Riverfront Hotel Grand Rapids
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Sometimes having low expectations can be a good thing. I was expecting my week in Grand Rapids to be boring at best. I don't know what I thought it was going to be here....industrial maybe. Well there certainly are those parts of town, but overall Grand Rapids is quite pleasant. It has a really cute downtown area and a huge park that runs alongside …
... be ticketed (very expensive). I read all the parking regulation on the street where I was parked paid metering parking, was in front of another vehicle with NYC handicap who hadn't paid the fee, I got the ticket and other vehicle didn't. I have learned since you may obtain a NYC special handicap placard after their doctor determines your eligible.
Well if you try to park in NYC and the parking signs and more than two ...
... up to Petoskey and the Mackinac Island for a wedding, and the last 10 days have been spent seeing extended family and friends in Hudsonville, Holland, and Grand Rapids.
On the other note, it really has not sunk in that I am officially leaving today and will be sleeping in ROME tonight. First I fly from Detroit to Chicago then from there direct to Rome. About 11 hours total of flying but I ...
We were only a few miles from Holland MI and since it was Saturday morning we visited the local farmer's market there at the waterfront. A very nice farmer's market with lots of cherries (Michigan is one of the largest cherry producers), other berries, lots of produce, bread, plants, etc. Holland is a neat little town with an almost fully enclosed large harbor. We were lucky to get a spot at Holland ...
... as were the piles of coal and slag. This was not a nice part of Detroit. We went through Dearborn and since it was raining did not stop at the Henry Ford Village and Museum. The outdoor village looked like it would be interesting to explore in nice weather and residential areas around Dearborn appeared to be pretty nice. We went on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet