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Hesperia is a village of under 1,000 residents, located on the boundary of Oceana and Newaygo Counties on Michigans Lower Peninsula. About half of the village is in Newfield Township in Oceana County and half in Denver Township in Newaygo County. This pretty little community is situated along the White River, which flows on the north end of town, and is complete with a dam, mill pond and swimming area. Other activities on the river include canoeing and fishing. The White River is excellent for trout fishing in spring and salmon fishing in the fall. Tourism plays a major role in this area. Oceana County (located about halfway up the state on Lake Michigans shoreline,) is known as the asparagus capital of the world. It also has the second largest fruit tree acreage in Michigan. The Little Sauble Point area and Silver Lake sand dunes is one of the few places in the country that offer dune schooner rides to view the pristine coastline along Lake Michigan. In Newaygo County, the Muskegon River is a major summer attraction - especially for its fishing opportunities. Over half of Newaygo County is inside the Manistee National Forest, which offers many other recreational opportunities. Hesperia is approximately 45 miles northwest of Grand Rapids.

Surrounding areas: White Cloud, Michigan (13.5 mi), Bitely, Michigan (15.2 mi), Newaygo, Michigan (15.8 mi), Rothbury, Michigan (16.0 mi), Shelby, Michigan (16.6 mi), Montague/White Lake, Michigan (19.5 mi), Silver Lake, Michigan (24.2 mi)

Hesperia Vacation Rentals




Hesperia Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Cronk's Oakridge Motel9135 Mason DrNewaygo, MI17.3 mi.(231) 652-1288
Best Western Inn And Suites Of Whitehall2822 North Durham RdWhitehall, MI17.4 mi.(866) 737-8237
Ramada Inn Whitehall2865 Colby RdWhitehall, MI18.1 mi.(231) 893-3030
Comfort Inn2248 N ComfortHart, MI18.5 mi.(231) 873-3456
Best Western Pentwater Trace Inn & Suites7576 5th PM HwyPentwater, MI24.6 mi.(231) 869-8000
Holiday Inn - Muskegon Harbor939 Third StMuskegon, MI25.4 mi.(231) 722-0100
Shoreline Inn & Suites750 Ter Point BlvdMuskegon, MI25.4 mi.(231) 720-4200
Comfort Inn - Muskegon1675 E ShermanMuskegon, MI26.5 mi.(231) 739-9092
Days Inn3450 Hoyt StMuskegon Heights, MI28.1 mi.(616) 733-2601
Super 83380 Hoyt StMuskegon, MI28.1 mi.(231) 733-0088
Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center1005 Perry StBig Rapids, MI28.2 mi.(231) 796-4400
Cornerhouse Motor Inn3350 Glade StMuskegon, MI28.3 mi.(231) 733-1056
Super 8 Motel845 Water Tower RdBig Rapids, MI28.4 mi.(800) 800-8000
Amerihost Inn Muskegon4677 Harvey RdMuskegon, MI29.0 mi.(231) 798-0220
Country Inn & Suites15344 Waldron WayBig Rapids, MI29.2 mi.(231) 527-9000
Hampton Inn of Muskegon1401 East Ellis RdMuskegon, MI29.5 mi.(231) 799-8333

Hesperia Weather & Climate

Central Michigan , on the Lower Peninsula, has four distinct seasons, with weather that can be quite variable. This is because the state is nearly surrounded by water, and the climate is influenced both by warm, humid air coming up from the Gulf of Mexico, and cold, dry air from the Arctic. The central region of the Lower Peninsula has warm summers with precipitation in the form of showers and thunderstorms. The climate is somewhat influenced by a lake effect, which helps keep temperatures mild during the summer and increases the moisture content in the air throughout the year. In the winter, this moisture condenses as snow as it reaches the land, creating heavy snowfalls in some areas, known as snow squalls. Autumn is often the sunniest time of the year in Michigan.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 29°F 12°F 2.26 in. -
February 32°F 12°F 1.55 in. -
March 42°F 20°F 2.41 in. -
April 55°F 31°F 3.03 in. -
May 68°F 41°F 2.84 in. -
June 76°F 50°F 3.22 in. -
July 81°F 55°F 2.36 in. -
August 78°F 54°F 4.03 in. -
September 71°F 46°F 3.56 in. -
October 59°F 36°F 3.30 in. -
November 45°F 27°F 2.92 in. -
December 34°F 18°F 2.53 in. -

Hesperia Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Fremont Municipal airport (3FM) located about 9 miles south of Hesperia in Fremont, Michigan, the Muskegon County airport (MKG) located approximately 29 miles southwest of Hesperia in Muskegon, Michigan, the Manistee County Blacker airport (MBL) located roughly 49 miles north of Hesperia in Manistee, Michigan, and finally the Gerald R Ford International airport (GRR) located around 54 miles south of Hesperia in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Hesperia Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Funland Amusement ParkShelby TownshipMI15.2 mi.
Michigan's AdventureMuskegonMI25.4 mi.
White CitySheboyganWI84.7 mi.
 
Water Parks
Michigan's Wild Water Adventure Water ParkMuskegonMI25.4 mi.
Splash Family Water ParkGrand RapidsMI45.8 mi.
Full Blast - Flash Flood/Gully WasherBattle CreekMI96.6 mi.
Andersen Water ParkSaginawMI105.2 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Briar Hill Golf CourseFremontMI9.0 mi.
Northwood Golf CourseFremontMI9.0 mi.
Summer Breeze Par 3FremontMI9.0 mi.
Sylvan Glen Municipal Golf CourseTroyMI11.9 mi.
Grand View Golf CourseNew EraMI15.1 mi.
Village Green Golf CourseNewaygoMI16.3 mi.
Oceana Country ClubShelbyMI17.0 mi.
Bent Pine Golf ClubWhitehallMI18.6 mi.
Hickory Knoll Golf CourseWhitehallMI18.6 mi.
Old Channel Trail Golf CourseMontagueMI19.1 mi.
Brigadoon Golf CourseGrantMI20.1 mi.
Golden Sands Golf CourseMearsMI20.1 mi.
Riverview Highlands Golf CourseRiverviewMI21.4 mi.
Marquette Trails Country ClubBaldwinMI24.5 mi.
Chase Hammond Golf CourseMuskegonMI25.9 mi.
Eagle Island Golf ClubMuskegonMI25.9 mi.
Lincoln Golf ClubMuskegonMI25.9 mi.
Oak Ridge Golf ClubMuskegonMI25.9 mi.
University Park Golf ClubMuskegonMI25.9 mi.
Westwind Golf CourseMuskegonMI25.9 mi.
Ravenna Golf CourseRavennaMI27.4 mi.
Falcon Head Golf CourseBig RapidsMI29.2 mi.
Katke Golf ClubFerris State UniversityBig RapidsMI29.2 mi.
Meceola Country ClubBig RapidsMI29.2 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Riverview HighlandsRiverviewMI21.1 mi.
Pando Ski CenterRockfordMI39.3 mi.
Cannonsburg Ski AreaCannonsburgMI45.7 mi.
Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf ResortCadillacMI56.9 mi.
Crystal MountainThompsonvilleMI65.9 mi.
Timber Ridge Ski AreaGoblesMI83.9 mi.
Sugar Loaf ResortCedarMI89.2 mi.
The Homestead ResortGlen ArborMI91.8 mi.
Apple MountainFreelandMI96.0 mi.
Shanty CreekBellaireMI105.8 mi.
SunburstKewaskumWI109.7 mi.
Swiss ValleyJonesMI115.8 mi.
 
State Parks
White Cloud State ParkMI13.1 mi. 
Newaygo State ParkMI23.0 mi. 
Silver Lake State ParkMI24.6 mi. 
Charles Mears State ParkMI24.8 mi. 
Muskegon State ParkMI27.0 mi. 
P J Hoffmaster State ParkMI32.9 mi. 
Grand Haven State ParkMI37.3 mi. 
Ludington State ParkMI39.6 mi. 
 
Museums
Grand Rapids Art MuseumGrand RapidsMI45.8 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Potter Park Zoological GardensLansingMI94.5 mi.
Binder Park ZooBattle CreekMI96.6 mi.
Milwaukee County Zoological GardensMilwaukeeWI100.8 mi.
Racine Zoological GardensRacineWI105.4 mi.
North Eastern Wisconsin ZooGreen BayWI118.3 mi.


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