To-Do's
1.

Go to a Museum

The Tri-Cities Historical Museum

Looking to catch up on some history? You way want to stop by the Tri-Cities Historical Museum! Located right in the heart of Downtown Grand Haven, this museum is a direct 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, to the fur trade, and 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.

Visit tri-citiesmuseum.org for more information!

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 way 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 part 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.

Visit coopersvillehistoricalmuseum.com for more information

Coopersville Historical Museum - Coopersville, Michigan

2.

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 art, this shop has it all. They have paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, and much more! The gallery also holds great events and fundraisers. Come check out this fabulous shop!

For more information, check out c2cgallery.com 

C2C Gallery - Grand Haven, Michigan

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 to 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 experience is one you will truly enjoy. The Artisan can also cater your events!

For more information, visit artisanofgrandhaven.com

Artisan of Grand Haven - Grand Haven, Michigan

3.

Go Shopping

MACkite

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

Check out our video featuring MACkite!

Visit mackite.com

Mac Kites - Grand Haven, Michigan

 

Visit our shopping page at visitgrandhaven.com to discover all of the great shops that Grand Haven has to offer!

 

4.

Entertainment

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.  The theater has 9 screens all equipped with stadium seating.

Check out their website at goodrichqualitytheaters.com

Grand Haven 9 - Grand Haven, Michigan

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 attractions that Grand Haven has to offer. Sit back and relax as your driver/tour guide/comedian takes you around town. There are 5 stops that the trolley makes and you can get on or off at any of them. Believe it or not, the trolley is still great in the rain! Watch through the drop down covers that protect you as you venture around the city.

For more information, check out our page at Visit Grand Haven or the trolley website at harbortransit.org

Harbor Trolley, Grand Haven, Michigan

5.

Stay Active

Spring Lake Fitness and  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, it’s a great way to stay fit and have fun. Day passes are only $10 or $30 for groups of 3 to 5, and allows you access to any of the facilities!

Check out their website for more information at slcfac.com

Spring Lake Fitness and Aquatics Center - Spring Lake, Michigan

 

The Tri-Cites YMCA

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

Check out tcfymca.org for more information!

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