is excited to unveil five specially curated routes for fall 2023 in West Michigan. These include three Halloween House Trails and two Color Fun Trails.

Aimed to provide locals and visitors with a unique way to experience fall fun and spooky season, has made it easier than ever to navigate to local attractions.

Easy, Free, and Fun – the Ultimate Halloween Experience

This year, the website transforms Halloween & leaf-peeping into mapped out adventures and treasure hunts that are free to download and easy to use.

"Imagine not just getting a list, but a fully-charted route of the epic Halloween Houses popping up all over the area," says Melody VanderWeide, the map-loving founder of GRKIDS.

"And not only that, while everyone's going gaga over Halloween, we haven't forgotten the magic of fall. Our Color Fun routes are designed to show off West Michigan fall colors with family-friendly stops marked along the way.”

5 Routes on Offer

These trails, free to use, come complete with easy-to-follow maps.

Halloween House Trails: From gigantic skeletons to creative light displays set to music, each wow-worthy Halloween display promises something unique on these area-specific trails.

Color Fun Trails: A modern twist on the classic fall color tour. Along with mesmerizing fall colors, these trails include exciting pit stops like donuts, covered bridges, hayrides, and pumpkin patches. It’s an excellent way to discover the local hidden gems.

This October, GRKIDS has indeed rolled out the orange carpet for every family!" says VanderWeide.


Established in 2009, Grand Rapids Kids ( is dedicated to helping the families of West Michigan discover adventures and connections within the community. Through various online platforms, offers insightful information and guides to events and festive activities in the region.