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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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Celebracion Cinco De Mayo at 20 Monroe Live
Celebracion Cinco De Mayo at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Weekend, May 05, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Celebracion Cinco De Mayo May 05, 2018 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 3:00PM


Christmas Fair
Christmas Fair things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Dec 15, 2018 (Saturday) Show event in Coopersville, MI USA

Craft and Vendor Show Come join us to see what the local vendors are selling! There will be many crafters and vendors available to show off their homemade items and business products. There will be crafts for the children as well as a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Christmas Jam Night
Christmas Jam Night things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Dec 18, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Coopersville, MI USA

Live Music Community Christmas Party! Everyone is invited to attend! Admission is covered by River Village Apartments. Pot Luck Dinner at 5pm. Bring a dish to share. Utensils, plates, cups, napkins, punch provided. Music from 6-9pm.

Citizen at The Intersection
Citizen at The Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 02, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Citizen June 02, 2018 at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 6:00PM

Citizen w/ Oso Oso at Intersection - The Stache
Citizen w/ Oso Oso at Intersection - The Stache things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 02, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Citizen w/ Oso Oso June 02, 2018 at Intersection - The Stache in Grand Rapids, MI 6:00PM


Coffin Problem (Album Release) W/ Hollywood Makeout + Canter
Coffin Problem (Album Release) W/ Hollywood Makeout + Canter things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Mothers Day Weekend, May 11, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Coffin Problem (Album Release) W/ Hollywood Makeout + Canter May 11, 2018 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 10:00PM

COFRESI w/ Flats Stanlie at Intersection - The Stache
COFRESI w/ Flats Stanlie at Intersection - The Stache things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
This Weekend, Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

COFRESI w/ Flats Stanlie April 27, 2018 at Intersection - The Stache in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Community Costume Party
Community Costume Party things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 27, 2018 (Saturday) Children event in Coopersville, MI USA

Costume Party Come out and join us for our costume party! Come dressed up as your favorite character or person and do some trick or treating around the museum.

Dangerville and Delilah Dewylde
Dangerville and Delilah Dewylde things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
This Weekend, Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Dangerville and Delilah Dewylde April 27, 2018 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM


Darren McCarty (Comedy Show) at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill
Darren McCarty (Comedy Show) at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 14, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Darren McCarty (Comedy Show) July 14, 2018 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train - Upgrade VIP Packages
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train - Upgrade VIP Packages things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 15, 2018 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train - Upgrade VIP Packages July 15, 2018 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 7:01PM

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train at Van Andel Arena
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train at Van Andel Arena things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 15, 2018 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train July 15, 2018 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Davina and the Vagabonds WSG the JMM Jazz Trio
Davina and the Vagabonds WSG the JMM Jazz Trio things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 14, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Davina and the Vagabonds WSG the JMM Jazz Trio June 14, 2018 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Dirty Deville, Overdrive Orchestra, Crooked Heart
Dirty Deville, Overdrive Orchestra, Crooked Heart things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 29, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Dirty Deville, Overdrive Orchestra, Crooked Heart June 29, 2018 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 9:00PM

Drugs In the Carpet, Menagerie, Yakul
Drugs In the Carpet, Menagerie, Yakul things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
This Weekend, Apr 29, 2018 (Sunday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Drugs In the Carpet, Menagerie, Yakul April 29, 2018 at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids, MI 3:00PM

Earth Radio + the Zannies + Flexadecibel
Earth Radio + the Zannies + Flexadecibel things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, May 24, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Earth Radio + the Zannies + Flexadecibel May 24, 2018 at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI 8:30PM

Electric Six at The Intersection
Electric Six at The Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 23, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Electric Six June 23, 2018 at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road at Van Andel Arena
Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road at Van Andel Arena things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 15, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road October 15, 2018 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI 8:00PM

Emmure at The Intersection
Emmure at The Intersection things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Next Month, May 17, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Emmure May 17, 2018 at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI 6:00PM

Erasure - World Be Gone Tour at 20 Monroe Live
Erasure - World Be Gone Tour at 20 Monroe Live things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 25, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Erasure - World Be Gone Tour July 25, 2018 at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids, MI 7:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Grand Rapids


Comfort Suites Grand Rapids North
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From $84 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Grand Rapids East
Guest Score:
From $107 / night.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Grand Rapids - South
Guest Score:
From $97 / night.


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


Non Smoking Rooms.
JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids
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From $259 / 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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