Every community has its own vocabulary -- the names and places that make it feel like home. Here's an insider's look at the history, culture, and special character of a place called West Michigan. By the time you're done reading, you should be able to find us on The Mitten, name some of our beautiful beaches and local celebrities, describe the function of the Fish Ladder, and identify why dentists have a special place in their hearts for Grand Rapids. For extra credit: what world-famous architect designed our downtown amphitheatre?
West Michigan has 3 scenic lighthouses that date back to the mid-to-late 1800s:
Holland, Grand Haven and Muskegon. Along the entire Lower Peninsula, there are 29 lighthouses, each historically significant and architecturally unique.
Download a brochure of all 57 Reasons to Love West Michigan (pdf). This information has been provided by The Right Place.