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The Gerald R. Ford airport is located on the southeast side of Grand Rapids, at 5500 44th Street. Those staying at the Prince Conference Center can shcedule a shuttle to and from the airport with 7 days advance notice.

Other transportation options for getting around Grand Rapids include:

  • Lyft

  • Uber

  • Several car rental and taxi options, from the airport’s website

  • The city bus: Line 17 will take you from the airport to Woodland Mall. From there you can take lin 6 to the Calvin University stop. From there, walk across campus and over the “Calvin’s Crossing” pedestrian overpass to the Prince Center (see the campus map).


If you will be here much before or after the conference, you might need something to eat. Here are some options:

On campus:

  • The DeVos Grab-n-Go Cafe is located in the Devos Communication Center, adjacent to the Prince Center. It is right next to the pedestrian overpass. Check their website for hours.

  • Johnny’s Cafe is located in the Commons Building on the main campus.

Off campus:

  • There are a number of restaurants associated with Woodlawn and the Centerpoint Malls jut a little south on the East Beltline & 28th Streets. These include Culver’s (2510 East Beltline SE), Subway and Biggby Coffee (2500 East Beltline SE), Starbucks (2757 East Beltline SE), or you might want to try:

  • Anna’s House for breakfast or lunch (2409 East Beltline SE)

  • Arnie’s (2650 East Beltline SE)

  • Grand Traverse Pie Company (3224 28th St SE)

  • Le Kebab (3122 28th St SE)

Odds and ends

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(Other) Things to do in Grand Rapids

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