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Grand Rapids Tourism and Sightseeing
The Grand Rapids area is full of activities for all types of people. Grand Rapids has large shopping malls, strip malls, and small boutique shops downtown. The downtown area is rich in history and has art museums, public museums, and the Gerald R. Ford Museum. Grand Rapids also has nice outdoor recreation, such as the John Ball Zoo and the Fredrick Meijer Gardens. Then there is the amazing night lfe in downtown Grand Rapids, that consists of countless night clubs, bars, and the DeVos place and the Van Andle Arena. This city is smaller is size, but it makes up for it in things to do.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Grand Rapids, MI USA

This 132-acre attraction features the most comprehensive outdoor sculpture collection in the Midwest, indoor and outdoor gardens, largest tropical conservatory in the state, nature trails, guided tram and 5 acre Children's Garden. Admission charged.


Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Grand Rapids, MI USA

This museum offers world-class exhibits on history, nature, cultural heritage and more. Ride a 1928 carousel, catch a show in the planetarium or eat in the cafe overlooking the Grand River. General Admission charged.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Experience America's most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White House State Dinner, step inside the Oval Office and Cabinet Room, and see the original Watergate burglar tools. Admission charged. Gerald R.

John Ball Zoo
John Ball Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Grand Rapids, MI USA

John Ball Zoo, with over 1,000 animals, is located in a 110-acre park. The zoo has an aquarium, children's zoo, African area and chimpanzee exhibit. Admission charged.

Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids Art Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Grand Rapids, MI USA
User Rating:  User Rating 3.0
GRAM presents exhibitions of national caliber and regional distinction. Its collection spans Renaissance to modern art. Call for information on exhibitions and programs or visit the website.


Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North & IMAX
Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Imax Theatre in Grand Rapids, MI USA


Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Coopersville, MI USA

Family fun, tractors, quilts, activities - all inside! At Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center, visitors will enjoy the displays of farm tools, tractors, and other vintage collections. Art, exhibits, corn shelling, rope making, and the Kid's Area make for a memoriable multigenerational family experience.

Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Coopersville, MI USA

Multigenerational event venue with interesting exhibits too! The Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, inspiring memories of yesterday, serving the community today, and preserving stories for tomorrow.

Getting Bit Guide Service
Getting Bit Guide Service
Fishing in Grand Rapids, MI USA

West Michigan Fishing Guide Service We are a West Michigan Fishing Guide Service that specializes in fishing for Salmon, Steelhead, Trout, and Smallmouth Bass. We primarily guide on the Big Manistee River, Pere Marquette River, Muskegon River, Grand River, and White River.


Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Grand Rapids Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Childrens Museum in Grand Rapids, MI USA

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum is all about play. The Grand Rapids Children's Museum demonstrates the learning power of play. We have 20,000 square feet of open ended, interactive exhibits which entice children and their adults to imagine, create, role play and just have fun.

$UICIDEBOY$ at Intersection
$UICIDEBOY$ at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Dec 09, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

$UICIDEBOY$ December 09, 2017 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

311 at 20 Monroe Live
311 at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Oct 19, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

311 October 19, 2017 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie at Intersection
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Week, Sep 28, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie September 28, 2017 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

A Perfect Circle at Deltaplex
A Perfect Circle at Deltaplex things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 22, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

A Perfect Circle November 22, 2017 at Deltaplex in Grand Rapids, MI 7:30PM

alt-J at 20 Monroe Live
alt-J at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Oct 24, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

alt-J October 24, 2017 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Andy Mineo at Intersection
Andy Mineo at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Oct 15, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Andy Mineo October 15, 2017 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 6:00PM

Animals as Leaders w/ Periphery at Intersection
Animals as Leaders w/ Periphery at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 03, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Animals as Leaders w/ Periphery November 03, 2017 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 6:00PM

Azealia Banks at Intersection
Azealia Banks at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Oct 03, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Azealia Banks October 03, 2017 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Azealia Banks at The Intersection at The Intersection
Azealia Banks at The Intersection at The Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Oct 03, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Azealia Banks at The Intersection October 03, 2017 at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Backstage Immersion: From Russia With Love
Backstage Immersion: From Russia With Love things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Oct 13, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Backstage Immersion: From Russia With Love October 13, 2017 at Peter Martin Wege Theatre in Grand Rapids, MI 7:30PM

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Best Places to Stay in Grand Rapids


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Grand Rapids East
Guest Score:
From $112 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Grandville
Guest Score:
From $127 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Grand Rapids
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids
Guest Score:
From $239 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Prairieside Suites Luxury Bed And Breakfast - Adults Only
Guest Score:
From $279 / night.


Restaurant.

Best Time to Visit Grand Rapids


The best time to visit Michigan is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Grand Rapids


Month Low Avg High
January 15.6 22.4 29.3
February 17.4 25.0 32.6
March 25.9 34.6 43.3
April 36.1 46.3 56.6
May 46.6 58.1 69.6
June 55.8 67.1 78.4
July 60.5 71.4 82.3
August 59.0 69.4 79.7
September 51.0 61.3 71.7
October 40.2 49.9 59.6
November 31.2 38.4 45.5
December 21.4 27.6 33.7

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