Find tumble beauty lush in Holland – Post

September 19, 2015 - garden totes

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De Zwaan2.jpg

View of DeZwaan Windmill from one of Holland’s many all-purpose trails.

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Sunflower vendor.jpg

Varieties of sunflowers lighten booths, even on a stormy morning.

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Holland’s farmers marketplace is dual blocks over a time building on ancestral 8th Street.



If You Go

Accolades, anyone?

Holland, Mich., determined in 1847, has perceived many prestigious awards,including:

— Dozen Distinctive Destinations, National Trust for Historic Preservation

— Great American Main Street from National Trust for Historic Preservation

— All America City, National Civic League

— Top Five places to Retire, Money magazine

— #2 Happiest, Healthiest Place to Live, 2010 Gallup-Healthway’s Well-Being Index

— Tulip Time Festival, Best Small Town Festival, Reader’s Digest magazine

Information: Visit Holland Convention Visitors Bureau, holland.org, for information about a city and year-round events from outrageous festivals to weekend fun, like who’s personification live during internal restaurants and clubs.

Holland Farmers Market. The marketplace is open Wednesdays and Saturdays. More than 70 vendors offer locally grown and products prepared from internal products from a garden or a workshop. Special events for families on Wednesdays and a cook array on Saturdays.  The marketplace is open roughly year ‘round. No pets authorised during a market. hollandfarmersmarket.com

Pure Michigan. wwwmichigan.org

Getting there: From Rochester, 502 miles or approximately 8 hours. Access !-294 South around Chicago to I-94 east, continue to US 31 north exit toward Holland. To a ancestral district, exit 47B on a left. Road changes names to River Street and leads to a ancestral district.

Lodging: CityFlats, located in downtown Holland, is Gold LEED approved for a environmental pattern and operation. Fair-trade Intelligentsia coffee located in lobby. Rooftop CityVu grill with a floor-to-ceiling windows yield a breathtaking perspective of Holland. cityflatshotel.com

Posted: Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 8:34 am
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Updated: 8:47 am, Sat Sep 19, 2015.

Find tumble beauty lush in Holland

Mary Lu Laffey, Small Newspaper Group

Post-Bulletin Company, LLC

Tulips might be a reason 1 million visitors come to Holland, Mich., in a spring. There are 6 million bulbs lush in early May during a annual Tulip Time Festival, a largest tulip festival in a country.

Brilliant sunflowers, gorgeous zinnias, tabletop topiary and hydrangeas — both uninformed and dusty — are reasons adequate to lapse in a fall. These and other locally grown blooms share opposite space during a 70-plus businessman stalls during a Holland Farmers Market with locally farmed fruits and vegetables.

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