Dive into Grand Rapids’ fascinating history and visit some of the city’s most iconic landmarks on this unforgettable walking tour!
Enjoy an incredible day of sightseeing with this Historical Grand Rapids Walking Tour!
Your 1.5-hour tour will begin when you meet your professional guide near McKay Tower. Here, your guide will bring the tower’s riveting past to life and point out its unique architecture. Learn how this spot transformed from a small fur trading post to a massive tower named after an infamous mobster.
Next, you’ll follow your guide to the iconic Waters Building. In the late 1800s, this building was constructed with the sole purpose of showcasing furniture. Uncover how the city became known as ‘Furniture City’ and hear about some of the region’s most brilliant entrepreneurs.
Finally, explore the city’s artistic side as you pass by countless murals and sculptures. Marvel at the 43-foot-high bright red La Grande Vitesse sculpture before walking through the historic Rosa Parks Square.
Perfect for history buffs and city lovers alike, this walking tour is a fun and fascinating way to see the city!
Monday through Sunday - 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 6:00 PM
You can expect to have a great time with friendly people and knowledgeable local tour guides. The goal is to have an amazing time while exploring Grand Rapids!
This tour is wheelchair accessible. If you require special accommodations, please contact the experience provider during the booking process to ensure your needs can be met.
Yes! This is a pet friendly tour. You can bring your pet so long as they are properly leashed or kept within a carrier. Your pet needs to be kept under control at all times carrier and able to stay quiet during the tour.
In total, you will walk approximately 2 miles.
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