Explore the Charming Town of Hillsdale Michigan

Hillsdale, Michigan is the home of Hillsdale College, a private liberal arts college. Our Inn is perfectly situated on the edge of campus, making The Hillsdale Bed and Breakfast a convenient home base for traveling professors, students and parents. Of course, Hillsdale College is the largest draw for this area, however, we do have some other fun activities for those looking for a quick getaway.

Things to Do in Hillsdale Michigan

Halter Center

Archery, trap, skeet, and other shooting sports are available at the top-notch Halter Center just a short drive from our property.

County Fair

Every September, you can be lucky enough to attend the most popular fair on earth! The Hillsdale County Fair is generally the last week of September.

Baw Beese Lake

In the summer, you can head over to Baw Beese Lake and spend some time relaxing at Sandy Beach.

Farmer’s Market

Hillsdale County Farmer’s Market is Saturday Mornings May through October starting at 9am. County Courthouse Parking Lot 29 North Howel Street.


For avid golfers, The Hills of Baw Beese Lake golf course is just minutes away.

Silo Fun Park

If you are like us and prefer mini-golf to the real thing, Silos Fun Park is the place for you! The whole family can have fun with a driving range, bumper boats, and go-carts as well.

Hillsdale Dining:

El Cerrito Mexican Bar & Grill 517.437.7919
252 W Carleton Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242

Cottage Inn Pizza Hillsdale 517.439.9191
3883 W Carleton Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242

Handmade Sandwich, Soup & Ice Cream Shop – 517.437.4263
78 Hillsdale St., Hillsdale, MI (Closed Tuesdays)

Cavoni’s Pizza & Grinders 517.437.9585
256 W Carleton Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242

Jonesville Dining: Approximately 10 minutes away

Olivia’s Chop House 517.849.3663
205 East Chicago Street, Jonesville, MI 49242, (Closed Sun & Mon)

Rosalies Roadhouse 517.849.2120
417 West Chicago Street, Jonesville, MI, (Closed Sunday)

Saucy Dog’s BBQ 517-849-BBQ2
212 E. Chicago St. (US-12) Jonesville, MI 49250, (Closed Monday)

The Udder Side Grill and Ice Cream (Seasonal)
121 W Chicago St, Jonesville, MI 49250

Farther Afield: Approximately 45 minutes away

Schuler’s Restaurant & Pub 269.781.0600
115 S Eagle St, Marshall, MI 49068, (Closed Monday)

Veritas Restaurant 517.888.9001
151 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse 734.975.0989
915 N Wisner St, Jackson, MI 49202