It’s no secret that West Michigan is a breathtaking place to call home. During the summer months, many from near and far come to enjoy the beautiful beaches, hiking trails, delicious ice cream, and wonderful community we have to offer. On the other hand, it’s easy for us natives to get in a rut and not truly enjoy all that the Holland area and west side have to offer. We knew this, and are here to provide you with our top 5 Summer Bucket List activities to do right here in West Michigan.
Visit Holland State Park
The Holland State Park is one of the most visited beaches in West Michigan. Why? Because it simply has it all. From the famous Little Red Lighthouse to on site swings, volleyball nets, and a wheel-chair accessible walkway, there is bound to be something for everyone to enjoy! Interested in finding a beach you can bring the whole family too? This is the place. There are also picnic tables and a snack shop, so be ready to spend the whole day!
Felt Mansion Hiking Trails
It is true that we don’t have mountains or beautiful red rock arches, but we do have outstanding woods to hike through that lead straight to Lake Michigan. The Felt Mansion Hiking Trails in Saugatuck, MI should definitely be on your summer to-do list. From stunning wooded areas to a beautiful path right to lake Michigan, you are sure to enjoy this wonderful hike with your loved ones.
Grand Haven Musical Fountain
Looking for family entertainment that doesn’t break the bank? Check out Grand Haven’s Musical Fountain. With different musical playlists each week, you are sure to find a time that hits your favorites. The musical fountain is located right on the channel and is a stunning display for the whole family. From a variety of shapes and speeds of the water, to beautiful arrangements of color, you are sure to enjoy this special fountain. Visit the website here to learn more!
Worship on the Waterfront
Every Sunday throughout the Summer, Grand Haven’s new outdoor dome hosts various Christian music artists each week. Enjoy the boats coming from the channel while listing to uplifting and encouraging music live with your family. The venue is located at 1 N Harbor Drive in Grand Haven. Be sure to park a couple blocks out as the downtown area can be quite populated. The gates open at 6:15pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. Visit the website here.
Bike Ride to Local Ice Cream Shop
Can you ever really go wrong if Ice Cream is involved? We didn’t think so. Consider putting on the helmets, pumping the tires, and going for a nice ride down to your favorite local ice cream shop with your loved ones. We are certain you won’t regret it.
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