JW Marriott Grand Rapids

235 Louis Street NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 USA
+1 616-242-1500

Area & Activities

Enriching Experiences in Grand Rapids

With everything the JW has to offer you may not want to leave, but if you decide to venture out, we’re surrounded by adventure in every direction. Here are just a few of our unique destinations and diversions. For questions on seasonal events and concerts, please contact our Concierge.


Family and children's activities

12.9 km

Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center

Phone: +1 616-530-2900

This family fun center features indoor and outdoor go-carts, golf courses, bumper boats, etc.

1.0 km

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum offers a hands-on environment with interactive exhibits.

Fee: 6.50 USD

2.4 km

John Ball Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears oh my! Come and visit John Ball Zoo for a classic urban zoo adventure. Home to more than 1,800 animals and numerous kid friendly rides and activities this is a must stop place for visitors looking for a fun time outside .

Fee: 8.50 USD

More Area and Activities

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Parks

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts.

DeVos Performance Hall

Located inside Grand Rapids' DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall is a 2,543-seat performing arts theater featuring performances by all four GR arts groups

DeVos Place

The Convention Center features a 162,000 square ft, column free exhibit hall, 40,000 square ft ballroom and 26 individual meeting rooms (32,000 square ft).

John Ball Zoo

John Ball Zoo inspires our community to be actively engaged in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment.

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Known for its distinguished design and LEED® Gold certified status, GRAM has grown to include more than 5,000 works of art.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is the presidential museum and burial site of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States, and wife Betty Ford.

Children's Museum

Hands-on learning space for kids ages 2-10 features a real beehive & workshops like robot building.m

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts | UICA

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts is West Michigan's largest contemporary art center. 

Van Andel Arena

West Michigan's premier entertainment destination for concerts, sports, comedy and family fun!

20 Monroe Live

Contemporary concert hall with around 2600 seats, hosting live music, comedy shows & more.
Guest Room - Northeast City View

Local attractions

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Parks

1000 East Beltline Avenue NE

10.0 km NE from hotel

DeVos Place

303 Monroe Ave NW

0.6 km N from hotel

Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl Street NW

0.5 km W from hotel

Gerald R. Ford Museum

303 Pearl Street NW

0.6 km NW from hotel

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

22 Sheldon Avenue NE

1.0 km SE from hotel

Van Andel Arena

130 West Fulton

0.5 km SE from hotel


45.9 km SW from hotel

Grand Haven

63.2 km NW from hotel


63.2 km SW from hotel


64.2 km NW from hotel

Roger B Chaffee Planetarium

272 Pearl Street NW

0.5 km W from hotel

DeVos Performance Hall

303 Monroe Ave NW

0.5 km N from hotel

Fitness nearby

1.6 km


Hours: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Fri: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Sat: 06:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights
  • Fitness classes: Complimentary

Swimming nearby

54.6 km

Grand Haven State and City Beaches

54.1 km

Holland State Park

62.1 km

Muskegon State Park

Local sightseeing

Grand Rapids Brewery Tour

Grand Rapids

Experience Grand Rapids

Phone: +1 616-459-8287

Grand River Kayaking

Grand Rapids

GR Paddling

Phone: +1 616-558-2609

Grand Lady Riverboat

Grand Rapids, Grand Haven & Spring Lake

Grand Lady Riverboat

Phone: +1 616-457-4837

Grand Rapids Trolley Co., Ltd

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Trolley Co., Ltd

Phone: +1 616-954-7000

Segway Tours of Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

Segway Tours of Grand Rapids

Phone: +1 616-780-5587

Progressive Tastings

Grand Rapids

Square Peg Events

Phone: +1 616-510-3599

Family and children's activities

Swimming Pool

Phone: +1 616-242-1500

Relax and refresh in our indoor lap pool, while enjoying the panoramic view of downtown Grand Rapids

More activities

Biking trail (2.4 km) Boating (6.1 km) Bowling (1.8 km) Fly-fishing (20.1 km) Hiking (14.5 km) Horseback riding (34.9 km) Jet-skiing (46.0 km) Kayaking (20.8 km) Mountain biking, trail (13.7 km) Miniature golf (9.8 km) River rafting (46.0 km) Sailing (46.0 km) Scuba diving (55.7 km) Snorkelling (49.9 km) Snow skiing (30.3 km) Squash (1.6 km) Tennis (14.5 km) Tennis (14.5 km) Tennis (14.5 km) Volleyball (14.5 km) Water-skiing (43.5 km) Hunting (27.4 km) Nature preserve, trail (30.4 km) Rock climbing (1.6 km) Surfing (48.3 km) Bike Rentals (2.3 km)
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