Following the Grand River north out of downtown, the Cheshire Village and Creston districts boast strong, stable residential areas, thriving business districts and the largest greenspace within the city of Grand Rapids. The communities here have emphasized renovation rather than replacement, so historic touches abound.
Where to eat in North Quarter
Explore these great eateries in the North Quarter.
Head to Riverside Park to bike or hike along the river, fish, boat, play disc golf, watch baseball or soccer games, or just soak up nature. At 250 acres, it's the largest park within Grand Rapids city limits. Riverside Park is also home to the Brewers Grove, a collection of trees planted by local Grand Rapids brewers with funds raised from selling pints of a tree themed beer.
Get wet (in season) at the Aberdeen Park SplashPad. The park also features a KaBOOM! Playground, tennis and basketball courts, and an urban orchard.
Bring the kids to Northfield Lanes, a family-oriented bowling center offering fun and entertainment for all ages.