Join us for a fun-filled day Public is welcome Bus holds 56
May 10, 2023
From Swartz Creek Michigan
To Holland Michigan
MGAGCM Holland Tulip Time Bus trip Description
The Holland Tulip Time bus trip will start by driving the Curbside Tulip Lanes with a guide describing the historic sites. Passengers will be dropped off at the southwest corner of Centenieal Park. Then everyone is free to wander through Centenial park up towards downtown area to shop and possibly eat lunch. This is approximately 1/4 mile.
Then meander toward Windows on the Waterfront. After viewing Windows on the Water, get on our bus parked on 6th Street for a 2:00 ride to Windmill Island Tulips. Tickets have been purchased for this stop.
7:30 AM Load bus at Methodist church 7400 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek (between Elms & Morish) Park on west side of building
8:00 AM Leave promptly 10:00 AM Arrive
10:00 AM Bus will drive Curbside Tulip Lanes
10:30 AM Drop off at southwest corner of Centennial Park Walk the path to the northeast corner. From this point, everyone is free to explore at his / her own pace
11: 00 AM Visit downtown Holland area
1:00 AM Walk to Window on the Waterfront
2:00 Take our bus to Windmill Island Gardens which will be parked on 6th St.
4:00 Leave for home from Windmill Island Gardens 6:00 PM Arrive back at Methodist church
Note: times are an approximate pacing guide
Curbside Tulip Lanes
With 12 miles of tulips stretching through Holland's neighborhoods, including the historic district make for a popular drive-thru experience. Curbside plantings wind through the most picturesque portion which features flowering Kwanzan cherry, crab and plumb trees along Washington Ave. and 12th St. boulevards.
CENTENNIAL PARK 48.000+ tulips Centennial Park is a 5.6 acre park located at 10th Street and River Avenue in the heart of downtown Holland. This Victorian-style park has a traditional Dutch fountain, winding pathways and gazebo encircled with brightly colored tulips. A small koi pond is located near the center of the park. There are benches as well as plenty of grass to set up a blanket to take some time for a picnic There are port-a-potties if needed.
Downtown Holland 37,400 tulips Named one of “America’s Prettiest Towns” by Forbes Magazine, and an “All-American City” by the National Civic League, downtown Holland’s cobblestone sidewalks line the streets with over 100 unique and locally owned shops, galleries, eateries, and brew pubs. Beautiful plantings in beds and planters are dotted throughout the historic downtown
Window on the Waterfront Tulips Window on the Waterfront features over 100,000 tulips! It has a large field and features several paths that wind through the park that make for amazing photo opportunities. Benches are sprinkled about the area to relax and enjoy the view.
Windmill Island Tulips Over 100,000 tulips bloom No stop in Holland is complete without a visit to Windmill Island Gardens. Tour De Zwaan (meaning graceful bird), the only authentic Dutch windmill operating in the United States – still turning and grinding wheat into flour! The windmill reaches 125 feet from the ground to the top of the blades, and towers over 36 acres of gardens, dikes, canals, and picnic areas. Other Dutch treasures include a street organ gifted by the City of Amsterdam and a hand-painted antique carousel, a water exhibit, and Little Netherlands – a maquette of Dutch life in the 1840s when Holland was settled. Many buildings are replicas of those found in the Netherlands including the ones housing a gift shop where you can pick up an authentic Dutch treat! Costumed guides will be there to answer questions.
Curbside Tulip Lanes
Step 1 -Registration
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