7 days in Grand Rapids & Burlington Itinerary

7 days in Grand Rapids & Burlington Itinerary

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Drive
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Grand Rapids
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Burlington
— 4 nights
Drive

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Grand Rapids

Furniture City

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Rapids: Kalamazoo Valley Museum (in Kalamazoo), Escapology (in Portage) and Gilmore Car Museum (in Hickory Corners). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach, admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, contemplate the long history of Meyer May House, and see the interesting displays at Gerald R. Ford Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Rapids online trip builder.

Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In November, daily temperatures in Grand Rapids can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

4
nights
Burlington

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe) and Lake Placid (Olympic Ski Jump Complex, Mirror Lake, &more). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace, test your problem-solving skills at Esc4pe, and sample the fine beverages at Mad River Distillers Burlington.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Burlington visit planning site.

You can fly from Grand Rapids to Burlington in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. In November, daytime highs in Burlington are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trips