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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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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.


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.

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.

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



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.

Jam Night
Jam Night things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Music in Coopersville, MI USA

Acoustic Music Held the first and third Tuesday of every month inside Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center, year round. Doors open at 5 pm. Sign up to perform a song and let us know what key it will be in so that others may strum along. Music from 6 pm - 9 pm.

Kids, Crafts and Critters
Kids, Crafts and Critters things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Recreation in Coopersville, MI USA

Kid's Activites

Line Dancing
Line Dancing things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Dance in Coopersville, MI USA



"Weird Al"" Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 26, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

"Weird Al"" Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour July 26, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

#IMOMSOHARD - Mom's Night Out Round 2
#IMOMSOHARD - Mom's Night Out Round 2 things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 13, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

#IMOMSOHARD - Mom's Night Out Round 2 July 13, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Adam Lee WSG Pretoria at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill
Adam Lee WSG Pretoria at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Mothers Day, May 12, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Adam Lee WSG Pretoria May 12, 2019 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 3:00PM

Adam Sandler at Van Andel Arena
Adam Sandler at Van Andel Arena things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Father's Day, Jun 06, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Adam Sandler June 06, 2019 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Adventure Club at Intersection
Adventure Club at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Week, May 02, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Adventure Club May 02, 2019 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

Alabama at Van Andel Arena
Alabama at Van Andel Arena things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Aug 23, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Alabama August 23, 2019 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Allah-Las W/ Tim Hill at The Pyramid Scheme
Allah-Las W/ Tim Hill at The Pyramid Scheme things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Aug 14, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Allah-Las W/ Tim Hill August 14, 2019 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 8:30PM

Amigo The Devil w/ Cory Branan at The Pyramid Scheme
Amigo The Devil w/ Cory Branan at The Pyramid Scheme things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 21, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Amigo The Devil w/ Cory Branan July 21, 2019 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Anastasia Touring at DeVos Performance Hall
Anastasia Touring at DeVos Performance Hall things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 29, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Anastasia Touring June 29, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI

Anastasia Touring at DeVos Performance Hall
Anastasia Touring at DeVos Performance Hall things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 25, 2019 (Tuesday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Anastasia Touring June 25, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 7:30PM

Anastasia Touring at DeVos Performance Hall
Anastasia Touring at DeVos Performance Hall things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 28, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Anastasia Touring June 28, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Grand Rapids


Drury Inn & Suites Grand Rapids
Guest Score:
From $108 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Guest Suite Off Large East Grand Rapids Home
Guest Score:
From $85 / night.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Grand Rapids-north
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
The Lafayette House Bed & Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $135 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Union Hill Inn Bed And Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $115 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

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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