Plan a West Michigan staycation in Grand Haven

Grand Haven
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Haven is a city, that if you’ve never been there before you have to visit. It’s located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan and is one city that makes Michigan a travel destination. Head to Grand Haven to dip your toes in the sand, float in the water, indulge in chocolates and tour lighthouses all without leaving the state.

To get your “staycation” in Grand Rapids started, here are two places you should visit.

Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier

Grand Haven LightHouse and Pier
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Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier is a well-known attraction in Grand Haven. You can’t miss the bright red colors and its beautiful tower. Love lighthouses, then you definitely want to check it out.

“This red lighthouse is the classic structure that defines th Midwest and Great Lakes area. It makes for the perfect focal point in your pictures, no matter the season. There will always be something beautiful about it. Fun place for a walk and to catch the sunset.” Trip Advisor Review.

Grand Haven State Park

Grand Haven State-Park
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Grand Haven State Park is a 48-acre state park and has a sandy shore you can sink your feet into. You can see the Grand Haven LightHouse and Pier from the park and the park has campground space available.

“Wonderful place to take the family. Picnic area, playground, pier walking to the lighthouse and even a campground.” Trip Advisor Review

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