Local Area Info

The Grand Haven area is a perfect family fun getaway as well as an amazing romantic retreat for two. This prized jewel is positioned right on Lake Michigan and truly has something to offer to everyone.


The Grand Haven beach was recognized as one of the top five beaches in the United States by Family Fun Magazine and Good Morning America – Travel Mom in 2005. When you arrive, you will see why visitors have decided to make this their annual vacation destination year after year.


You can enjoy the trolley, a historic downtown shopping district, art galleries, charter fishing, the world's largest musical fountain and a 2 ½ mile boardwalk that takes you from downtown to Lake Michigan and the sandy beach.


Pack your camera as some of the most fantastic sunsets happen in Grand Haven behind the silhouette of the lighthouse and pier.


The Grand Haven area offers a wide variety of lodging options from family friendly hotels, affordable motels, romantic bed and breakfasts to fantastic vacation home rentals and rustic cabins.

If you need help planning your accommodations, call the Grand Haven Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Make the most of your triathlon and escape to this special resort community with loads of harbor town charm and personality.