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
All about Grand Rapids!
From Furniture City to Beer City - Grand Rapids history is full of art and...
One of the most iconic couples, President Gerald Ford and Betty Ford spent...
Downtown Grand Rapids offers a variety of entertainment, dining, shopping...
Grand Rapids has 8 distinct destination neighborhoods to explore each with...
The Grand Rapids is made up of many surrounding communities with their own...
Coastal towns with unique shops, beaches and lighthouses!
Grand Rapids is a college town with at least 15 institutions of higher...
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You live a green lifestyle and you want your travel experiences to reflect...
Known as Furniture City since the early 20 th century, Grand Rapids is no stranger to manufacturing. But with 2,452...Experience Grand Rapids
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Way to go Grand Rapids!
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.
BuzzFeed named Grand Rapids #13 on 14 Underrated Places You'll Really Want To Move To. Click here for the full article.