St. Joseph, Michigan is a city that sits atop a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan in Southwest Michigan. This resort town lies at the mouth of the St. Joseph River in Berrien County. “St. Joe” as the locals refer to the city is just across the St Joseph River from its sister city of Benton Harbor. St. Joseph and the surrounding area can be easily reached year round. The city is just four miles north of I-94 and about 90 miles east-northeast of Chicago. St Joseph is a favorite with both locals and vacationers.St Joseph is home to the Historic St. Joe Lighthouse that was constructed at the end of a wooden pier extending out into Lake Michigan in 1846. This is one of the Great Lake’s last remaining pier range light systems. There are several museums in St Joseph for both the young and old.Browse the St. Joseph downtown areas brick-lined streets where you’ll find unique shops: antique shops, The Toy Company, Kilwins, FuzzyButz ( pet bakery & store), G & M Variety (old fashion five-dime), Yo Bubbs Frozen Yogurt, White Pine Winery and variety of restaurants.
Below the bluff, sits Silver Beach Center:
Silver Beach County Park with 1,600 feet of sandy beach on Lake Michigan.
The Silver Beach Carousel with 6 copies of the original carousel horses has a total of 48 carved items on the carousel to enjoy..The carousel is lit up with over 1,000 lights.
Silver Beach Amusement Park Museum
Shadowland Event Center
Whirlpool Compass Fountain
Silver Beach Pizza
The two largest companies in Berrien County are located in this area, Whirlpool and Lakeland Medical Center. The homes in St. Joe range from $100,000 in small neighborhoods to over 5 million on Lake Michigan waterfront. There is so much to do year round in St Joseph for everyone in the family. The summer has both fishing and sailing charter cruises and sunny days on Silver Beach or Tiscornia Beach.
We have put together a list of St Joseph Important Links that might be of help if you are moving into the area or just visiting.
US Post Office– St Joseph
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