Dynamic Variation:

Grand Rapids becomes a fatbike-friendly community

When Experience Grand Rapids first profiled the local fatbiking community back in 2018, it was clear the snow sport was exploding in popularity and participation. We can now report that area…

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Michigan Outdoor Recreation – Beyond Fun

Come for a visit! That opportunity for adventure attracts fun-loving visitors to Kent County and across the state. In fact, tourism consistently ranks among Michigan’s top three industries, with…

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Grand River Coho Salmon Fishing

As summer winds down and thoughts turn to fall, area sport anglers often turn their attention to the Grand River. September is prime time for salmon runs. The city’s downtown fishery draws anglers…

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Reeds Lake Bike Route

Reeds Lake is a classic Grand Rapids cycling route. In all sorts of weather you’ll encounter a variety of people, bikes, and dog walkers taking advantage of the paved pathways and quiet neighborhoods…

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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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Grand Rapids Area Disc Golf Courses to Hone Your Throws

Say goodbye to early tee times, cart rentals, and losing golf balls. Disc golf is a once-niche sport gaining steam across the country. It’s estimated that today there are more than 500,000 players and…

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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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5 Bike Routes Through Riverside Park and Monroe North Area

One of the best ways to explore Grand Rapids and all it has to offer is by biking it. Lucky for us, Grand Rapids has more than its fair share of trails to explore. If you’re a fan of gliding and…

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