Cider Week Giveaway

We’re celebrating the return of Cider Week GR (May 10-18, 2024) with a cider-themed giveaway! Register to win by May 18, 2024!

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Valentine's Day

Named an “Incredibly Romantic Midwest Getaway” by TripAdvisor and one of America’s Top 25 Romantic Cities by OpenTable, Grand Rapids is the perfect place to celebrate love … on Valentine’s Day and…

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Crafting Candles at Wax Poetic Candle Bar

Tap into your sense of smell and flex your creativity by making a hand-poured, scented candle at Wax Poetic Candle Bar in Grand Rapids. The whole candle-pouring experience takes about 30-45 minutes…

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Grand Rapids: A Winter Wedding Wonderland

With ample churches, ballrooms, event halls, and beautiful “River City” scenery, Grand Rapids is becoming a popular wedding location. In fact, it was listed as one of the most romantic cities 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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Fun and Educational Winter Break Activities for All Ages

Holiday school breaks are a great time to explore Grand Rapids with family and friends. In addition to our usual robust lineup of winter and holiday diversions, a number of attractions offer special…

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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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Visiting Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in the Winter

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an iconic tourist destination in Grand Rapids. When springtime hits, people flutter to Meijer Gardens to see the largest temporary butterfly exhibit in the…

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