The Lake Michigan beaches around Pentwater, and especially the public beach at the State Park, are the primary appeal of Pentwater. On a clear summer day, Pentwater beaches are simply some of the best found anywhere in the world. Fresh water, fine sand, a playground, picnic tables, volley ball nets, flying kites, and the beach snack bar all await!
Pentwater means "five-waters," and the town certainly lives up to its name! Pentwater Lake, the connecting channel, and numerous marinas offer safe harbor from Lake Michigan on a stormy day. On a nice day, they offer endless fun. View Marinas here.
With so much water in and around Pentwater, fishing is a favorite pastime going back generations. Whether casting a line from the pier or the end of a dock, floating down river in a canoe, or by hiring a professional charter to venture into the deeper waters of Lake Michigan, a day with a pole in hand can never be a bad day.
Pentwater and the surrounding are offer numerous private and public golf courses for players of all abilities. Play a quick 9 holes, or reserve a full 18 for a relaxing day in the fairway! You could play a different course for each day of yout trip.
Located within 20 minutes of Pentwater are a few excellent ranches, happy to cater to visitors interested in horseback riding tours and lessons.
Pentwater and the nearby Silver Lake Sand Dunes present a unique opportunity for entertaining motor rentals. Sea-Doo, speed boat, and Jet Ski rentals are available for fun on the water, while jeep and dune buggy rentals offer hours of fun in the sand.
Pentwater restaurants and bars often provide regular live music performances in the evening during the summer months. Also, the Civic Band performs weekly concerts in the Village Green. For music lovers, Pentwater will not disappoint!
No summer vacation is complete without a little self pampering. The Pentwater area offers a handful of options for salon, spa, and massage services. Loosen up the back, clean up the feet, and try out a new hairstyle during your stay in Pentwater!