Go to a Museum

The Tri-Cities Historical Museum

Looking to catch up on some history? You way want to stop on by to the Tri-Cities Historical Museum! Located right in the heart of Downtown Grand Haven this museum has been a directly line to the past, showcasing local, state, and global artifacts. The building has three floors stocked full of interesting treasures. The Akeley first floor is a chronological tour of the area with exhibits ranging from Native Americans, fur trade, to the industrial era. The mezzanine floor features two gallery spaces that hold temporary exhibits. Exhibits on this floor in the past have included global arts from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The upper floor

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Tri-Cites Museum - Grand Haven, Michigan

Coopersville Museum

Opened in 1980, the Coopersville Historical Museum has worked to preserve the area’s history for both visitors and local residents. This museum is a great to find a variety of awesome exhibits. When visiting you will find a replica of a sawmill and other displays featuring life back in the day! The museum also has a wooden passenger train that was once apart of the area’s interurban trail line. A Del Shannon tribute with memorabilia is also on display! The Coopersville Historical Museum is a great place to spend the day.

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Coopersville Historical Museum - Coopersville, Michigan


Enjoy the Arts


C2C Gallery

This art shop, located right in the heart of downtown, has an amazing selection of pieces. Whether you are shopping or just enjoying the masterpieces, this shop has it all. They have paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, and much more! They gallery also holds great events and fundraisers. Come check out this fabulous shop!

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Artisan of Grand Haven

Looking to become a master chef? Well, this is a great place to start! The Artisan of Grand Haven is a great place to learn how make delicious dishes. If you don’t feel like cooking you can enjoy a great, personalized meal made right in front of you. The interactive and intimate experience is one you will truly enjoy. The Artisan can also cater your events!

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Go Shopping

Mac Kites

Opened in 1991, this awesome shop has always been a great place to shop! The store has everything from kites and toys, to shoes and clothing. Once you step inside its hard to leave! The staff are friendly and are always available to answer any questions you may have. The store also boasts a whole wall dedicated to souvenirs made by local, Michigan artists!

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Santo Stefano del Lago

A piece of Italy has found its way to Grand Haven. This specialty food store has a great selection of authentic Italian products! Their selection includes imported pastas, wines, and desserts as well as Italian pottery and gift baskets. Santo Stefano del Lago is a great place to buy that special someone a gift or treat yourself to some fabulous treats!

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Grand Haven 9

With all of the great movies coming out lately, what better time to go catch a flick than a rainy day! Grand Haven 9 is the place to be when it comes to cinematic adventures. They are committed to providing guests with a great movie, friendly service, and comfortable, clean surroundings. Β The theater has 9 screes all equipped for stadium seating.

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The Harbor Trolley

You can’t beat this Grand Haven classic! For less than $2 you can take the trolley around to see all of the must-see attractions in the city. Sit back and relax as your driver/tour guide/comedian takes you around town. Their are 5 stops the trolley makes, you can get on or off at either of them Believe it or not, the trolley is still great in the rain! See through coverings drop down to protect you as you travel around the city.

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Harbor Trolley, Grand Haven, Michigan


Stay Active

Spring Lake Fitness and Β Aquatic Center

In case the rain wasn’t enough to fill the need to enjoy water, the Spring Lake Aquatic Center can certainly do it! Complete with a waterside, lap pool, full workout capabilities, and indoor courts, its a great way to stay fit and have fun. Day passes start are only $10 and with it you gain access to all that the Aquatic Center has to offer!

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The Tri-Cites YMCA

Another great place to stay in shape while the weather isn’t cooperating is the Tri-Cites YMCA. This YMCA has all of the great accommodations and features you would expect. They have great classes for all ages including family classes. They also have indoor courts, workout facilities, and an indoor pool. The YMCA’s commitment to social responsibility and a healthy Grand Haven make it a great place to spend the day!

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