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Book flights to Big Rapids

In the heart of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Big Rapids offers a surprising variety of things to see and do, appealing to travellers with different interests. If you enjoy outdoor recreation, Big Rapids offers ample opportunities. Hike or bike the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, a converted railroad line that stretches for over 90 miles through scenic countryside. Alternatively, explore the parks along the Muskegon River, which flows through the city. Hemlock Park provides playgrounds, picnic areas, and even a disc golf course. Beyond outdoor activities, Big Rapids has a charming downtown area. Stroll down Michigan Avenue and browse the shops, cafes, and restaurants. The Ferris State University campus is also located here, adding a youthful atmosphere to the city. Big Rapids is a good choice for travellers looking for a mix of natural beauty, outdoor activities, and a small-town feel.

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Airports near Big Rapids

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Big Rapids, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Big Rapids becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, approximately 60 miles south of Big Rapids. It is the closest major airport and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Bishop International Airport

Situated in Flint, Michigan, about 100 miles southeast of Big Rapids. It serves as a regional airport with several commercial airlines operating flights to various destinations.


Capital Region International Airport

Located in Lansing, Michigan, approximately 90 miles southwest of Big Rapids. It is another regional airport that offers commercial passenger flights to several domestic destinations.


Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport

Although a bit further away, approximately 120 miles northwest of Big Rapids, this airport serves as a gateway to the beautiful northern Michigan region. It offers domestic flights and is a popular choice for travellers visiting the area.

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Buy your flights to Big Rapids and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Big Rapids offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Big Rapids

With a wealth of sights to see in Big Rapids, here are our top 3:

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Hemlock Park

This sprawling park is a local favourite for year-round recreation. In the summer, visitors enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, and picnicking. In the winter, there's cross-country skiing, sledging, and ice skating. The park also features a historic log cabin, a scenic river, and a well-maintained disc golf course.

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Ferris State University Art Museum

This university museum features a permanent collection of over 7,000 works of art, spanning a variety of cultures and periods. Visitors can also enjoy special exhibitions throughout the year. The museum is free and open to the public.

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Mecosta County Historical Museum

This museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Mecosta County, Michigan. The museum's collection includes artefacts, photographs, and documents related to the area's Native American heritage, logging industry, and agricultural development. The museum also offers educational programs and special events throughout the year.

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