Family Fun in Harbor Country

Bringing your family to Harbor Country? Here are a few of our suggestions for fun stuff to do with your family that the kids will love!

New Buffalo Railroad Museum

Located on the grounds of what was once the largest train yard in Southwest Michigan, the New Buffalo Railroad Museum is home to exhibits and collections recalling New Buffalo`s proud heritage as a railroad hub for both the Pere Marquette and Chesapeake & Ohio (also known as the Chessie System). The rail line behind the Museum still carries CSX freight trains through the stanchions of one of the original coal towers. Visitors can stroll through the Chessie Box Car and Troop Pullman Sleeper Car. Everyone can operate the hand-crafted model train layout that delights visitors of all ages. Admission is FREE
Location: 530 S Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (202) 669-4423

Heston Steam Museum

Hesston Steam Museum is an outdoor museum operated by the Laporte County Historical Steam Society in Hesston, Indiana. The museum occupies 155 acres and is the home of four different gauge railroads along with numerous other pieces of steam powered and vintage farm equipment.
Location: 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 778-2783
Captain Mike`s Fun Park Inc

Captain Mike`s Fun Park Inc

5-acre amusement park offering go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, an arcade & snacks.
Location: 10975 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106
Phone: (269) 465-5747

Washington Park Zoo

The Washington Park Zoo is a zoo located in Washington Park, Michigan City, Indiana, which covers 15 acres on a hilly sand dune close to the southeastern tip of Lake Michigan. The park and zoo were listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
Location: 115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: (219) 873-1510

Curious Kids Museum

Interactive museum for children 1 to 10 with a play vet clinic, apple orchard, TV news desk & more.
Location: 415 Lake Blvd, St Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-2543

Curious Kids Museum Discovery Zone

Children`s museum featuring educational hands-on exhibits as well as indoor & outdoor activities.
Location: 333 Broad St, St Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 982-8500
Peat`s Cider Social

Peat`s Cider Social

Housed within a retro bowling alley, Peat’s Cider Social offers clean and fun vintage experience of bowling, arcade games and excellent, locally made hard cider.
Location: Stevensville, MI
Phone: 269-465-6814