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14 Favorite Summer Destinations of Rapid Riders

Nothing quite beats summer in Michigan. Now that the warm weather is here to stay (for now), enjoy it by exploring all that the Greater Grand Rapids area has to offer. We reached out to our passengers via The Rapid Facebook page to find out where their favorite place to ride The Rapid was during summer months. Here’s what we found out:

1. Savannah S. – Downtown and sit by the river, get something to eat, and perhaps take another bus if we get tired and take in a street concert or movies in the park.”

2. Candace B. –  “Out to Leonard to go to Blandford Nature Center.”

3. Shondreka L. –  “Meijer – you walk into A/C  and get curbside service.”

4. Christopher R. – Downtown – food, movies in the park, libraries…”

5. Amanda Jo E. –  “Fulton Street Farmers Market, for sure.”

6. Stephanie S. – The library, Farmer’s market, and the POOL!”

7. Lisa C.  “To the movies.”

8. Latrice P. –RiverTown Mall!! My daughter and I love the long air conditioned ride.”

9. Lonitta B. –  “Festival’s, so I don’t have to worry about parking downtown.”

10. Melissa G. –  “ John Ball Zoo.”

11. Ana L. – “Downtown Farmers Market!”

12. James M. –  “Hispanic Festival, Grand Rapids, MI.”

13. Savannah S. –  “Downtown and sit by the river, get something to eat, and perhaps take another bus if we get tired and take in a street concert or movies in the park.”

14. Susie Y. – “I enjoy picnicking by Reed’s Lake.”

Avoid the hassle of parking, get in a few extra steps in your daily exercise routine, and let us deal with the stress of driving! We suggest planning your trip in advance by using RapidConnect’s Trip Planner. See you on board!

Where do you love to ride the bus to in the summer?

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.