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Mountain Biking

Off Road and Mountain Biking You don't have to travel far to find great mountain biking in and around Grand Rapids. There is an abundance of mountain biking options within a 20-minute drive of…

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Downtown Market

Grand Rapids was recently named one of America’s Top 20 Foodie Cities – and one of the best places to get a taste of our deliciously diverse food scene is the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. Shop for…

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit

Grand Rapids is no ordinary town – and it’s filled with extraordinary things to see and do. Check out our top 10 suggestions for experiences to explore … and prepare for lots of unexpected, wonderful…

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Calder

La Grande Vitesse at Calder Plaza What’s bright red, weighs 42 tons and has been a popular Grand Rapids photo spot for five decades? It’s called La Grande Vitesse – a French phrase that translates to…

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FAQ About UICA

New location at 17 Pearl St. NW in downtown Grand Rapids. Michigan’s largest multidisciplinary contemporary arts center presents innovative art, events and educational programs that represent our…

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FAQ About Grand Rapids Public Museum

Founded in 1845, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is the oldest museum in Michigan. It is a place of never-ending inspiration and discovery for all ages, with more than 250,000 artifacts and specimens…

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FAQ About Grand Rapids Children's Museum

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum celebrates childhood and the joy of learning by providing an interactive, hands-on experience that encourages self-directed exploration. The 1916-era building is…

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FAQ About Grand Rapids Art Museum

The Grand Rapids Art Museum is a beacon of art in an art-loving city. The building itself has become one of the city’s iconic architectural landmarks – erected in 2007 and hailed as one of the best of…

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FAQ About GR African American Museum

The Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives promotes, preserves, displays, collects and honors the lives, culture, history and art of local African Americans. In African culture, griots kept…

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FAQ About John Ball Zoo

John Ball Zoo has been delighting Grand Rapids residents and visitors since 1891, when a small menagerie of animals – known as the “Ball 40” – began to be assembled on land donated by namesake John…

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