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Why Make Norton Shores Home?

The people who already call Norton Shores home know what a special place it is as a city along Lake Michigan. Nestled into the lakeshore between Muskegon and Grand Haven, Norton Shores is a quiet, young city known for its...
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How Norton Shores Came to Be

Norton Shores is by many accounts considered to be a “young city” since the first City Charter wasn’t adopted until 1968. Even so, what preceded the city’s official founding is ripe with interesting stories, characters, and history.  Before settlers came...
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Fall foliage

Discover the Best Ways to Enjoy Fall Foliage in Norton Shores

Ask any Michigander and they will tell you that autumn in our state is something special. As people gather friends and family for hayrides, apple picking, corn mazes, and carving pumpkins, the City of Norton Shores is a place to...
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The Best Day Trips from Norton Shores

With the weather cooling and the colors changing around Michigan, it’s the perfect time of year to plan a road trip, even if you can only get away for a day. There are plenty of easy, beautiful, fun day trips...
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What Makes Life on Lake Michigan Special

The City of Norton Shores is nestled in between Muskegon and Grand Haven on the west coastline of Lake Michigan. Those of us who call Norton Shores home know that life on Lake Michigan is special because Lake Michigan is...
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Norton Shores is Celebrating National Wilderness Month

September 2021 is National Wilderness Month, a time to celebrate the American tradition of protecting wild spaces. Here in Norton Shores, we believe in preserving and enjoying the natural beauty of our community. Celebrate National Wilderness Month by getting out...
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It’s in Our Nature

For residents of Norton Shores, this is an exciting time as the City has revealed a new look to its brand, complete with a new tagline – ”It’s in Our Nature.” Residents already know what a special place Norton Shores is,...
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