8 days in Grand Rapids Itinerary

8 days in Grand Rapids Itinerary

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8 days in Grand Rapids Itinerary

Start: Evanston
Drive:  4​h
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Grand Rapids
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Evanston

6
nights
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Silver Beach Carousel, Curious Kids' Museum, The Musical Fountain, and other attractions. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Rapids side-trips: Holland (Holland Farmers Market & Windmill Island Gardens).

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Rapids trip itinerary builder website .

Evanston to Grand Rapids is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Evanston to Grand Rapids due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Holland, Saint Joseph, Grand Haven, Air Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Nelis' Dutch Village ©
Nelis' Dutch Village
Silver Beach Carousel ©
Silver Beach Carousel

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