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    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.


    Discover the great outdoors in Cannonsburg, just 20 minutes northeast of Grand Rapids. It includes the area’s largest winter sports park, a 1,300-acre state game area, and numerous lakes and greenspaces. It’s nestled between two great shopping and dining destinations, Rockford and Plainfield, so you can enjoy both natural splendor and urban convenience in the space of a few minutes.

    Where to Eat in Cannonsburg

    Start with breakfast at the Grist Mill, which also includes a bakery, butchery, deli and grocery store. Right across the street is the Honey Creek Inn, a historic pub serving food from around the world and your mom’s kitchen. The century-old Bostwick Lake Inn offers creative cuisine with a side order of stunning lake views.  

    Where to Shop in Cannonsburg

    The accent is on quality rather than quantity when it comes to shopping options.

    Cannonsburg Bottle Shop
    Cannonsburg Grist Mill

    What to do in Cannonsburg

    Embrace winter at Cannonsburg Ski Area – featuring ski runs from beginning to intermediate, one of the Midwest’s top snowboarding terrains and several lanes of tubing for the whole family. Other seasons at Cannonsburg Sky Area offer bike trails and the new zipline. Zip your way through their Canopy Tours - taking you on a mile long tour consisting of station-to-station zip lining situated in the Cannonsburg treetops!

    Go hiking or mountain biking in Cannonsburg State Game Area – its 10-mile trail system is open from April to October, when hunting season starts.

    Golf at Silver Lake Country Club, a 90-year-old course perched on the rolling hills of Silver Lake.

    What to see in Cannonsburg

    See the birds and wildlife from the boardwalk and trails winding through Pickerel Lake Fred Meijer Natural Preserve.

    See the historic open stone shelter in beautiful Townsend Park – constructed in 1926, it was the first structure built in a Kent County park.

    Local Cannonsburg Favorites

    Locals head to Bostwick Lake Bakery for the biggest and best donuts, cookies and pastries, plus breakfast sandwiches and lunch items.

    Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area is an annual summer concert series – pack a picnic, grab a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy great music in the great outdoors.  

    Cannonsburg Hidden Gems

    The trail at Luton Park is a regional mountain-biking destination, winding through native prairie, pines, hardwoods and marshes.