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    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
    Beer Month GR

    Shuttle to Winter Beer Festival

    Leave the driving to someone else! Experience Grand Rapids is proud to partner with the GR Hopper to offer shuttle service to and from the MI Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival, February 24 and 25 (at participating hotels listed below).

    Step 1:

    Purchase your ticket to the MI Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival. Tickets are still available for Friday, February 24.

    Step 2:

    Book your hotel room at any of the 13 participating hotels below. The GR Hopper will be shuttling guests to and from these hotels only.

    Step 3:

    Make your GR Hopper shuttle reservation. You will need to know what hotel you are staying at prior to this reservation for pick up purposes. $10 per person.

    Questions about the GR Hopper? Contact them at or 616-606-0467.

    Participating Winter Beer Festival Shuttle Hotels

    Baymont Inn & Suites Airport

    Baymont Inn & Suites North

    Country Inn & Suites East Beltline

    Downtown Courtyard by Marriott

    Hampton Inn North

    JW Marriott Grand Rapids

    SpringHill Suites North by Marriott