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Things to do in Grand Rapids
The Grand Rapids is the second biggest city of Michigan in the US. It gives you scenic views of the Grand River, fascinating museums, great restaurants, and unique attractions! All travellers will find something to enjoy.
Start your trip by exploring the lovely Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. It’s home to Michigan’s biggest three-storey conservatory, where you’ll find various tropical and rare plants, a rock garden, and waterfall. Don’t forget to bring your camera to the four-season outdoor gardens, five themed gardens, forest trails, and wetlands boardwalk. You’re sure to have the most perfect travel photos.
The sculpture park is also an amazing hidden gem, because not many people know that some of the world’s most famous sculptures are here. If you want more culture, spend hours admiring the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s architecture and collection of more than 8,000 artworks.
Don’t miss the Grand Rapids Public Museum, where fans of science, history and culture will have the best time ever. If you’re travelling with kids, you should check out the interactive Grand Rapids Children's Museum.
Be one with nature by hiking the trails and saying hello to the local animals at the Blanford Nature Centre. Find more incredible creatures at the exciting John Ball Zoo next. Not only can you spend time with over 1,000 animals, you can go on a camel ride, see the entire zoo with a zipline ride, hop on a tram to the hilltop of the Grand Rapids, and many others.
Are you up for more adventure? Experience a unique tour of the Grand Rapids with the Great Lakes Pub Cruiser, where you can eat and drink you way through the city on a bike.
If you want a traditional way to get food like fresh fruit, dairy, baked goods, and other products from the local farmers and artisans, save some time on Saturdays and Sundays for the Fulton Street Farmers Market.
Explore beyond the Grand Rapids and travel to Michigan’s beachtowns. Enjoy the sun, sand, and splashing waves of Grand Haven State Park Beach, Saugatuck’s Oval Beach, and St Joseph’s Silver Beach. Find more sandy adventures with a thrilling dune ride at Silver Lake Sand Dunes. And for a classic heart-pumping time, spend a fun day at Michigan Adventure Park.
What you should know
The best time to visit Grand Rapids is from April to October for great weather and comfortable temperatures in the city. For awesome events in and around the Grand Rapids, visit the city during summer (June-August). For the perfect weather, the best time to visit the Grand Rapids is during spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November).
Singaporeans need to secure an electronic travel authorization (ESTA) to fly to the US and travel to the Grand Rapids. Visit Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for more updated travel info.
Travelling to and around Grand Rapids
You can travel to the Grand Rapids by flying in to Gerald R Ford International Airport, where you can reach the city by taxi, bus, car rental, and hotel or motel shuttle service. You can easily travel around the Grand Rapids by rental car or riding a taxi, The Rapid bus, bicycle, and booked tours.
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