Restaurants will offer creative 3-courses for $28 while others will offer a 2 for $28 for 3-courses Aug 13-24. ...more
Grand Rapids hosts AQS QuiltWeek - August 20-23, 2014! DeVos Place Convention Center, Downtown Grand Rapids. ...more
Part arts festival, part social experiment - decided solely on a public vote. Sept. 24 through Oct. 12, 2014. ...more
Lonely Planet named Grand Rapids and the Lake Michigan Gold Coast the #1 place to visit in 2014! ...more
Dream it, Build it houses 13 LEGO© bricked recreations of famous architectural structures. Mar-Aug ...more
Grab your friends, sisters, mother or daughter and escape for a girls-only weekend in Grand Rapids! ...more
Experience Grand Rapids where guys can be guys. Enjoy beer and the great outdoors! ...more
One glance at a map will show you that Grand Rapids isn't really a "coastal city." So why does National Geographic Adventure magazine call us one of America's Best Waterfront Towns? Because we're literally just minutes away from Lake Michigan!
It's virtually impossible to describe the beauty and majesty of Lake Michigan to a newcomer. You have to see it to believe it - as the editors of Condé Nast Traveler magazine did when they called it one of the world's top 25 shorelines. (Not the U.S., not North America, THE WORLD!)
Along with pristine white-sand beaches, towering sand dunes and glorious sunsets, the Lake Michigan coast is home to some pretty spectacular beach towns - all just a short drive from downtown Grand Rapids. Each offers its own unique character and charm.