Let's start with Muskegon.  One of Muskegon's most well known beaches is the Pere Marquette Beach.  Enjoy all the amenities of a city-owned beach including playground facilities.

Grand Haven is one of Michigan's most recognizable beach towns, famous for its two-mile boardwalk of shops and restaurants, its light house and of course, its lakeside sand.

Ranked one of the 25 best shorelines in the world, Saugatuck's Oval Beach offers the perfect blend of seclusion and access.

The Tawas area offers stunning sunrise views and plenty of space to flop in the sand.  Families will like East Tawas City Beach and Tawas City Beach, both of which have kids play equipment, picnic areas with grills, and rest rooms.