12 Unique Winter Things to Do in West Michigan

If you’re looking for the best winter things to do in West Michigan this year, we have 12 unique activities that you can’t miss.

Western Michigan has some of the most stunning winter sights in the country. In places like Muskegon, you will find places to take in snow-covered vistas, icy forests, and peaceful farmland.

Take in the Sights

Visit a Winter Market in Holland

The winter market in Holland is one of the best places to get your hands on local goods even when the ground is covered in snow! You might be surprised by the selection of greenhouse produce and other goods.

Go Snowshoeing in the Woods

Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids serves as an outdoor events plaza during the warm months. But when the temperature drops, it gets converted to an ice skating rink.

Try downhill skiing, snowboarding, or cross-country skiing at at Cannonsburg.

If you have ever watched the luge team at the Winter Olympics in awe, you will need to make the trip to visit Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park.

Try an Olympic Sport

Wahmhoff Farms Nursery opens the day after Thanksgiving.  Visitors are welcome to come pick a Christmas tree. During their visit, they will also have the chance to take a wagon ride and enjoy some hot, fresh popcorn.

It’s not just the western part of the state that comes to life during the winter months. There are many things to do throughout Michigan when the temperature starts to drop!