Dynamic Variation:

Take the Black History Tour of Downtown Grand Rapids

To commemorate Black History Month 2017, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., (DGRI) asked locals to share their stories and knowledge of African-American leadership, culture and community in Grand Rapids. The…

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FAQ About Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

America’s most entertaining presidential museum is both a loving tribute to the U.S. president who grew up in Grand Rapids and a fascinating exploration of the turbulent times our country experienced…

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Fall Color Tour

West Michigan's abundant forests helped fuel Grand Rapids' rise as "furniture capital of the world" in the late 19th-early 20th centuries. While many hardwoods were sacrificed to sawmills in those…

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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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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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Shopping Malls and More in Grand Rapids

There’s nothing better than grabbing a coffee and walking around the mall. Whether it’s to window shop or splurge, the malls in and around Grand Rapids are some of my favorites to snack in, watch…

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Explore Greater Grand Rapids: Bike the White Pine Trail

Biking the White Pine Trail provides a simultaneous exercise in solitude and solidarity. The trail allows for an escape from the buzzing cars on the roadway and fosters a sense of camaraderie with…

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