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Places Rated Almanac ranked Grand Rapids as the #3 city in the nation for fun and recreation. Probably because we combine the cultural diversions of a cosmopolitan city with the spectacular recreation of an outdoor paradise.
Click on the links below to check out some of the most popular attractions in Grand Rapids. Or use the search engine to find attractions that suit your specific interests.
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Addiction Charters offers salmon and trout fishing excursions on magnificent Lake Michigan aboard fully-equipped 30 foot boat with experienced crew. Pleasure and sunset cruises also available. MORE >>
Your premier nature getaway! 143 acres of woods, streams and meadows, 4 miles of trails open dawn to dusk daily. School and community programs. Wildlife education center, organic farm, summer camps, historic buildings, seasonal festivals, and a working sugarbush. Memberships available, volunteers always welcomed. A warm and friendly atmosphere to explore, connect and deepen your relationship to the earth. Fun for the whole family! Admission fees apply. MORE >>
Indoor Family Water Park includes a "Splash Tower" with a four-story waterslide. Public welcome. Contact hotel for admission pricing. MORE >>
The Market is a mixed-use facility that brings together production, distribution, marketing and education about local produce. Our indoor facility features a 24-vendor market hall, while dozens of farmers and artisans line our outdoor farmer's market shed. We offer several exceptional spaces throughout the site, including incubator kitchens for rent, rooftop greenhouses, and the nation’s first demonstration kitchen for kids (you have to see it to believe it). The Market is set to be LEED-certifi MORE >>