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Michigan Princess Riverboat, Lansing

Your West Michigan experience can be crafted into the trip of your dreams. Whether your thing is wine tasting at a sprawling vineyard or salmon fishing on Lake Michigan, a heart pounding rodeo or the beauty of ballet, you'll find it here and so much more.

To make planning your next West Michigan vacation a breeze, we've divided our favorite destinations into easy to use experiences. Want to try your hand at a zip line? Go to Adventure Sports. Is your idea of a good time relaxing with your four legged friend on the beach? Pet Friendly is for you.

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Adventure Sports

It's no surprise that West Michigan's varied landscape offers an adventure-packed line up, from fast-paced rivers, power-packed waves, and towering dunes.

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Arts & Culture

West Michigan's thriving art communities have a long tradition of honoring, creating, and pushing the boundaries on all forms of art. A prestigious art school

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Culinary Travel

One of life’s most earnest rituals is taking a break from the fast moving world to enjoy decadent dinners and spirits. West Michigan takes your culinary dalliance

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West Michigan Kids

Race down the sand dunes in an ORV, get up close and personal while feeding a giraffe, attend "Moo School," travel back in time for the "Great Train

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Girlfriends Getaways

Gather your girlfriends and escape the demands of every day life as you immerse yourself in West Michigan's perfect gals-only getaways. Wrap yourself in luxury

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Look deeply into the pages of West Michigan’s history to experience the turn of the century furniture industry, the precarious jobs of both sailors and lighthouse

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Ah, mancations. The art of hanging with the guys has reached its zenith. While kicking back at the ballgame, dare your buddies to stomach a four-pound, gut-busting

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West Michigan knows that the day doesn't end when the sun sets. A lively night scene serves up after-hours fun including glittering casinos, designer cocktails,

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Outdoor Recreation

West Michigan is a theoretical amusement park full of outdoor adventures during every season. Sixteen feet of Lake Effect snowfall per year is not an inconvenience;

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Pet Friendly

Nothing brings joy to the heart of dog owners like the sight of their beloved pooch merrily running towards them, ears flopping, tongue hanging, tail wagging, full

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Farm to Table

Farm to Table in West Michigan Have you ever gone to a restaurant expecting a delicious meal, only to be disappointed by meat that was clearly frozen and has

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Snow Reports

Come play in the Midwest's best snow! Whether you're looking to snowboard, ski, tube, luge, skate, fish or toboggan, no place puts out the white winter carpet

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Get Outside This Winter

When the temperature drops this time each year, there's more than one way to keep warm in West Michigan. You could wrap up in a blanket & sit by the

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