If you're looking for an inexpensive day trip for the family close to Grand Rapids, look no farther than these wonderful little inexpensive places.

West Michigan Has A Plethora Of Day Trip Places To Visit

To be honest, this little list is jut the tip of the iceberg as far as day trip ideas go for West Michigan, and we'd love to hear some of yours. Feel free to drop a comment or two either here or on our social media pages about the places you would like to share.

Let's see what we have on the agenda:

15 Hidden Gem Day Trips Within A Couple Of Hours Drive From Grand Rapids

Here's some ideas for a quick getaway if you're looking to do something with the family.

Take a Look Inside Henry Ford's Exquisite Detroit Home

This beautiful home built in 1908 is dripping with history. It was the home of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford motor company from 1908 to 1915.

The home's history has been beautifully preserved over the last 100 years and it truly is a step back in time. At the time of this writing, the listing indicates that there is a pending sale in progress, so this unique piece of Detroit history will soon have a new owner.

This Stunning 1850's Northern Michigan Airbnb Is An Old Lighthouse

Who wouldn't love an Airbnb that once was a Michigan lighthouse? Frankly, it sounds more fantastic to own such a thing, but to spend a few nights in, it seems like the deal of the century.