Green Initiatives


Rabbit Run Inn has been awarded “Gold” Green Leader status by TripAdvisor 2013 and 2014.

Rabbit Run Inn was built in 2007-2008 and opened in May, 2008. The owners designed and built the Inn to address environmental concerns and reduce the Inn’s carbon footprint. Read more to find out what else we are doing.

  • Geothermal heating and cooling plant (2008); individual thermostat controls
  • Inn is double-insulated to reduce sound and energy consumption
  • Remnant stone counters on bathroom vanities and wet bars
  • Recyclable flooring
  • Faucet-installed water filters (2013)
  • LED Bulbs in all rooms (2013)
  • Certified Eco-friendly linens
  • Environmentally sensitive bathroom products
  • Eco-friendly cleaning agents
  • Pond (excavated in 2007) abutting natural wetland and habitat
  • Thirty trees “recycled and replanted” by culling from “overgrown” nearby tree orchard
  • Certified as a natural habitat by the National Wildlife Federation for our successful efforts to create a larger ecosystem on our property
  • Natural stone pathways and parking lot
  • Low impact landscape lighting
  • Local fruit (in season)
  • Paperless receipts
  • Energy Star® washing machines, Plasma TVs, humidifiers/dehumidifiers
  • Recycling program for guests and Inn
  • Organic products only used in landscaping
  • Towel reuse program
  • No smoking facility
  • Low flow toilets

    Rabbit Run Inn is a Recycling Partner of Clean the World, an organization that reprocesses unused soap and soap products to victims of preventable diseases



    Rabbit Run Inn has been certified by the National Wildlife Federation as Wildlife Habitat No. 121,889

Things to do...

For things to do and events near Rabbit Run Inn, visit Harbor Country's website

For current vineyard and winery/tasting event information, visit SW Michigan 'Wine Trail' website

For shopping experience near Rabbit Run Inn, visit Lighthouse Place in Michigan City twenty-five minutes away

For a monthly schedule of activities, visit the Blue Star Highway's website calendar