Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in New Buffalo, MI that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $138 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in New Buffalo. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Art and nature near New Buffalo vacation home rentals

Lake Michigan, part of the Great Lakes, is one of the natural wonders of America, and New Buffalo is the ideal location to enjoy all that it offers. New Buffalo vacation rentals are ideally situated so that you don't need to stray far to enjoy a wealth of exciting activities, such as taking a boat tour across the idyllic waters or heading inland on a horseback riding tour. The town boasts a fantastic beach, too—New Buffalo Public Beach—with wide, golden sands that you'd normally only expect to find on the coast.

Things to do

Soak up the laid-back vibe in New Buffalo

The New Buffalo Railroad Museum is one of the most popular attractions in the area. Across a range of exhibitions containing many fascinating artifacts, this charming museum takes you on a journey through the history of New Buffalo’s railroad, and there are also free tours available if you’d like a more in-depth experience. To unwind during your stay at New Buffalo vacation rentals, why not book yourself a day in one of the many spas for some serious pampering, or try your luck at the fabulous Four Winds Casino.


Activities near your New Buffalo summer rental

Thanks to its position on the shore of Lake Michigan, there are plenty of exciting water activities to try. The waves provide the opportunity to surf, windsurf, or kitesurf, with a choice of different schools offering lessons for beginners, as well as rental equipment for those who are more experienced. You'll also find a variety of boat tours available if you'd prefer to explore the lake in a more leisurely fashion, or you can charter a private fishing trip with your family and catch salmon and trout.


Local weather for your stay in New Buffalo vacation homes

Many of the most popular activities depend on Lake Michigan and warmer weather, so to take full advantage of the town’s prime lakeside location, New Buffalo vacation rentals are best booked in spring, summer, or fall rather than during the winter when temperatures are at their lowest. Summer is the most popular time to visit, with temperatures between June and August averaging around 80°F. The end of spring—April-May—and the start of fall—September-October—enjoy pleasant temperatures that hit as high as 60-75 degrees.

Natural features

Discover the diverse landscape of New Buffalo

New Buffalo is positioned directly on the shore of the breath-taking Lake Michigan. The calm waters not only provide stunning panoramas and the perfect way to enjoy the sunset, but also a wealth of fun activities—everything from fishing to sailing. Look inland and you’ll discover Galien River County Park, a beautiful 86-acre area of woods and marshland with the Galien River meandering through it. The elevated walkways provide an opportunity for a relaxing stroll through nature, and the observation platforms offer the chance to spot a variety of wildlife, including many migratory birds.

How to get there

Transportation to and around New Buffalo

Fly into South Bend Intl. Airport (SBN), the closest airport, located 23.2 mi (37.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), which is 51.3 mi (82.6 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is New Buffalo Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near New Buffalo vacation homes

New Buffalo boasts many family-friendly attractions to enjoy on a trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Galien River County Park, a natural area with upland and wetland habitats, a boardwalk, and an overlook tower, and the New Buffalo Railroad Museum, a vast museum with exhibits on railway transportation and vintage trains. Kids will also like Hesston Steam Museum, a museum with a woodland train trip, steam-powered machines, and a blacksmith shop.

Good for couples

Romantic retreat near New Buffalo vacation homes

Couples can enjoy romantic experiences in New Buffalo. Vacation rentals can be found near locations like Kesling Nature Preserve, a charming parkland with acres of forested trails for hiking and bird-watching, and Chikaming Township Park & Preserve, a natural area with woods, prairies, and a lake. You'll also like the Galien River, a long river in the woods with opportunities for fishing and boating.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near New Buffalo?

If you feel your tank is almost empty, the best cure is a good dose of vitamin "sea." Sheridan Beach in Michigan City has a range of great rental houses for every budget and style. A relaxed weekend at this picture-perfect seaside destination located 10 miles southwest of New Buffalo will revitalize you in a snap.