Local Area Attractions Near Muskegon KOA
Popular Attractions in Muskegon, Michigan
Muskegon, Michigan, is a great place to spend your vacation. With Muskegon’s attractions ranging from amusement parks to museums and bars, there is something for everyone to enjoy — and it is all just around the corner when you stay at Muskegon KOA Journey. Reserve a site today for easy access to everything the area has to offer. Some local-favorite attractions we recommend visiting are Michigan’s Adventure, Muskegon State Park, and the Muskegon Museum of Art.
Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park
If you are looking for things to do in Muskegon, Michigan, the state's largest amusement park is ready to welcome your family. The park is located in the heart of Muskegon County and includes over 60 rides, with roller coasters, water slides and fun for the entire family. In the amusement park, climb to 125 feet on Shivering Timbers, the longest and fastest Michigan roller coaster. For something a bit tamer, ride the Frog Hopper or the carousel. If you want to cool down, visit Michigan Adventure's water park, WildWater Adventure. Enter the Funnel of Fear on a tube or coast around the lazy river and soak up the sun. Bring your little kiddos to Half-Pint Paradise to enjoy seven kid-sized slides and a splash pad full of fun sea creatures.
4759 Whitehall Road
Muskegon, MI 49445
Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center
Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center, part of P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, features spectacular dunes and 2.5 miles of Lake Michigan beach. A state park permit is required. At the visitor center, you can view exhibits and learn about the history of the area's dunes. You can also explore a wooded back dune area or take the dune climb stairway to the top of the sandy peaks. From an observation deck at the top, you can view the expansive dunes.
6585 Lake Harbor Road
Norton Shores, MI 49441
Hackley and Hume Historic Sites
The Hackley and Hume Historic Sites are one of the best places to see in Muskegon, Michigan. These homes built in the late 1800s boast Tiffany-type stained glass windows, ceramic tiles and a carriage house. Homes are open for winter tours beginning Thanksgiving weekend. The beautiful and unique Victorian architecture was designed by David S. Hopkins. The homes have since been restored to their original condition, and you can tour the houses to view their beauty. Purchase tickets at the City Barn, located at 484 West Webster Avenue.
430 West Clay Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440
Muskegon Museum of Art
We recommend visiting the Muskegon Museum of Art when you're unsure of what to do in Muskegon, Michigan. This highly respected art museum offers free admission on Thursdays and the second Saturday of the month. On other days, children 17 and under are free. The museum includes a full schedule of special exhibits that often rotate, so there is always something new to see. You can also visit the museum gift shop. The museum collection includes John Steuart Curry, Francoise Gilot, Mary Cassat and Edward Hopper. The artwork on display has works in many mediums, from paintings and photography to sculpture. At the museum gift shop, you can find various unique items created by local artists.
296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440