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Holland State Park Beach

Holland, MI
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Holland
Type: Beaches
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Detroit, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This is one of those wow beaches of Michigan. Loved the light house and the pier. We walked all the way out to the end. Great views, boats and just a very nice place to sit back and watch the water, the channel, and the sky. Just pur Michigan.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

A wonderful place for swimming and camping and watching boats and watching sunsets. Or just stopping in to walk the pier or read on the beach.

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Canton, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Well we drove out here to look at the "much photographed" and popular lighthouse called Big Red. We were a little underwhelmed by the lighthouse. We have seen much nicer ones and do not understand the fascination in this one. The beach was nice, very large with large facilities

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Indianapolis, IN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The beach is a nice, deep beach, pretty large, but crowded. There are nice facilities there and food is available. We wanted to see the Big Red Lighthouse up close. You cannot reach the lighthouse from the public beach. To reach the lighthouse, we had to drive in on South Shore Drive. Eventually, we ended up at a guard house... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

What's not to like? The sand was lovely and the lake is beautiful. Wish the restrooms had been open.

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Coal City, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

loved the lake. The lake was mesmerizing. We went twice because the first day was rainy and cold. The second time it was great

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Fairborn
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41 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Our visit was mid-week so the parking area and beach were not crowded. There was no wind so the sand wasn’t blowing either over the very wide beach. Had a great view of the light house, called Big Red, and the lake.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is gorgeous and scenic and well maintained. There is nothing around the park as far as any restaurants or shops. There is a huge beach area with white sand. The water was ice cold but there were people swimming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We were here in Sept. The weather was not perfect but the views were. Holland State Park Beach has a big beach area with a cafe. Plenty of parking. A lovely spot to watch the sun set over beautiful Lake Michigan. Big Red is across the inlet and on private property but the view from this side was great. I... More

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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Can't go to Holland without at least one trip to the beach -- rain or shine. Have a non-resident sticker to allow for frequent trips -- was very reasonable.

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