Explore a variety of fun things to do in Grand Rapids

Minutes from your guest room at the Country Inn & Suites, you can experience all that downtown Grand Rapids has to offer, from a buzzing arts scene to dozens of breweries and noteworthy restaurants. Pencil in time to visit popular attractions like Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, where you can snap photos in front of the Lying Man statue or attend a summer concert in the amphitheater. Looking for a unique way to entertain clients after an on-site meeting? We’re close to several excellent greens, including Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club. For even more fun things to do outdoors, you can hike the trails at Roselle Park or kayak on the Grand River.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

0.62 mi / 1 km from the hotel
One of Michigan's biggest tourist draws, Frederik Meijer Gardens pulls in more than half a million annual visitors intent on seeing 158 acres of botanical gardens and sculptures.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

4.51 mi / 7.25 km from the hotel
Learn more about Watergate, stand in a replica of the Oval Office, and pay a visit to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library at this museum dedicated to the life and legacy of the 38th president of the United States.

Grand Rapids Art Museum

4.2 mi / 6.75 km from the hotel
Browse a varied collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and other forms of art in 20,000 feet of gallery space at GRAM, the first LEED® Gold-certified art museum in the world.

Grand Rapids Public Museum

4.48 mi / 7.21 km from the hotel
History buffs appreciate this museum that explores the rich culture of the Grand Rapids area. Be sure to check out the amazing replica of 1890s Grand Rapids, complete with authentic items from the era.

Van Andel Arena

4.25 mi / 6.84 km from the hotel
This multipurpose venue hosts Grand Rapids Griffins hockey games as well as concerts by world-renowned musicians like Bob Dylan, Elton John, Kesha, and Janet Jackson.

Woodland Mall

3.75 mi / 6.03 km from the hotel
Grab a bite to eat at one of the many dining options or shop for a new outfit at popular retailers like J.Crew, Dry Goods, H&M, and Banana Republic.

Celebration Cinema GR North

2.13 mi / 3.42 km from the hotel
See the latest blockbuster film at this popular cinema, which also boasts a state-of-the-art IMAX screen.

Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids, MI

11.78 mi / 18.97 km from the hotel
From Brooks Brothers to Old Navy, the Tanger Outlets in Grand Rapids has something for everyone. Get the best deals from your favorite stores and brands all in one place.

Pilgrim's Run Golf Club

26.5 mi / 42.65 km from the hotel
This course spans over 400 acres and features six different yardages for teeing off, making it a great option for players of all abilities.

DeVos Place

4.28 mi / 6.89 km from the hotel
Located along the Grand River, this convention facility hosts large trade shows and concerts in its 28 event spaces. It’s also the home of DeVos Performance Hall.

John Ball Zoo

5.83 mi / 9.38 km from the hotel
Take a ride on the Funicular to the highest point in the zoo before visiting the tigers in the Idema Forest Realm or saying hello to the penguins in the 40,000-gallon Kelp Forest tank.

Roselle Park

2.71 mi / 4.36 km from the hotel
Embrace the beauty of the great outdoors at this 240-acre nature preserve, which features scenic trails that run through a variety of terrains, including wetland and forest. The park also features a canoe launch and a playground with a climbing wall.