Muskegon is a city located in the western part of the state of Michigan in the United States. It is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, about 40 miles (64 km) northwest of the city of Grand Rapids. Muskegon is the largest city in Muskegon County and is part of the Muskegon-Norton Shores Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The city of Muskegon is situated on the Muskegon River, which flows into Lake Michigan at the city's harbor. The harbor serves as a hub for commercial shipping and recreational boating, and is one of the busiest ports on Lake Michigan. The city is surrounded by forests, lakes, and rivers, making it a popular destination for outdoor recreation, including hiking, fishing, and camping.
Muskegon is located in a region of Michigan known as the West Michigan Lakeshore, which includes a string of small cities and towns along the Lake Michigan shoreline. This area is known for its sandy beaches, dunes, and scenic vistas, and attracts visitors from around the world.
The geographic coordinates for Muskegon, Michigan are 43.2342° N, 86.2484° W.
Some nearby cities to Muskegon, Michigan include:
Norton Shores (located just south of Muskegon)
Grand Haven (located to the north of Muskegon along the Lake Michigan shoreline)
Spring Lake (located to the north of Grand Haven)
Whitehall (located to the north of Muskegon along the Lake Michigan shoreline)
Twin Lake (located to the east of Muskegon)