Each town has its own vibe and unique attractions, but all boast pristine miles of sugar-sand beaches and spectacular sunsets along Lake Michigan.

Michigan is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. From St. Joseph in the south of Michigan to Silver Lake to the north, every beachtown on Lake Michigan will bring you idyllic views and days of sun-soaked fun. The towering sand dunes bordering the lakeshore make West Michigan beaches truly unique, giving many beaches extraordinary lookout points and exceptional photo spots. If you are looking for an idyllic location to lay down your towel and umbrella, and enjoy a sunny day at the beach, you can find a serene spot at any Lake Michigan beachtown. If you’re looking for a combination of relaxation and excitement, you can find charter fishing, hiking, biking, windsurfing, and many more fun activities all along the shoreline. From the soft, sugar sand beaches rolling along the edge of Lake Michigan to the emerald-green, forested parklands, to the majestic sand dunes, West Michigan beachtowns are picture-perfect and truly one-of-a-kind. 

MI Beachtowns Motorized Leisure Map

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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.