West Michigan


Michigan’s west side and coast offer some pretty amazing scenery! There are so many family-friendly spots to choose from, it’s hard to narrow it down. We’re sharing the best beach towns and everything in between. Click the links and start planning your trip. West Michigan has so much to offer their fellow Michiganders.

Photo credit @discoverholland

Beach Towns

South Haven
St. Joseph
Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Grand Haven

Wineries, Breweries, and Distilleries

Unwind at These 15 Southwest Michigan Wineries This Season
Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail
West Mich Wines + Beers
A Beer Lovers Guide to West Michigan Breweries


27 Places to Eat on a West Michigan Road Trip
Lakeshore Menu Guide
Restaurants Near the Lake Michigan Shoreline

Things to Do

West Michigan Pike
20 Things to Do in West Michigan
Lake Michigan Lighthouse Tour
Where to Find Petoskey Stones in Michigan

Detroit Mom Team Favorites

Grand Haven: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots
Pentwater: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots
South Haven: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots



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