Welcome to New Buffalo, Michigan
New Buffalo is one of three cities in Michigan ranked among the best small towns in America, according to Family Destination Guides. The three Michigan cities ranked on the list are New Buffalo, Calumet and Leland. New Buffalo ranked at No. 51 nationally.
It is about a 90-minute drive from Chicago and the first stop for many visitors to Michigan entering from Indiana on eastbound Interstate 94.
New Buffalo greets visitors with a large and modern refuge harbor, an around-the-clock public boat launch, and a full service transient dock facility. There are plenty of shops, places to stay, places to eat, and recreational opportunities — making it an ideal place to live or play.
More than a beach town — nightlife and entertainment
New Buffalo is also the location for Southwestern Michigan’s first gambling casino, the Four Winds Casino Resortand Silver Creek Event Center – the place for concerts featuring headliner entertainment plus conferences and special events.
Mark Your Calendar
There is always something happening in New Buffalo, see our Calendar of Events for details and more family fun
Galien River Channel Entrance:
Lat. 41° 48′ 07″ N · Long. 86° 45′ 13″ W
Monitor Ch. 16 VHF
Getting here by car:
- I-94 Exits 1 & 4
- US-12 & M-239
- See our Interactive Map of New Buffalo, Michigan
- Amtrak (Station located at 225 North Whittaker St.)