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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
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



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 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


070 Shake at Intersection - The Stache
070 Shake at Intersection - The Stache things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 05, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

070 Shake October 05, 2019 at Intersection - The Stache in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

1989 Tribute Show, : A Benefit for The Diatribe Inc.
1989 Tribute Show, : A Benefit for The Diatribe Inc. things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 04, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

1989 Tribute Show, : A Benefit for The Diatribe Inc. October 04, 2019 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

2019 Christmas Fair
2019 Christmas Fair things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Dec 14, 2019 (Saturday) Art event in Coopersville, MI USA

Christmas Craft and Vendor show

2019 Quilts, Crafts, and Vendors
2019 Quilts, Crafts, and Vendors things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Sep 14, 2019 (Saturday) Art event in Coopersville, MI USA

Craft and Vendor Show 2019 Quilts, Crafts, and Vendors Show at the Coopersville Farm Museum 10:00am-2:00pm Saturday September 14, 2019. Quilt Show, Crafters, Vendors, Kids Activities, Raffles.

A$AP Ferg - The Yedi Tour at 20 Monroe Live
A$AP Ferg - The Yedi Tour at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 09, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

A$AP Ferg - The Yedi Tour November 09, 2019 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Aaron Lewis, State I'm In Tour at 20 Monroe Live
Aaron Lewis, State I'm In Tour at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 22, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Aaron Lewis, State I'm In Tour November 22, 2019 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith at Van Andel Arena
Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith at Van Andel Arena things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Dec 05, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith December 05, 2019 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Amy LaVere Album Release at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill
Amy LaVere Album Release at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Today, Aug 24, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Amy LaVere Album Release August 24, 2019 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking
Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 01, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking November 01, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 7:30PM

Avatar at Intersection
Avatar at Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Sep 19, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Avatar September 19, 2019 at Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Bad Bad Hats at The Pyramid Scheme
Bad Bad Hats at The Pyramid Scheme things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Sep 14, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Bad Bad Hats September 14, 2019 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Grand Rapids


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


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


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


Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Grand Rapids West
Guest Score:
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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