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Things to Do in Holland, Michigan

Crown Pointe Apartments are conveniently located in southern Holland. The Holland, MI area is full of delicious dining and great dining opportunities for residents of all ages. We are proud to say that our apartment homes provide residents with a prime location central to all that Holland has to offer. Our pet-friendly community also features beautiful, lush landscaping, ample parking, and generous living space in our oversized apartments. We invite you to come to tour our community and see why Crown Pointe is a great place to call home! 


Holland State Park is the perfect place to spend a day in nature. The beach at Holland State Park is a local favorite for swimming and sunbathing. The sugar sand beaches are located on the shores of both Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa. You can also start a day on the water from Holland State Park. The park has a boat launch on-site with concessions, modern bathrooms, and more.  

In addition to the beaches and boat launch, the State Park features two campgrounds (one wooded and one beachside), fishing, a playground, and more. Whether you are looking to escape a long day in nature or enjoy a weekend getaway, Holland State Park is the place to be! Visit the park today and see why it is one of Michigan’s most visited state parks! 

2215 Ottawa Beach Rd Holland, MI 49424

Located on the edge of Downtown Holland, the spectacular Windmill Island Gardens is anchored by “De Zwaan,” a 250-year-old working Dutch Windmill soaring to a height of 125 feet. The 36-acre site features more than 100,000 tulips in a spectacular array of colors, a wide variety of other lush fauna, as well as dikes, canals, and much more. 

The Gardens also house a wide array of other features to make your trip memorable. Take a ride on an antique Dutch carousel, buy freshly milled flour from the Molenwinkel shop, or enjoy a picnic with your family. Don’t gift shop to pick up your very own pair of wooden clogs to commemorate your visit! Learn more about Windmill Island Garden today on their website! 

1 Lincoln Ave Holland, MI 49424

The Nelis family immigrated to Holland, Michigan from Beverwijk, Netherlands in 1910. Nelis’ Dutch Village was born in 1922. It was first used as a vegetable farm, growing produce that was sold in Chicago. Since then, they have developed a tourism hotspot that prides itself on displaying Dutch culture. Nelis’ Dutch Village in northeast Holland spans more than 40 acres and features more than 30 Dutch-themed structures.  

Charming shops offer Dutch cheese, chocolate, pastries, fudge, coffee, and much more. You can also head to the Hungry Dutchman Café or the Hungry Dutchman pub to try Dutch delicacies! The Village has events and attractions for all ages to enjoy. Take a look at their website today to plan your trip and to see what events are coming up.  

12350 James St Holland, MI 49423

Featuring an incredible selection of fresh, locally grown produce, Holland Farmer’s Market is a unique Western Michigan treasure. The market is located in the northwest portion of downtown Holland. In addition to traditional fruits and vegetables, vendors at the market offer a variety of baked and dry goods, herbs, grains, eggs, meats, flowers, décor, and much more. 

The market also offers a variety of ready-to-eat food and drinks, all crafted from the farm-fresh ingredients sold at the market. A series of weekly demonstrations from local chefs educates patrons on how to prepare seasonal produce, and various festivals, kid’s programs, and other community events are held at the market throughout the year! 

150 W 8th St Holland, MI 49423

Housed in the former post office, adjacent to Centennial Park, the Holland Museum features a collection of artifacts and exhibitions dedicated to the preservation of Holland’s rich history. The museum also operates the impeccably restored and preserved Isaac Cappon House and the Settlers House museums located just a few blocks west. 

The museum contains permanent exhibits on Holland’s transition from settlement to a city, as well as a rotating cast of interesting traveling exhibits and more than six centuries of Dutch artwork and artifacts. On the lower level, the Archies and Research Library features a collection of photographs, documents, and books related to the area’s history. 

31 W 10th St Holland, MI 49423




Best Dutch Cuisine

With two locations in Holland, DeBoer Bakkerij serves authentic, fresh-baked Dutch-style pastries, bread, donuts, and desserts. The DeBoer family immigrated to the United States in 1956 and have passed down baking Dutch traditions ever since. The bakery is currently managed and run by a fourth-generation baker from the DeBoer family and his sons. You don’t want to miss out on these delicious pastries! 


Best Breakfast

Centrally located off Washington Avenue, The Biscuit has been delighting Holland diners since 2008. The diner prepares breakfast and lunch options using natural, unprocessed ingredients. The menu at The Biscuit is a perfect combination of homey family recipes and upscale global cuisine.  The Biscuit also offers locally roasted coffee and espresso options. Take a look at their menu today! 


Best Steakhouse

Serving western Michigan since 1997, Crazy Horse Steak House in northwest Holland, has been voted Holland’s best restaurant for 15-plus years, and counting! Crazy Horse prides itself on being “locally loved and world-renowned.” Their award-winning menu features wraps, sandwiches, steaks, seafood, and much more.  


Best Diner

The Windmill Restaurant in Downtown Holland has been a local favorite for delicious, no-frills diner fare served in generous portions for more than five decades. The Windmill has perfected classic diner staples and classic diner hospitality. With both breakfast and lunch served all day, the 'Mill makes a perfect choice whether you're just starting your day or capping off a long night! 


Best Pizza

Crust 54 brings Chicago-style deep-dish pizza to Holland. The local favorite has two locations, Downtown and on South Washington, Crust 54. Enjoy pizza made from fresh dough, delicious sauce, and the finest cheeses. At Crust 54, you can enjoy deep-dish pies, deep-dish slices, stone-fired thin-crust pizzas, and more. Crust 54 also delivers and offers a bake-at-home pizza kit so you can enjoy their pies at home! The restaurant has vegan and gluten-free options as well. 

Holland, MI, 49423
(616) 494-2000