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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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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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20 Fun and FREE Things to do in Grand Rapids

Whoever said nothing in life is free hasn't been to Kent County, Michigan. The greater Grand Rapids area offers a wide variety of no-cost activities to keep you busy throughout the fall. So take out…

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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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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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West Michigan Whitecaps: Your Summer Tradition

With dozens of themed nights, special giveaways, new food/drink choices and a variety of entertainment options, families who attend a West Michigan Whitecaps game get so much more than a baseball…

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Crafting the Perfect Grand Rapids Wedding

With a large, easily accessible airport, a wide variety of activities for all ages, and a great nightlife wedding guests love, it’s no surprise Grand Rapids is quickly becoming a wedding hotspot…

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Sensory-Friendly Experiences in Grand Rapids

Several Grand Rapids attractions, including John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), are taking steps to make visiting more accessible to everyone. “We’ve always aimed to be inclusive…

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