Going to Lake Michigan, or the "Third Coast" is like visiting a freshwater ocean. You can enjoy the water without fear of dangerous ocean predators the waves are fun and the views are spectacular! Depending on which beach or town you pick, It takes 45 minutes to an hour to get to public beaches at…
Beautiful Lake Michigan beaches are nearby. New Buffalo Lakefront, Warren Dunes St Park, and Silver Beach Co Park
We love the Big Lake! Lake Michigan is a great place to relax and watch boats and people! We access the Lake through Grand Haven, Holland State Park or Tunnel Park. At Grand Haven, we will often grab a Hudsonville ice cream cone and head down the pier to see the lighthouses.
Get the view of our lake (which looks like the ocean) and see the vast views of the city. There are walking and biking trails, and the beach as well! Go check out the Dock at Montrose beach below.