Local Area Guide
The West Michigan lake shore is full of fun and exciting things to do and places to see! Click on the categories below to discover the many reasons to visit our area. Beaches, lighthouses, fishing, festivals, landmarks, restaurants, and so much more!
Welcome to Grand Haven, one of Michigan’s featured Beach towns, officially named Coastal Living’s 2017 “Happiest Seaside Town in America.” Grand Haven is located in Northwest Ottawa County and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Michigan. You will discover one of the most genuine, relaxed four-season vacation destinations on earth. It is 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. Below are some links to just a few of these great area attractions.
Holland is famous for its Dutch heritage and acclaimed Tulip Time Festival. Holland is located in Southwest Ottawa County. From the award-winning downtown to the white sandy beaches, you will 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! Below are some links to just a few of these great area attractions.
Visitors choose Muskegon for its 26 miles of Lake Michigan waterfront, 400 miles of rivers, more than 11,000 acres of inland lakes for boating, swimming, fishing or just relaxing as well as Muskegon’s award-winning beaches! Muskegon is located in Southwest Muskegon County. Spend a day the local amusement park Michigan’s Adventure or take the Lake Express from Muskegon to Milwaukee, WI. Below are some links to just a few of these great area attractions.
Silver Lake, Michigan is located along Lake Michigan’s sweeping shoreline between Muskegon and Ludington. Our lofty, 2,000-acre sand dune separates miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and the 690-acre inland Silver Lake, this is all waiting for you to set aside your deadlines and come out and play! Below are some links to just a few of these great area attractions.
Saugatuck/Douglas is located in Northwest Allegan County. 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 have 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 downtown’s, the artistic, open-minded vibe, or the inviting places to golf, fish or kayak, you will find a natural playground worth exploring 365 days a year. Below are some links to just a few of these great area attractions.