The St. Joseph, Michigan Area

Whether your goal is a quiet, romantic weekend or one that is packed with activities, St. Joseph, Michigan and the Southwest Michigan area can deliver.  With beaches, wineries and eclectic dining in the area, you can plan your day down to the minute or be spontaneous and see where your wanderlust takes you.

Southwest Michigan Wine Tasting

Just a ten minute drive from The Painted Turtle Inn will have you thinking you’ve been magically transported to Napa.  With grapevines as far as the eye can see, you will be drawn to check out one of the many wine tasting rooms in Southwest Michigan.  With award-winning wines, and some with beer and vodka, that you can enjoy at our local establishments, several of which have live music and festivals throughout the year.

Southwest Michigan Beaches

If working in an office all day has you yearning for some sunshine, then the beaches of Southwest Michigan are just the ticket!  Some are action-packed with volleyball nets and lots of activity while others are more quiet and out of the way, if that is to your liking.  Whatever your desire, the staff at The Painted Turtle Inn can help you find your perfect spot.

St. Joseph Area Dining

There is a lot of interesting dining in the area for the foodie explorer.  From the best retail bakery in the US right here in Stevensville, MI to locally renowned restaurants, you won’t go hungry!  If you like fish, Italian food or something more unusual, we’ve got you covered.  We are happy to direct our guests to restaurants that will satisfy your taste buds and show off our Michigan hospitality.

Always More to Explore in Southwest Michigan

There is so much to do in St. Joseph, Michigan, you’ll have to come back again and again to experience it all!  From kayaking to bike rentals, antiques on the bluff, farmer’s markets, and wandering amongst the shops in downtown, you can keep as busy as you’d like while creating your own adventure in Pure Michigan.