Muskegon County is located on the shores of Lake Michigan with over 26 miles of fresh water beaches and 400 miles of rivers and inland lakes. Muskegon’s natural beauty combined with a diverse economy, thriving art and culture scene, and welcoming people make it a great place to live, work, play and stay.
Muskegon County has so much to offer! Experience one of the most affordable waterfront destinations in the country located only hours away from Chicago and Detroit.
Muskegon County is known for its blue water economy, advanced manufacturing, and cutting-edge healthcare system. Our diverse economy also thrives through tourism, agribusiness, and entrepreneurial spirit.
Whatever the season, you’ll find plenty to see and do along the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline. Experience outdoor activities, museums, breweries, dining, arts and culture, festivals and more.
Experience high teaching standards, top-rated colleges, numerous career and technical education programs, and FREE college opportunities along the Lakeshore.
The Muskegon Lakeshore has a diverse economy with pillar industries that include aerospace, automotive, food production and outdoor recreation. Major investments and expansions are managed by our partner organization, Greater Muskegon Economic Development.
Muskegon tops lists and receives national recognition in many areas.