There comes a time when you just have to enjoy quality time with your bestie. Here are some fabulous ideas for a shopping, food and fun getaway!

1. Go Shopping

2. Get Cultured

Art & Culture

You love art in all its forms and are always open to expressions of creative energy, whether it’s in a museum gallery or on a corner sidewalk.

  • See the nation’s best theatrical touring shows at Broadway Grand Rapids.
  • Take your group to a balletopera or symphony performance.
  • Don’t miss ArtPrize, the world’s most attended art event, from late Sept. to early Oct. every year.
  • Lift your artistic spirits at three world-class art museums:

3. Relax and Recharge

4. Indulge Your Inner Foodie

  • Choose from hundreds of restaurants to fit your taste and budget.
  • Visit 50+ delectable destinations on the Grand Rapids Food Trail.
  • Shop artisan food vendors, attend foodie events and take cooking classes at the Downtown Market.
  • Tour the family farms of Fruit Ridge Country Markets for just-picked (or pick your own) produce.

5. Love the Nightlife

  • Visit 75+ craft breweries on the Beer City Ale Trail – and collect stamps at specially designated breweries to become a Beer City Brewsader.
  • Head to the downtown entertainment district for dozens of nightclubs, bars, brewpubs, a comedy club and more.
  • Check out 100+ live-music venues on the Grand Rapids Music Trail.

6. Do Something Grand

Delve deeper into Grand Rapids culture with awesome tours and experiences highlighting art, coffee, food and more.

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