Life in West Michigan

Vibrant downtowns or inspiring outdoors?

We have both.

Our Downtowns

West Michigan’s communities big and small are investing in their downtowns. With these investments come new and exciting restaurants, family entertainment and shopping hubs for tourists and residents alike.

Arts & Culture

West Michigan is known for its wide variety of entertainment. Whether you’re looking for live music, art galleries, community theatre, outdoor venues, big name performers or historic sites, there’s something for everyone.

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Breweries, Restaurants & Nightlife

Many of the top restaurants and distilleries in the state reside in West Michigan. No matter if you’re looking for a new, modern take or more classic flavors, West Michigan offers diversity across the board.

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Attractions

Only in West Michigan are you within driving distance of over 130 lighthouses, historical landmarks, the Great Lakes and wine tasting tours. Whether your family loves roller coasters or museums, West Michigan has you covered.

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Michigan Downtowns

West Michigan’s communities big and small are investing in their downtowns. With these investments come new and exciting restaurants, family entertainment and shopping hubs for tourists and residents alike.

Hello from West Michigan

Hello West Michigan promotes West Michigan as a place where business thrives and people want to live and work. Through their members and collaborations with other regional organizations, Hello West Michigan helps new residents find their fit in West Michigan.

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44.7%

Housing Affordability

36,000

miles of rivers and streams in Michigan

80

breweries throughout West Michigan

Global Connections

West Michigan has a global impact and is home to over 130 international businesses. We currently feature a diverse selection of businesses from all over the world including China, France, Germany, Israel and Italy.

Get in Touch

Contact county representatives to learn more about locations and benefits.