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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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Mountain Biking

Off Road and Mountain Biking You don't have to travel far to find great mountain biking in and around Grand Rapids. There is an abundance of mountain biking options within a 20-minute drive of…

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Campgrounds Near Grand Rapids, MI

Camping in or near Grand Rapids lets you take advantage of our awesome natural wonders and still enjoy easy access to our big-city amenities. All of these Kent County campgrounds are secluded yet…

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West Michigan Parks are Community Treasures

Parks, trails, forests, and green spaces cover thousands of acres and touch every corner of Kent County. As the weather warms, residents and visitors, alike, venture out to enjoy all the great West…

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Countryside Tour

Get in touch with true Americana - explore the small towns and agriculture of West Michigan! Start at Fulton Street Farmers Market, just two miles from downtown, to browse and buy the bounty of our…

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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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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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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 necessities…

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