Experience Dutch Culture During Your Stay in Holland
From museums to shopping, you can find a variety of fun things to do in Holland, MI during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites. Located just off Route 31, our hotel offers easy access to some of the country’s best tulip viewing and fascinating museums on the area’s Dutch influence. Stroll through the city’s delightful downtown, visit the Veldheer Tulip Garden or make your way to Windmill Island Gardens to feel like you’re on a European vacation. You can also shop for local produce at the Eighth Street Farmers Market or escape to Lake Michigan and explore the 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 for its elegant, hand-painted designs. 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 started from humble roots and has grown into a thriving tourist destination.
Phone: +1 (616) 392-9084
- Tulip Time
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 ends. You can also see lilies, crocuses, peonies and perennials.
Phone: +1 (616) 399-1900
- 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 goats and sheep.
Phone: +1 (616) 396-1475
- 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
- Outdoor Discovery Center (7 miles)
Experience Michigan’s captivating outdoors at this 120-acre landscape. Hike the trails, practice your archery skills, go fishing, or ride a horse, all while basking in peaceful views of the river and the lake.
Phone: +1 (616) 393-9453
- Hope College (2.7 miles)
A picturesque 125-acre campus makes this private, Christian liberal arts college well worth a visit. Wear orange and blue as you cheer on the Flying Dutch sports teams.
Phone: +1 (616) 395-7000
- Saugatuck, MI (13.8 miles)
Located 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
- Holland Town Center (0.1 mile)
Browse the colorful storefronts of 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 features 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 antique mall, known for its vast collection of items that range from Civil War relics to costume jewelry.
Phone: +1 (616) 396-0353
- Eighth Street Farmers Market (3 miles)
At this destination, you can pick up fresh produce, fruit, cheeses and more, all of it sourced from local and regional farmers in Holland. Featuring more than 70 vendors, the market also hosts a number of special events.
Phone: +1 (616) 355-1138