235 Louis Street NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 USA
+1 616-242-1500

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JW Marriott Grand Rapids

235 Louis Street NW

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 USA

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Activities and Fun Things to Do in Downtown Grand Rapids

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Local Attractions

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Parks

1000 East Beltline Avenue NE

6.2 miles NE from Hotel

DeVos Place

303 Monroe Ave NW

0.4 miles N from Hotel

Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl Street NW

0.3 miles W from Hotel

Gerald R. Ford Museum

303 Pearl Street NW

0.4 miles NW from Hotel

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

22 Sheldon Avenue NE

0.6 miles SE from Hotel

Van Andel Arena

130 West Fulton

0.3 miles SE from Hotel

Holland

28.5 miles SW from Hotel

Grand Haven

39.3 miles NW from Hotel

Saugatuck

39.3 miles SW from Hotel

Muskegon

39.9 miles NW from Hotel

Roger B Chaffee Planetarium

272 Pearl Street NW

0.3 miles W from Hotel

Fitness Nearby

1 mile

YMCA

Hours: Mon-Thu: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Fri: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Sat: 06:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights
  • Fitness classes: Complimentary

Golf Nearby

3 miles from hotel

Mines Golf Club

Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday through Saturday

Phone: +1 616-791-7544

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

Mines Golf Club

18 holes, 6701 yards, Par for course: 70 Designed by Mike DeVries
8.4 miles from hotel

Thornapple Pointe

Hours: varies

Phone: +1 616-554-4747

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

Thornapple Pointe

18 holes, 7002 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by William Newcomb
11.2 miles from hotel

Thousand Oaks Golf Club

Hours: varies

Phone: +1 616-447-7750

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

Thousand Oaks Golf Club

18 holes, 7128 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Rees Jones
13.2 miles from hotel

The Meadows

This "must play" in Grand Rapids has played host to several NCAA events and you can see why. A "beautiful course that is well maintained" the "links-style" layout boasts a "wonderful rotation of holes" that have "a little bit of everything."

Phone: +1 616-331-1000

14.6 miles from hotel

Quail Ridge Golf Club

Hours: varies

Phone: +1 616-676-2000

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

Quail Ridge Golf Club

18 holes, 6883 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Raymond Hearn
30.2 miles from hotel

Pilgrims Run

Hours: varies

Phone: +1 231-937-7505

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

Pilgrims Run

18 holes, 7093 yards, Par for course: 73 Designed by Kris Schumacker and Mike DeVries
38 miles from hotel

The Ravines Golf Club

Hours: varies

Phone: +1 269-857-1616

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

The Ravines Golf Club

18 holes, 7132 yards, Par for course: 73 Designed by Arnold Palmer Design Company, Inc

Swimming Nearby

33.9 miles

Grand Haven State and City Beaches

33.6 miles

Holland State Park

38.6 miles

Muskegon State Park

Area Sightseeing

Grand Rapids Brewery Tour

Grand Rapids

Experience Grand Rapids

Phone: +1 616-459-8287

Grand River Kayaking

Grand Rapids

GR Paddling

Phone: +1 616-558-2609

Grand Lady Riverboat

Grand Rapids, Grand Haven & Spring Lake

Grand Lady Riverboat

Phone: +1 616-457-4837

Grand Rapids Trolley Co., Ltd

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Trolley Co., Ltd

Phone: +1 616-954-7000

Segway Tours of Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

Segway Tours of Grand Rapids

Phone: +1 616-780-5587

Progressive Tastings

Grand Rapids

Square Peg Events

Phone: +1 616-510-3599

More Activities

Biking trail (1.5 miles) Boating (3.8 miles) Bowling (1.1 miles) Fly-fishing (12.5 miles) Hiking (9 miles) Horseback riding (21.7 miles) Jet-skiing (28.6 miles) Kayaking (12.9 miles) Mountain biking, trail (8.5 miles) Miniature golf (6.1 miles) River rafting (28.6 miles) Sailing (28.6 miles) Scuba diving (34.6 miles) Snorkeling (31 miles) Snow skiing (18.8 miles) Squash (1 mile) Tennis (9 miles) Tennis (9 miles) Tennis (9 miles) Volleyball (9 miles) Water-skiing (27 miles) Hunting (17 miles) Nature preserve, trail (18.9 miles) Rock climbing (1 mile) Surfing (30 miles) Bike Rentals (1.4 miles)

Family and Children's Activities

8 miles

Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center

This family fun center features indoor and outdoor go-carts, golf courses, bumper boats, etc.

0.6 miles

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum offers a hands-on environment with interactive exhibits.

Fee: 6.50 USD

1.5 miles

John Ball Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears oh my! Come and visit John Ball Zoo for a classic urban zoo adventure. Ho

Fee: 8.50 USD

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