The Holland Convention and Visitors Bureau lists a wide variety of attractions in and around Holland, Michigan. The following is a sample of those attractions. For more information, please visit the Holland Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://www.holland.org.
DeKlomp Wooden Shoe and Delft Factory is the only blue and white delftware factory in the United States. Talk with the artists as they mold, hand-paint and glaze delftware in the old world tradition. Watch wooden shoe carving on machines that were imported from the Netherlands.
Dutch Village. A bit of old Holland...Take a step back in time to the Netherlands of the 1800's as you explore over 10 acres of authentic Dutch architecture, canals, and spectacular gardens! At the entrance to the park, the 25 bell carillon from Royal Eijsbouts will greet you. (http://www.dutchvillage.com)
Windmill Island. A palette of color awaits you as you wind along the entrance to Holland's treasured island. DeZwaan windmill welcomes throngs of tourists who want a closer look at the only authentic Dutch windmill operating in the United States. (http://www.windmillisland.org)
Cappon House Museum & Settler’s House. The story of Holland continues in the Victorian home of Isaac Cappon, Holland's first mayor. Enter the 19th century world of a Dutch immigrant who became a wealthy, influential community leader and father of 16 children! It's all still here...the furnishings, personal belongings, and echoes of the daily life of the Isaac Cappon family. (http://www.hollandmuseum.org)
Holland Museum. The best way to get acquainted with Holland, Michigan is to take a crash course in its fascinating history. (http://www.hollandmuseum.org)
Beaches. Your first glimpse of Lake Michigan is something you'll never forget. This tremendous freshwater ocean stretches as far as the eye can see and is an endless water wonderland for all types of water sports. Beautiful to behold in any season, her endless shore is bounded by white sandy beaches and towering sand dunes. Play in the waves or the sand or just watch the sun set at Tunnel Park, Holland State Park or the Dunes State Park.
Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Center. A great atmosphere for year-round family fun. Our large indoor game room facility is popular rain or shine. The miniature golf course is outstanding in design and beauty and the go-carts bring out the kid in everyone! We also have batting cages, kiddie carts, bumper boats, and food service. (http://www.craigscruisers.com)
Degraaf Nature Center. Take a walk on the wild side at DeGraaf Nature Center. You don't need to drive out of town to get in touch with nature. If you have 20 minutes or 2 hours, you will enjoy exploring the woodland, shrub, marsh and pond trails of this 18 acre preserve located within the city limits of Holland, Michigan. (http://www.degraaf.org)
The Lost City. Step into The Lost City, an indoor high-tech entertainment center, and discover the latest in high-tech fun! With over 14,000 square feet of space, groups from 5 to 150 are welcome. (http://www.the-lostcity.com)
Holland State Park. Holland State Park offers an expansive, sandy beach along Lake Michigan, two large campgrounds, and a beautiful view of "Big Red", sailboats and sunsets.
Holland Water Sports. Holland's only source for water sports! Sea-Doo Rentals: Cool down this summer while racing through the waves of Lake Macatawa and feel the ultimate exhilaration of a Sea-Doo. Para-Sailing: Para-sail over Holland's scenic waterfront. We'll take you to new limits in the world's newest, safest way to para-sail. Power Boat Rental: Don't waste your summer wishing you were out on the water. Treat your family to an exciting day of breathtaking views as you tour Lake Michigan's scenic waterfront! Sailboat rentals also available for experienced sailboaters.
Fenn Valley Vineyards. Visit Fenn Valley Vineyards,
family owned and operated since 1973, where you can enjoy complimentary
samples of premium wines that have earned more than 200 awards. (http://www.fennvalley.com)
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