Grand Rapids Holidays

United States
Grand Rapids, located on Michigan's Grand River, is a lively town known for the Gerald R. Ford Museum, a tribute and resting place for the U.S.'s 38th president. It also lays claim to one of the oldest history museums in the U.S.: the Van Andel Museum Center. Paying tribute to …

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How to get to Grand Rapids

Here's what you need to know about getting to Grand Rapids. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Grand Rapids takes 9 hours, 5 minutes.

When to go to Grand Rapids

Typical Holiday Price

£1117 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Grand Rapids varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - May is the cheapest month to go to Grand Rapids.

Where to stay in Grand Rapids

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Grand Rapids, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Grand Rapids

Bryan Nader | Trip by SkyscannerFredrick Meijers Gardens
Fredrick Meijers Gardens
rkramer62 | FlickrFrederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Lindsay Polega | Trip by SkyscannerHopCat
Jason Planck | Trip by SkyscannerGerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Daina P | Trip by SkyscannerArtPrize HUB
ArtPrize HUB
manza_nicolas | FlickrVan Andel Arena
Van Andel Arena
stevendepolo | FlickrUrban Institute for Contemporary Art
Urban Institute for Contemporary Art
Danielle Snow | Trip by SkyscannerJohn Ball Zoological Garden
John Ball Zoological Garden
Lindsay Polega | Trip by SkyscannerGrand Rapids Children's Museum
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
TheHungryDudes | FlickrBrewery Vivant
Brewery Vivant

Reviews of Grand Rapids

NallyNew York City

Michigan's second-largest city sits along the Grand River in western Michigan. It has a small airport, a clean downtown, friendly people, and lots of breweries.

Sarah VanDyken
Sarah VanDykenGrand Rapids

Great little big city. Tons of growth happening in the last few years. Beer City USA!

Jason Planck
Jason PlanckSchenectady

Grand Rapids is a major city on the south western end of Michigan. It is home to President Ford Museum and his bury place. It is a stepping off point to the western side of the Michigan and Great Lakes Michigan. You can spend 2 to 3 days exploring what this city has to offer. Disability access and disability parking will depend on what activities you choose.

Scott Paul Dunham
Scott Paul DunhamDetroit

Read up on Artprize, which happens in the Fall. The whole city becomes an art gallery!

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