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Discover Rockford

Tucked along the beautiful Rogue River, Rockford offers endless opportunities for shopping, dining and outdoor recreation. From upscale galleries to neighborhood farmer’s markets, the town has something for every taste. Stroll the Rockford Dam Overlook or hit a few rounds at the area’s many golf courses. Kayak the Rogue River or bike the 100-mile White Pine Trail. However you choose to spend your days, you’ll find that Rockford is the perfect blend of tranquility and fun.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum

Discover beautiful art of the past, ranging from the Renaissance to Modern art. Whether you are a connoisseur or a complete novice, there's something for everyone at the museum.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Experience the showpieces of art and nature at the nation's premier horticultural display gardens. Enhance your senses, making your way through absorbing the beauty.

DOWNTOWN MARKET

Open seven days a week, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market has it all. Offering a culinary collective including butchers, bakers, and fishmongers, the market offers the highest quality food for everyone.

Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Proposed by the Elders of the Three Fires Council, the Ah-Nab-Awen Park has an array of history behind it. Translating to "resting place", exhibits various art pieces for you to discover.

HERITAGE HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this neighborhood is one of the largest urban historic districts in the United States. The site offers Michigan's largest and finest collection of 19th and early 20th century houses for visitors to embark on and discover.

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THE PERFECT BLEND
OF TRANQUILITY AND FUN

For nature enthusiasts, check out scenic views at the famous Rockford Dam, seek adventure in our city’s 12 public parks, including several park areas situated right on the river for fishing- some of the best Steelhead fishing in the whole state, kayaking and tubing. Navigate the 100-mile Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, featuring miles of colorful trees, countless historic bridges and pathways and unprecedented wildlife.

Downtown Rockford is a warm, bustling community comprised of charming boutiques, art fairs, Historical Museums, delicious restaurants, festivals, a famous farmers market and blues concerts. Rockford also boasts 10 golf courses and a number of ski areas within short driving distance. The Oaks of Rockford community is perfect for active adults aged 55 and over living in or planning to move to Western Michigan.

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Our local area thrives with superior golf courses, pristine parks, and lakes, streams, and rivers. Considered one the "best" walking cities, Grand Rapids is also great for biking and hiking and was rated the sixth most popular fishing city in the U.S. by Field and Stream magazine. For nature enthusiasts, check out scenic views at the famous Rockford Dam, or seek adventure in our city’s 12 public parks.

ARTS + CULTURE

Known as a "mecca for creators and admirers of art," Grand Rapids is a prime spot for all to enjoy arts and culture. Discover the beginnings of the city at The Rockford Area Museum. Or take a trip to the Rogue River Artists Association, an institution ran by art makers, established to nurture and support fellow artists.

ENTERTAINMENT

Places Rated Almanac ranked Grand Rapids as the #3 city in the nation for fun and recreation. Explore the eclectic Grand Rapids Art Museum before you wander the shops of Studio Park in Downtown Grand Rapids. Take your pick from our countless local options for entertainment, recreation, shopping, dining, and more.

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