Stay near Downtown Grand Rapids at Hotel’s Property
Convenient to popular attractions and the downtown Grand Rapids area, this hotel’s location makes it the perfect place to stay no matter what you’re interested in exploring. Situated less than a mile from the Frederik Meijer Gardens, the Country Inn & Suites is only a quick drive from other fascinating cultural opportunities, including the Grand Rapids Art Museum and the DeVos Place Convention Center. Nearby attractions include:
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- Celebration Cinema (2.1 mi)
Enjoy a rainy afternoon at this state-of-the-art movie theater that includes an IMAX screen.
Phone: +1 (616) 365-2051
- DeVos Place (4.2 mi)
For a classical night at the symphony or ballet, this premier convention center is right around the corner.
- Frederik Meijer Gardens (0.7 mi)
This acclaimed museum has earn the designation of one of the “Must See Museums in the World” by author Patricia Shuzltz and is a national treasure that welcomes over half a million art-lovers a year. Admire the exotic, lush tropical conservatory and see plants unlike anything you’ve ever seen before in the arid and carnivorous gardens. Study sculptures by eminent artists like Rodin, Oldenburg, Calder, Moore, Bourgeois, and Plensa and take a tram tour around the 132-acre outdoor sculpture park.
Phone: +1 (616) 957-1580
- Gerald R. Ford International Airport (6.7 mi)
Its proximity to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport makes this hotel a convenient place for business travelers to stay.
Phone: +1 (616) 233-6000
- Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum (4.5 mi)
Perfect for history lovers, this museum traces the life and times of Michigan-born president Gerald R. Ford. Attend a recreation of a White House State Dinner or step inside of the Oval Office and cabinet room. Pay your respects at President Gerald R. Ford’s historic grave site overlooking the majestic Grand River just outside of the museum. Allow 1.5 hours for your visit.
Phone: +1 (616) 254-0400
- Grand Rapids Art Museum (4.1 mi)
Visit the collection that Chicago Tribune calls one of the “art treasures in nearby Midwest cities.” Featuring art all the way from the Renaissance to Modern, the collection includes European and American paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs. You might even cancel your Friday night plans, since that’s when the museum stays open until 9 p.m. for art forum lectures and performances with great music and a cash bar.
Phone: +1 (616) 831-1000
- Grand Rapids Public Museum (4.5 mi)
Whether you’re a kid or adult, you’ll love the 1928 Spillman Carousel inside this museum. Literally surround yourself with history as you stroll through a full-scale, detailed recreation of 1890s Grand Rapids. Be sure to explore "Newcomers: The People of this Place,” the museum’s newest permanent exhibition of more than 600 artifacts and images discussing diversity and belonging in Grand Rapids.
Phone: +1 (616) 929-1700
- Meyer May House (3.8 mi)
For those of an architectural bent, this 1901 Prairie-Style home was designed by the famous Frank Lloyd Wright. Visit for an hour or more on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Phone: +1 (616) 246-4821
- Van Andel Arena (5.5 mi)
Check to see what exciting act is happening during your trip! This 12,000 seat arena has been home to major acts like including Neil Diamond, Elton John, Cirque de Soleil and the Blue Man Group.
Phone: +1 (616) 742-6600
- Woodland Mall (4 mi)
Get in some retail therapy with this excellent mall, where numerous specialty stores are sure to please shopping enthusiasts.
Phone: +1 (616) 949-0012
Colleges and Universities:
- Thousand Oaks (6.4 mi)
Rated as a “4.5 Star Places to Play” by Golf Digest Golf Digest has rated this Rees Jones signature course "4.5 stars Places to Play", this stunning property suits players from beginners to masters. With four sets of tee markers on each hole, the course can play anywhere from 5,328 to 7,128 yards. Rates (18 holes w/ cart):
- Regular rates - $87
- Twilight (after 2 p.m.) - $67
- Super Twilight (after 5 p.m.) - $47
- Boulder Creek (7.4 mi)
Left some of your equipment at home but still want to get on the greens? Boulder Creek’s professional caliber pro-shop is ready with equipment rentals and the latest golf fashions for both men and women. On-site PGA golf professionals offer guidance and advice with your equipment or game. Boulder Creek accepts major credit cards from Visa, American Express, Master Card and Discover for green fees or merchandise from the golf shop.
- The Mines (8 mi)
With 18 holes and a full practice facility, The Mines was featured by Golf Digest as the tenth "Best New Public Golf Course Under $75" in just a year after its opening. Admire mature hardwoods, rolling terrain and sandy soils on a par 70 that measures 6701 yards with a slope of 137. Rates (18 holes w/ cart):
- Weekday (Mon - Thur) - $30
- Weekend (Fri - Sun) - $30
- Senior (Mon - Fri before 1 p.m., Fri before 11 a.m.) - $25
- Quail Ridge (10.6 mi)
Randy Erskine, a five-time Michigan Open Champion and former PGA Tour player, and renowned architect Raymond Hearn worked together to create this "great golf course with classic lines... playable for players of all levels." With stunning natural beauty and lush greenery, Quail Ridge has generous fairways and greens and five sets of tees to ensure that everyone in your group can has a great time playing. Players of all levels can enjoy the multiple tees and minimal forced carry. Rates (18 holes w/ cart):
- Weekdays (Sun - Thur) - $55
- Weekday Twilight (after 3 p.m.) - $40
- Weekday Super Twilight (after 5 p.m.) - $30
- Weekends (Fri - Sat) - $65
- Weekends Midday (after 1 p.m.) - $55
- Thornapple Point (9.6 mi)
This expansive 18-hole course is set along 7,000 feet of the enchanting Thornapple River and and features bent-grass fairways and gorgeously manicured tees and greens. Thornapple Pointe's wide, sweeping fairways, matched with the flexibility of multiple tees, will provide an enjoyable challenge your skills. A state-of-the-art satellite GPS system offers hole layout and yardage to each hole location, as well as live leaderboards for tournament and outing play. Rates (18 holes w/ cart):
- Weekday (Mon - Thur) - $55
- Weekday Twilight (after 3 p.m.) - $42
- Weekday Twilight (after 5 p.m.) - $32
- Weekend (Fri – Sun) - $65
- Weekend Twilight (after 2:30 p.m.) - $42
- Weekend Twilight (after 4:30 p.m.) - $32
- Weekend Twilight (after 5:30 p.m.) - $27
- Pilgrim's Run (32.7 mi)
One of West Michigan's finest upscale public golf facilities, this majestic course covers 400 acres of bent-grass fairways, scenic pines and towering black oaks and boasts 4 sets of tees. Experience immaculate green fairways lined by sturdy white pines and towers black oaks and play through pristine expanses of emerald greens. Rates (18 holes w/ cart):
- Weekday (Mon - Thurs) - $55
- Weekend (Fri - Sun) -$65
- Seniors (55+) - $39