Whether you’re from the area or were lucky enough to have visited, Grand Haven is the kind of place that stays with you forever. With it’s historic downtown district and unforgettable beach town vibe, there’s a little something for everyone. It’s natural beauty shines through along the sandy dunes and Lake Michigan shoreline, and the diverse shopping, dining, and entertainment offers an experience you’ll never forget. Here are 10 Instagram photos that capture the spirit of Grand Haven and will make you fall in love all over again!

Instagram Lake Michigan Beach

Lake Michigan sparkles with deep jewel-toned hues along a horizon that seems to go on for miles.
Photo credit: @charislogia


Instagram Lake Michigan Fishing

Fish on! Experience fishing unlike any other just off the shore of Grand Haven.
Photo credit: @chandlerwebster99


Instagram Pronto Pups

A hot dog lightly dipped in wheat batter, deep-fried to perfection, and delicately brushed with your choice of ketchup or mustard… need we say more? Pronto Pup has been serving their famous “hot dogs on a stick” on the Grand Haven waterfront since 1947.
Photo credit: @eliholt



The Grand Haven Pier offers the best seat in the house to catch a Lake Michigan sunset!
Photo credit: @hannahowens75



Or you can head to the beach to see the storm clouds roll in over the lake.
Photo credit: @jonathansnider



Yep, this is real life.
Photo credit: @katieverm15


Instagram Coast Guard Festival

The Coast Guard Festival is a long-running tradition in Grand Haven that honors the men and women of the United States Coast Guard each year. Take a ride on the ferris wheel downtown to see all of the festivities going on in “Coast Guard City, USA!”
Photo credit: @photographe_midwest


Instagram Grand Haven Channel

There’s nothing better than anchoring your boat in the Grand River and enjoying the beauty of summer in Grand Haven.
Photo credit: @tensafefrogs


Instagram Coast Guard City USA

The iconic anchor overlooking “Coast Guard City, USA.” Home of the famous Grand Haven Musical Fountain!
Photo credit: @jkbaragar


Instagram Grand Haven Winter Sunset

You might be trying to forget this past winter, but Grand Haven is beautiful anytime of the year!
Photo credit: @zachattack0520