West Michigan Area
Things To Do

Let's see--we have boating, fishing, swimming, golfing--and what else? There's such a variety of things to keep you entertained while you're in West Michigan! Tour Historic White Pine Village, enjoy a thrilling dune ride,take the family out for a game of mini-golf, bowling, or catch a concert. You can't leave the area without visiting one of the spectacular lighthouses of the region, and just catching the sunset over Lake Michigan is worth the trip. View the S.S. Badger carferry as it sails into or out of Ludington, or hop on board yourself for the four-hour trip across the big lake. Boredom is never a problem here in West Michigan!

Check out the Festivals & Events page for a perpetual calendar of monthly events, the Calendar of Events page for dates and times, and the Family Friendly Events page for fun things to do for families and kids!

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Hamlin Lake Boat Rentals
Dale & Gail's Music & Art Gallery LLC
27 S. State St., Hart, MI 49420, (231) 301-8089
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Fast Trax
8424 Hazel Rd., Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-7617
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Lewis Farms & Petting Zoo
4180 W. M20, New Era, MI 49446, (231) 861-5730
A full day of fun awaits at Lewis Farms & Petting Zoo where we grow Fruit, Fun, & Memories on West Michigan’s lakeshore! SHOP the market for fresh produce and homemade goodies, EXPLORE over 46+ activities for all ages, and MEET over 75+ unique animals including camels and kangaroos!
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Mac Wood's
629 N. 18th Ave., Silver Lake, MI 49436, (231) 873-2817
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Baldwin Canoe Rental
Parrot's Landing
8110 W. Hazel Rd., Mears (Silver Lake), MI 49436, (231) 873-8400
Enjoy Silver Lake and the sand dunes at Parrot's Landing. Our recreational rentals provide thrills on sand or water. Rent or take a guided tour in a 4-door Jeep Wrangler. Ski boats with tow tubes and jet skis are also available for rent by the half day or full day.
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Pentwater River Outfitters
Pentwater Outfitters
22 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-2999
Cruise the village of Pentwater with a bicycle rental, or take out a stand up paddleboard, kayak, or canoe, and explore the waterways surrounding the village of Pentwater. Half, whole day and weekly rentals as well as lessons, livery and delivery services are available. A great paddle experience for all levels of experience!
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The Old Baldy Food & Fun
11 N. Hancock, Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-8121
In an iconic location just three blocks from the beach, Old Baldy Food & Fun is an oasis of ice cream, BBQ, and family entertainment. Enjoy mini-golf and a video game arcade featuring retro favorites, with a taste of Virtual Reality coming in July. Like us on Facebook.



For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:


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Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.





Cruise across Lake Michigan on the S.S. Badger carferry and explore Wisconsin.


Eastern Wisconsin Things to Do -- There are a variety of activities in Eastern Wisconsin. Visit an amusement park, take a train or trolley tour, go kayaking, go for a cruise, visit a lighthouse, check out a garden, visit Lambeau Field, home to the Green Bay Packers, and much more.