John Ball Zoo is located in an area of Grand Rapids known for its great live music scene. Grand Rapids is home to 79 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.
Take your pick of these hotels and other accommodations, all within a mile of John Ball Zoo:
While you're in town visiting John Ball Zoo, you can explore the sights and attractions within a few miles of the area.
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Public Museum of Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford Museum, or Van Andel Museum Center. Explore notable local landmarks like Fish Ladder Park, La Grande Vitesse, and Heritage Hill Historic District. You can check out the local talent at DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, and Dog Story Theater.
Van Andel Arena, Downtown Market, and DeltaPlex Arena and Conference Center are a few additional nearby sights. Spend some time checking out Calvin College, which is 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from John Ball Zoo, or make a stop by Grand Valley State University, located 9.5 mi (15.2 km) away.