Fun Things to Do with Kids in Greater Grand Rapids Michigan

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Fun things Grand Rapids

There is so much to see and do in the Grand Rapids area with your kids.  There is something for every kid and the restaurants in the area are so delicious.  Grand Rapids is one of my favorite Michigan towns I love to visit.  The hardest part of your visit is deciding which one of these places to visit first.

Places to See

Catch Air Party Grand Rapids – perfect for rainy days and those days  your kids need to burn energy.

Cider Mills – Grand Rapids has several cider mills you can visit.  Many have children’s activities, but the are a great stop to grab a glass of cider and a delicious doughnut.  Oh and apples, don’t forget to take home a bag!

cider mill doughnuts

Deer Tracks Junction Cedar Springs – so much one in one place.  Not only can you pet the animals, they have some for sale!

Deer Tracks Junction

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum Grand Rapids – the museum is located in Grand Rapids.  The library is in Ann Arbor.  Check the schedule for exhibits (some exhibits are permanent).  A great place to learn about a U.S. President from Michigan!

Whale Bones Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Public Museum Grand Rapids – 3 floors of exploring.  Be sure to look up, you don’t want to miss something cool!

John Ball Zoo Grand Rapids – More than just walking around seeing animals (which is cool), check out the zoo camps and classes they have going on.

Meijer Gardens (Frederik Meijer Gardens) Grand Rapids – check the calendar for different exhibits.  Great outdoor garden and sculpture park for the kids to play in and explore, bring a sack lunch to enjoy and play all day.

Meijer Gardens Grand Rapids

Millennium Park Grand Rapids – splashpad, 6 acre sand beach, playground, fishing, volley ball & more.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park Kentwood – most days they open at noon, check for hours online.  Fun place for the kids to burn energy.

10+ Things to do in the Grand Rapids Michigan with your kids.

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  1. All great recommendations! From your list, we especially enjoy ArtPrize and the Public Museum.

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