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Road Biking in Grand Rapids

Bicycling can be a great way to experience a travel destination – it’s healthy, environmentally friendly and provides a whole different perspective than you get riding in an enclosed vehicle. Grand…

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Bike Grand Rapids: West Side to Uptown and Back Again

The best way to get to know a city is to spend a day biking through it. As Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “it is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to…

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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 year. Downtown…

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Beginner’s Guide to Fishing in Grand Rapids

Anglers of all experience levels will find excellent fishing opportunities in and around the Grand Rapids area in every season. Kent County has an abundance of flowing rivers, lakes, and ponds in…

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Cross-Country Skiing in Grand Rapids

One of the great thing about Grand Rapids is the city’s close proximity to wildlife, nature, and beautiful outdoor scenes. You can easily find yourself in a winter wonderland within minutes of…

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Resolutions to Keep During Your Next Trip to Grand Rapids

Want a New Year’s resolution you can stick to? Resolve to have more fun in 2024. Make time for play, try something you’ve always wanted to do, indulge in a treat now and then, and visit someplace new…

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Snowshoeing in the Grand Rapids Area

Snowshoeing has been around for almost as long as civilizations have interacted with deep snow. Historians believe snowshoeing traces its roots back 6,000 years to Central Asia and were a necessity…

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West Michigan Winter Sports

One of the distinct benefits of living in West Michigan is that we can enjoy the beauty of all four seasons. It’s one of the reasons visitors like coming here. No matter the weather, there’s plenty to…

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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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