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)
How to get there

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Grand Haven?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 306 holiday lettings around Grand Haven. From 146 houses to 98 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Grand Haven?

Roll straight out of bed and walk to the major tourist sights. Or simply get caught up in the exciting energy of the city! Spend your next escape living like a local just steps from all the action, with a city centre holiday rental. HomeAway has 90 centrally located holiday properties available. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our selection here includes:

  • 67 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 63 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 57 beach-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Grand Haven?

Instead of staying in a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just rent an entire house. You'll be a part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 128 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £72 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 63 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £96 per night.
  • Cottage: 52 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Apartment: 23 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £114 per night.

Can I stay in Grand Haven in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable escape is hanging out with friends and relatives in a totally new place. If you'll be travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help you. Condo holiday rentals are the preferred choice for large groups of visitors, with 28 featured here. The rental property options that can cater to large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 70 rental accommodation just right for that size. Stay a night from just £90.
  • Keen to find a place for 8 guests? We have 69 that will work well. You can get one for as little as £127 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 33 rental accommodation that match your requirements. Prices start from £145 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can bring your aunt, your brother and all your mates to Grand Haven.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Grand Haven?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with your relatives and friends. With plenty of economical holiday rentals, you're sure to nab a fabulous den to suit everyone's tastes. Allendale has bargain written all over it. And with 2 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £78 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Holland Historic District is another great option. HomeAway has 5 and the average price is around £118 per night.