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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 >>
ALTICOR, is the parent company for Amway, Quixtar, and the Access Business Group. Interactive displays highlight our family of companies. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. For more information call 616-787-6701. Free admission. Reservations recommended for groups of 10 or more. MORE >>
143 acres of woods, streams and meadows. 4 miles of trails open dawn to dusk daily. Saturday community programs. Wildlife rehabilitation center, CSA farm, seasonal camps, historic buildings, festivals 4 times yearly, and a working sugarbush. Memberships available, volunteers always welcomed. A warm and friendly atmosphere to explore, connect and deepen your relationship to the earth. Educational family fun in a natural setting. MORE >>
Indoor Family Water Park includes a "Splash Tower" with a four-story waterslide. Public welcome. Contact hotel for admission pricing. MORE >>
We offer elegance in motion. Our carriages are professionally driven. The horses are road traffic safe. You can select from our luxurious packages for weddings birthdays & group corporate parties. Sleigh rides available also. MORE >>
90 minute antique train rides every Weds. & Sat. (May-Oct), Saturdays only in April & November. Special Theme Trains: Bunny, Memorial Day, Great Train Robbery, Pumpkin & Santa Trains. Caboose parties & locomotive cab rides available. MORE >>
Ride the go-karts, bumper boats and kiddie rides. Play on two miniature golf courses and enjoy the large arcade. Play Laser Tag and drive indoor electric go-karts! Great for birthdays and groups. Dine at our new buffet with four food islands of Pizza, Pasta, Salad & Desserts. MORE >>
DeVos Performance Hall, located in the DeVos Place convention center, is Grand Rapids' premier performing arts facility. It is home to the Symphony, Ballet, Opera, and Broadway Theatre Guild. 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 >>