A vibrant art scene and eclectic shopping district add character and charm to this largely rural city 20 minutes east of Grand Rapids. Historic downtown Lowell spans six city blocks alongside the scenic Flat River, close to numerous parks, lakes and golf courses.
Where to Eat in Lowell
From fast food to fine dining, Lowell offers a range of culinary experiences. Favorites include Flat River Grill, offering traditional favorites with creative flair; Keiser’s Kitchen, a classic family-style diner; and Mynt Fusion Bistro, boasting made-from-scratch Pan-Asian fare.
The Fallasburg Fall Festival is a two-day event featuring fine arts and fine crafts, live music, food and more – it’s held in beautiful Fallasburg Park every September.
The Lowell Area Historical Museum invites visitors to step back in time through a wide range of permanent and traveling exhibits – including a Victorian parlor, dining room and porch.
Lowell Hidden Gems
The James C. Veen Observatory is one of the most elaborate amateur-built astronomical facilities in the Midwest – it’s open to the public on the second and last Saturday of each month, April through October.
Beautiful Stony Lakeside Park is home to the Lowell Dog Park, an off-leash space divided into two areas for small and large dogs – the lights are on until 10 pm!
Beer City, USA's radius has not only been expanding but deepening. The city of Lowell welcomes its second craft brew establishment, Big Boiler Brewing . Located downtown on quaint and cozy Main Street,