It won’t take long after you arrive at Bay Pointe for your relaxing getaway to discover adventure is all around you. Our stunning four-season resort on the shores of Gun Lake is the perfect home base for vacationers of all ages. Whether planning a getaway for two or 10, there is plenty to do and see, including planning day trips to nearby towns in Southwest Michigan.
A Guide to 3 Small Towns to Wander
Chances are you’ve heard of towns like Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids. However, this region of Michigan is also filled with charming small towns waiting for you to discover them.
- The city of Hastings is home to a charming downtown filled with quaint shops and delicious restaurants. This town also has plenty of natural attractions, like Sweezy’s Nature Area and the Riverwalk Trail.
- Battle Creek is about a 45-minute drive from our Gun Lake resort, so you’ll want to give yourself plenty of time to get there and back while still leaving time to explore its attractions. Visit the animals that call Binder Zoo home, or surround yourself with natural beauty at the Leila Arboretum.
- Named after Lake Otsego in New York, the city of Otsego was established in 1831. Spend time wandering downtown streets lined with local businesses. If you’re looking for the perfect picnic spot, head to one of the local parks.
These are just a few small towns that make Southwest Michigan so special. A great way to discover more of them is by simply getting in your car and seeing where the drive takes you.
Reserve Your Michigan Home Base at Bay Pointe
No matter what activities fill your itinerary, from day trips to small towns in Michigan to memorable tours, there is no shortage of things to do near Shelbyville. Be close to all kinds of adventures by staying at Bay Pointe. Our family-friendly resort has everything you need to unwind after a day of fun.
Grab a delicious bite to eat at Bay Pointe Bar & Grille, or go for a swim in our indoor heated pool. When the weather’s nice, lay out on our lakeside sunbathing patio or lakeside lawn. When you’re ready to turn in for the night, feel right at home at our accommodations. Call 269-672-8111 to learn more about the resort or special offers.