Welcome to
Michigan
Beachtowns

Michigan Beachtowns along the west Michigan lakeshore, offer a relaxing, carefree getaway with miles of sandy Lake Michigan beaches, exciting attractions, fun events and fantastic sunsets. Experience our “singing sands,” a unique phenomenon only to the Lake Michigan beaches.

Photo: Ed Post

Grand Haven Trolly

Grand Haven

Experience award-winning beaches and the quaint, small-town charm of the Grand Haven Area.
Oval Beach

Saugatuck / Douglas

From outdoor adventures to romantic getaways, Saugatuck/Douglas holds a special place in many hearts.

South Haven

Find your escape in South Haven, where relaxation and reconnecting to your true self begin.
Jean Klock

St. Joseph

Indulge your senses from your head down to your toes in beautiful Southwestern Michigan
Duck Lake

Muskegon

From the tops of wind-blown dunes to the sugar-sand shoreline, you’ll find Muskegon the perfect playground.
Little sable light house beach

Silver Lakes Sand Dunes / Hart

From the peaceful to the adventurous and everything in between, we have something for everyone.
Sail Big Red

Holland

Situated on the sun-soaked shores of Lakes Michigan and Macatawa, Holland is a Pure Michigan delight!
West Michigan Pike Sheild

West Michigan Pike

Connecting the Beachtowns for an historic and epic road trip.

Our
Beaches

Get away to the most beautiful beaches along the shores of Lake Michigan on the state’s sunset side.

Grand Haven State Park
Grand Haven State Park
Grand Haven
Dyckman Beach
Dyckman Beach
South Haven
Silver Beach
Silver Beach
St. Joseph
P.J. Hoffmaster State Park
P.J. Hoffmaster State Park
Muskegon
Oval Beach
Oval Beach
Saugatuck/Douglas
Laketown Beach
Laketown Beach
Holland
Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Silver Lake Sand Dunes/Hart

West
Michigan Pike

The West Michigan Pike in Michigan Beachtowns was designated a Pure Michigan Byway in 2016. See the attractions along the route.

Craft
Beverage Trail

Follow the trail and discover new favorites as you visit the craft breweries, wineries and distilleries in our Michigan Beachtowns.

Mitten Brewing Co.
Mitten Brewing Co.
Saugatuck / Douglas
Pigeon Hill Brewery
Pigeon Hill Brewery
Muskegon
Fox Barn Winery
Fox Barn Winery
Silver Lake Sand Dunes / Hart
Channel Wine Bar
Channel Wine Bar
South Haven
Odd Side Ales
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven
New Holland Brewing
New Holland Brewing
Holland
Makers Trail
Makers Trail
St. Joseph

Upcoming
Events

Take a look at the exciting events happening in Michigan Beachtowns.

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Our guide to Michigan Beachtowns makes it easy to plan your trip and find exactly what you’re looking for along the West Michigan shoreline.

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Whether it’s in the summer playing in the water, in the fall taking in the crisp air, or in the winter watching ice slowly move along the lake, our beaches are always a magical place.⁣