Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Southwest Michigan

Enjoy the live music and other features of Southwest Michigan. This city's baseball games, lake and casino gaming draw many visitors. Gerald R. Ford Museum, Public Museum of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Children's Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Southwest Michigan

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Southwest Michigan a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • John Ball Zoo (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
  • Diamond Springs Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Dumont Lake Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Winding Creek Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Outdoor Discovery Center of Wildlife Unlimited (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Van Raalte Farm (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Southwest Michigan

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Southwest Michigan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
  • Dumont Lake Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Outdoor Discovery Center of Wildlife Unlimited (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Windmill Island (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • DeGraaf Nature Center (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Kollen Park / Heinz Waterfront Walkway (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Southwest Michigan

Fly into Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.), the closest airport, located 25.4 mi (40.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Kalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.), which is 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Holland Station, Grand Rapids Station and Bangor Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Southwest Michigan?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,601 holiday lettings around Southwest Michigan. From 621 cabins to 621 cottages, 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southwest Michigan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Southwest Michigan. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • South Haven: 911 holiday homes
  • Lake Michigan: 11,432 holiday homes
  • Paw Paw Lake: 26 holiday homes
  • Saugatuck: 678 holiday homes
  • Buchanan: 946 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Southwest Michigan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Southwest Michigan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Southwest Michigan with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • South Haven: 911 holiday lettings
  • Saugatuck: 678 holiday lettings
  • Buchanan: 946 holiday lettings
  • Coldwater: 84 holiday lettings
  • Stanton: 18 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Southwest Michigan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Southwest Michigan are:

  • Michigan City Municipal Airport (MGC): 886 self catering accommodations
  • Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR): 131 self catering accommodations
  • La Porte, IN (LPO-La Porte Municipal): 757 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Southwest Michigan? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Southwest Michigan. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Muskegon Museum of Art: 403 holiday rentals
  • Bella Vista Golf Course: 102 holiday rentals
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: 491 holiday rentals
  • Rockford: 143 holiday rentals
  • Gillespie Conference & Special Events Center: 420 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southwest Michigan listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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