New Buffalo is a charming Lake Michigan beach town only 70 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois. Anchored by one of the region’s largest beaches and recreational harbors, New Buffalo is home to two waterfront hotels, landmark restaurants, beautiful parks and preserves, and unique shopping. New Buffalo is also the gateway to Harbor Country, a collection of small villages and towns on the southern shores of Lake Michigan. One of the most beautiful areas in the Great Lakes region of the United States, Harbor Country boasts a wide variety of wineries, breweries, bed and breakfasts, beaches, and acclaimed vintage and antique shops. We invite you to come to explore the area, and take advantage of this wonderful slice of America before or after the conference!