About Grand Rapids
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.
Check out more Things to Do in detail or explore what make Grand Rapids a Cool City!
- Grand Rapids Glossary
- History of Grand Rapids
- President Ford & Betty Ford
- Facts & Trivia
- Grand Rapids Regions
- Beach Towns
Colleges & Universities
- Aquinas College
- Calvin College
- Central Michigan University
- Cooley Law School
- Cornerstone University
- Davenport University
- Ferris State
- Grace Bible College
- Grand Rapids Community College
- Grand Valley State University
- Kendall College of Art & Design
- Kuyper College
- MSU College of Medicine
- Secchia Institute for Culinary Ed
- Western Michigan University
- People of Grand Rapids
- GR Recognitions
- Green Grand Rapids
- Grand Rapids Blog
- Contact Us
Way to go Grand Rapids!
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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.
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Conde Nast Traveler named Grand Rapids one of "America's Best Beer Cities, As Chosen by Beer Experts". Click here for the full article.
BuzzFeed named Grand Rapids #13 on 14 Underrated Places You'll Really Want To Move To. Click here for the full article.