Living in West Michigan
CHCWM is comprised of five main facilities located in Grand Rapids, Holland and Muskegon. All three of these cities are within easy driving distance of Lake Michigan and feature vibrant neighborhoods, delicious restaurants and fun activities for the whole family.
About West Michigan
West Michigan has no shortage of trails and dunes. Whether you’re an experienced or beginning hiker, West Michigan is the perfect place to get your outdoor fix.
Explore the City
West Michigan cities like Grand Rapids are home to tasty eats, new art, and fun attractions and museums. Also, make sure to save room for our famous breweries.
Enjoy the Beach
Beach living in Michigan? It’s true! Both Holland and Muskegon boast picturesque beaches. Take a dip or soak up the sun on West Michigan’s sandy shoreline.
Living in Grand Rapids
Looking for both a small-town atmosphere and the benefits of big city living? Grand Rapids is home to a thriving, cultural downtown area and charming suburban communities. Art has exploded in this town, both with the Grand Rapids Museum of Art and its city-wide Art Prize festival. Grand Rapids is also home to dozens of museums, picturesque gardens, and lots of good eats. Learn more about Grand Rapids here.
Living in Holland
The shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa make up the city of Holland. Known for its Dutch tradition, Holland boasts its annual Tulip Time Festival, complete with windmills, fair food and wooden shoes. Its award-winning downtown area is full of trendy restaurants, and kindergarten-aged to university students call this city home. Learn more about Holland here.
Living in Muskegon
Nicknamed the “Riviera of the Midwest,” Muskegon was originally a hotspot for fur and lumber trade. Now, it’s blossomed into a family-friendly community, complete with sandy beaches, scenic parks and even an amusement park, Michigan’s Adventure. Its hiking trails and camping sites are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, and you’ll find tasty eats along Muskegon’s up-and-coming Shoreline Drive. Learn more about Muskegon here.