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Sensory-Friendly Experiences in Grand Rapids

Several Grand Rapids attractions, including John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), are taking steps to make visiting more accessible to everyone. John Ball Zoo has always aimed to be…

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20 Fun and FREE Things to do in Grand Rapids

Whoever said nothing in life is free hasn't been to Kent County, Michigan. The greater Grand Rapids area offers a wide variety of no-cost activities to keep you busy throughout the year. Downtown…

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Crafting Candles at Wax Poetic Candle Bar

Tap into your sense of smell and flex your creativity by making a hand-poured, scented candle at Wax Poetic Candle Bar in Grand Rapids. The whole candle-pouring experience takes about 30-45 minutes…

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Things to Do Inside

Whether it's a snow day, a rainy day or a day you just want to play inside, Grand Rapids offers a wide range of fun indoor activities for all ages, in all seasons. Exploration Delve into history…

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Things to do with Teens in Grand Rapids

Traveling to Grand Rapids with a teenager? The city and region offer plenty of possibilities to satisfy even the hardest-to-please adolescents. Whether your teen prefers outdoor adventure or indoor…

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Escape Rooms: Can Your Group Solve It in Time?

An escape room is an immersive, real-life adventure game that players solve (or not) via collaboration and brainpower. Most escape rooms offer a variety of themes or missions that players can choose…

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Resolutions to Keep During Your Next Trip to Grand Rapids

Want a New Year’s resolution you can stick to? Resolve to have more fun in 2024. Make time for play, try something you’ve always wanted to do, indulge in a treat now and then, and visit someplace new…

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Where to Find Great Karaoke in Grand Rapids

Whether you’re planning a trip to Grand Rapids or you’re a seasoned local, you can find karaoke every night of the week at restaurants and bars all around town. When you’re ready to take the mic or…

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Fun and Educational Winter Break Activities for All Ages

Holiday school breaks are a great time to explore Grand Rapids with family and friends. In addition to our usual robust lineup of winter and holiday diversions, a number of attractions offer special…

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Visiting Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in the Winter

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an iconic tourist destination in Grand Rapids. When springtime hits, people flutter to Meijer Gardens to see the largest temporary butterfly exhibit in the…

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