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Address: New Buffalo, MI

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Very relaxing.

We really enjoyed laying by the beach. It's a small town but close to other small towns. This beach was crowded by calm all the same. Great for families.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We love New Buffalo. This is our 2nd vacation here in less than a year (Sept. 2014 our 1st visit). It's about a 3 hour drive from our home in Indiana. We played on the beach our entire vacation (3 days). Two days the waves were small, our last day the red flag was out but made it fun because... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to Michigan for the weekend and stayed at a friends lovely summer home. Spent all day Saturday at the beach with the family and had a wonderful time. Small,friendly people, just lovely. We had dinner at Casey's in New Buffalo and the food was delicious and Erynn, our server, was great. Nice getaway.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We didn't enjoy this beach as much as we could have as the shoreline was very rocky and hard for little people to walk on, even with shoes. Has a pretty jetty, lighthouse and great sand dunes to climb though.

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Northbrook, Illinois
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice beach with small food shack. Toilet facilities at the beach. Parking available for a $10.00 charge. Within walking distance to downtown.

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louisville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed laying by the beach. It's a small town but close to other small towns. This beach was crowded by calm all the same. Great for families.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

$10 to park, quite crowded and lots of rocks where once used to be beautiful sandy beach! Quite disappointed so we went further north and found beautiful public beach near Sawyer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is indeed a beautiful beach and a very nice area, however the beach is very rocky. We had kids in tow and they complained of the rough rocks hurting their feet. The parking lot is very small and is always full on weekends. The bathrooms are small. We typically hit Silver Beach in St. Joseph instead but do love... More 

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Mokena, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We packed a picnic lunch, and we wanted to eat near the water /beach area, but we would have to pay $10 to park at the beach, just to eat. If we were to leave the area to shop, we'd lose our $10.00 Perhaps they should have a FREE parking lot area for those of us who do not swim... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If it is a beautiful, sunny, weekend day, forget going to this beach as the SMALL public beach parking lot fills up quickly and they will make you turn around in the huge EMPTY boat parking lot across the street (where you are not allowed to park) and you have to leave. Very disappointing when your family has driven in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nice beach, but very crowded. Hard to get little kids and all the "stuff" down the beach. We actually love the tall grasses there and go for family photos annually.

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Address: New Buffalo, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo

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