Places Rated Almanac ranked Grand Rapids as the #3 city in the nation for fun and recreation. Probably because we combine the cultural diversions of a cosmopolitan city with the spectacular recreation of an outdoor paradise.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has issued a three-week epidemic order: Pause to Save Lives, in effect through December 8. Under this order, entertainment venues and recreational facilities must be closed. Museums and libraries may remain open but guest counts are limited to no more than 30% of capacity. Please check individual websites for details.
One of the world's top 30 must-see museums.
This classic urban zoo is located two miles west of downtown Grand Rapids.
Experience Grand Rapids on the water!
Ready to run, bike, paddle, swim, fish and golf your way around?
Tee off at 35+ excellent courses within 30 minutes of town.
80+ amazing craft breweries on the Beer City Ale Trail.
Summer fun at the beach is always a win! Just a short drive from GR too!
Two 100-store malls, an outlet mall, and unique neighborhood shops.
Tour covered bridges, historic homes, lighthouses and more.
You want local, fresh, healthy and sustainable choices? We have it here!
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