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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Heartside
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Southtown
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    Uptown
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
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    Grandville

    Nestled along the shores of the Grand River, about 10 minutes southwest of downtown Grand Rapids, Grandville boasts a plethora of parks, miles of hiking and biking trails, and one of the region’s largest shopping and dining districts. Visitors enjoy the small-town feel preserved in such rituals as holiday parades, fireworks displays and other community celebrations.

    Where to Eat in Grandville

    You’ll find many of the national restaurants you know and love here, but you may want to give these local favorites a try: Anna’s House was voted the #1 Best Breakfast in Michigan. GrandVilla serves a mix of American and Mexican comfort foods. And the Rainbow Grill has been delighting diners since 1946.

     

    Where to Shop in Grandville

    Rivertown Crossings Mall lets you shop 100+ stores under one roof – but it’s just the start of your Grandville shopping experience. 

    What to do in Grandville

    Bike or hike Buck Creek Trail, which offers access to Buck Creek, the Grand River and the 15-mile Kent Trails system.

    Take a spin at Tarry Hall Roller Skating Rink, which offers weekend and seasonal public skating sessions, complete with skate rentals and a skate shop.

    What to See in Grandville

    See a movie at the 20-screen Celebration! Cinema theater at Rivertown Crossings.

    See the 6,000-gallon aquarium stocked with Michigan fish at Cabela’s, the outdoor outfitter store.

    See the Grand River on a picnic cruise aboard the Grand Lady Riverboat, modeled after the paddlewheel steamboats that cruised the river in the 1800s.

    Local Grandville Favorites

    Osgood Brewing is a hometown brewery offering a rotating tap of mainstay beers plus unique pizzas, sandwiches and more.

     Steenstra Royal Dutch Bakery is the place for fresh-baked goodies – including authentic Dutch treats like banket.

    Grandville Hidden Gems

    Loeschner’s Village Green is miniature golf course built in 1955 and laid out like a real golf course, with dog legs, angle shots and sand traps.

    Schoolhouse #10 is a one-room schoolhouse built in 1887 and relocated to Heritage Park, a 19-acre greenspace in the heart of the city.