Grand Rapids is a Midwest Hub for Pickleball

Stop by Belknap Park in downtown Grand Rapids any summer or fall evening and you’re liable to see upwards of 100 people playing (or waiting to play) the fastest growing sport in America. Pickleball…

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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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Road, Trail and Bike Races in Grand Rapids

You might not know it, but races are a big deal in Grand Rapids. There are several very large running and biking clubs in town, from Run GR to the West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance. Locally owned…

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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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