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5 Reasons to move to West Michigan

Posted by Luke Bouman on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 8:12pm.

A Large Opportunity Found in a Small Place

Has the place you call home become lukewarm? Are you looking for a spontaneous adventure that may change your life forever? Consider moving to West Michigan. This area is an alluring venue that holds many benefits for you and your family. From the tremendous amount of job opportunities to the stunning beaches of Lake Michigan, your freedom is set by your own imagination. There are 5 things that make this place so captivating which include the great location, affordable housing, beautiful beaches, vast job opportunities and limitless activities that are for all interests.

Living along the lakeshore is a great place to set as your permanent destination. If you are looking for a small tight-knit community then Holland is the place for you. Even though it’s a small city, you have immense opportunities that are beneficial to starting a great life. Some of these opportunities include a thriving market with a low cost of living, possibilities of outdoor and recreational activities, and lots more. With great benefits also comes incredible food. Never go hungry with the over 120 flavorful restaurants that you will never forget. Along with the food being a good deal, the affordable housing is a deal you don’t want to miss out on.

Holland is a great spot to set as your forever home. Whether you enjoy the view of open fields out in the country or you crave the luxurious life of living on the lakeshore,  your options here are endless. Along with the fantastic benefits, the housing is affordable and fit to your best interest. It’s also important to know that when you are searching for your new home it’s cheaper to buy than it is to rent. The average sale price of a house in Holland depending on location is around $180,000. If you’re still not convince Holland is the place for you, wait until you hear about the beautiful beaches along the coast of West Michigan.

Living along the coast of Lake Michigan can have many advantages. There are 8 easy access parks along the lakeshore that are close and convenient for you at any time. One of the most popular beaches, Holland State Park,  includes two large campgrounds, picnic tables, fire pits and a grill, beach volleyball courts, and a beach house. It’s also a popular spot for fishing with views of sailboats, sunsets and the Big Red lighthouse. Summer isn’t the only time you are able to enjoy the great lake, but winter also offers recreational activities you can enjoy as well. Some of these activities include cross country skiing and snowshoeing  through the dunes. Visiting the lake in the winter will give you a real adventure and you will see it like you’ve never seen it before. Along with these things, there are plenty of other activities that you can experience when living in Holland.

The fourth thing that makes Holland so alluring are the activities that take place. Tulip Time, the number one attraction in the city, will give you the ultimate dutch experience. In the span of 8 days, you will get to experience the Volksparade, Kinderparade and the Muziekparade. There is also a market place in the center of Downtown Holland where you get to opportunity to try dutch food, purchase merchandise, and demonstrations while the kinderplaats provides kids with a park full of activities. As you take in the experience around the town you won’t want to miss out on the chance to watch the traditional wooden shoe dancing, visit the arts and crafts show, quilt show, carnival rides, concerts, theatrical shows, fireworks, trolley tours, and a whole lot more. There are also many more events that take place around town such as art prize and other promotional events. Along with all of the things you may experience year round,  you may also enjoy the bountiful job opportunities that are waiting for you.

Are you in search for a great place to start a business, then Holland is the place for you. It may be small but it offers many large opportunities for you to grow.  In 2017,  Holland was voted to be the best small city to start a business in America. If you don’t want to start your own business, there are plenty of other jobs that will fit your satisfaction.  

If you are passionate about freshwater beaches, affordable housing, great job opportunities, activities for all interests and a great location then Holland is the place for you. It is rated as the second happiest and healthiest place to live in America by Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. So, if you’re up for the adventure, consider Holland as your next destination.

 

 

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