Attractions and Things to Do
West Michigan is one of the best places to be during this time of year. From the amount of outdoor activities to the local food and beer industry, it’s no wonder we are getting a lot of attention these days. Check out what these great nearby cities have to offer!
Holland is known internationally for its acclaimed Tulip Time Festival, a celebration of Dutch heritage. From the award-winning downtown to the white sandy beaches, you’ll fall in love with Holland’s small town charm and big city amenities. Dine along the waterfront or at a local cafe. Hike to the top of a sand dune, or climb to the top of a windmill. Explore a quaint Dutch village or a modern college campus. From local breweries, to the pristine shores of Lake Michigan, Holland is the perfect one-stop destination!
GRAND HAVEN, MI
Welcome to Grand Haven, one of Michigan’s featured Beachtowns, officially named Coastal Living’s 2017 Happiest Seaside Town. You’ll discover one of the most genuine, relaxed four-season vacation destinations on Earth. It’s where miles and miles of secret, soft-sand beaches beckon you in summer and cardboard sled races urge you to cheer in winter. Where the people make you feel like you belong, the natural beauty asks you to stare in awe and the diverse mix of annual area events creates family traditions and memories celebrated for years to come
The city, named after the Province of Zeeland in the Netherlands, was settled in 1847. Zeeland’s location provides wide recreational opportunities with easy access to nearby lakes, streams, cross country and downhill skiing, biking and hiking. In addition to local cultural events, Zeeland is close to larger cities which provide excellent sports, intellectual and arts opportunities. A charming and convenient downtown area forms the heart of the Zeeland community. Activities, parades and promotions of all sorts take place here.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Enjoy a cool summer getaway in Grand Rapids – where you can indulge in urban excitement, outdoor adventure, foodie discovery and family fun … all in one trip!
The city is acclaimed for its art, music, beer and food, and downtown is lined with 100+ galleries, entertainment venues, breweries and restaurants — including Founders Brewing Company and Stella’s Lounge, as seen on the Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.”
Golf courses, farm markets, swimming/fishing lakes and hundreds of miles of biking/hiking trails are as close as five minutes from downtown. It all adds up to what Expedia calls a “Super Cool” city.
There’s something magical about the twin cities of Saugatuck and Douglas. Home to one of Conde’ Nast Traveler’s “Top 25 Beaches in the World” and recognized for USA Today’s “Best Small Coastal Town,” they’ve been helping people from all walks of life feel at home for over 100 years. Whether you come for the Lake Michigan shore, the endless sunsets, the pristine dunes, the charming downtowns, the artistic, open-minded vibe, or the inviting places to golf, fish or kayak, you’ll find a natural playground worth exploring 365 days a year.