Best Breakfast Restaurants in West Michigan

Sizzling bacon, syrupy waffles, and some scrambled eggs, who doesn’t love a good breakfast? Breakfast is arguably one of my favorite foods to order at a restaurant. Why? I’m not 100% sure. Maybe it’s the atmosphere, or that the most popular time I go out to eat is after church on Sunday, and it just…

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Why You Should Live in Grand Haven, Michigan

West Michigan is filled with so many amazing towns and cities, that it’s hard to highlight them all! From the big city feel to the smaller feel of some coastal towns, we’re highlighting some of our favorite areas and why you would want to live there! As someone who lived in Grand Haven for over…

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Our Guide to Grand Haven’s Coast Guard Festival

The Coast Guard Festival has been a tradition in Grand Haven since 1924, making it one of the oldest and largest celebrations of its kind in the country. It is an annual event to honor and celebrate the United States Coast Guard and its personnel. The festival usually takes place during the full week between…

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5 Events for July Fun in West Michigan!

July is here and summer is well underway! In West Michigan, that means more festivals, outdoor events, and activities that only happen in July! Check out what we think are the 5 events you can’t miss! Berlin Fair: July 3-8. Fair season has begun! Arguably one of the largest and most famous fairs in West…

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Fall in Love With West Michigan-3 Fun Activities to do this Fall

Just because it’s cooling down and getting darker earlier doesn’t mean there is still fun to have outside. Fall in Michigan is one of the prettiest seasons in our opinion, and we love the cooler weather for enjoying the outdoors. Here are a few of our staple fall activities to explore West Michigan. Visit an…

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Things to do in Spring Around Grand Rapids

Spring is here and as Michigan awakens from her winter hibernation, the urge to get outside and be more active takes hold. There are so many great things that happen during the spring in the Grand Rapids area. From festivals to butterflies to sports, West Michigan comes alive in spring! Below are some of our…

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Best Christmas Lights in West Michigan

Updated for 2023~We love going around and seeing how everyone decorates their home during this time of year! Check out our compilation of some of our favorite Christmas light shows! If you have a favorite spot make sure to share it with us! LMCU Ballpark-One of the most popular locations to see a big light…

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Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival starts today!!

From tribute bands to cardboard boat races to the craft fair, there is something for everyone at the Coast Guard Festival! Held in the beautiful beach town of Grand Haven also named Coast Guard City, USA.  This festival runs from July 28th to August 6th, come down to celebrate and honor those who have served.…

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Sunset Kayaking Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is known for its beautiful sunsets! What better way to enjoy them but from your kayak! Pick a calm day and semi clear skies and launch your kayak a couple hours before sunset. Find a public beach along Lake Michigan and walk your kayak to the shore. Getting past the first few waves…

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Best Fall Color Tours in Michigan

It’s officially fall and the weather in West Michigan is cooling quickly. The trees will soon be lighting up with glowing oranges, reds, and yellows. The time is right to start planning a weekend drive to check out the fall colors! While you can just hop in your car and drive until the tank is…

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