Summer Time in West Michigan
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Summer Time in West Michigan

Recreational activities to fill your summer time with.

Summer Time in West Michigan
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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:

3. Grand Haven Coast Guard

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is full of food, games, beach days, and fireworks.

4. Fairs

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!

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