Grand Rapids is full of things to see and do. Whether you would like to stay in the heart of it all and experience the lively cultural scene downtown or would rather hit the road and see the natural wonders of our Great Lakes State, you can find it all nearby. Check out our recommendations below, or head over to ExperienceGR.com for more information.

Museums and Culture

Nature in the City

Searching for Sand? Just 45 minutes away…

  • Holland State Park | 2215 Ottawa Beach Road, Holland
    Sandy beach with dune walk and lighthouse
  • Grand Haven State Park | 1001 Harbor Ave, Grand Haven
    Sandy beach with historic pier and boardwalk
  • Oval Beach | Oval Dr and Perryman St, Saugatuck
    Nationally ranked beach next to Mt. Baldhead trail
  • Hoffmaster State Park | 6585 Lake Harbor Rd, Muskegon
    3 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline with towering dunes

Greater Grand Rapids Area (within an hour’s drive)