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Directions to Allendale, Parking, & Hotel Information

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GVSU - ALLENDALE CAMPUS Parking & Summit Location are marked

Directions to the Allendale Campus

From Holland: US-31 North to M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Turn right (east) on M-45 and go approximately 12 miles to GVSU entrance. Approximately 25 miles from Holland.

From Muskegon: I-96 East to Coopersville (Exit 16). Turn left on 68th Avenue and go approximately six miles. Turn left (East) on M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive) and approximately three miles to the GVSU entrance. Approximately 35 miles from Muskegon.

From Detroit/Lansing: I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) through downtown Grand Rapids to Lake Michigan Drive, Exit #75 (M-45). Take Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) approximately 10 miles to campus. Detroit is approximately 170 miles from GVSU. Lansing is approximately 83 miles from GVSU.

From Kalamazoo: US-131 North to the Holland/I-196 West(Gerald R. Ford Freeway). Exit westbound on I-196 to the Lake Michigan Drive, Exit #75. Follow Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) west approximately 10 miles to the main campus entrance. Kalamazoo is approximately 59 miles from GVSU.

From Northern Michigan: US-131 South to I-196 West. I-196 west to Lake Michigan Drive, Exit #75 (M-45). Take M-45 approximately 10 miles to campus. Traverse City is approximately 150 miles from GVSU.

From Chicago: I-94 East to I-196/US-31 (Exit 34) at Benton Harbor. Take I-196 toward Grand Rapids. Take US-31, (Exit 44), North to M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Turn right (East) on M-45 and go approximately 12 miles to the entrance of GVSU. Approximately 169 miles from Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: Michigan is one hour ahead of Illinois.

For parking information, please see the link to the right. 


Conference Hotels

Hotel Information
 

Comfort Suites: 

4520 Kenowa Ave. SW

Grandville, MI 49418

616-667-0733

$79+tax/per room/per night

Ask for GV discount!

 

Grand Rapids Holiday Inn:

310 Pearl Street NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(616) 235-7611

$99+tax/per night/per room

Ask for GV discount!


 


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