7 Adventures to Try in West Michigan

7 Adventures to Try in West Michigan

West Michigan has a lot to offer when it comes to adventure. I’m sharing 7 adventures that you will want to add to your list to try during your next visit.

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Why snowshoeing is not my favorite but it’s good for me

Why snowshoeing is not my favorite but it's good for me

This winter has been unseasonably warm so attempting to try snowshoeing has been hit and miss all season. I’ve been able to try snowshoeing a few times this winter when we have gotten snow.

Our family’s first time trying was at local Winterfest event.  We tried the types of snowshoes resembled wooden tennis rackets like you see pictures of  Eskimos using.

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Driving a Dog Sled

 

Driving a dog sled

Dog sledding has been on my bucket list for awhile.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would get to drive a dog sled.  I was so excited when we met Terry and he invited us to his home to try driving a dog sled.  We met him while he was giving demos for family Winterfest event at an outdoor nature preserve.

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If you Ain’t Dutch You Ain’t Much- A Visit to Nelis’ Dutch Village

Nelis' Dutch Village

That’s a phase I’ve heard more than once living in an area that is highly populated by Dutch people.  So we decided to learn about all things Dutch in Holland, Michigan with a visit to the Nelis’ Dutch Village.  I got a great deal from groupon and had an extra one for my friends to use when they came in town.  I had driven by the Dutch theme park several times and was a little curious what attractions you could really offer at a mini cultural theme park.

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