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Attractions in: Kent County, Michigan

Location: Central Lower Michigan
Average Snowfall: 50 - 70 inches
Fall Color Season: Early October

Michigan Attractions

Gerald Ford Museum

The Ford Library (in Ann Arbor, Michigan) and Museum (in Grand Rapids, Michigan) promote popular interest and scholarly research in U.S. history during the post-World War II era, especially the Ford presidency (1974-77).The Library collects and preserves the archival record, and aids public access. The Museum presents an ambitious program of exhibits and special events.


Boulder Creek Golf Club

5750 Brewer Avenue N.E.
Belmont, Michigan 49306
(616) 363-1330

The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe

4747 Champions Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

The Lynx Golf Course

900 Lincoln Road
Otsego, Michigan 49078
(888) 586-5969

Northern Michigan Golf without the drive is a phrase that accurately describes the golfing experience that awaits you at the Lynx.

The Mines Golf Course

330 Covell Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 791-7544

The Mines Golf Club is a new 18-hole public golf course with a full practice facility, including a driving range, short game area, and 9-hole par three course. It is located above a portion of the old gypsum mines, 5 minutes from the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. The site features mature hardwoods, rolling terrain, and sandy soils. The Mines are 6650 yards, par 70, and the par three Miners Course will include holes from 90-230 yards long to provide a full spectrum of shots for players.

Moss Ridge Golf Club

13545 Apple Avenue
Ravenna, MI 49451
(231) 853-5665

Moss Ridge is a full-service club and banquet facility committed to offering exceptional service and a distinctive golfing and dining experience. We provide a scenic and challenging golfing experience to local residents and visitors while hosting a wide array of public and private gatherings.

Saskatoon Golf Course

9038 92nd St.
Alto, Michigan 49302
(616) 891-9229

Saskatoon enjoys a picturesque country location, yet it is only a short drive from Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo or Battle Creek. Founded in 1964 as a nine hole course it now consists of four uniquely different nines covering 365 acres. Wildlife surrounds you along the tree lined fairways while the bullfrogs, ducks and geese greet you on the ponds and lake giving you the feeling of a nature preserve. The newest and most challenging nine features an island green and is designed in the Scottish links style with natural grasses and fescue roughs.


Cannonsburg Ski Area

Provides banquet area, lounge with good food and spirits, ski rental and ski shop
6800 Cannonsburg Road
Grand Rapids, MI
(616) 874-6711

Charter Boats

Hiking Trails and Parks

Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas of Kent County offer hiking, cross country skiing, running, rollerblading or just enjoying the park.

Blandford Nature Center, Grand Rapids

Blandford Nature Center (BNC) is 143 acres of diverse ecosystems within the confines of Michigan's second largest city, Grand Rapids. Blandford is a place for wildlife, students and members of the community to retreat. As an educational facility of the Grand Rapids Public Schools, Blandford Nature Center provides a wide array of historical and nature-based educational programs for people of all ages! BNC's Wildlife Education Center gives visitors a chance to get a closer look at live animals such as owls, turtles and other animals wild to Michigan. The nearly 5 miles of trails provide a picturesque setting for a hike or ski.

John Ball Zoo Society

The John Ball Zoo has over 1100 animals representing the wilds of Africa, Asia, South America, and the United States.

Vasaio Life Spa

Located in upscale Terrazzo Fine Shops on East Paris Ave in Grand Rapids, MI, Vasaio Life Spa combines wellness, fitness, medical spa, spa, and salon within a world-class atmosphere of art, sculpture, and pottery.

Coopersville Farm Museum

Focusing on the "Then and Now" of farming, agriculture and rural living, the constantly changing displays will keep you coming back again and again. The 12,000 square-foot facility displays rotating agricultural related exhibits, contrasting old versus new, and showcases the John Deere collection of Ed Hanenburg, the man behind the museum. The interactive museum exhibits will be of interest to all ages bringing history to life. The museum is open all year but hours vary by season.

Cities you can visit in Kent County, Michigan

Ada Township, Algoma Township, Alpine Township, Alto, Belmont, Bowne Township, Byron Center, Byron Township, Caledonia Township, Cannon Township, Cannonsburg, Cascade Township, Casnovia (part), Cedar Springs, Comstock Park, Courtland Township, Dutton, East Grand Rapids, Gaines Township, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids charter Township, Grandville, Grattan Township, Kent City, Kentwood, Lowell Township, Nelson Township, Oakfield Township, Plainfield Township, Rockford, Sand Lake, Solon Township, Sparta Township, Spencer Township, Tyrone Township, Vergennes Township, Walker, Wyoming

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