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Laketown Beach: Holland Michigan’s Serene Beach

Laketown Beach in Holland Michigan is a hidden gem of west Michigan. Smaller than most public beaches along this stretch of Lake Michigan, this Michigan beach offers some unforgettable views.
If you’re looking to explore some of Michigan’s best-kept secret beaches, you’ll want to add Laketown Beach to your bucket list.

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Train Rides in Michigan: 12 Best Scenic Train Trips)

Have you taken any train rides in Michigan lately?

With all the picturesque places across Michigan, it’s hard to plan out just how you’re going to see all the natural beauty in the state.

You could drive, but the views from the highway are often obstructed and less immersive than you might have hoped for.

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2022 Holland Tulip Festival (MAP): Ultimate Guide to Michigan Tulip Time

In Holland Michigan, Spring means one thing: it’s Tulip Time. In this west Michigan city of the wooden shoe, Dutch Village and Dutch windmill, this annual flower festival celebrating the area’s rich connection to the Netherlands is a highlight of the year. Charming 8th street, the brick-paved lane that cuts through downtown Holland, takes on a festive air as Tulip Time nears.

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May Michigan Event Calendar (2022): BEST Things to Do in May in Michigan

In May, Michigan officially welcomes spring with open arms. A swath of green covers the state as trees bloom in full. Farm markets pop up again and offer local foods for fair prices and locals get out to explore a nature preserve or find other fun events in Michigan. 

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BEST Michigan Beach Towns (2022): Your Ultimate Guide to FUN

We ALL agree that Michigan beaches are amazing…but have you heard about our Michigan Beach Towns?

We’re talking about those spots just beyond the sparkling water and sandy beaches where you’ll find food, fun and memories…and if you’re lucky perhaps a glass of wine or craft beer and something fun to take home with you.

The very best beachtowns combine a little bit of everything: proximity to sparkling sand and surf; a walkable downtown area with plenty of fun shops and boutiques to browse and pick up a trinket or two; comfortable benches and/or a park to rest a bit; and some good restaurants or cafes to sample the local food.

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Michigan Wildflowers: 14 Native Michigan Flowers to Know

Michigan is full of diverse and beautiful flora and fauna species and among the flora, the state’s wildflowers stand out as particularly special.

The sheer variety of Michigan’s wildflower populations is worthy of awe, but when out hiking, it’s hard to know just what flowers you’re encountering.

It becomes easy to overlook really special and perhaps even rare wildflowers if it’s not something you already have expertise in. Not to worry, though, since you can learn about, identify, and appreciate the wildflower species of Michigan without committing to understanding the complexities of botanical science in order to do so.

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