Attractions

We are surrounded with wonderful opportunities for adventures!

Our Neighborhood, Heritage Hill

Meyer May House

Meyer May HouseFrank Lloyd Wright’s Meyer May House, now a museum meticulously restored by Steelcase, is just across the street!

 

 

 

 

Gerald R. Ford Boyhood Home

GeraldRFordBoyhoodHome.jpgThe boyhood home of President Gerald R Ford, a Grand Rapids native, is around the corner. It is currently a private home. The Gerald R Ford Presidential Library and Museum is nearby, however.

 

 

 

Walkable Eateries

The Wealthy Street Bakery is our favorite spot for baked goods, breakfast, and sandwiches, within easy walking distance.

Next door is the Art of the Table, our local wine shop, spirits cellar, and home decor source.

Rowster Coffee offers the best coffee and specialty beverages in the neighborhood.

MoKAYA offers artisan chocolates and confections.

The Winchester is our local gourmet pub, renown for both its cocktails and its dishes.

Just a bit further, we have Donkey Taqueria, Johnny B’z hot dogs & BBQ, the Elk Brewing tap room,

And there’s always Grand Rapids Pizza and Delivery  for great take away pizza and subs.

Downtown

AerialofGrandRapids_e617e364-0615-43c6-8344-700c91b2ce6f[1]Still within walking distance is the entire downtown core, with the Civic Theater, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids Arts Museum, Gerald R Ford Museum, ArtPrize, St Cecilia Music Society, and so much more.

And then there’s the Grand Rapids Brewing Company, HopCat, One Trick Pony, San Chez, The BOB, The Chop House, Cygnus 27, and so many other restaurants we can’t list them all.

Around Town

Sports fans won’t miss Whitecaps baseball, Griffins hockey

Parons of the Arts will want to see Opera Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Ballet, Circle Theater, Actors Theater, Dog Story Theater, River City Improv, and more.

Higher Education institutions include Calvin College, Cornerstone University, Aquinas College, Davenport University, Grand Valley State University

See Experience GR for more lists, and Grand Rapids Magazine for calendars of events!