Museum in Grand Rapids

Gerald R Ford Museum

The downtown museum is dedicated to Michigan's only president. Ford stepped into the Oval Office after Richard Nixon and his vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned in disgrace. It's a bizarre period in US history, an…
Gardens in Grand Rapids

Frederik Meijer Gardens

The 118-acre gardens feature impressive blooms, and sculptures by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore and others. It is 5 miles east of downtown via I-196. For more on the visual theme, there's a good art museum downtown, to…