Visit Attractions Near our Grand Rapids, Michigan Hotel's Location

As the third largest hotel in downtown Grand Rapids, The Riverfront Hotel offers value-priced accommodations and close proximity to the most frequently visited attractions in metro Grand Rapids. The Riverfront is at the hub of venues and attractions such as the DeltaPlex, Van Andel Arena, Fifth Third Ballpark, Art Van Sports Complex, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and Gerald R. Ford Museum. Less than two miles from the heart of downtown, The Riverfront has easy access to U.S. 131 and is located just 20 minutes away from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Activities abound in Grand Rapids for everyone from the food connoisseur who wants to sample crafts beers made at the more than 21 local microbreweries to the outdoors enthusiast who takes to kayaking the Grand River with convenient door-to-door service at the hotel.

Popular Resources for Planning Your Grand Rapids Vacation: 
Experience Grand Rapids 
Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. 
GRNow Event Calendar

 Popular Grand Rapids Destinations:

  • Grand Rapids Art Museum: Take a tour of the history of art from past to the present at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Lodging with us means you'll be just five miles from this incredible collection of over 5,000 pieces housed in the world's first LEED Gold Certified green museum.
  • Fifth Third Ballpark: Catch a West Michigan Whitecaps game while in Grand Rapids, MI. The hotel's just two miles from their home in Fifth Third Ballpark. This Class-A affiliate for the Detroit Tigers plays 70 home games here each season, so there's lots of fun to share.
  • Van Andel Museum Center: Ride over the Grand River on the Spillman Carousel at the Van Andel Museum Center in Grand Rapids, MI. The hotel's only five miles from the multiple sites of the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The carousel over the waterfront was restored to its 1928 beauty.
  • Meijer Gardens: Plan a visit to the Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids. Your lodging is eight miles from indoor wonders like carnivorous plants and outdoor fun in the Children's Garden. Whether you come for a few hours or the day, families always love visiting these gardens. 

From Address:

Local Tour Services

GR Paddling
Grand Rapids
(616) 558-2609

Grand Lady Riverboat
Grand Rapids, Grand Haven & Spring Lake

Grand Rapids Brewery Tour
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Trolley Co., Ltd
Grand Rapids

Progressive Tastings
Grand Rapids

Segway Tours of Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids

Family & Children's Activities

Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center Nearby 10.7 miles
Phone: 616-530-2900

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

Grand Rapids Children's Museum Nearby 2.7 miles
Phone: 616-235-4726

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

Nearby Golf Courses

Mines Golf Club 5.2 miles 
Phone:  616-791-7544

  • Mines Golf Club: 18 holes, 6,701 yards.  
  • Par for course: 70

Thousand Oaks Golf Club 7.4 miles  
Phone:  616-447-7750

  • Thousand Oaks Golf Club: 18 holes, 7,128 yards.  
  • Par for course: 72

Thornapple Pointe 15.7 miles  
Phone:  616-554-4747

  • Thornapple Pointe: 18 holes, 7,002 yards.  
  • Par for course: 72

Quail Ridge Golf Club 16.7 miles  
Phone:  616-676-2000

  • Quail Ridge Golf Club: 18 holes, 6,883 yards.  
  • Par for course: 72

Pilgrims Run 28.2 miles  
Phone:  231-937-7505

  • Pilgrims Run: 18 holes, 7,093 yards.  
  • Par for course: 73

The Highlands 4.1 miles  
Phone: 616-453-1504