Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Southwest Michigan

Enjoy the live music and other features of Southwest Michigan. This city's baseball games, lake and casino gaming draw many visitors. Gerald R. Ford Museum, Public Museum of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Children's Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Southwest Michigan

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Southwest Michigan a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • John Ball Zoo (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
  • Diamond Springs Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Dumont Lake Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Winding Creek Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Outdoor Discovery Center of Wildlife Unlimited (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Van Raalte Farm (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Southwest Michigan

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Southwest Michigan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
  • Dumont Lake Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Outdoor Discovery Center of Wildlife Unlimited (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Windmill Island (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • DeGraaf Nature Center (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Kollen Park / Heinz Waterfront Walkway (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Southwest Michigan

Fly into Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.), the closest airport, located 25.4 mi (40.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Kalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.), which is 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Holland Station, Grand Rapids Station and Bangor Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Southwest Michigan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,666 holiday rentals near Southwest Michigan. From 2,304 Houses to 647 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Southwest Michigan is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southwest Michigan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Southwest Michigan. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New Buffalo Township: 953 holiday rentals
  • Grand Haven: 313 holiday rentals
  • Dowagiac: 88 holiday rentals
  • Saugatuck: 705 holiday rentals
  • South Haven: 942 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Southwest Michigan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Southwest Michigan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Southwest Michigan with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Grand Haven: 313 holiday homes
  • Dowagiac: 88 holiday homes
  • Saugatuck: 705 holiday homes
  • South Haven: 942 holiday homes
  • Muskegon: 216 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Southwest Michigan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Southwest Michigan are:

  • La Porte, IN (LPO-La Porte Municipal): 803 holiday houses
  • Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR): 82 holiday houses
  • Niles, MI (NLE-Jerry Tyler Memorial): 547 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Southwest Michigan?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Southwest Michigan. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gun Lake Casino: 80 holiday rentals
  • Kalamazoo College: 73 holiday rentals
  • Fremont Lake Park: 75 holiday rentals
  • Beery Field: 1,269 holiday rentals
  • Pokagon State Park: 63 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southwest Michigan listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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