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Come celebrate the beauty and bounty of fall in Grand Rapids:
Take a self-guided Fall Color Tour that runs through lush stands of forest, bustling family farms and charming covered bridges. Or follow our Scenic Beauty route that starts and ends downtown. Either way, bring your camera!
Enjoy fall colors, a pancake breakfast and a hot soup lunch at the Colorburst Charity Bicycle Tour. Choose from various ride distances and terrains. Benefits Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and other local charities. October 12.
The Cultural Experience Bus Tour is an enjoyable and informative way to discover Grand Rapids history, fun facts, culinary delights and hotspots. October 17.
Also at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park:
• Tree-mendous Kids' Tram Tours - an engaging experience all about trees, including why they change color. September 7 - October 26.
• Fall Bonsai Show - see bonsai trees in every stage of development and purchase hard-to-find bonsai supplies.
• Giant Pumpkins at Michigan's Farm Garden - featuring gargantuan pumpkins weighing hundreds of pounds, plus pumpkin cooking demonstrations. October 19-20.
Visit up to 20 family farms during Kent Harvest Trails, an annual harvest festival featuring farm markets, corn mazes, hay rides, kids' activities and so much more. Through the end of October.
Every season is bacon season. Which makes this the perfect time for BaCon - a fun-filled, walk-around tasting event featuring creative bacon dishes from the area's best chefs, plus bacon-based and bacon-inspired cocktails and brews. November 2 at The DeltaPlex Arena.
Ride The Famous Pumpkin Train - the 90-minute journey through family farms and fields features on-board entertainment and ends with kids picking their own pumpkins from the track-side patch. Saturdays and Sundays, September 28 - October 27.
Trunk or Treat at Whistlestop Park is a free, safe, friendly kids' trick-or-treat event offering great goodies, balloon animals, a bounce house, petting zoo and hayride. October 19.
Zoo Goes Boo! At John Ball Zoo offers kooky-not-spooky fun, with trick or treating, kids' activities, entertainment and more. October 25-27.
Grand Rapids Ballet presents Dracula, a mesmerizing dance production scare-ifed with dramatic lights, ghoulish props and haunting projections. October 25 - November 1.
GRBarcrawl's Annual Halloween Crawl is a high-energy party bus excursion to five local hotspots. Costumes encouraged! October 26.
Halloween On Ionia is a street party boasting Michigan's largest cash prize for best costume. Heated tents, games, street cuisine, DJs and more. From 2 pm-midnight October 26.
Zombie Dash is a five-kilometer sunset run through "post-apocalyptic" downtown Grand Rapids. Dodge the zombies to stay alive! October 26.
The Witches of New Salem beckon you to enter haunted woods and the haunted maze for after-dark chills. September 27 - November 2.
The Haunt offers a host of terror-filled experiences in one 20,000-sq. ft. compound of fear. Hollywood-quality sets, lighting and special effects. October 4 - November 2.
Forest of Fear is a 1/3-mile outdoor path haunted by the undead and all sorts of ghastly creatures. It's the area's only charity haunt. October 10 - November 2.
Grab your friends and head to the Country for fun, food and swimming! This Kids Getaway includes: One night stay in a guest room with two queen beds All-you-can-eat pizza buffet at Craigs Cruisers for up to four people Four people also receive 5 game credits each and one activity pass each to either laser tag, bumper cars, rope wall, miniature golf, frog hopper, go-karts or kiddie karts Access to our indoor hotel pool Free hot breakfast including sausage, eggs and waffles We look forward to seeing you in the Country! Terms and Conditions Voucher for Craigs Cruisers presented at check-in Not redeemable for cash 24-hour cancellation policy
Have some old fashioned fun at the Public Museum! Offer includes: General admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for up to four guests Four carousel rides 10% off total purchases at the museum cafe and curiosity shop Swimming in our indoor pool after a long day of fun Daily breakfast, featuring waffles with syrup and whipped cream Terms and Conditions Guests will receive the Grand Rapids Public Museum package voucher at check-in.
Spend the night at the Holiday Inn Express of Grand Rapids Southwest. Enjoy the free hot breakfast in the morning, indoor pool and spa. The package includes 2 adult tickets to the Meijer Gardens. The Butterflies are Blooming event takes place March 1, 2013-April 30-2013. The gardens are open year round. More tickets can be purchased at the Gardens. Prices vary depending on room type.
Our Craig's Cruisers package include room accommodations along with a complimentary pass for up to four peoples to enjoy Craig's incredible all-you-can-eat buffet. Each guest also receives one activity pass good for indoor go carts, laser tag, high ropes course, and five game credits.
Have Suite Dreams this winter at the Homewood Suites by Hilton-Grand Rapids! Included in this package are overnight accommodations in our newly renovated suites, full hot breakfast buffet, access to our brand new Saltwater Pool, Grand Rapids visitor/attraction guide and a Suite Dreams gift basket!
Package includes an overnight stay at the Hyatt Place Grand Rapids-South and 1 official Craig’s Cruisers Entertainment voucher per package. The voucher entitles you to one complimentary pass per person to Craig’s Incredible Pizza Buffet, one Craig’s Cruisers activity pass per person (includes their choice of one of the following activities: go-karts, laser tag, bumper cars, high ropes course, frog hopper, mini-golf*, bumper boats*, and kiddie karts*) *weather permitting activities, and 5 game credits per person. Voucher is good for party of up to 4 people. Call the Hyatt Place to book! 616-724-1234 ext. 0
Come visit one of Grand Rapids most prized attractions. The Frederik Meijer Gardens is ready for you to come and explore it. Whether traveling alone or with your family the Frederik Meijer Gardens will keep your day packed full of adventures. Attractions such as the Children's Garden, Tropical Conservatory, Arid Garden or the Carnivorous Plant House are just a few stops in your day. Visiting relatives during the holidays? Don't miss out on the "Christmas and Holidays Traditions around the World". You and your family will enjoy the spirit of the season while taking a ride on a horse-drawn carriage, hopping on the trolley or riding on the train around the Railway Garden, the choice is yours! This package includes two tickets to the Gardens ($24 value), and we are just a mile down the road from the Gardens.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum has many full time exhibits and special exhibits that will intrigue everyone. Stop by and see the history of furniture city, stroll the old streets of Grand Rapids, or go on a scavenger hunt through the hallways. You can also take a ride on a carousel from 1928 above the Grand River. Offer includes: General admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for up to four guests, 2 adults and 2 children, Four carousel rides, 10% off total purchases at the museum cafe and curiosity shop, and enjoy our new bedding package, complimentary wireless internet, and complimentary hot breakfast to get your day started right.
Includes overnight accommodations, a $25.00 Old Chicago Certificate, complimentary round trip shuttle transportation, and two adult passes to Frederik Meijer Gardens (children’s passes available at ticket counter at gardens) starting at $139.00.
Includes deluxe overnight accommodations for up to four people, four Castaway Bay wristbands, and a Craig’s Cruisers entertainment voucher that includes four passes to Craig’s Incredible Pizza Buffet, Craig’s Cruisers activity passes and 20 Game Credits, starting at $139.00.
Includes ten Castaway Bay wrist bands, two large one-topping pizzas, three 2-liter Pepsi products, $10 in game tokens, all for $179.00 + tax. (package valid Sundays only) Call hotel directly for booking - (616) 949-9222
Includes overnight accommodations in a standard king or two double, a 2-liter bottle Pepsi product, one large one-topping pizza, and four Castaway Bay passes, starting at $119.00.
Package includes: Weekday $129 Weekend $149 Room with a King bed or 2 Double beds with a River view (Based on availability). 2 Admission tickets to one of the following Grand Rapids attractions: *Frederick Meijer Gardens *Grand Rapids Art Museum *Gerald R. Ford Museum Free breakfast vouchers for up to 2 Adults and 2 Children in The Landing Restaurant. Complimentary late check out up to 1:00 pm.
Package includes: Stay Friday and Saturday night in a room of your choice at the Standard rate, get Sunday night FREE. Free breakfast voucher for up to 2 Adults in The Landing Restaurant Complimentary late check out up to 2 pm.
Craig's Cruiser's Package, American breakfast for 4 guests daily, dinner for 4 guests upon arrival at Pizza Buffet, local calls, wireless Internet, 4 Craig's Cruiser's act passes for 2 adults and 2 children, self parking, roundtrip airport transportation, see Rate Rules