Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Grand Haven

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Grand Haven. Revered for its beaches, sledging and lake, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Grand Haven

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Grand Haven a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grand Haven State Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Pigeon Creek Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Muskegon State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Coopersville & Marne Railway (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Muskegon Winter Sports Complex (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Crestview Golf Club (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Grand Haven

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Haven

Travellers love Grand Haven for its pristine beaches and panoramic lake views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Grand Haven. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grand Haven State Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Grand Haven Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Pigeon Creek Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Pere Marquette Park Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Muskegon State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Veldheer Tulip Gardens (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)

Transport to and around Grand Haven

The nearest airport is in Muskegon, MI (MKG-Muskegon County), located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.), which is 37.5 mi (60.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Grand Haven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 287 holiday lettings near Grand Haven. From 130 Houses to 58 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grand Haven is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Grand Haven?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Grand Haven:

  • Beachwood-Bluffton: 29 holiday homes
  • Waukazoo Woods: 56 holiday homes
  • Lakeside: 19 holiday homes
  • Bluffton: 29 holiday homes
  • Ottawa Beach: 102 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Grand Haven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 130 Houses in Grand Haven. Our other popular types of Grand Haven holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 58 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grand Haven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Grand Haven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.