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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities of the Northside of Holland, Michigan

The north side of Holland has a beautiful residential neighborhoods and cottages along Lake Michigan. You will see the natural beauty of lakeside beauty here. It is also close to the beaches and the downtown. There are many large chain stores and Dutch attractions along Us-31.

Dutch Village

Welkom to Dutch Village! Dutch Village is a paid venue filled with Dutch architecture, gardens, delftware and wooden shoes.The park is like a step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago on a day when the festival came to town. Complete with old Dutch craft demonstrations along with many rides for the kids. There is also a windmill, a Frisian farmhouse, Dutch swing, antique carousel and a ferris wheel to enjoy. See website for prices.

www.dutchvillage.com

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland is an organization dedicated to helping children and teens grow into their full potential. This done by supporting youths through academic success, good citizenship and by living a healthy lifestyle.
www.bgch.org/

Shopping along US-31

Not only does Holland have a great downtown with small boutiques, it has a large selection of larger chain stores along US-31. You should be able to find most anything from lumber to clothing to grocery shopping.

Holland State Park

The Holland State Park is located on Lake Michigan at the northern side of Lake Macatawa. It sits along side of the channel that connects the 2 lakes. You can spend your time enjoying the boats that pass through the channel, walking the pier, or just enjoying our sugar sand beaches. There are also 2 camp grounds for you to enjoy and extended stay.
www.holland.org/listings/Holland-State-Park

Holland's "Big Red" Light House

Big Red, Holland's famed lighthouse, draws many visitors to take her beloved photo. She majestically protects and guides boats into the Holland Harbor from Lake Michigan.

http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=188

Holland Princess - Dunton Park

Holland has many public parks to enjoy. Dunton Park is home to the Holland Princess. She is a Victorian river paddleboat that takes passengers out on a 2 hour dinner cruise on Lake Macatawa. One can also book her for private parties.
Call for reservations: (616) 393-7799.

hollandprincess.homestead.com/hollandprincesshomepage.html

Captain Sundae

Captain Sundae has 3 shops in the greater Holland-Zeeland area. It is home to the famous Tommy Turtle sundae that has homemade fudge sauce and carmelized pecans. President George Bush ate one here! Come and see his picture posted!

deBoer Bakery

deBoer Bakkerij (Bakery) is a community favorite Dutch Bakery and restaurant located on Ottawa Beach Road. They make fresh baked goods daily and cook a great breakfast or lunch meal for you. Come and experience a taste of the Old Country!

www.deboerbakery.com

Oak Grove Campground

Oak Grove Campground and Resort is close to Holland State Park and Holland's attractions. They have a pool, free WI-FI, Petting zoo and small cottages for rent as well.

www.oakgroveresort.com

Veldheer Tulip Gardens

Veldheer Gardens and gift shop is the place to order your beautiful Dutch tulip blooms. They have rows and rows of tulips to enjoy and to pick your favorite variety in the spring. You can also get demonstrations on making wooden shoes and watch delftware being painted. Tour buses flock here every May for Tulip Time.

www.veldheer.com/

Raynetta Praest

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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities of the Northside of Holland, Michigan