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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 Ballet: The Nutcracker
Grand Rapids Ballet: The Nutcracker things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Weekend, Dec 03, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Ballet: The Nutcracker December 03, 2017 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 2:00PM


Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show at DeVos Place
Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show at DeVos Place things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 18, 2018 (Thursday) to Jan 21, 2018 (Sunday) Show event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

RV Show Find your Away! This show is all about creating the best family vacation. Whether just a weekend or a long getaway, RVing is the way to go. West Michigan RV dealers pack DeVos Place with motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheels and folding camping trailers.

Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 30, 2018 (Friday) Sports event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Griffins March 30, 2018 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Grand Rapids Remodeling & New Homes Show at DeVos Place
Grand Rapids Remodeling & New Homes Show at DeVos Place things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 12, 2018 (Friday) to Jan 14, 2018 (Sunday) Show event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Remodeling & New Homes Show Renovate your house! Create your home! DeVos Place starts the year filled with everything to build a new home, finish your basement or bring your family room out of the 90’s.

Grand Rapids Soul Club Wsg. DJ Prince Paul
Grand Rapids Soul Club Wsg. DJ Prince Paul things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 25, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Soul Club Wsg. DJ Prince Paul November 25, 2017 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 9:30PM


Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops: Green Eggs And Ham
Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops: Green Eggs And Ham things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 03, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops: Green Eggs And Ham March 03, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 10:30AM

Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops: Little Red Riding Hood
Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops: Little Red Riding Hood things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Feb 03, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony Lollipops: Little Red Riding Hood February 03, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 10:30AM

Grand Rapids Symphony: A Hero's Life
Grand Rapids Symphony: A Hero's Life things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 23, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: A Hero's Life March 23, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: A Hero's Life
Grand Rapids Symphony: A Hero's Life things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 24, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: A Hero's Life March 24, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM


Grand Rapids Symphony: All Tchaikovsky
Grand Rapids Symphony: All Tchaikovsky things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 13, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: All Tchaikovsky January 13, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: All Tchaikovsky
Grand Rapids Symphony: All Tchaikovsky things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 12, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: All Tchaikovsky January 12, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth
Grand Rapids Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
May 18, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth May 18, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth
Grand Rapids Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
May 19, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth May 19, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway
Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 26, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway January 26, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway
Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 27, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway January 27, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway
Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 28, 2018 (Sunday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Blockbuster Broadway January 28, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 3:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Chopin & Dvorak
Grand Rapids Symphony: Chopin & Dvorak things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Apr 28, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Chopin & Dvorak April 28, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Chopin & Dvorak
Grand Rapids Symphony: Chopin & Dvorak things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Chopin & Dvorak April 27, 2018 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Cirque De Noel
Grand Rapids Symphony: Cirque De Noel things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, Dec 21, 2017 (Thursday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Cirque De Noel December 21, 2017 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 7:30PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Cirque De Noel
Grand Rapids Symphony: Cirque De Noel things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Christmas Weekend, Dec 22, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Grand Rapids Symphony: Cirque De Noel December 22, 2017 at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

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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.

Spring Visit Grand Rapids in the summerSummer Visit Grand Rapids in the fallFall Winter


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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