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Mulln-Heim Vineyards

3 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Baroda, MI
This is a 3rd generation "Family Farm" of a different sort I suppose. Seems there's a bit of everything here, and arguably not enough of anything. At least for conventional farming. So we've learned to do things a bit differently.Our main crop is wine and juice grapes since our topography, climate, and soil type makes it a premier location for that. But with 30+ acres of forested hillsides, low ground, and natural areas we've evolved into a mixed farm and forest enterprise. Our goal is to utilize the productivity of all our property while still retaining the basic character and usefulness of the wild areas. Letting each thing be what it wants to be and does best on it's own. Flow, not force.So our year starts early with tapping maple trees and making maple syrup. Plus there's grape trimming about this time as well. When the forest floor starts to green up a bit later, we start digging Ramps, or Wild Leeks in the woods. Most of these will go to the more trendy Chicago restaurants, but we also have some local sales. Next comes inoculating winter-cut logs with Shiitake spawn for next years mushroom production. This year we also conducted a few hands-on workshop seminars on mushroom growing as well. Then it's on to our raised bed herb & veggie gardens. (Fresh herbs are just so much fun to cook with!) We grow enough for our own yearly use, as well as some for direct sales. Summer keeps us busy tending all the different crops here and trying to keep up. But there's that steady progression of fresh veggies to eat. Yum !!! Fall brings our annual Grape U-Pick in September and October. And we try to time related crops like mums, pumpkins, and gourds for this same time frame. Makes the place a bit more interesting. Late fall is when we bring in firewood to heat the house and workshop. Stacks of wood everywhere. Hopefully before the 1st snow. In winter it's time to fire up the woodworking shop and be a bit creative. Build furniture, equipment maintenance, who knows what next years projects will include. I like to keep everybody guessing.So, that's what goes on here. You're welcome to check it out, lend a hand, relax back at camp, walk the vineyards and/or forest, or just breathe and relax. That's up to you. But I would recommend visiting a few of the fine local wineries. Seems there's a festival going on at one or another of them just about every weekend. Good music, good wine, good times. And there's the Lake Michigan beaches a few miles down the road.Yeah, this is a pretty casual place here, love meeting new people, very open to civil discussions of all sorts.However, rude, ill mannered people will probably enjoy staying elsewhere. Just say'n.
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Art Farm Fennville

17 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Fennville, MI
Welcome to Fabulous Fennville Book an art adventure directly with Hipcamp. Birds abound, Bees buzz and the milkweed full of Monarchs. The sultry evening air lengthens the day until the fire flies remind us to stop and enjoy the night-lite show. It’s an authentic slice of nature with a pond backdrop and a perch atop of a slope side forest. Enjoy a sunset stretch on a yoga mat in the near by Gazebo. Watch the morning sun creep over the pond with a cup of artisan crafted coffee roasted on site. Private yet so close to Saugatuck (10min) Douglas (5min) and Fennville. Cannabis friendly and local musicians sometimes join us for fire pit impromptu when stars align. We’ve set aside a slice of Art Farm Fennville for quiet contemplation. The tent is steel frame canvas with complete screened in comfort. You’ll have access to the restroom and the shower, outdoor communal kitchen space of the Art barn 24 hr’s. The island yurt is a special event space for ceremonial circle, please book under extras. Great for birdwatching and spying shooting stars with no light pollution We love to foodgeek-as we locavore the best of our neighboring farms offerings with a pop-up artisan goods CSA weekly featuring coffee beans artisan roast /grind/ french press right here on site. Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans in the a.m and firefly good-nights! Perfect for Bike Trekkers, Road Touring groups and nature seekers, this end of the road private space is 18 acres of gardens and ponds. The two large barns host summer art workshops and events and a cabin is offered as a creative retreat. A shower and small dressing area is available with a locker for longer stays. Bicycle storage and tools available for use. The welded sculpture is the work of Christine and the painted steel work by the late Terry Thomas. Art featured throughout the property. The Saugatuck Interurban comes to our doorstep and takes you into Saugatuck and Douglas, load your bike upon the rack and for a buck you're car free. Lake Michigan is a few miles away. Ask for best local access due to changing lake levels. Your host is onsite and available if you have questions for her you may txt/call directly. Care to inquire about art offerings? Care to host an event? It's possible...
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Blackberry Hills, Berrien County Mi

9 sites · RVs6 acres · Benton Harbor, MI
Hello, We have 8 beautiful sites in southwest lower Michigan. We are close to incredible beaches, bike trails, kayaking, Jack Nicholas golf course and all of this is a 5 minute drive away! While we have dry camping only, we have picnic tables, fire rings, a fresh filtered drinking water filling station on property. There are many brew pubs and great places to eat that are all in 7 miles away. The average site size is 50' x 24'. The sites are spacious, clean, and private which is what we look for when we are out camping with our RV. No electric, no dump stations. The sites are more than 1000 feet off of the road so they are very quiet and peaceful. Please check out the photos, and if you have questions about staying here please send is a note! -Keith & Kelly Kiser
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Sand Lily Farms

3 sites · RVs, Tents9 acres · Pullman, MI
The Bathroom is now working. (5/24/24). 420 Friendly, Lots of flat grasslands, deer, turkeys, birds of all types. "A lovely spot" 8 miles to Lake Michigan Beech. 5 miles to 2 wineries and a cider house. 30 years ago this land was used to pack and store onions and carrots. The farm hand manager lived where the barn bathroom is. The property is just south of the Allegan state game area, where mint was grown around 1900. The owner AM Todd created the double distilled mint process and sold it to Wrigley for double mint gum.
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Riverside Retreat at New Richmond

5 sites · Lodging, Tents3 acres · Fennville, MI
Welcome to the Historic Village of New Richmond! Once a bustling lumber town established by early settlers, New Richmond now sits idle on the Lower Kalamazoo River. Come adventure with us!! Our riverbend glamping site awaits your arrival! Located on our private river bank this is on 3 acres of land shared by 2 personal glamping sites and a rustic group campsite. Our sight offers scenic views of sunrise on the riverbend as well as the New Richmond Swing Bridge. Now open to pedestrian traffic only, the small county park next door offers a riverside board walk full of natural flora and wildlife for morning strolls or the delight of a fisherman who likes to be 1st on the water! Kayak and Canoe Rentals are also available on sight by appointment or reserve one with your tent. Hiking trails nearby offer a great way to explore the Allegan Forest and reconnect with nature. 7 miles east of Saugatuck and 5 miles north of Fennville, our site makes a perfect escape from the nearby lakeshore district and tourist attractions. Just follow the paved road all the way to the end and enter through our private drive. ....where the pavement ends, adventure begins! See ya at the river. :)
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Retreat Center Campsites

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Fennville, MI
The Retreat Campsites are situated on land owned by the Red Spirit Retreat Center. The beautiful wooded land is perfect for walking in. The stars are like brilliant diamonds, and in mid June the fireflies float up from the prairie into the trees by the hundreds. It is pretty quiet except for the birds and the bullfrogs and your own crackling campfire. In the spring the fruit trees can be seen blooming across the fields. Straw is grown on the neighbor's farm and cut and baled midsummer. The farm buildings are off in the distance but have gleaming white buildings and silver silos. Guests may walk wherever they like on trails or bushwhack through the forests of the Red Spirit Retreat Center. Each campsite is unique and pretty private. While you may see other campers you probably can't hear them as they are about half a city block away through the trees. Staying at the Country Dome Home is an amazing experience. Located on a hill at the top of the prairie, the view of farms and forests is spectacular. To enjoy the view, the front window is 8 feet tall and 11 feet wide. The 12 foot ceiling enlarges the room tremendously. There is an awesome feeling of spaciousness. On a warm day 8 foot wide by 3 foot high screens can be opened up to let and with the screen door to let breezes blow through. The solar fan then pulls the heat right out of the roof. Outside there is a patio sail providing shade. A lovely dinner can be cooked on a propane griddle while watching the view. Refurbished Jordan Brown Tamiami table and chairs and a chaise lounge provide comfortable seating. Deck chairs are out on the front deck as well. Sitting around the campfire is a great way to end the day. About 9 pm hundreds or thousands of fireflies slowly make their way to the tops of the huge trees and the stars start to twinkle as the sun sets. The birds, crickets, and bullfrogs gradually quiet down, lulling you to sleep in the most comfortable bed in the world. You feel at one with nature.. Stay at the dome in the fall or early spring and the wood stove will keep you toasty warm on chilly nights. Three rustic campsites with their own personalities are also on the land but hidden by trees. The Frog Pond Campsite is a in a sylvan glade next to the pond and creek, with parking immediately next to the campsite. The Edges and Deep Forest Campsites are both larger campsites that are located inside the forest near the Prairie. These sites are separated far enough apart to allow for a very private feeling. Each campsite has parking space very close by. All campsites have their own private composting toilets, fire pits, one bundle of wood, sanitary spray, toilet paper, and at least three gallons of water. At the Deer Blind more wood is available at the Deer Blind for $10 per bundle with Venmo or PayPal. There are two yoga mats, frisbees, bubbles, and a corn hole game for borrowing. You may request a one night stay, but it is dependent upon my availability to clean in between guests. We hope that our guests have a truly beautiful, quiet, and relaxing stay.
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Have A Lake Of Your Own!

10 sites · Lodging, Tents101 acres · Lawrence, MI
The property was originally owned by a family name Nichols (thus the name of the lake). It was handed down to the sons who each owned half the property. The driveway down the middle of property that leads to the lake was originally a fence line that divided the two pieces of property. The brothers did not get along and their are several stories of their warring on how to maintain the property.My parents bought this piece of property in 1964 and created a camp called "Lakeside Farm Camp", a small all boys camp. The camp has gone through several changes since then but has always been owned by the Edwards family. In 1984 the name was changed to "Cedar Lodge" a coed camp that specializes in English horseback riding and offering high level general camp activities. Enjoy the peace and quiet of our totally private fresh water lake. Take your boat out for a day of fishing or just chill next to the fire.  Sites are approximately 50 feet from each other. If you want privacy we suggest you book both. 
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Vinland Farms

1 site · Tent40 acres · Covert, MI
Welcome to our regenerative farm in southwest Michigan, where we grow a diverse array of crops using permaculture principles and rotational grazing practices. Our young and passionate team of first-generation farmers is committed to promoting biodiversity and nurturing the soil food web. We cultivate blueberries, eggs, lettuce, and broiler chickens and much more using sustainable methods that optimize soil health and promote the health and happiness of our animals. Located just a few hours from Chicago, our farm is dedicated to providing our customers with high-quality, nutritious food. We're proud to use rotational grazing to improve soil fertility and promote healthy grass growth, which not only benefits our livestock but also helps sequester carbon from the atmosphere. Come visit us and experience the taste of true regenerative farming !
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Red Horse Center - Fennville

3 sites · Lodging20 acres · Fennville, MI
Red Horse Center is a 20 acre horse farm and nonprofit, committed to providing equitable access to professional development, mental health services and community wellness programs. We have a few different options for rustic accommodations. Guests will be nestled in a pastoral wooded scene with a fire pit and beautiful views.
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If you're looking to go camping near Mattawan, Michigan, Hipcamp has over 435 options for you to choose from. With an average price per night of $40 and options as low as $15, you'll find something to fit your budget. Looking for the top campsites? Check out Lynx Run Wilderness Retreat (236 reviews), Walnut Valley Realm (230 reviews), and Long Haul Flower Farm (129 reviews). Popular amenities include potable water, toilets, and pets are welcome. If you're into off-roading, whitewater paddling, or boating, you're in luck - these activities are popular in the area.

If you're looking to go camping near Mattawan, Michigan, Hipcamp has over 435 options for you to choose from. With an average price per night of $40 and options as low as $15, you'll find something to fit your budget. Looking for the top campsites? Check out Lynx Run Wilderness Retreat (236 reviews), Walnut Valley Realm (230 reviews), and Long Haul Flower Farm (129 reviews). Popular amenities include potable water, toilets, and pets are welcome. If you're into off-roading, whitewater paddling, or boating, you're in luck - these activities are popular in the area.

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