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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.
    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.…
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
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    Grand Rapids' ideal location in Michigan's West Coast provides visitors with all four seasons. The changes are dynamic and fun to experience!  From hot summer days to brisk winter evenings, here are some tips to fill your suitcase with the right gear.

    Grand Rapids Weather - FallFall (September through mid-November):

    One of the most beautiful times in Grand Rapids, the air begins to get crisp. Enjoy fall colors and outdoor activities by packing a windbreaker, fleece or sweatshirt and hat.


    Grand Rapids Weather - WinterWinter (Mid-November through March):

    Bring a warm coat, gloves, hat, scarf and boots. Enjoy many outdoor activities like iceskating, hiking and walking.


    Grand Rapids Weather - SpringSpring (March through May):

    Spring shows promise of summer coming. Pack with layers in mind. You'll be prepared for the daily temperature changes. Daily high's average in the 50's with cool nights.



    Grand Rapids Weather - SummerSummer (June through August):

    Summers are warm so be prepared with short sleeves and shorts. Evenings can be cooler so bring a light jacket or sweatshirt. With beaches in Michigan's West Coast, plan for swimming and sunbathing, so don't forget the swimsuit, beach towel or your shades.

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      Avg. High Avg. Low
    Jan 29° F 14° F
    Feb 33° F 16° F
    Mar 43° F 24° F
    Apr 57° F 35° F
    May 69° F 45° F
    Jun 78° F 54° F
    Jul 82° F 58° F
    Aug 80° F 57° F
    Sep 72° F 49° F
    Oct 60° F 39° F
    Nov 46° F 30° F
    Dec 34° F 20° F