You are planning a trip to South Haven, Michigan located along the banks of Lake Michigan and you have decided to forgo taking the family car. You may be wondering exactly how you will get around once you arrive. Should you rent a car, take a ride sharing service, or rely on the area’s public transportation? You want to make sure you save your money to enjoy the area’s many attractions, but you also want to make sure that you get to do everything you want. When planning your trip to Lake Michigan beaches, make sure to weigh the amount of money transportation cost versus the cost of your time.
Public Transportation for Your Lake Michigan Beach Vacations
Van Buren County offers a bus service with four routes that travel around the four cities in the county. All routes run seven days a week and there is no nighttime service. Each of the routes will take you within walking distance of the water and the fare is $1.00. They also offer a pre-scheduled ride service where they will pick you up and drop you off at a predesignated address. You will want to call 800-828-2015 to arrange for these services.
If cabs are more your style, Godspeed Taxi offers service in the area. They also offer an airport shuttle service.
Indian Trails is a private bus company that runs throughout the state of Michigan and various other parts of the Midwest. If you are staying in Van Buren County, the bus can take you to the charming town of Holland, Michigan which allows visitors to experience a miniature version of Netherlands most famous region. This bus line will also take you to Benton Harbor where you can visit Silver Beach and the famous amusement park that sits right along the shore.
If you are interested in renting a car for you trip to Lake Michigan beaches, there are several businesses in the area. Enterprise in Holland, MI offers economy cars starting at just $51.68 a day. There is a Budget office in Grand Rapids, MI which has rental cars for prices beginning at $52.99 a day.
Where to Stay
No matter how you may get around on your lake michigan beach vacations, you deserve a fabulous place to stay. The vacation specialists at Beachwalk Properties can find you a tastefully decorated condo or beach cottage which will accommodate the needs of everyone in your family. You will enjoy large bedrooms with ergonomic beds a fully equipped kitchen and a comfortable living room. Give us a call today at 269-767-6125.