Destination guide

The sunny setting of Dowagiac is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Dowagiac. One of the city's many top draws is its bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Dowagiac

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Dowagiac a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Contessa Wine Cellars (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Karma Vista Vineyards and Winery (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Lehman's Orchards (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dowagiac

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Dowagiac is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stone Lake (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Dowagiac

The nearest airport is in South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.), located 22.1 mi (35.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Kalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.), which is 33.5 mi (54 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Dowagiac Station.

Where to stay around Dowagiac?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 82 vacation rentals near Dowagiac. From 69 Houses to 10 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dowagiac for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dowagiac?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dowagiac:

  • Near Northwest: 69 vacation rentals
  • Northeast South Bend: 164 vacation rentals
  • Northshore Triangle: 54 vacation rentals
  • Harters Heights: 65 vacation rentals
  • Swanson Park: 30 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Dowagiac?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 69 Houses in Dowagiac. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dowagiac include:

  • Cottages: 10 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dowagiac?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Dowagiac. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.