Dynamic Variation:

Visit John Ball Zoo's Red Pandas & More

For more than 125 years, John Ball Zoo has given Grand Rapids locals and visitors of all ages the experience to learn more about animals from around the world. The zoo is home to over 2,000 animals…

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Grand Rapids Cocktail Bars

Thanks to the availability of high-quality craft spirits from local and global sources, the cocktail craze is booming -- especially right here, in Grand Rapids. Restaurants, distilleries and other…

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Rooftop Bars in Grand Rapids

What’s better than enjoying an adult beverage with friends in Grand Rapids? Enjoying an adult beverage with friends while drinking in panoramic views of Grand Rapids! Rooftop bars are all the rage in…

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Fun Places to Go Bowling

Heading to the bowling center (or alley, as it's often called) is a great activity to enjoy with family and friends both young and old. Throw in some good food, drink, friendly competition and of…

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Locals’ Guide to Breweries with Great Food

Not only does Grand Rapids have a plethora of breweries, but many of these breweries offer tasty meals to pair with their award-winning brews. We asked locals what breweries they recommend for savory…

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Labor Day

It’s the last big hurrah of summer – and Grand Rapids knows how to make it memorable. Here are some suggestions for each day of the long weekend: Dine, drink, shop and more in the city’s Refreshment…

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Ideas for Accessible Parks and Trails in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, there are plenty of parks, lakes, and trails to explore for all people - including those with disabilities, according to Elliot Keyes, a volunteer with Disability Advocates of Kent…

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