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*Silver Beach
*Silver Beach
*Downtown shopping area
*Sunset over the lake from the bluff
*Tiscornia Beach

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Benton Harbor and Saint Joseph ("Benton Harbor-Saint Joe" for short) are two nearby towns in the Lake Michigan Beachtowns region of Michigan.

Get in

St. Joseph has an Amtrak train station on the Pere Marquette route between Grand Rapids and Chicago.

By car, they can be reached from US-31/I-196 or I-94.

St. Joseph is about an hour and 45 minutes drive from Chicago.

Get around

Benton Harbor-St. Joseph is very easy to get around by car. Though be cautious of downtown St. Joseph's one-way streets.


Things to see in St. Joseph:

  • Krasl Art Museum
  • Curious Kids Museum
  • Box Factory for the Arts
  • Silver Beach
  • Lighthouse
  • Downtown shopping area
  • Sunset over the lake from the bluff
  • Tiscornia Beach


  • Venetian Festival (July)
  • Blossomtime Parade (April)

Stay Safe

Try to avoid traveling outside alone in the poorer areas of Benton Harbor for that neighborhood is notorious for having high crime percentage at night.





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