Michigan and is connected to Warren Dunes State Park on its South border. Visitors can walk from Weko Beach into Warren Dunes State Park, with nearly three consecutive miles of beach. Check out their downtown for lots of local businesses and eateries!


City of St. Joseph

St. Joseph is carefully nestled on the southern tip of what has been termed "The Riviera of the Midwest." This deepwater port town is a growing resort community - part of a "small town" chain stretching from the state line in a spectacular arc along Lake Michigan. The lakeshore is peppered with remarkable sand dune formations and lined further inland with a lush countryside that produces some of the nation's finest orchards and vineyards. It is the largest non-citrus fruit growing region in the nation.


Southwest Michigan Newcomers Club

SWMI Newcomers is a non-profit organization open to all those new to the Southwest Michigan area and to current residents who are interested in welcoming Newcomers. Our members volunteer their time and energy to arrange a variety of activities and special events which provide great opportunities to make friends while becoming more familiar with Michigan’s great Southwest.

The Southwest Michigan Newcomers Club has been welcoming newcomers and helping them make friends for over 50 years.


Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council

Ready to have fun? Come to Southwestern Michigan!

Our corner of the state offers so much to do and so much to see, it’s amazing it all fits in and around St. Joseph! You’ll discover some of the finest, sugar-sand beaches on Lake Michigan. Award-winning wineries. Resort town festivals. Easy-to-schedule tee times on championship courses. A new, hand-carved carousel and multiple children’s hands-on museums. There’s downhill skiing and snowboarding. Antiques along the bluff and country by-roads. Fresh fruits and vegetables ready for you to pick. Yes, you’ll find something fun to do whether you come in winter, spring, summer or fall.

Get an insider’s ideas of where to start.
Wonder what fun you can find here this month? That’s easy. Get the inside scoop on what’s happening (plus tips on special deals and packages) when you subscribe to our FREE e-newsletter. Or check out this month’s calendar of events. You’ll see why people come to Southwest Michigan week after week. We hope you do, too!

And if you’d like help planning your visit – or need a question answered about one of our member businesses or attractions, stop by our visitor’s center at I-94, Exit 29, call us at 269.925.6301 or click here. We specialize in starting fun times! See you soon!


St. Joe Today

St. Joseph Today - Welcome Center!


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