Follow Chef Angus Campbell as he eats his way through Grand Rapids with a series of videos! ...more
Restaurants will offer creative 3-courses for $28 while others will offer a 2 for $28 for 3-courses Aug 12-23. ...more
The Discovery of King Tut will be at the Grand Rapids Public Museum May 16 - Jan 31. ...more
Part arts festival, part social experiment - decided solely on a public vote. Sept 23 - Oct 11, 2015 . ...more
Lonely Planet named Grand Rapids and the Lake Michigan Gold Coast the #1 place to visit in 2014! ...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.