Top 10 Things To Do in Grand Rapids
1. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park features modern sculptures, exotic plants, gardens, meadows and so much more! There are many famous artists work here and almost everyone who goes says it exceeds all expectations so don’t miss this!
2. John Ball Zoo
John Ball Zoo features over 1,500 animals including lions, chimps, tigers and bears! You also can see the behind the scenes training, ride the tram, zip line, do the ropes course and so much more!
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You will be running the same route as our massive Treasure Hunt which will have you exploring Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Millenium Park
Millenium Park has it all! You can swim, hike, bike, fish, rope climb on the playground, play on the beach and so much more! It is clean which makes it that much better for everyone to enjoy!
5. Provin Trails
Provin Trails is a great place to explore the woods. The easy walking trails make it a stop everyone can do. It gets you into nature and breathing in the fresh air.
6. Fulton Street Farmers Market
Fulton Street Farmers Market is a daily market that is very plentiful! You can find all kinds of produce here and ask questions to the sellers who are very informed. The prices are low making this a great stop!
7. Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum provides 3 floors of items centered around science, history and culture! Everyone will be able to discover and have fun!
8. Blandford Nature Center
Blandford Nature Center is 143 acres of wildlife, trails to explore and so much more! It is right in the heart of the city which makes it a great place to quickly stop in!
9. Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve
Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve boasts 100+ acres of nature. You can explore the forest, wetlands, gardens, trails and so much more!
10. Art Prize
Art Prize is an art contest that takes place each Fall in Grand Rapids. Any artist from around the world can submit their work. It is then displayed around the city. It is free and open to the public with over half a million visitors yearly so you know you have to go!