LGBTQ+ Weekend Getaway in Grand Rapids

Ranked as one of the “Gayest Cities in America,” Grand Rapids is a must-visit for LGBTQ+ travelers! Just 3-hours from Chicago, you’ll find tons of LGBTQ-owned businesses, queer coffee shops, art, music, delicious (vegetarian-friendly) food, and even the oldest gay bar in Michigan! Here are…

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Ideas for Your Girlfriends’ Getaway in Grand Rapids

As a young professional, getting together with my closest friends is one of my favorite ways to rejuvenate. And, as a proud Grand Valley State University (GVSU) alumna, I always look forward to the times I can return to the school for a visit or celebration. I am even more excited when I can couple…

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Explore These 6 Totally Pawesome Dog-Friendly Trails in Kent County

One of my absolute favorite reasons for living in Kent County is the diverse mix of urban, rural, and natural areas intertwining to create a wide variety of unique worlds to explore. If “natural” piqued your interest there, Kent County offers a plethora of parks and hiking trails for outdoor…

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Your Fall Kid-Friendly Weekend Itinerary

As the hot humid air gives way to crisp cool mornings, Grand Rapids is ready for its glorious transition to all things fall… and so am I. Not only do the colors of the trees change, but so do the types of events and activities the Grand Rapids area has to offer. If you’ve been wondering what there…

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Sample Exclusive Wines & More With This GR-Area Wine Tour

Raise a Glass Wine Tours is a venture that chauffeurs guests around the greater Grand Rapids area for a luxury, one-of-a-kind local wine tour, beginning when the chauffeur picks you up at your downtown hotel or location of choice. Public tour options include a dinner wine tour and a brunch wine…

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A Vegan & Sustainable Weekend Itinerary for Grand Rapids

Veganism is continuously growing, and restaurants across Michigan are filling the demand, with Grand Rapids leading the way. Not only is Grand Rapids rising to meet the needs of people with dietary restrictions, but it has also been named “America’s Greenest City” by Fast Company Magazine. Some…

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