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Explore Grand Rapids

Explore Grand Rapids


Aquinas College is located near downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids is one of the most exciting cities in the Midwest. In fact, it was just selected by acclaimed international travel website Lonely Planet as the top U.S. destination to visit in 2014.


From ArtPrize to LaughFest to the launch of the world record "American Pie Lip Dub" video, GR certainly knows how to entertain! Great concerts are also scheduled at the Van Andel for this fall including Josh Groban, Lady Antebellum, John Mayer and Trans-Siberian Orchestra! Check out the Pure Michigan ad that spotlights Grand Rapids.


The College is located just minutes away from many activities and events. Here are some links to help you discover more about what Michigan's second largest city has to offer. Watch this short video and discover the many reasons Grand Rapids is the place to be!

General Information
The City of Grand Rapids ExperienceGR.com (Visitors Bureau)
City search: Grand Rapids City Guide Grand Rapids Visitors Guide
Downtowngr.org Michigan Live: Grand Rapids Edition
GR Now.com The Rapid
Grand Rapids Calendar of Events Visitors Bureau Interactive Map
West Michigan Tourist Association  
Concert & Performance Venues
The B.O.B/Dr. Grins The Intersection
Delta Plex Entertainment & Expo Center The Orbit Room
DeVos Hall Van Andel Arena
Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
Professional Sports Teams
Griffins Hockey (AHL)
Whitecaps Baseball (Minor League)
Professional Performance Companies
Grand Rapids Ballet Company
Grand Rapids Symphony
Opera Grand Rapids
Art & Museums
Festival of the Arts
The Gerald R. Ford Museum
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Public Museum of Grand Rapids
Other Attractions
Blandford Nature Center
Community Circle Theatre
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
IMAX Theatre
John Ball Zoo