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  • Attractions

    »Jaycee-MacKay Park

    Located on the Kalamazoo Avenue in Grand Rapids, the Jaycee-MacKay Park is a popular park frequented by locals and tourists alike. Providing many facilities like picnic utilities, playgrounds and game fields, this park makes for a great visit. For the sports enthusiast, there are well-maintained soccer fields, baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts available. Whereas for tourists and photographers, there is the Snowhenge, the 1/3rd scaled down replica of the original Stonehenge made entirely of snow! Towering up to 6.5 feet (1.89 meters) the Snowhenge is a perfect frozen replica of Wiltshire's World Heritage Monument. Other facilities here include washrooms and ample parking space.

    2531 Kalamazoo Avenue
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507

    »Dorr South Park

    With a play area and plenty of space to run around, Dorr South Park offers great fun for families. 

    1868 142nd Avenue
    Dorr, MI 49323

    »Calvin College

    An institution that follows the principles of the Christian Reformed Church of North America, the Calvin College believes in educating minds while keeping a focused emphasis on God. Founded in 1876, the college is a liberal arts college that offers a range of degrees and programs to eager students. The campus itself, spread over an area of about 390 acres (157.8 hectares), is well-equipped with the facilities that maybe required to help a student reach his or her potential. For more information on the academic courses offered at Calvin College, do see the website.

    3201 Burton Street South East
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    »Meyer May House

    This Prairie-style design masterpiece is one of the most completely restored Frank Lloyd Wright houses in existence.

    450 Madison Avenue Southeast
    Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

    »Founders Brewing Co.

    Established in 1997, Founders Brewing Co. has consistently received accolades and picked up awards for its first-rate beers. Originally known as the Canal Street Brewing Company, the brewery overcame some torrid initial years to become the much-loved brewery it is today. Some of their specialty brews include the Curmudgeon Old Ale, Rubaeus and Double Trouble. Discover the intricacies of brewing beer and the brewery's history with the popular tours conducted every Saturday. Tour includes a tasting session of their beers as well. Visitors can chill out at the Taproom feasting on their selection of their award-winning brews and a menu of deli specialties. Check website for more.

    235 Grandville Southwest
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    »Heritage Hills Historic District

    One of the largest urban historic districts in the USA, this district features over 1300 homes that date from 1848 and later. Over 60 different architectural styles are to be found. The district hosts the annual home tour in May. Self-guided walking tour brochures are available at the downtown Visitor Information Center.

    126 College Avenue Southeast
    Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

    »Voigt House Victorian Museum

    Perfectly preserved, this Victorian mansion contains original furnishings plus offers seasonal programs on life in Grand Rapids during the Victorian era. They are open on Tuesdays and on the second and fourth Sundays of every month.

    115 College Avenue Southeast
    Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

    »Grand Rapids Public Library

    The main Grand Rapids Public Library branch is normally open Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and until 6:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. From Labor Day to Memorial Day, the main branch is also open on Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Other library branches in Grand Rapids can be found at 1201 Madison Avenue Southeast, 1150 Giddings Avenue Southeast, 2350 Eastern Avenue Southeast, 1563 Plainfield Avenue Northeast, 1017 Leonard Street Northwest, 713 Bridge Street Northwest, and 2025 Leonard Street Northeast.

    111 Library Street Northeast
    Grand Rapids, Minnesota 49503

    »John Ball Zoo

    Located on Fulton Avenue, the John Ball Zoo is owned and operated by the County of Kent. One of the most attended cultural facilities in the city, the zoo is home to over 250 species of animals, amounting to one of the largest collections of zoo animals in Michigan. The management also arranges for many educational programs and events for children. Apart from the friendly, live animals, the ceramic Loch Ness monster in the zoo pond is also a local favorite.

    1300 West Fulton Street
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504

    »1928 Spillman Carousel

    1928 Spillman Carousel was originally operated in the Lakewood Amusement Park later the park was closed and Peter Cook, late benefactor of Grand Rapids initiated the restoration of the carousel to get it to Grand Rapids Public Museum. The Spillman Carousel is a beautifully bejewelled carousel mounting 44 horses and a tiger, goat, deer, camel, lion and a giraffe and two chariots, all of which are intricately painted. The carousel rotates to the tunes of Wurlitzer band organ and delights young and old patrons of the museum. Every year on Peter Cook's birthday on May 9, the museum offers free carousel rides.

    272 Pearl Street Northwest
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504

    »Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

    Named after the family responsible for its existence, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a place all visitors to Grand Rapids must experience. This 132-acre (53 hectare) facility comprises a botanical garden as well as a sculpture park. Indoors, you can explore the Lena Meijer Conservatory as well as various gardens; outdoors, there is the famous Sculpture Park featuring pieces by the likes of Auguste Rodin and Jaume Plensa. Michigan's Farm Garden, meant to replicate a typical family farm from the 1930s, complete with bronze sculptures of pigs and goats, is one of the major attractions of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The Amphitheater Garden, with a capacity of 1900, plays host to concerts in the summer. This is a place the whole family is sure to fall in love with.

    1000 East Beltline Avenue Northeast
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

    »Lena Meijer Conservatory

    One of the highlights of a visit to the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is experiencing the Lena Meijer Conservatory, which is home to tropical plants from five of the seven continents. In addition to Pacific coconut palms and Indian fig trees, you get to admire some wonderful rock landscapes. The orchid collection contains over 3500 varieties, and these displays change regularly. The annual exhibit of tropical butterflies, held in March and April, is a wondrous event, and it is worth visiting the Lana Meijer Conservatory solely to see the beautiful creatures, imported from Central America and other regions, have free rein in the conservatory.

    1000 East Beltline Avenue Northeast
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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