Water Adventures

Dive into awesome water fun in West Michigan. Cruise the Great Lakes on a kayak, sail across the waves, and discover cool aquatic spots for unforgettable adventures. Get ready to make a splash.

With the breathtaking backdrop of our stunning Great Lakes, West Michigan offers an abundance of outdoor adventures. Whether you're an avid kayaker, a sailing enthusiast, or simply seeking solace in the scenic beauty, our shores promise endless excitement.


With miles of pristine shoreline, sweeping sand dunes, and thriving beach towns, you’ll be hard pressed to leave once you arrive at one of West Michigan’s many beaches.


West Michigan boasts not only hundreds of miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, but also countless inland lakes ready for you explore as you leave the land behind.

Paddle Sports

Get ready to hit the water with these paddle sport resources. They’ll help you plan a route, find the perfect kayak or SUP, and discover the secrets of West Michigan only accessible by personal watercraft.

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