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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.

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
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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.

Annual Bunny Train
Annual Bunny Train things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Recreation in Coopersville, MI USA

The Easter Bunny and friends will entertain kids of all ages The Annual Bunny Train will be departing from the Coopersville & Marne Railway station, in historic downtown Coopersville, each Saturday and Sunday from March 28th through April 11th.


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

Rural Life in the Mid-West Visit this 12,000 square foot facility and enjoy time reminiscing, sharing stories, learning about farming, agriculture, and rural life. A slow paced, relaxing atmosphere that is family friendly, handicapped accessible, and interesting for everyone.

Famous Pumpkin Train
Famous Pumpkin Train things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Recreation in Coopersville, MI USA

A vintage train ride featuring characters entertaing passeng The Famous Pumpkin Train provides a 90 minute ride through the countryside between Coopersville and Marne. During the ride our Famous Pumpkin; along with his friends Scarecrow and L'il Crow entertain passengers with songs, jokes and dancing.

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.


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

Line Dancing

Santa Train
Santa Train things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Recreation in Coopersville, MI USA

Come join Santa, his elves and a Princess for a 90 minute ri The Coopersville & Marne Railway presents its Annual Santa Train every Saturday and Sunday from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Come ride along with Santa, his elves, and a story telling Princess as we make the 90 minute journey from Coopersville to Marne and back.

A Tribe Called Sophistafunk w/ Lady Ace Boogie
A Tribe Called Sophistafunk w/ Lady Ace Boogie things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
This Week, Apr 09, 2020 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

A Tribe Called Sophistafunk w/ Lady Ace Boogie April 09, 2020 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

AJJ at The Pyramid Scheme
AJJ at The Pyramid Scheme things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 04, 2020 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

AJJ June 04, 2020 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Anti-Flag w/ Bad Cop/Bad Cop at The Pyramid Scheme
Anti-Flag w/ Bad Cop/Bad Cop at The Pyramid Scheme things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, May 06, 2020 (Wednesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Anti-Flag w/ Bad Cop/Bad Cop May 06, 2020 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

AS AM I, Casa Blue, Fathom XIX, Kingmaker
AS AM I, Casa Blue, Fathom XIX, Kingmaker things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Weekend, Apr 17, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

AS AM I, Casa Blue, Fathom XIX, Kingmaker April 17, 2020 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

Baby Shark Live! at DeVos Performance Hall
Baby Shark Live! at DeVos Performance Hall things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 05, 2020 (Monday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Baby Shark Live! October 05, 2020 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 6:00PM

Ben Rector The Old Friends Acoustic Tour
Ben Rector The Old Friends Acoustic Tour things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, May 01, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Ben Rector The Old Friends Acoustic Tour May 01, 2020 at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Best Night Ever: One Direction vs. Jonas Brothers
Best Night Ever: One Direction vs. Jonas Brothers things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Memorial Day Weekend, May 23, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Best Night Ever: One Direction vs. Jonas Brothers May 23, 2020 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Brit Floyd - The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show
Brit Floyd - The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Aug 18, 2020 (Tuesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Brit Floyd - The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show August 18, 2020 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Candlebox at 20 Monroe Live
Candlebox at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Weekend, Apr 19, 2020 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Candlebox April 19, 2020 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 6:30PM

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Best Places to Stay in Grand Rapids


Embassy Suites By Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown
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From $161 / night.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Grand Rapids
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From $105 / night.


Swimming Pool.
Prairieside Suites Luxury Bed & Breakfast
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From $279 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Grand Rapids West
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From $107 / night.


Union Hill Inn Bed And Breakfast
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From $115 / night.


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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