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Historic Downtown Main Street

Main Street, Ionia, MI 48846
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Gorgeous Victorian era architecture!

Small town with a long history, on the economic upswing; right between Grand Rapids and Lansing... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Rich S
Downtown

There is a lot of growth happening here and a lot of history also. Dinner and a movie, a nice... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Lyn T
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Ionia, Michigan
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16 Jan 2018
“Gorgeous Victorian era architecture!”
29 Nov 2017
“Downtown”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Main Street, Ionia, MI 48846
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Small town with a long history, on the economic upswing; right between Grand Rapids and Lansing! Fell in love with the Queen Anne and Italianate houses. Everyone we met was super friendly. Low taxes, low crime, good schools, annual Ionia Free Fair...MOVING HERE!

Thank Rich S
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

There is a lot of growth happening here and a lot of history also. Dinner and a movie, a nice stroll down the scenic main street.

Thank Lyn T
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

My wife and I drove up and down Main Street slowly. It was Sunday and almost no traffic. Enjoyed looking at the buildings, the movie theater, churches and some of the homes. We plan to go back in the spring and walk the area.

Thank Chipperhigh2
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

The historic downtown of Ionia is so wonderful if you like to go back in time a bit. It is like entering the way back machine. The new refurbishing of Main street is marvelous and a must see if you are in the area.

Thank Brent M
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Downtown has some beautiful old buildings. The character of historic buildings gave me lots of material to photograph. Enjoy

Thank We K
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

A nicely restored typical turn of century (1800 to 1900) historic area. Some buildings have shops.....not many.

Thank RickMIusa
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Pictured is the Hall-Fowler Memorial Library which has the kindest, most helpful staff you could ask for!

Thank Mindi V
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Nice antique shops with friendly staff...good stuff. Not much else open on Sunday which is too bad. Well cared for buildings.

Thank Jeffrey D
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

Great old main street USA with a good assortment of interesting shops with a couple of good restaurants (Lamplight Grill and Bluewater Cafe). The courthouse, armory, churches and the mostly original storefronts make this a real time capsule and at Christmas the tree literally in...More

Thank Bob E
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

This was my first time here. I was impressed how beautiful and well preserved the buildings are kept. The streetscape is we'll planned, and plenty of parking.

Thank Lou1_us
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