Michigan April 01, 2016
Where This Awesome Michigan Road Trip Will Take You Is Unforgettable
Southwest Michigan has this perfect route – known as the West Michigan Pike – that is a seemingly never-ending tour of quaint beach towns, striking natural beauty, and vast lakeside views.
To help you along, we thought we’d come up with a few suggestions for your idyllic weekend getaway, with a little GPS to go along with our guide. You can check out the full map
Have a look.
1. Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Here you'll find some 2,000 acres of sweeping sand dunes that border the shores of Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
2. Little Sable Point Lighthouse
While you're in the area, check out Little Sable Point Lighthouse, the tallest brick lighthouse on the lake.
On to Muskegon...
... Where you'll find Michigan Adventure Park, the largest amusement park in the state.
4. Grand Haven
5. ...Where you'll enjoy a nice stroll on the 2.5 Mile Boardwalk.
6. And you can marvel at the World's Largest Musical Fountain.
...Home of the picturesque Windmill Island Gardens.
...And the Downtown Street Performance Series during the summer.
...Where you can tour the Kalamazoo River on the Saugatuck Historic Chain Ferry.
9. South Haven
...Where you can be pampered at the Last Resort Bed and Breakfast.
10. And finally off to St. Joseph.
...Where you can sample the many wineries that make up the Southwest Michigan Wine Trail.
Looking forward to your summer time fun by the beach yet? We know we are!