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Popular amenities for New Buffalo vacation rentals

Stay near New Buffalo's top sights

The Stray Dog Bar & Grill198 locals recommend
Redamak's117 locals recommend
Galien River County Park96 locals recommend
Marina Grand Resort4 locals recommend
Oink's Dutch Treat96 locals recommend
Barney's87 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in New Buffalo

  • Total rentals

    170 properties

  • Rentals with a pool

    50 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    60 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    150 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    9.9K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $70 before taxes and fees

Your guide to New Buffalo

Welcome to New Buffalo

Overlooking Lake Michigan, almost directly opposite Chicago, New Buffalo is a popular destination for people looking for fun, relaxation, and time on the water. A short drive or train trip brings visitors in from the Windy City, and a quirk of time zones at the state border gives you an extra hour every day to enjoy the impressive sunsets. The natural harbor at the junction of Lake Michigan and the Galien River invites boaters of all types to come ashore in New Buffalo, creating a playground for sailors. Meanwhile, sun-seekers set up camp on the beach, and families wander the boardwalk lined with mom-and-pop shops, with plenty of handmade fudge and ice cream to go around.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in New Buffalo

Summer is New Buffalo's peak season, when the temperature rises, luring you down to the beach to soak in the rays and cool off in the waters of Lake Michigan. Beach season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and though you may be treated by a few warm days outside of that, many of the local services, like kayak rentals, close after the end-of-summer holiday. A series of festivals and events punctuate the warmer months: The August Ship and Shore Festival, the biggest of these, features three days of live music in town. In the fall, the New Buffalo Harvest and Wine Festival draws visitors looking to explore the region's agricultural bounty while it shows off its seasonal colors. By winter, the Michigan cold and snow sets in, and many business limit hours, so visitors come only for cozy solitude rather than local amenities.


Top things to do in New Buffalo

New Buffalo Beach

New Buffalo's main beach is located right in town, allowing easy access to this well-appointed stretch of sand. The beach is outfitted with a playground, event pavilion, public boat launches, and kayak and paddleboard rentals, most of which are connected by boardwalk. The lakeshore also curves along the dunes and doubles as a nature trail, eventually leading to stairs that climb to a dramatic overlook.

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail

There’s a reason they call southwest Michigan the Napa Valley of the Midwest. Get an up-close-and-personal introduction to Lake Michigan’s small but growing wine region. More than a dozen wineries are located within a 20-minute drive from New Buffalo, inviting day-tasters on a journey of discovery from cellar samplings to a sunset toast overlooking the vineyards.

Sailing

Whether you’re renting your own boat or hopping onto a charter, sailing out of the New Buffalo Harbor is an essential part of seeing the town. Cruise around the lake, stop for a swim, and stick around to watch the sunset from the water.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in New Buffalo?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in New Buffalo. From over 110 house rentals, over 20 cottage rentals to over 10 condo rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in New Buffalo?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 80 vacation rentals in New Buffalo featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in New Buffalo?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in New Buffalo. Choose from more than 60 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • How much does it cost to stay in house rentals in New Buffalo?

    Experience the best of New Buffalo with our house rentals, starting at about $70 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there New Buffalo vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 50 vacation homes with pools in New Buffalo, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

  • Do house rentals in New Buffalo have free parking?

    Absolutely! We offer over 100 house rentals with free parking in New Buffalo. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in New Buffalo have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 50 house rentals with self check-in in New Buffalo. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there family-friendly house rentals in New Buffalo?

    New Buffalo has more than 100 family-friendly house rentals. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

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