Dynamic Variation:

Sculptures & Historic Buildings

Art is everywhere you look in downtown Grand Rapids, in the form of sculptures, murals and historic buildings. Start at the masterpiece that started it all - La Grand Vitesse, the massive red…

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Downtown Walking Tour

This ten-block downtown walking tour covers less than three-quarters of a mile - but it takes you all the way from Berlin to Vietnam! Start at the Grand Rapids Public Museum to experience history made…

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Self-Guided Audio Tours

GR Tag Tour - A smart phone tour of downtown Grand Rapids Scan the tag, take the tour Listen to stories from our past Snap a picture and give us your best shot "Check-in" and share See…

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Heritage Tour

Explore the rich and varied history of Grand Rapids with a tour of significant sites. Start at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids. Once the site of a Native American village, this 6.5-acre…

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Countryside Tour

Get in touch with true Americana - explore the small towns and agriculture of West Michigan! Start at Fulton Street Farmers Market, just two miles from downtown, to browse and buy the bounty of our…

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit

There are so many reasons to come and visit Grand Rapids. If you need help making your list, start with our top 10 reasons…

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Skiing

Like all outdoor recreation activities in Grand Rapids, great skiing is available just minutes from the city’s bustling downtown. Downhill aficionados flock to Cannonsburg Ski Area, 20 minutes away…

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Perfect Picnic Places in Grand Rapids

Summer in Grand Rapids is a great time of the year to grab some good food and head outdoors to enjoy it. With so many beautiful parks and outdoor spaces in Grand Rapids to have a picnic, Experience…

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Education Experiences

If your family is homeschooling or love taking educational vacations, you may want to take advantage of the many learning opportunities in and around Grand Rapids to supplement their education. A…

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Free Music Events

You don’t need to buy a ticket to enjoy great live music in Grand Rapids – various venues around town host free concerts throughout the year. From no-cover-charge bars to outdoor summer festivals…

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