Dynamic Variation:

Skiing

Every season brings great outdoor recreation opportunities that are easily accessible from downtown Grand Rapids. In winter, downhill ski aficionados flock to Cannonsburg Ski Area, just 20 minutes…

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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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Ideas for Accessible Parks and Trails in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, there are plenty of parks, lakes, and trails to explore for all people - including those with disabilities, according to Elliot Keyes, a volunteer with Disability Advocates of Kent…

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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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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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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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Road Biking

Road Biking Grand Rapids and Kent County offer a growing network of on-street biking. This includes painted bike lanes, designated bike routes, and low-traffic streets suitable for biking. GREEN is…

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Michigan Outdoor Recreation – Beyond Fun

With four distinct and gorgeous seasons, there’s no end to the fun that outdoor enthusiasts have year-round in Kent County and throughout Michigan. But there’s a whole lot more to the outdoor…

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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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