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The Ultimate Guide to Grand Haven: 50 Things to do on a Staycation 

27. Go on a Scenic Run 

Everyone knows that running is a great way to get in shape, but going to the gym can be a tiresome task. Instead of running on a treadmill, why not get some fresh air, and go on a run outdoors! The Grand Haven area has a wide variety of running paths and trails that showcase the area’s beauty. There’s no better way to experience this beauty then by getting outdoors and going for a run!

boardwalk2A popular area to run in downtown Grand Haven is on the boardwalk. With easy access to the beach, local shops, and businesses, this 2-mile path is the perfect location for the runner who wants to be in an active environment.

If you’re looking for a more secluded atmosphere, the Lakeshore Connector Path which connects The Grand Haven State Park to the Holland State Park is a paved path that continues for 20 miles and offers breathtaking views of the Lake Michigan shoreline and the surrounding areas. With many different options, you will find a path that suits you best!GOPR0543_1404996011822_high

If you’re ready to take on a race, the Oktoberfest held in Spring Lake on September 27th is hosting a 5K and half marathon. For more information, and to sign up for the event, click here.

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