"People will do absolutely anything for youth. If they can risk horrible infections with face-lifts, and worse things from liposuction, then they can accept the risk of a little plastic."- These are the words of notable author and sculptor Brian D'Amato who was born in Holland.
Introduction to Holland
The biggest city of Ottawa county, Holland is located in the west of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Set on lake Macatawa, the coastal city spans across the county line of Ottawa & Allegan. The city was founded by the Dutch Americans & the maximum population percentage of Holland bears the Dutch American lineage. In fact, Holland is the most important hub of Dutch-American heritage in America. It houses Hope College & Western Theological Seminary.
Economical Accommodations in Holland
If you are on the lookout of cheap hotels in Holland, Days Inn is one of the best options no doubt. This 2-story hotel has come up with modest rooms fitted with en suite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, TV, ergonomic chairs and desks. Kids under 17 would be allowed to stay with adults for free. The hotel further features an outdoor pool, business center and free parking.Â
Microtel Inn & Suites is another top pick for cheap hotels in the Michigan city. You are getting smoke-free rooms here with coffeemakers, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen cable TV, hair dryers and you also have free local & long-distance call facilities. On-site amenities include laundry service, business center, tea/coffee refreshments in lobby, computer station, free Wi-Fi & free parking. Both the Holland hotels offer complimentary breakfast.
Luxury Accommodations in Holland
CityFlats Hotel shows great reviews for happy travelers looking for luxe hotels in Holland. This contemporary LEED-certified hotel is bustling with trendy rooms fitted with edgy amenities such as flat-screen cable TVs, iPod docks, free Wi-Fi. The suites are accompanied by et bars & tubs as well as living areas. You will love the trendy bistro here that serves local Holland cuisine. The other on-site amenities are coffee bar offer fair trade coffee 24/7, chic lounge/bar, business center, fitness center & free parking.Â
Then, of course, you have the classic Double Tree, one of the top-rated luxury hotels in Holland near the center of the city. All the rooms here are dressed in warm traditional decor, custom-designed beds, free Wi-Fi & flat-screen cable TV. If you are looking for Holland hotels with balcony-view rooms, this one would a great pick for you. Some of the rooms here even offer direct access to the hotel pool. The suites host wet bars & separate sitting zones. The Double Tree restaurant serves trendy American cuisine and you also have a long bar here- as well as indoor saltwater swimming pool fitness center, meeting rooms & fitness center.Â
What to See/Do in Holland
The Tulip Time Festival is one of the most important events of the city which is host every year in May since 1930. It is to encourage tulip planting and at present the city boasts a wonderful vista with 6 million tulips. Holland State Park is a must-visit for every tourist in the city. Located in the expansive sandy stretch along Lake Michigan & Macatawa, the park offers ample opportunities for sunbathing, fishing, camping, BBQ, picnic, boating & fishing. The famous Bid Red lighthouse, another popular tourist attraction in the city, is nearby. You must take a tour across the Holland Museum to know more about the city history & its heritage Dutch-American culture.