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Flights of Flavor Giveaway Now thru July 31

In celebration of the one year anniversary of Flights of Flavor - we're giving away a Flights of Flavor experience - including hotel, gift cards and swag!

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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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Explore West Fulton Street

Anchored on one end by the burgeoning downtown campus of Grand Valley State University and on the other by historic John Ball Zoo, West Fulton is located directly across the Grand River from downtown…

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A Parent's Guide to GR-Area Playgrounds

More than 50 of the 160+ public parks in and around Grand Rapids have playgrounds. You can find them all by visiting our Parks page and clicking “Playground” under “Narrow Your Search” on the…

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Visiting Blandford Nature Center

Looking for a fun family adventure in Grand Rapids? Head to Blandford Nature Center! Tucked away off Leonard Street in a residential section of the city’s West Side, Blandford’s mission is to provide…

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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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Iconic Public Art Spots in Downtown Grand Rapids

The art scene is an integral part of Grand Rapids and locals know outdoor art is everywhere you look downtown. Whether it’s your first visit, or you live nearby, here are suggestions for “must-see”…

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Perfect Picnic Places in Grand Rapids

Summer in Grand Rapids is a great time of the year to grab some good food and head outdoors to enjoy it. With so many beautiful parks and outdoor spaces in Grand Rapids to have a picnic, Experience…

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Reeds Lake Bike Route

Looking for a (relatively) short, scenic and self-contained bike route in Grand Rapids? Consider the Reeds Lake Trail in East Grand Rapids. Just 10 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, it’s a 4.2-mile…

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Countryside Tours

One of the coolest things about Grand Rapids is that all our big-city amenities – art & culture, nightlife, the Beer City Ale Trail and more – are just minutes away from breathtaking natural scenery…

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Grand Rapids’ Golf Scene Has Something for Everyone

With more than 650 public golf courses throughout the state, Michigan boasts some of the most sought-after golf courses in the nation. Dozens of excellent courses for various skill sets are located in…

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