The Town Of Allegan
The City of Allegan is located 30 minutes from Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and the Lake Michigan Shoreline. Allegan provides the benefits of living in a small town with 5,000 residents while having the amenities of big city life a short commute away. Allegan features a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities including: the Regent Theatre, the Griswold Auditorium, Allegan Farmers Market, Allegan District Library, and Allegan County Fair.
Only a 30 minute drive from Allegan there are hiking trails which offer a view of the lakeshore from a birds-eye view
A 30 minute drive will bring you to the lakeshore when you can enjoy the beach, go swimming, or walk along the channel to watch boats come In and out
The Town Of Decatur
Decatur exemplifies small town living. In this quaint town you will find a downtown that will make you think you just stepped into a hallmark movie. Decatur features a one street downtown but it is equipped with all the shops you would need. You can enjoy nature at one of the five area parks or head over to the lake for fishing. Decatur is a village in Van Buren County with a population of 2,000. With Lake Michigan nearby there are plenty of opportunities for beaches, swimming, nature trails, fishing, picnicking and community festivals. Consumers under the age of 27 have the choice to go through the VanBuren ISD special education program which offers students with disabilities a free and appropriate public education in an environment that is best suited for them. Maple lake is located 10 minutes from the home and is a recreational beach where people can enjoy swimming, there is an island located in the center with a bridge you can walk across to get to the island. If its raining people can visit the Dowagiac Museum which offers three floors of local history, visitors can enjoy this museum at no cost. Decatur is located 15 minutes away from Southwestern Michigan College, making it a great for college employment.