"Grand Rapids, Michigan" Top 5 Page for this destination Grand Rapids by 807Wheaton

Grand Rapids Travel Guide: 116 reviews and 152 photos

Sights are Grand in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids seems to be bursting with things to do and see. Be sure to visit this 125 -acre attraction which features the beautiful Meijer gardens and the most comprehensive collection of outdoor sculpture in the Midwest.
Right now Calvin College is hosting the exhibition, "Experience Petra, Lost City of Stone". The exhibit reveals one of the great untold stories of archaeology: the story of the Nabataeans. whose capital city was Petra - the vital center of commerce and culture.
Save time too visit the Gerald R. Ford Museum. The list seems to be endless of things to do there.

Sculpture of Leonardo's Horse

This sculpture is 24 feet high. It was created from the drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci and is the most popular sculpture to see and enjoy in the Frederik Meijer Gardens.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lots of interesting, quality attractions
  • Cons:Michigan weather!
  • In a nutshell:You'll have a Grand day!
  • Last visit to Grand Rapids: Aug 2005
  • Intro Updated Aug 10, 2005
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 12, 2013 at 8:59 PM

    good page

  • no1birdlady's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2005 at 7:33 PM

    I love the pictures of the orchids. They say they aren't that hard to grow but I've never tried them. I think you need a greenhouse. Do you have any at home?

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2005 at 9:05 AM

    Really nice page depicting old farm life & memories from your childhood - loved the Victorian Garden

  • ladyanne's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2005 at 9:12 AM

    Great new page, lots of hard work. Yep, my girl loves the gardens. Good job.

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