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Holland

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Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated near the eastern shore of Lake Michigan on Lake Macatawa, which is fed by the Macatawa River (formerly known locally as the Black River).The city spans the Ottawa/Allegan county line, with 9.08sqmi in Ottawa and the remaining 8.13sqmi in Allegan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,051, with an Urbanized Area population of 113,164, Holland, MI Urbanized Area as of 2015, ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates:Holland is the largest city in Ottawa County, and as of 2013 part of the Grand Rapids-Wyoming-Muskegon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Holland was founded by Dutch Americans, and is in an area that has a large percentage of citizens of Dutch American heritage. It is home to Hope College and Western Theological Seminary, institutions of the Reformed Church in America.HistoryOttawa County was originally populated by Ottawa Indians. In 1846, Reverend Alex Tomasik established the Old Wing Mission as an outreach to the native population.
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Popular things to do in Holland

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Holland State Park Beach ©
Beach
Holland State Park Beach
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Park
Windmill Island Gardens
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nelis' Dutch Village ©
Theme Park
Nelis' Dutch Village
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
Saugatuck Dunes State Park ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Holland

Oval Beach ©
Beach
Oval Beach Saugatuck
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Gilmore Car Museum Hickory Corners
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Ludington State Park ©
State Park
Ludington State Park Ludington
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Lake Michigan ©
Water Body
Lake Michigan Illinois
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Holland

Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Outdoor Discovery Center ©
Wildlife Area
Outdoor Discovery Center
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kollen Park & Heinz Waterfront Walkway
Park
Kollen Park & Heinz Waterfront Walkway
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Holland

Tunnel Park
Park
Tunnel Park
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market ©
Farmers Market
Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Holland Community Aquatic Center ©
Water Park
Holland Community Aquatic Center
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Laketown Beach
Beach
Laketown Beach
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Holland

Veldheer Tulip Garden ©
Garden
Veldheer Tulip Garden
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Centennial Park ©
Park
Centennial Park
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Sanctuary Woods ©
Park
Sanctuary Woods
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Holland

De Graaf Nature Center ©
Wildlife Area
De Graaf Nature Center
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Places to visit with Holland

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