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!
Lake Michigan sparkles with deep jewel-toned hues along a horizon that seems to go on for miles.
Photo credit: @charislogia
Fish on! Experience fishing unlike any other just off the shore of Grand Haven.
Photo credit: @chandlerwebster99
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
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
There’s nothing better than anchoring your boat in the Grand River and enjoying the beauty of summer in Grand Haven.
Photo credit: @tensafefrogs
The iconic anchor overlooking “Coast Guard City, USA.” Home of the famous Grand Haven Musical Fountain!
Photo credit: @jkbaragar
You might be trying to forget this past winter, but Grand Haven is beautiful anytime of the year!
Photo credit: @zachattack0520