Located on the coast of Lake Michigan, Holland, Michigan is a great vacation spot for both outdoor and indoor activities. The popular Holland State Park has a beachfront area and is a great spot for biking, camping, and hiking. While in Holland you can also visit larger Michigan cities, such as Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Kalamazoo, which are all within a three hour drive.
Things to Do in Holland
For an outdoor adventure, explore Holland State Park. In Holland State Park you can have a picnic, play volleyball, and go camping. Part of the park also includes a beach on Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan. To learn more about Holland’s history, you can see exhibits, such as the Dutch Galleries, at the Holland Museum. For dinner, you can eat outside by the water at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant. Check out the Crazy Horse Steak House-Saloon if you’re looking for a unique, Southwestern themed steakhouse. Another popular spot is the Beachwood Inn & Coyote Café, which has cabin style décor.
Day Trips Near Holland
Take a day trip to Detroit, Ann Arbor, or Kalamazoo, Michigan. Detroit is about a two and a half hour drive from Holland. In Detroit you can see the exhibits at the Detroit Institute of Arts, walk around Belle Isle, or take a tour of the Ford Rouge Factory. You can also take a day trip to Ann Arbor, Michigan, which is a two hour and 15 minute drive from Holland. Take the kids to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, which has 250 exhibits and four floors. You can also walk through the beautiful Nichols Arboretum or the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. After exploring Detroit and Ann Arbor, consider a closer day trip to Kalamazoo, which is only about an hour drive from Holland. Visit an aviation museum called Air Zoo, see vintage cars at the Gilmore Car Museum, or go biking down the Kal-Haven Trail, which is 33.5 miles long.
Stay in a cozy cottage with a hot tub and fire pit that’s just minutes from the beach or stay in a large apartment that sleeps eight and has an indoor pool and fishing dock. Holland also has a lot of two and three star hotels that you can choose from. Best Western Plus Holland Inn & Suites is a three star hotel with a gym and indoor pool. Days Inn Holland has an outdoor pool and a free continental breakfast. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Holland vacation rental today!
Transportation in Holland
The MAX Macatawa Area Express is a public bus system that runs through Holland and surrounding towns. The bus runs along a fixed hourly route. Fares are extremely cheap since children under five are free, ages five through 17 are $0.50, and adults are only $1. If you intend to take day trips while staying in Holland, there are several large car rental agencies in the area, including Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Avis Car Rental.
Vacation Rentals in Holland
Looking for a vacation rental in Holland? Tripping.com has 200 vacation rental homes available in Holland. You'll find 0 studios, 62 1-bedroom, 31 2-bedroom and 107 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from €53 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Holland is €239 while the average price of a weekly rental is €25. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Holland home is €25.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 39 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Holland. In addition to accommodating pets, Holland rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 165 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 167 have TV and/or cable and 62 have a pool or hot tub.
Search properties from 6 vacation rental sites in Holland where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, HRS Holidays, and Booking.com. There are 140 HomeAway rentals, 26 HRS Holidays short term rentals and 15 Booking.com vacation rentals.