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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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Plenty of Places to Launch in Grand Rapids

Summer days and boating go hand-in-hand. When temperatures climb and days get longer the urge to hit the water often grows strong. But where can you launch that runabout, sailboat, kayak or rowboat…

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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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Locals’ Guide to Frozen Yogurt Shops in Grand Rapids

Frozen yogurt - commonly referred to as “froyo” - is a foodie trend with staying power. Frozen yogurt is made with less heavy cream than ice cream and can even be dairy-free, which is why many tout…

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Things to Do with Kids in Grand Rapids

Family Fun in Grand Rapids means fun-filled activities and events for all ages. Do you desire to achieve the best family vacation ever? One of our unique new terms to travel by highlights why Grand…

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Guide to Canoeing In and Around Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a wonderful place to be year round, but summer is when the city really shines. There are a number of ways to discover Grand Rapids’ beauty, such as by foot, by bike, by trolley, and by…

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Family Farm Markets

You can purchase fresh-picked produce - or pick your own - at many of the farms and farm markets that supply local restaurants. At the Market Many area farms sell their goods at city farm markets…

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Six Day Trip Destinations from Grand Rapids

Summer is a great time to explore all the amazing things to do right here in West Michigan. Visitors will find that Grand Rapids is an easy place to get to by car or by plane, the city is full of…

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