Ever get sick of people complaining about how bored they are during the summer? Here is a list of things to do in West Michigan during the summer.
1. Go to the beaches.
West Michigan is packed with great beaches and the sand in Michigan is better than any sand other places. It feels light and soft and other beaches are rocky or rough sand.
2. Farmer’s market
Check out all the farmer’s markets here: http://www.westmichiganfarmmarkets.org/
3. Grand Haven Coast Guard
Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is full of food, games, beach days, and fireworks.
During the summer, there are various fairs going on everywhere you go. Check them out here.
5. Flea markets
What is more fun than checking out all the interesting knick-knacks?
6. Swing dancing
Grand Rapids holds the world record for most people swing dancing.
7. Getty Drive-in
One of the few drive in movie theaters left and drive in movies are great.
8. Michigan’s Adventures
If you love roller coasters and making great memories, this is for you.
9. Music in the parks
Grand Rapids has a lot of different music concerts going on and there are several other concerts available.
10. Movies on the beach or in the park
Muskegon puts on movies on the beach, Grand Rapids does movies in the park.
11. Go to Brush Studios and paint a picture
Have you ever been interested in painting like a true artist? Go into Brush Studios and learn how!
12. Yoga Sundays
On Sunday’s during the summer, rootdown in muskegon does donation based yoga classes on a boat.
13. Art museums/activities
Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Saugatuck Center for Art, Kalamazoo Institute for the Arts, etc.
14. Zoo trips
John Ball Zoo, Binder Park Zoo, and the Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park are all great options!
15. Vintage Street Market
This is held the second Sunday of each month until September.
Regardless of how you like to spend your summers, there is something for everyone in West Michigan. Get out and explore neighboring communities with your summer!