5 Great Winter Activities Near Maranatha

Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference is an incredible mix of natural beauty and amazing amenities designed to provide spiritual renewal in its recreational setting. Many summer residents and guests are attracted by the pool right on the beach, the outdoor climbing wall and zipline, and a plethora of sports courts, playgrounds, and trails to roam during the heat of the summer.

But what about when the winter season hits at Maranatha? If you’re considering bringing a group for a retreat or coming for a personal getaway this winter, you might be wondering about what to do during your stay. Besides utilizing our full-size gymnasium and spacious meeting rooms, here are a few local activities to try – all within a short driving distance!

1.USS Silversides Submarine Museum– 6 miles

For the history buffs, this World-War II submarine features daily self-guided tours, special events, and even overnight stays in the ship’s cabins.

2. Lakeshore Sports Centre – 6 miles

This multi-functional indoor facility offers activities such as ice skating, indoor soccer, and bubbleball – a cross between soccer and football played while inside giant inflatable plastic balls.

3. Muskegon Lumberjacks Hockey – 6 miles

The Muskegon Lumberjacks are part of the United States Hockey League (UHSL), with a competition season that runs from September through April.

4. Grand Haven Rom Escape – 10 miles

Book one of three rooms where you have to work together to find clues, decipher riddles, and solve puzzles to escape in under one hour.

5. Muskegon Winter Sports Complex – 17 miles

This one-of-a-kind sports complex located within Muskegon State Park boasts an Olympian-designed luge track as well as skiing and snowshoeing trails, sledding hills, and hockey and ice skating rinks.

Maranatha’s location around so many activities makes it the perfect place to come and stay for a little respite during the cold winter. To see availability for a stay, click here!