Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Grand Haven

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Grand Haven. Well-liked for its beaches, sledding and lake, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Grand Haven

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Grand Haven a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grand Haven State Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Pigeon Creek Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Muskegon State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Coopersville & Marne Railway (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Muskegon Winter Sports Complex (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Crestview Golf Club (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Grand Haven

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 79°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Haven

Travelers love Grand Haven for its pristine beaches and panoramic lake views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Grand Haven. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grand Haven State Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Grand Haven Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Pigeon Creek Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Pere Marquette Park Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Muskegon State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Veldheer Tulip Gardens (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Grand Haven

The nearest airport is in Muskegon, MI (MKG-Muskegon County), located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.), which is 37.5 mi (60.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Grand Haven?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 284 house rentals around Grand Haven. From 130 Houses to 53 Cabins, 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 Grand Haven is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Grand Haven?

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 Grand Haven:

  • Ottawa Beach: 100 vacation rentals
  • Beachwood-Bluffton: 22 vacation rentals
  • Waukazoo Woods: 31 vacation rentals
  • Allendale Charter Township: 38 vacation rentals
  • Bluffton: 22 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 Grand Haven?

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

  • Grand Haven Beach: 212 home rentals
  • Grand Haven State Park: 455 home rentals
  • Mulligan's Hollow Ski Bowl: 450 home rentals
  • Tri-Cities Historical Museum: 423 home rentals
  • Pere Marquette Park Beach: 384 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Haven listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Grand Haven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 130 Houses in Grand Haven. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grand Haven include:

  • Cabins: 53 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 53 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 89 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grand Haven?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation homes with pool available in Grand Haven.

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