Apartments for Rent in Grand Rapids, MI
Want to get more fun out of life? Try Michigan; Places Rated Almanac ranked Grand Rapids, Michigan the number-three city in the US for fun and recreation. Located on the Grand River, 40 miles east of Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids combines the culture of a cosmopolitan city with Michigan’s spectacular outdoor recreational opportunities. Your Grand Rapids apartment will put fun at your fingertips.
Skiers will enjoy Cannonsburg Ski Area, a full-service ski resort featuring downhill skiing, tubing and snowboarding. In summer, the city’s lakeshore beckons beach enthusiasts with dune rides, beach volleyball and swimming. Considered one the “best” walking cities, Grand Rapids is also great for biking and hiking and was rated the country’s sixth most-popular fishing city by Field and Stream.
The very pedestrian-friendly Downtown Grand Rapids, with its river walks and bridges, offers nightlife, dining and shopping, all within a one-half mile radius. East of downtown is Heritage Hill, one of the largest urban historic districts in the country and the city’s first neighborhood, dating from 1848.
Grand Rapids was the hometown of US President Gerald Ford. He and former First Lady Betty Ford are buried on the grounds of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.