2254 S. 58th St
Fennville, MI 49408
United States
(269) 561-2836

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Located in western Allegan County, the city of Fennville is deep in the heart of West Michigan's agricultural belt.  Drive through the rolling vegetable fields and expansive orchards in your way to visit a local winery or explore the local museums.

Nearby Saugatuck is a small harbor village where you can stroll along the boardwalk, watch the boats go by, or explore shops along the docks.  Whatever you decide to do while you visit us, you will enjoy the quiet and friendly atmosphere of a small town in Michigan.
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Express Yourself Art Barn
6459 130th Street, Fennville 269-857-5566
You can make ceramics, pottery, jewelry, mosaics, fused glass, silk, and wood art. You will bring out the creative side of you

The Felt Mansion
6597 138th Ave, Holland 616-335-3050
This historic mansion north of Saugatuck. This is a perfect spot for weddings and receptions

Hungry Village Tours
400 Culver St. Saugatuck 269-857-1700
Exploring the Lakeshore's plate. Guided culinary tours of Saugatuck / Douglas and area farms.

Mason Street Warehouse
400 Culver Street, Saugatuck 269-857-2399
An uptown professional theatre in downtown Saugatuck. Where we have gone to see many of wonderful plays.

Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency
3435 Rupprect Way, Saugatuck 800-318-3019 / 269-857-5811
Ox-Bow school of art and artists' residents. The school will not be open until after June 1st each year. Please do not call before that time as no one will be there, they close for the off-season.

Red Barn Theater
3657 63rd. Street, Saugatuck 269-857-5300
Theater, Babaret, Film, Family friendly atmosphere. Free parking, Nostalgic setting. The theater is small and in a red barn. The plays are all wonderful and worth attending.

Saugatuck Dune Rides
6495 Blue Star Highway, Saugatuck 269-857-2253
35 Minute scenic ride through the sand dunes of Saugatuck. Lots of fun you will be glad you took the ride.

Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society
130 Center St. Douglas Mi. 49406 269-857-5751
Preserving the history of the Saugatuck-Douglas area. Award-winning museum, programs / tours.
Tulip Time Festival  (Always the first week in May)  May 2-9 2015
A week-long celebration of shows, dancing, parades, and tours with unique attractions. Names the "Best Small town Festival in America" by Readers Digest, this family-friendly festival welcomes visitors from all over the country and the world - to Holland, Michigan.

Wild West Horseback Riding
2855 36th. Street, Allegan, Mi 269-673-3539
Horseback riding, horse drawn hay rides, sleigh rides, carriage rides year ‘round.

The Chocolate Garden  South about 35minutes from J. Paule's Fenn Inn
2691 Friday Rd., Coloma, MI  49038
Phone: 269-468-9866
Named Best Chocolatier in America by America's Best Online!  Hand made chocolate truffles, called "Sensational" by the Food Network, "Deliclous" by the Travel Channel and " So decadent they'd make the French Blush" By USATtoday.com.  Also enjoy their patent-pending TruffelLatte or Decadent Drinking Chocolate on their patio. Open seven days a week, all year.

Grandpa's Cider Mill/ Jollay Orchards ( 35 minutes south of J. Paule's Fenn Inn)
2941 Friday Rd., Coloma, MI  49038
Phone:  269-468-3700
A family farm and cider press.  Their press is behind a 50-foot glass wall so you can watch them make cider.  Fresh bakery and retail market.

Hayride Winery Tours    not sure distance from Inn, but sounds like a fun place to go!
13508 Madron Lake Rd. ,  Buchanan, MI  49107
Phone: 269-697-8192
Getting there is half the fun!  Your tour on a tractor-drawn hay-wagon departs at 2PM and will take you on a fun - filled afternoon through the gently rolling hills of this beautiful wine country.  They will visit three distinctly different wineries with something to offer every one.

The Henderson Castle  about an hour away from J. Paule's Fenn Inn
100 Monroe St. ,  Kalamazoo. MI.  49006
Phone:  269-344-1827
Open Daily for Tours... and so much more +

Silver Beach Carousel    50 min. south  from J. Paule's Fenn Inn
333 Beach Carousel , St. Joseph, MI.  49085
Phone:  269-982-8500
You'll find all the magic and wonder of the Silver Beach Carousel below the bluff in St. Joseph, just yards from Lake Michigan's Silver Beach, named one of the top 10 Family beach by Parents magazine.  Open all four seasons, you can ride a different carousel figure or chariot every week and fill the year with a new memory each time.
Restaurants near J. Paules Fenn Inn in Fennville, MI
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Belvedere Inn & Restaurant
3656 63rd.Street
Saugatuck, Mi. 49453
269-857-5777 / 877-858-5777
Fine dinning, award winning martinis in a grand country estate.

Butler Restaurant
40 Butler Street                                                                                                                                                          269-857-3501
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Open year 'round. Right on the water of Lake Kalamazoo.

Chequers of Saugatuck
220 Culver Street                                                                                                                                 269-857-1561 / 269-587-1868
Saugatuck,MI.  49453
Gastro English pub. Pub and porch dinning.  Extensive beer collection.

Christo's Roadhouse
2935 Blue Star Hwy.                                                                                                                                                    269-857-1383
Douglas, MI   49406
Bar & Grill, burgers, ribs, sandwiches, Mexican, Ample parking. Friendly service

Coral Gables Restaurant
220 Water Street                                                                                                                                                         269-857-2162
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Dining, dancing & entertainment complex.  Portions ope year-'round
Crane's Pie Pantry Restaurant & Bakery
6054 124th. Ave.                                                                                                                                                       269-561-2297
Fennville, MI   49408
Homemade food, cider, fresh fruit. Specialties are Michigan Fruit pies.

Everyday People Cafe
11 Center Street, Douglas, Mi 49406 269-857-4240
"If you could only have one meal." - Chicago Tribune

Farmhouse Deli
100 Blue Star Hwy.                                                                                                                                                     269-455-5274
Douglas, Mi   49406
Farn-to-table deli soups, salads, meats, cheeses, coffee & bakery.

Hercules Bar & Grill
236 Culver Street                                                                                                                                                       269-455-5112
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Continental Mediterranean cuisine, outdoor dining, dog-friendly garden, quiet.

Mermaid Bar & Grill
340 Water St.                                                                                                                                                             269-857-8208
Saugatuck, MI. 49453
Waterfront dining and cocktails. Reservations accepted. Offsite catering available.

Petter Wine Gallery (no meals)
161 N. Blue Star Hwy.                                                                                                                                                  269-857-2230
Douglas, MI. 49406

Phil's Bar & Grill
215 Butler Street                                                                                                                                                         269-857-1555
Saugatuck, MI. 49453
An Epicurean Delight at Saugatuck " Marquise Dining Spot. " Year 'round dining."

Kilwins Chocolates
121 and 152 Butler St, Saugatuck, Mi 49453 269-857-1195
Old fashioned confectionery shops selling chocolates, fudge and ice cream.

Mermaid Bar & Grill
340 Water St., Saugatuck, Mi 49453 269-857-8208
Waterfront dining and cocktails. Reservations accepted. Off site catering available.

Pizza Mambo
10 1/2 Blue Star Highway, Douglas, Mi 49406 269-857-4400
Artisan pizzas, sandwiches, salads, desserts and delivery.

Pumpernickel's Eatery (seasonal)
202 Butler Street                                                                                                                                                        269-857-1196
Saugatuck, MI  49453
Breakfast, bakery,lunch,cocktails.  Relaxed atmosphere.  Indoor and outdoor seating. (seasonal)

Ravines Golf Club & Grill
3520 Palmer Drive                                                                                                                                                      269-857-1616
Saugatuck, MI.  49453
Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course & Restaurant at Arnie's Cottage.

Restaurant Toulouse Mediterranean Cuisine
248 Culver Street                                                                                                                                                       269-857-1561
Saugatuck, MI  49453
Mediterranean cuisine, elegant wine list, family friendly, beautiful patio dinning. May I add wonderful !

Salt of the Earth
114 East Main Street                                                                     269-561-7258
Fennville, Michigan   49408  
Farm-to-fork eatery, friendly bar, artisan bread, dinner destination.

Sand Bar Saloon
141 Butler Street 269-857-2676
Saugatuck, MI.  49453
The friendliest  bar in town! Serving Chicago-style hotdogs & gyros

Saugatuck Brewing Company, Inc.
2948 Blue Star-Hwy                                                                                                                                                    269-857-7222
Douglas, MI  49406
Micro-brewery, banquet hall, Pub, restaurant, brew-on the premise, brewery tours.

Scooter's Cafe and Pizzeria
322 Culver Street 269-857-1041
Saugatuck, MI.   49453

Spectators Sports Bar & Grill
6432 Blue Star Hwy.                                                                                                                                                    269-857-5001
Saugatuck, MI. 49453
Sports theme restaurant 25" T.V.'s.  Great food.  Patio Seating and music in the summer

Uncommon Coffee Roasters
127 Hoffman Street                                                                                                                                                     269-857-3333
Saugatuck, MI 49453
On-premises roasting.  Coffee-teas-roasting classes.

Way Point Restaurant   (open till 2pm)
155 S. Blue Star Hwy                                                                                                                                                   269-857-2569
Douglas, MI 49406
Reasonably priced home-style breakfast and lunch.

What Not Inn  * just 6 miles west of J. Paule's Fenn Inn
2505  68th. Street (  Corner of M-89 and Blue Star Hwy)
Fennville, MI. 49408
May - Nov. Live music 7-11 PM on Saturdays / 6-10 on Sunday / call to see who is playing live / Monday nights  until May open Mic. night 6-9pm.  Sing or play with the band...lots of FUN and good food. Check web for special food nights..

White House Of Saugatuck
149 Griffith Street                                                                                                                                                        269-857-3240
Saugatuck, MI.  49453

Zing Eat & Drink
310 Blue Star Hwy.                                                                                                                                269-857-3284 / 269-455-4376
Douglas, MI  49406
Wineries near J Paules Fenn Inn in Fennville, MI
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Fenn Valley Vineyards & Winery
6130 122nd.Ave. Fennville, Mi 49408 800-432-6265 / 269-561-2396
Free wine tasting of more than 30 award-winning wines.
Cellar Tours - Book Now!
Now is a great time to take advantage of their popular cellar tours.  For only $10/per person you can head down in the cellar and learn how wine is made i Michigan.  Tour the runs about a hour and half and includes wine samples throughout and a glass to keep.  Learn more and book online.
Up coming events!
May 16th: Girls Afternoon out
May30th: Lunch with the winemaker
June 27th: Fenn Valley wine & food Festival.
July 10/11 July 31 & August 1st. Each event starts at 6pm.
July 18th:  Grape Jam Vineyard music Festival
Sept: Vineyard Tours
October 3rd, 2015:Vine Wine'd 5K Trail Run
November 7 & 14th, 2015: Harvest Wine Makers Dinner
December5th:  Nouvea Fest
  **More information and more events can always be found on their website.

Karma Vista Vineyards and Winery
6991 Ryno Road (269) 468-9463
A winery and tasting room in the middle of the vineyard on top of one of the highest hills in Berr12 Corners 2015 Events Calendarien County.

12 Corners Vineyards & Winery (Benton Harbor south of the Inn about 40 miles)
1201 N. Benton Center Rd.
Benton Harbor, Mi 49022   (Tasting Room at 511 Phoenix St, South haven, Mi   269-637-1211-20min from the Inn)
Tastings $6 for 5 tasting which includes glass and complimentary chocolate
12 Corners 2015 Events Calendar
Sat. March 28: 2-5 pm Live music by Drew Behringer
Sat. April 11: 2-5 Live music by Matthew Gabriel
Sun. April 19: 4:30pm -7pm Trivia Night
Sat. April 25: 2-5 pm Live Music by Delta Dave
Sat. May 9: 3-6pm Live Music by Mark Ficks
Sat.  May 23:  3-6pm Live Music by Matthew Gabriel
Sat.  June 6:  3-6 pm Live Music by Jeff Robinson
Sat.  June 20th. Weka Beach  Wine Festival
Sat. June 27th.  BBQ provided by Piggin'n Grinnin"
       3-6 Live Music by Atilla Family Band
Sat. July 11th.  3-6 Live Music by Ed Bagatini Trio
Sat. July 25th.  3-6 Live music by Rachel B
Sat. Aug 8th.  3-6 Live Music by Mark Ficks
Sat. Aug 22nd.  3-6pm Live Music by Marthew Gabriel
Sat. Sept. 5th.  3-6 Live Music by Ed Bagatini Trio.
Check their Facebook page for new event updates and details!

Baroda Founders Wine Cellar
8963 Hills Dr. Baroda, Mi   49101
Phone: 269-426-5222 (Tasting Room  at 415 State St. , St. Joseph, Mi 49085 Phone:  269-982-1115)
len@founderswinecellar.com   Leonard Olson Winemaker;Check out there website for up to date postings of special events such as music, food, wine pairings, chocolate and wine pairings, etc.  Don't miss their annual grape stomp in September!
Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery
45727   27th. St. , Mattawan, MI. 49071  
E-Mail:  codykresta@aol.com
Phone: 269-668-3800
Winemaker: David Butkovich
Contessa Wine Cellars
3235 Friday Rd. , Coloma MI.  49038
E-Mail:  contessawinery@gmail.com
Phone: 269-468-5534
Winemaker:  Tony S. Peterson

Domaine Berrien Cellars
398 East Lemon Creek Rd., Berrien Springs, Mi.  49103
E-Mail:  winery@domaineberrien.com
Phone: 269-473-9463
Winemaker:  Wally Maurer

Free Run Cellars
10062 Burgoyne Rd., Berrien Springs, Mi.
E-Mail: info@freeruncellars.com
Phone: 269-471-1737
Union Pier Tasting Room, 9185 Union Pier Rd. Union pier, Mi.  49129  call  269-469-6885 ( call for times)
Winemaker: Matthew Moersch

10220 Lauer Rd. , Baroda, MI.  49101
E-Mail:  info@gravitywine.com
Phone: 269-4719463
Winemaker:J.J. Hischke

Hickory Creek Winery
750 Browntown Rd., Buchanan,MI.  49101
E-Mail: kickorycrekwinerymi@gmail.com
Phone: 269-422-1100
Winemaker: Eric Wagner

Karma Vista Vineyards & Winery
6991 Ryno Rd., Coloma, Mi   49038
E-Mail: info@karmavista.com
Phone:  269-468-9463
Winemaker:Keith Herman
GPS: 42,1789064,-86.2903642

Lawton Ridge Winery
8456 Stadium Dr.,  Kalamazoo, MI  49009
E-Mail:  chaltom@lawtoridgewinery.com
Phone: 269-372-9463
Winemaker: Dean Bender

Lemon Creek Winery
533  E. Lemon Creek Rd.,  Berrien Springs, MI   49103
E-Mail: winery@lemoncreekwinery.com
Phone:   269-471-1321
Winemaker: Jeff Lemon

Round Barn Winery
Winery, Distillery and Brewery:  10983 Hills Rd. , Baroda, MI  49101
E-Mail: info@rundbarnwinery.com
Phone: 800-716-9463
Winemaker:  Matthew Moersch
* Union Pier Tasting Room 9185 Union Pier Rd. Union Pier, MI  49129  Phone: 269-469-6885  Call for hours.

Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant
185 Mount Tabor Rd., Buchanan, MI.  49107
E- Mail:  info@taborhill.com 
Phone: 800-283-3363
Winemaker:  Mike Merchant
(A) Champagne Cellar,  10243 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman, MI.   49453
(B)Wine Port , 214 Butler Street, Saugatuck, MI.
Phone:  269-857-4859  
Taste and purchase select wines, sparkling wines and sparkling juices in a beautiful setting.

Warner Vineyards winery and event center
706 s. Kalamazoo St.  Paw Paw, MI  49079
E-Mail: info@warnervineyards.com
Phone:  800-756-5357
Winemaker:  Eric Heavlin
(A)Warner Vineyards-South Haven
515 Williams Street, South Haven, MI.   
Phone:  269-637-6900  
(B) Tasting Room  19 N. Whittaker St. , New Buffalo, MI  49117
Phone:   269-469-9463
Nestled along the Lake Michigan Shore appellation, and founded in 1938, Warner Vineyards is one of Michigan’s oldest wineries.

Karma Vista Vineyards and Winery
6991 Ryno Road
Coloma, MI. about 30minuts south of the Inn

McIntosh Cellars
6431 107th. Ave.

Virtue Cider
2180 62nd.street off M-89
Fennville, Michigan.
Fishing and Boating near J Paules Fenn Inn in Fennville, MI
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Best Chance Too Charters
650 Water Street, Saugatuck, Mi 49453 616-292-4812 / 616-292-6098
Fish with Lake Michigan's top winning tournament team. You will be glad that you did.

Co-Hooker Charters
6545 138th Holland, Mi 888-253-8372 / 616-335-2076
Enjoy Lake Michigan sport fishing with father and son team. Years of experience.

Sweetwater Sailing Charters
405 Park St. Saugatuck 269-543-4362 / 616-836-0306
Across the river from Wicks Park experience Lake Michigan's coastline aboard "Meteor" a 38' Classic sailboat.

Yacht Boat Charters
220 Water Street 616-836-2603
55' luxury motor yacht "BOAT" owned by Compagner & Sundquist
Golf Courses near J Paules Fenn Inn in Fennsville, MI
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Ravines Golf Club
3520 Palmer Dr.
Saugatuck, Mi.  49453                                                                                                                                              (269) 857-1616

Clearbrook Golf Club
6494 Clearbrook. Dr.                                                                                                                                                (269) 857-2000
Saugatuck, MI.  49453

Hawkshead Links
523 Hawks Nest Dr.                                                                                                                                                   (269) 639-2121
South Haven, MI. 49090

Winding Creek Golf Club
5414 Ottogan                                                                                                                                                            (616) 396-4516
Holland, MI.  49423

Lake town Conference Center
6069 Blue Star Highway (269) 857-5730
Laketown Golf & Conference Center is located in Saugatuck, Michigan. Experience the beauty, style and comfort of our state-of-the-art facility for weddings, events and golf.

Diamond Springs Golf Course
3400 34th St (269) 751-4545
Diamond Springs Golf Course is a beautiful golf course located in Hamilton, Michigan. With a fully equipped golf shop and pavilion grille, this gem is more than the average golf experience.

Beeches Golf Club
9601 68th Street (269) 637-2600
As a Southwest Michigan Golf Course, Beeches Golf Club in South Haven, Michigan promises an affordable round of golf for players of any skill level, augmented by superior course conditioning and guest services.
Arts and Crafts near J Paules Fenn Inn in Fennville, MI
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Blue Star Pottery
337 Blue Star Memorial Highway (269) 637-5787
The studio of Mark Williams features handmade stoneware.  Bowls and platters feature Mark’s classic leaf printed designs. His new work has elegant textured designs, which he creates by uniquely combining the pottery techniques of textured slab and throwing on the pottery wheel.

Sharon's Quilts & More
128 Hubbard Street (269) 686-9579
Offering more than 25 years of experience in the art of Quilting, Sharon's Quilts & More, Inc., is a local, family owned and operated store in Allegan, Michigan, that stocks a large selection of quilt fabrics, notions and offers classes for anyone from ages 8 to 108!

Lakeshore Sewing
1011 Gezon Parkway Southwest (616) 531-5561
Lakeshore Sewing offers great sewing, serging and embroidery machines, friendly service and support, and exciting classes and events for all ages and skill levels.

Vinecroft Studios
1614 Vinecroft Street Northwest (616) 785-3428
What's Happening at and around the Studio and Gallery of Wood Turner and Engraver Fred Bivins.

Bella Joy Pottery
824 Doster Road (269) 207-5749
Bella Joy Pottery focuses on celebrating the routine, the everyday, your real life. Visit the studio by appointment.

Naked Plates
1860 Breton Road Southeast (616) 975-9650
A Paint Your Own Pottery Studio

Custom Quilts Unlimited
6184 Quilters Court (269) 561-6214
Custom Quilts Unlimited is a quaint little quilt shop on the outskirts of Fennville, MI.

Calico Creations
70325 16th Avenue (269) 637-5558
Quilt shop

Pressing Matters Quilt Shoppe
11539 E Lakewood Blvd (616) 392-9700
Quilt shop
Bike Trails near J Paules Fenn Inn in Fennville, MI
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Fort Custer State Park
5163 Fort Custer Drive (269) 731-4200
Fort Custer Recreation Area comprises 3,033 acres located between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. The terrain is typical of southern Michigan farm country, with second growth forests and remnant areas of prairie.

Kal-Haven Trail State Park
4143 N 10th St (269) 372-2655
The Kal-Haven Trail is a preferred destination for those who enjoy hiking, biking, cross county skiing and snowmobiling. There is an 11 mile parallel section where horses are allowed.

Van Buren State Park
23960 Ruggles Road (269) 637-2788
Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, Van Buren State Park has one mile of sandy beach and high dune formations. It’s the perfect place to lounge on the beach, walk through woodland trails and enjoy a picnic lunch.
State parks near J Paules Fenn Inn in Fennville, MI Photo by Shirl
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Oval Beach
698 Water St (269) 857-1701
Oval Beach has earned an international reputation. Amenities include a concession stand, restrooms, showers, playground, picnic tables, grills and three large parking areas.

Saugatuck Dunes State Park
6575 138th Ave, Holland, MI 49423 (269) 637-2788
A day-use park along a secluded strip of Lake Michigan shoreline, Saugatuck Dunes State Park offers 2.5 miles of shore line. The park has fresh water coastal dunes that are over 200 feet tall.

Kal-Haven Trail State Park
4143 N 10th St (269) 372-2655
The Kal-Haven Trail is a preferred destination for those who enjoy hiking, biking, cross county skiing and snowmobiling. There is an 11 mile parallel section where horses are allowed.

Van Buren State Park
23960 Ruggles Road (269) 637-2788
Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, Van Buren State Park has one mile of sandy beach and high dune formations. It’s the perfect place to lounge on the beach, walk through woodland trails and enjoy a picnic lunch.

Holland State Park
2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424 (269) 857-1701
Holland State Park offers an expansive, sandy beach along Lake Michigan, two large campgrounds and a beautiful view of sailboats and sunsets.