Get ready to be wowed - Grand Rapids never fails to surprise visitors with the huge variety of things to see and do here: World-renowned art, museums and historic sites for cultural vacationers. World-class golf, recreation and beaches for nature lovers. Incredible farm-to-table restaurants for foodies and wholesome "playcation" fun for families.
It's all topped off by the most vibrant downtown between Chicago and Cleveland - all the benefits of a big city with none of the hassle.
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One year after Beyoncé’s stunning Coachella performance, a Netflix documentary chronicled her journey and took a behind-the-scenes look at creating an impeccable concert. To viewers’ surprise, the
Experience Grand Rapids makes a big impact on the economy and quality of life in West Michigan thanks to the talents and dedication of our diverse employees. From the leadership of our CEO to the
Experience Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids/Kent County tourism industry closed the books on another record year in 2018. This was the ninth consecutive year that hotel room revenue – our barometer
The tourism industry is as healthy as I’ve experienced in my 36-year career. In fact, it is prospering at a pace that makes it challenging for our hundreds of stakeholders to keep up with available
TripAdvisor Rentals Blog named Grand Rapids one of the '7 Midwest Cities that are Absolutely Worth Exploring'.
CNN Travel named Grand Rapids one of the '15 best beer cities around the world'. Read the full article here.
Grand Rapids was named one of the '16 Incredibly Romantic Getaways in the Midwest' by TripAdvisor because of outdoor activities like paddle boarding and picturesque places like Frederik Meijer Gardens
Insider named Grand Rapids one of 'The 30 most popular destinations for millennials in 2019'. Click here to read the full article.
LendingTree named Grand Rapids the #2 best city for new small businesses.
Business Insider named Grand Rapids the #1 place that Millennials are flocking to in the US to get a job, buy a home, and start a life. Click here for the full article.
Vogue included Grand Rapids on their list of "The Best Places to Buy a Home in 2018—Plus Where to Hang Out Once You Move In". Click here to view the full article.
The Penny Hoarder ranked Grand Rapids #2 out of 25 U.S. Cities That Millennials Can Afford - and Actually Want to Live In. Click here for the full article.
Forbes named Grand Rapids the #1 fastest growing economy in the U.S. based on Headlight Data. Click here to view the full article.
Headlight Data named Grand Rapids the fastest growing large metro economy of 2016. Click here for the full article.
Matador Network named Grand Rapids one of the best college towns in America. Check out the full article here.
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Travelocity and The American Distilling Institute named Grand Rapids #10 by population in their "America’s Top 20 Craft Spirits Tourism Destinations" list. Click here for the full article.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2017 CONTACT: Stephanie Kotschevar, Experience Grand Rapids 616-233-3577, firstname.lastname@example.org WORLD FOOD TRAVEL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2017 FOODTREKKING
FlipKey by TripAdvisor named Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park the "Top Spring Gardens & Conservation Areas Worth Traveling For" in Michigan. Click here for the full article.
Thrillist named Grand Rapids one of the "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To" due to the beer, art and music scenes. Click here for the full article.
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TheRevver named Grand Rapids #20 on their Best Motorcycle Locations in the United States 2016 list. Click here for the full article.
Thrillist.com named Grand Rapids one of "The Best American Cities for Creatives (That aren't NYC, LA, or SF)". Click here for the full article.
Conde Nast Traveler named Grand Rapids one of "America's Best Beer Cities, As Chosen by Beer Experts". Click here for the full article.