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Grand Rapids, Michigan

From world-class attractions and outdoor recreation to nationally ranked food and craft beverage scenes – Grand Rapids, Michigan is filled with unexpected surprises. Discover why we're America’s Best Beer City, the nation’s Craft Beverage Capital and a Top 20 U.S. Foodie City. Get an eyeful of spectacular art and an earful of live music. Explore our endless opportunities for family fun. Make your travel dreams come true in Grand Rapids!

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Art & Culture
Art & Culture

Revisiting ArtPrize With These 5 Works of Art

  • by Kirsetin Morello photo by Experience Grand Rapids
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When ArtPrize launched in 2009, I was skeptical. I’d never heard of anything like it (because…

Family
Family

A Local's Guide to GR-Area Playgrounds

  • by Matthew Makowski photo by Paul Jendrasiak for Experience GR
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The Makowski family loves flights. Not of the airplane variety, however. I’m talking about…

Festivals
Festivals

Your Guide to the 2022 Grand Rapids Pride Festival

  • by Rick Jensen photo by Pride Festival. Performer: Batty Davis, 2018. Photographer: Eric Zuniga
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  • 8 min story

‘Together Again’ If you have never been to the Grand Rapids Pride Festival…

Family
Family

Two-Day, Kid-Friendly GR Itinerary

  • by Kate Lieto photo by Danielle
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  • 6 min story

The Grand Rapids area has been my home for nearly 15 years now – and I’m always…

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Experiences

Fall Color Tour

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West Michigan's abundant forests helped fuel Grand Rapids' rise as "furniture capital of…

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