Area Attractions

Unique area attractions, points of interest & free activities in the Holland, Michigan area.
Click here to view a digital visitors guide from the Holland Area Visitors Bureau!

Graafschap Heritage Center
An authentic presentation and display of the historic greater Holland, MI colony established in 1847 including a real log church, genealogy collection and local points of interest. Group tours by appointment.

Holland Area Arts Council
The Holland Area Arts Council hosts multiple events showcasing local, national, and international work of professional and student artists.

Holland Museum & Dutch Galleries
Open the doors to one of the best collections of Dutch Masters in the country, including Rembrandt’s “Seated Beggar” at the Holland Museum. The collection houses the history of America’s Holland — from the settlement of Van Raalte’s pioneers, through the devastating fire of 1871.

Cappon House & Settlers House
Walk into life as we used to know it. Witness the life of the early settlers of 1867 in the restored home of an immigrant family. A few doors down visit the stately home of Holland’s first mayor — Isaac Cappon.

Zeeland Historical Society
A museum is located at The Dekker Huis which was built in 1876 by Dirk Dekker, one of Zeeland's prominent early residents and businessmen.
Educational tours and visits can be made for the New Groningen Schoolhouse that dates back to 1881 when it served as a rural school for children in the Zeeland/Holland area.

Nelis’ Dutch Village Family Theme Park  & Wooden Shoe Factory
Step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago, complete with authentic Dutch architecture, flowering gardens, canals and windmills. The history and culture of the Dutch come to life as our associates, dressed in native costumes including wooden shoes, demonstrate the crafts and life in those olden days. The kids will have a blast sliding down the giant wooden shoe, feeding farm animals, riding the Dutch Swing ride or the “Petal Pumper Carts.”

Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens & DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory
Find acres of beautiful blooms each May at Holland’s only Tulip Farm. With over 4 million tulips, it’s a great opportunity to see fields of beautiful flowers. At the Wooden Shoe and Delft Factory, you can talk with the artists as they hand carve your very own wooden shoes or hand paint blue and white delftware.

Windmill Island Gardens
A beautiful oasis on the edge of downtown Holland featuring 36 acres of manicured gardens, over 150,000 tulips, dikes, canals, walking paths. The centerpiece is an authentic, working Dutch windmill, “De Zwaan”. There is also an Antique Children’s Carousel, Amsterdam street organ, and “Story of DeZwaan” movie offering additional cultural history.