Breathtaking views from all rooms. Enjoy our spacious lawn with majestic shade trees and rest in one of our hammocks, or sit on one of the many decks with views from the Grand Haven Pier to Holland. Relax on our beach chairs or under one of the many beach umbrellas. Or just sit at the overlook directly on the edge of the dune. Also, you may relax and curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book from our vast library.
Take a rendezvous with history as you see a genuine locks of hair from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. Look at Harry Truman's Bible used at the swearing in ceremonies of his cabinet. There are signed documents from Lincoln, Madison, Monroe and Jackson, with letters from FDR, Buchanan, Fillmore, Harding, Garfield, Hoover, Taft, W.H. Harrison, Ford, Reagan, Bush and many more. Also, the last signature as President of both Truman and Bush.
Enjoy the original Chicago Daily Tribune "Dewey Defeats Truman" newspaper and authentic White House china from Rutherford B. Hayes and Benjamin Harrison. Golf ball personally used by JFK and one of Kennedy's original Wedding Invitations. Authentic silver bullion star from one of Eisenhower's uniforms.
Also see the pen used by LBJ to sign act to establish HUD. Original Senate Gallery ticket to Andrew Johnson's Impeachment proceedings and Impeachment ticket to Bill Clinton's trial. Tickets to Ford's Theater from 1865.
The Washington sitting room offers unprecedented views of Lake Michigan with a fireplace, ample seating, flat screen TV and DVD player and historic bar from the Occidental Hotel.