Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Allendale

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Allendale. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, restaurants and camping. John Ball Zoo and Gerald R. Ford Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Allendale

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Allendale a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • John Ball Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • The Meadows (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Coopersville & Marne Railway (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Crestview Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Pigeon Creek Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Millennium Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Allendale

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Allendale is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Pigeon Creek Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Blandford Nature Center (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Millennium Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Veldheer Tulip Gardens (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Frog Hollow Playground (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Allendale

Fly into Muskegon, MI (MKG-Muskegon County), the closest airport, located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.), which is 21.6 mi (34.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Allendale?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 41 house rentals around Allendale. From 15 condo and apartment rentals to 5 cottage rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Allendale is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Allendale?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Allendale:

  • Ottawa Beach: 98 vacation rentals
  • Waukazoo Woods: 27 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 30 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 20 vacation rentals
  • Heartside: 31 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Allendale?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Allendale. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grand Valley State University: 391 home rentals
  • The Meadows: 435 home rentals
  • Grand Haven Beach: 213 home rentals
  • Rockford: 136 home rentals
  • Mt. Pisgah Dune Boardwalk: 760 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Allendale listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Allendale?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 15 Condos/Apartments in Allendale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Allendale include:

  • Cottages: 5 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 5 lodging choices
  • Houses: 19 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Allendale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 37 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Allendale.