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Explore the beachside setting in Saint Joseph

The area's art galleries and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Saint Joseph. Renowned for its beaches, lake and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Saint Joseph

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Saint Joseph a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harbor Shores Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Contessa Wine Cellars (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Karma Vista Vineyards and Winery (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Round Barn Winery (13 mi / 20.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Saint Joseph

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Saint Joseph

Travelers appreciate the panoramic lake views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Saint Joseph has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saint Joseph is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Weko Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Warren Dunes State Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Saint Joseph

Fly into South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.), the closest airport, located 29.5 mi (47.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Kalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.), which is 48.2 mi (77.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to St. Joseph-Benton Harbor Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Saint Joseph?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 202 house rentals around Saint Joseph. From 122 Houses to 20 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Saint Joseph is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Saint Joseph?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Saint Joseph. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Silver Beach: 320 home rentals
  • Box Factory for the Arts: 414 home rentals
  • St. Joseph-Benton Harbor Station: 414 home rentals
  • White Pine Winery: 415 home rentals
  • FuzzyButz Pet Bakery: 420 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Joseph listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saint Joseph?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 122 Houses in Saint Joseph. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint Joseph include:

  • Cottages: 20 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 20 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 24 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saint Joseph?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation homes with pool available in Saint Joseph.

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