Experience Dutch Culture During Your Stay in Holland
Those with interest in Dutch culture or colorful gardens—particularly tulip gardens—will have no problem finding things to do in Holland, MI. For your tulip-viewing pleasure, the Country Inn & Suites is located near the city’s delightful downtown, Veldheer Tulip Garden and Windmill Island. You can also shop for local produce at the Eighth Street Farmers Market, or escape to Lake Michigan and explore the touristy town of Saugatuck, about a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
Tours and Museums
- DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory (2.3 miles)
Visit the only place in North America that produces Delftware, Dutch pottery recognized by its elegant, hand-painted designs and famously known for taking about a week to create. You can also purchase Dutch pastries and wooden shoes at the store.
Phone: +1 (616) 399-1900
- Holland Museum (3.2 miles)
This museum features galleries of impressive Dutch artwork and tells the story of how Holland, MI has flourished from its humble Dutch roots.
Phone: +1 (616) 392-9084
- Nelis' Dutch Village (0.1 mile)
Delve into Dutch culture at this picturesque village. You can learn to Klompen dance, watch a wooden shoe-carving demonstration or walk a goat or sheep.
Phone: +1 (616) 396-1475
- Outdoor Discovery Center (7 miles)
Experience Michigan’s captivating outdoors at this 120-acre landscape. Hike the trails, shoot a bow and arrow, go fishing or ride a horse, all while basking in peaceful views of the river and lake.
Phone: +1 (616) 393-9453
- Saugatuck, MI (13.8 miles)
On the coast of Lake Michigan, this charming town offers a great day-trip experience with chartered boat rides, shopping excursions, sand dune adventures and horseback riding.
Phone: +1 (269) 857-1701
- Tulip Time Festival
Each May, Holland grows even more vibrant with Dutch dance performances, parades, trolley tours and oh-so-many tulips.
Phone: +1 (616) 396-4221
- Veldheer Tulip Garden (2.3 miles)
A colorful and fragrant attraction, this garden showcases Holland’s beloved tulips long after the festival commences. You can also see lilies, crocuses, peonies and perennials.
Phone: +1 (616) 399-1900
- Windmill Island Gardens (4.4 miles)
Scale the United States’ only authentic, operating Dutch windmill and view 35 acres of flower gardens that stretch across this cherished island.
Phone: +1 (616) 355-1030
- Eighth Street Farmers Market (3 miles)
At this destination, you can pick up some local produce, fruit, cheeses and more produced by local and regional farmers in Holland. The market, featuring more than 70 vendors, also hosts a number of special events.
Phone: +1 (616) 355-1138
- Holland Town Center (0.1 mile)
Look for the bright red roof and colorful storefronts that house a variety of retailers at this popular marketplace.
Phone: +1 (616) 610-1500
- The Shops at Westshore (0.7 miles)
This open-air shopping mall offers a plethora of stores, including JCPenney, Dunham's Sports and Younkers.
Phone: +1 (616) 393-0116
- Wooden Shoe Antique Mall (1.8 miles)
It’s easy to browse for hours at this destination that offers a vast collection of items, from Civil War relics to costume jewelry.
Phone: +1 (616) 396-0353