Located 165 mi/265 km west of Detroit, on the shores of Lake Michigan, Holland—as you might expect from its name—makes much of its Dutch heritage: It was founded by immigrants from the Netherlands in 1847, and it continues many of the traditions of the mother country. Tulips are foremost: Millions of them bloom in the spring, and they get their public coming-out party at Tulip Time, a cultural festival and flower extravaganza in May (if you go, be prepared for traffic jams and a shortage of park... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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