Crimson Cottage Inn the Woods, your Michigan weekend getaway, is located in beautiful Holland, MI where you can choose your activity level from non-stop to totally beaching out…literally! Just one mile from beautiful Lake Michigan and 2 state parks where you can stroll the beach and view "Big Red" the much photographed Holland lighthouse. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets as boats sail by. Home of the Holland, Michigan Tulip Festival and just minutes from Hope College and downtown Holland - Crimson Cottage provides wonderful bed and breakfast accommodations.
After a relaxing evening in your luxuriously appointed suite, you can choose to shop from fine boutiques to outlet shopping malls or fantastic art galleries featuring in residence artists!
Our full breakfast buffet gets you ready for your stroll in the nature preserve, or a bike ride or walk on paved paths, to playing on beaches of the state parks.
For your dining, you can choose from local diners to fine dining with gourmet choices.
Tulip Time is especially colorful, exciting, and fun for all ages.
Enjoy one of the finest Farmer’s Markets anywhere. Open from mid-May through mid- November, conveniently located near downtown Holland.
The summer brings many attractions including downtown street performers and live theater through the Hope College Reperatory Theater.
There are also winter activities including cross country skiing for the outdoor enthusiast. The Christmas/Holiday season brings wonderful shopping as well as many theater and musical events close by.
If you want to venture out further, we are within 30 minutes of other beautiful lakeshore communities including Saugatuck, Grand Haven and South Haven. These destinations offer great shopping, dining and entertainment as well!
Check out our Resource Links page for links to these great attractions!
Image of "Big Red" taken by Dexter Designs. Owner, Jennifer Dexter is a past Crimson Cottage guest who has taken many beautiful pictures of the Holland area and lakeshore. Visit the Dexter Designs site here.