Winter Wonders: Our Top Ten Instagram Posts of 2024

Each season a community of talented photographers captures the winter beauty Muskegon County. View the Top Ten Winter Instagrams of 2024 to see the scenery through their lens. Don't forget to share your adventures and captures with us by using the hashtag #visitmuskegon. Wonders at Duck Lake…

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March into Muskegon for a Wee Bit o' Irish Fun!

March is around the corner, and we love how Muskegon goes all Irish all month long! There are more varied events for all tastes and ages than you can shake a shillelagh at! “County Muskegon” is teeming with Irish and Celtic themed culture, activities, music and fun. Everyone Loves a Parade Since…

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Muskegon: The Birthplace of Snowboarding

Did you know Muskegon, Michigan is the birthplace of the snowboard? Originally called the “Snurfer” it was invented in 1965 by Sherm Poppen and manufactured by Brunswick - both right here in Muskegon! History of the Snurfer and Snowboard On Christmas Day in 1965, Muskegon resident Sherm Poppen took…

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Birding in Muskegon County

Birding and birdwatching are big! And this Lake Michigan Beach-town is a natural destination. Cover Photo and all images courtesy of Tom Espo. Click on images to see more of his work on Instagram. The popularity of birding is soaring. In 2011 there were approximately 46,700 birdwatchers or…

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Muskegon County: Hot Spot for Ice and Winter Fishing

With so many frozen lakes, rivers and ponds, Muskegon County is a hot spot for ice and winter fishing. Photo Courtesy of Kevin Lukens Muskegon County offers some of the finest freshwater fishing in the world. There are more than 27 miles of Lake Michigan waterfront, 57 inland lakes and 400 miles of…

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5 Unique Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

It’s a scientific fact! Experiences bring more joy than material "things". This holiday season, present a loved one with a gift to remember. One where they make warm memories. Here are 5 unique gift-giving ideas. Each is a cinch to buy and fun to give. An Adventure Filled Summer (and Fall!) Gift a…

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Top Ten Autumn Instagrams of 2023

Muskegon County is not only blessed with beautiful scenery, but also with talented photographers. And fall is one of our favorite photo seasons. Below are our Top Ten Instagram posts for the Fall of 2023. 1. Make a Weekend Getaway to Muskegon @missangelsue on Instagram 2. Tales are Waiting to…

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