Grand Rapids Attractions

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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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
GRJazzFest
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
John Ball Zoo
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Addiction Charters

  • 3040 Lakeshore Drive
  • Muskegon, MI 49441
  • Phone: (616) 292-5823
  • Region: Nearby

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 >>

AJ's Family Fun Center

  • 4400 Ball Park Dr. NE
  • Comstock Park, MI 49321
  • Phone: (616) 785-0077
  • Region: Northeast

Alticor Visitor Center

  • 7575 Fulton St E
  • Ada, MI 49355
  • Phone: (616) 787-1000
  • Region: Southeast

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 >>

Averill Historical Museum

  • 7144 Headley St
  • Ada, MI 49301
  • Region: Nearby

Bekins Cooking School

  • 6275 28th St SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • Phone: (616) 957-2333
  • Region: Southeast

Blandford Nature Center

  • 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 735-6240
  • Region: Northwest

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 >>

Blok Orchard

  • 6365 4 Mile Road NE
  • Ada, MI 49301
  • Phone: (616) 676-1153
  • Region: Northeast

Bob Alt Farm

  • 6955 North Division
  • Comstock Park, MI 49321
  • Phone: (616) 784-1676
  • Region: Northeast

Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park

  • 8313 Pratt Lake
  • Alto, MI 49302
  • Phone: (616) 868-6711
  • Region: Southeast

Celebration! Cinema North & IMAX Theatre

  • 2121 Celebration Dr NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone: (616) 530 SHOW
  • Region: Northeast

Celebration! Cinema Rivertown

  • 3728 Rivertown Parkway
  • Grandville, MI 49418
  • Phone: (616) 530-SHOW
  • Region: Southwest

Celebration! Cinema South

  • 1506 Eastport Drive SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49508
  • Phone: (616) 530 SHOW
  • Region: Southeast

Celebration! Cinema Woodland

  • 3195 28th St SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
  • Phone: (616) 530-SHOW
  • Region: Southeast

Clay Avenue Cellars

  • 611 W. Clay
  • Muskegon, MI 49440
  • Region: Northwest

Cody Kresta Vineyard and Winery

  • 45727 27th Street
  • Mattawan, MI 49071
  • Region: Southwest

Common Gentry Carriage Co.

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  • Ada, MI 49301-9633
  • Phone: (616) 204-3190
  • Region: Northeast

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 >>

Contessa Wine Cellars

  • 3235 Friday Road
  • Coloma, MI 49038
  • Region: Southwest

Coopersville & Marne Railway

  • 311 Danforth St
  • Coopersville, MI 49404
  • Phone: (616) 997-7000
  • Region: Nearby

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 >>

Coopersville Farm Museum

  • 375 Main St.
  • Coopersville, MI 49404
  • Phone: (616) 997-8555
  • Region: Nearby

Craig's Cruisers

  • 5730 Clyde Park Ave. SW
  • Wyoming, MI 49509
  • Phone: (616) 530-2900
  • Region: Southwest

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

  • 303 Monroe Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 742-6500
  • Region: Downtown

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 >>

Downtown Market Grand Rapids

  • 435 Ionia SW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 805-5308
  • Region: Downtown

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 >>

Ed Dunneback & Girl's Farm Market

  • 3025 6 Mile Road NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49544
  • Phone: (616) 784-0058
  • Region: Northwest

Fallasburg Historical Society

  • 13944 Covered Bridge Road
  • Lowell, MI 49331
  • Phone: (616) 897-7161
  • Region: Northeast

Farmers Markets of West Michigan

  • 3775 Crystal Waters Ln NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone: (616) 293-4727
  • Region: Nearby

Fenn Valley Vineyards & Winery

  • 6130 122nd Ave.
  • Fennville, MI 49408
  • Phone: (269) 561-2396
  • Region: Nearby

Ferris Coffee & Nut Co.

  • 227 Winter Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 459-6257
  • Region: Downtown

A roaster and distributor of specialty coffees and gourmet nuts since 1924. Tours available upon request. This 62,000 square-foot facility includes production, retail shop and training center. Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday. MORE >>

Fish Ladder Sculpture

  • 560 Front Ave. Nw
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Region: Downtown

Built along the Grand River in 1974 by artist Joseph Kinnebrew, the Fish Ladder was created to aid spawning fish in their struggle to swim upstream. MORE >>

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

  • 1000 East Beltline Ave. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone: (616) 957-1580
  • Region: Northeast

This 200-acre attraction features the most comprehensive outdoor sculpture collection in the Midwest, indoor and outdoor gardens, largest tropical conservatory in the state, nature trails, guided tram and five acre Children’s Garden. Admission charged. MORE >>

Fruit Ridge Country Markets

  • 3775 Crystal Waters Ln. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone: (616) 887-9889
  • Region: Northwest

Shop and explore country at its best! The Ridge is just 10 minutes northwest of Grand Rapids, visit over 40 locations; farm markets, greenhouses and historical sites. Map on website. MORE >>

Fulton Street Farmer's Market

  • 1147 E. Fulton St.
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 454-4118
  • Region: Southeast

Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum

  • 303 Pearl St NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 254-0400
  • Region: Downtown

Experience America's most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White House State Dinner, step inside the Oval Office and see the original Watergate burglar tools. Also, Smithsonian-caliber changing exhibitions.

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Glass Creek Winery

  • 450 N. Whitmore Road
  • Hastings, MI 49058
  • Region: Southeast

GR Paddling, LLC

  • 217 Leyden Ave. SW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 558-2609
  • Region: Nearby

GR Paddling provides guided kayak and canoe excursions in and around the greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area, utilizing local waterways as a way to increase appreciation by educating the public in the protection and value of our natural resources, and to promote area tourism through healthy, safe and responsible adventure activities. We provide comfortable transportation from your Grand Rapids Area location both to and from the river or lake. We pick you up! How cool is that? Give us a call. MORE >>

The Grand Lady Riverboat

  • 805 Taylor Street
  • Jenison, MI 49428
  • Phone: (616) 45-RIVER
  • Region: Southwest

The Grand Lady Riverboat, built 20 years ago, has moved to a new location in Jenison along the river at a historic landing where steamboats in the mid 1800s would dock for transporting passengers up and down the Grand River. The Grand Lady is 102 feet long, holds up to 144 passengers, weighs 70 tons, and is unique with its bright red paddlewheels. Regular two-hour weekly cruises, Thurs evenings with music, and Sunday afternoons from May 1 through October 31. MORE >>

Grand Rapids Art Museum

  • 101 Monroe Center NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 831-1000
  • Region: Downtown

Changing exhibitions feature local, national and international artists. The museum collection spans Renaissance to Modern Art, with particular strength in European and American 19th and 20th century painting and sculpture. The Works on Paper Study includes more than 3,500 prints, drawing, and photographs MORE >>

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

  • 11 Sheldon Ave. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 235-4726
  • Region: Downtown

Grand Rapids Public Museum

  • 272 Pearl St. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 456-3977
  • Region: Downtown

This museum offers world-class exhibits on history, nature, cultural heritage and more. Ride a 1928 carousel, catch a show in the planetarium or eat in the cafe overlooking the Grand River. General Admission charged. MORE >>

Grand Rapids Running Tours

  • All tours start/end downtown
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 835-1152
  • Region: Downtown

Grand Rapids Running Tours offers guided group running tours oriented around specific downtown landmarks and points of interest. Tours are designed to accommodate any athletic ability, training regimen and cultural interest. Classic tours include Lapping the Landmarks 5K, Art Dart 5K, and Steeplechase 10K. Or enjoy a seasonal or custom tour. The price for a 5K (3.1-mile) tour is $20 per runner. The price increases by $5 for every additional mile. For example, a 10K (6.2-mile) tour is $35. MORE >>

Grassfields Cheese LLC

  • 14238 60th Avenue
  • Coopersville, MI 49404
  • Phone: (616) 997-8251

Green Machine Pedicabs

  • 1649 Plainfield Ave. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49505
  • Phone: (616) 560-1728
  • Region: Downtown

Green Machine Pedicabs are the bicycle descendants of rickshaws. Our pedicabs are piloted by courteous, knowledgeable, licensed drivers. We are the human powered, eco-friendly, fun transportation on the downtown streets of Grand Rapids. We are saving the environment and making Grand Rapids a better place, one ride at a time, year round! We offer transportation to all the hotspots in downtown Grand Rapids. Or simply take a pedicab cruise along the riverfront. A Green Machine Pedicab ride w MORE >>

Gun Lake Casino

  • 1123 129th Avenue
  • Wayland, MI 49348
  • Phone: (269) 792-7777
  • Region: Southwest

Heritage Hill Historic District

  • 126 College Ave. SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 459-8950
  • Region: Downtown

A national historic district with over 60 different architectural styles and 1300 houses dating from 1844-1920's. Self-guided walking tour brochure is available at the HHA office or website. Annual home tour is the first weekend of October. Seasonal garden tours offered as well, please see website for more information. MORE >>

Higher Ground Rock Climbing Center Ltd.

  • 851 Bond Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 774-3100
  • Region: Downtown

Offering the finest in vertical entertainment, Higher Ground offers a 23-foot high artificial rock-climbing wall and a special bouldering room for your "above it all" experience. MORE >>

The Holland Princess

  • 290 Howard Ave.
  • Holland, MI 49424
  • Phone: (616) 393-7799
  • Region: Nearby

Hudsonville Winery

  • 3768 Chicago Drive
  • Hudsonville, MI 49426
  • Region: Southwest

Hudsonville Winery

  • 3768 Chicago Drive
  • Hudsonville, MI 49426
  • Region: Southwest

Hungry Village Tours

  • Saugatuck Center for the Arts
  • 400 Culver Street
  • All tours depart from this location
  • Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Phone: (269) 857-1700
  • Region: Nearby

Hungry Village Tours begins each tour at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, acknowledging its weekly Greenmarket and the Center’s history as a pie factory. There are two tours available daily from May through December. One will be a walking tour, exploring Saugatuck's and Douglas’ culinary secrets behind their Saugatuckstorefronts with history, demonstrations, and tastings. The second option is a Delicious Drive, featuring a tour of the lakeshore’s producers including farms, orchards, blueberry MORE >>

Jaden James Brewery/Cascade Winery

  • 4665 Broadmoor Ave. SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
  • Phone: (616) 656-4665
  • Region: Southeast

Jersey Junction Ice Cream Parlor

  • 652 Croswell Ave. SE
  • East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Phone: (616) 458-4107
  • Region: Southeast

Jersey Junction celebrates 45 years as a favorite spot for ice cream treats. Recently restored, it offers ice cream, candy and sandwiches. Open every day. Call for hours. Closed January and February. MORE >>

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