Ready to get outdoors this summer? We've got you covered. We're ready to help you plan and welcome you to Muskegon, Michigan!
Let's start by finding your adventure. Whether you are bringing the whole family, having a couple's weekend away, reuniting with friends, or enjoying some peaceful alone time, this Lake Michigan beach-town has so many choices.
So, what is your adventure? Will you be soaring through the skies via zip-line or rollercoaster? Will you be boarding a World War II submarine, perusing the museums and discovering mid-century architecture? Or, will you be relaxing on the beach, wading in the water, and listening to live music with the breeze floating off the lake. It's your adventures, so you get to choose! Let's take a closer look at some of the great options Muskegon County, Michigan offers.
Michigan's Adventure is Michigan's largest amusement and water park, featuring over 60 rides and attractions including our world-class wooden roller coaster, Shivering Timbers. Experience seven roller coasters, three wave pools, tube slides, body slides, thrill rides, and kiddie rides.
Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages come to the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex in Muskegon State Park for its two publicly accessible luge tracks; an 850-foot ice track in the winter and a fiberglass track for summer. The complex has now added a mega dual zip-line and and continues to add more year round programming.
The Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum opened in 1987 when the USS Silversides arrived at its new home in Muskegon, Michigan. In 2008, the museum expanded with the construction of the 16,000 square-foot Robert G. Morin Facility. This new museum includes a wide range of exhibits and displays focusing on the USS Silversides, World War II, the Pearl Harbor attack, submarines, the Cold War, marine technology, and Great Lakes shipping. The museum also features a 72-seat theater currently featuring a documentary about U.S. involvement in World War II and the role of U.S. Navy Submarine Service.
Immerse your group in the excitement of the 1900’s Lumber Boom by visiting our two Queen Anne homes of lumber baron Charles Hackley and Thomas Hume. The Hackley & Hume homes wrap you in a unique living space, bringing late 19th century craftsmanship to life. In the Hackley House you will experience an exquisite example of Victorian architecture and late nineteenth century interior decorative arts.
You don't have to travel to the east coast to find white sand beaches, Muskegon, Michigan has 26 miles of them! From state parks with protected dunes, to the beautiful light house views of Pere Marquette, our miles of white sand beaches and beautiful Lake Michigan views are sure to relax you.
Burning Foot Beer Fest, Michigan Irish Music Fest, Unity Christian Music Festival and the Great Lakes Surf Festival are just a few of the many events hosted in Muskegon throughout the summer. Live music, good food, and summer drinks are plentiful and water views are almost guaranteed.