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New Buffalo Public Beach

Address: New Buffalo, MI
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in New Buffalo
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Demotte, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed the view of the beach from the deck walk. Love the cute little lighthouse and watching the flock of seagulls flying round.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We love this beach. It is clean, safe and there is always enough room to sprawl out and enjoy the soft sand and lake breeze. The bathroom facilities and ice cream shop are an added bonus. The shoreline is dotted with small stones and sea glass that we always collect while we visit. My children and I have such wonderful... More

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chicago
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116 reviews 116 reviews
38 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We visited this beach in the fall. It was quiet, uncrowded , peaceful, clean. Bring some blankets and someone you love to watch the glorious sunset.

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Bartlett, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Didn't care for the cottage we stayed in. Poor weather half the time. Not a good value. Over priced restaurants. Didn't even like the wines we tasted at the wineries. Lot's to "wine" about.

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Chicago, Illinois
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143 reviews 143 reviews
45 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Think the title about says it all. It was pretty until you actually walked on the beach. There's seagull poop everywhere. As I walked a short distance down the beach, there was a dead seagull at the water's edge and another dead one on the beach. On the other side of the lighthouse and rocks, there had to have been... More

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tinley park, il
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This beach was fabulous It was after Labor Day, so no fee and not at all crowded. Very clean and facilities were ok for a beach town. I would go back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

very small beach, very crowded. Good view of boats coming/going from the harbor. If you come midday it will take a long while to even access the place!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

New Buffalo Beach is an approximately 1.5-2hour drive from Chicago metro area. It's a quick getaway from everyday life and away from the extremely busy beaches in Downtown Chicago (not to mention traffic and non-existing parking). I visit this beach frequently during the summer months. Some summers I visited 4 Saturdays in a row. Though I'm from Chicago metro area,... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The beach was overcrowded and there were sea gulls everywhere!! The space between us and the people next to us was too close for comfort. I'm glad we brought our sandals because I wouldn't have been able to walk over rocks! Ouch! The beach in st joseph is 100 times better.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Very wide beach adjacent to parking area, $10 and must have correct change. No in and out privileges. Beach itself looked clean but purple flag was up indicating the Health Department had tested and found the water to have excessive E. coli. A park ranger stated that the same circumstance had happened 2 weeks ago. Many hundreds of sea gulls... More

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