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Grand Rapids, named the Top Emerging Destination in 2015 by Groups Today readers, is better when it's shared! We make it easy for your motorcoach group to share a memorable travel experience - with lots of great tour ideas and group-friendly services.

Medallion Garden at Meijer Gardens with sculpture: Mad Mom, Tom Otterness

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, a Grand Rapids gem, is perfect for groups seeking artful adventures.

Photo by Dean VanDis

Why Bring Your Group to Grand Rapids, Michigan?

Because Grand Rapids is filled with group-friendly attractions, services and perks. Tour Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, named America’s #1 Sculpture Park. Explore the local breweries, cideries, distilleries and meaderies that make up what USA Today calls the Craft Beverage Capital of the U.S. Discover why Grand Rapids is one of the country’s Top (and Most Affordable) Foodie Cities. Customize your group’s itinerary from suggested activities organized around specific themes, engage a local step-on guide for a deeper dive into the city’s lore and get a Grand Box of treasures when you book an overnight stay.

You might also want to schedule your visit around one of the city’s crowd-pleasing annual events, including:

  • Butterflies are Blooming, the nation’s largest temporary butterfly exhibit, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park every spring.
  • Tulip Time Festival, named America’s Best Small Town Festival by Reader’s Digest, held in Holland (30 minutes from Grand Rapids) each May.
  • AQS QuiltWeek, featuring stunning quilt exhibits, quilt contests, workshops, lectures, a vendors’ mall and more, every August.
  • ArtPrize, the world’s most attended art event, which fills downtown Grand Rapids with hundreds of works of art in fall.
  • Christkindl Markt, a traditional European-style Christmas village with shopping, entertainment and festive fun, Nov-Dec.
  • World of Winter, America’s largest winter festival, featuring outdoor art installations, entertainment, games and walking tours, Jan-March.
Grand Rapids Art Museum 2023

The Grand Rapids Art Museum has changing exhibitions that feature local, national and international artists

Photo by Leigh Ann Cobb for Experience GR.

Smaller groups seeking a less structured itinerary can explore downtown Grand Rapids anytime. Discover 200+ museums, restaurants and shops, plus the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives, Grand Rapids Art Museum and Grand Rapids Public Museum, all within a 10-minute walk (or free bus ride). Group members can purchase Culture Pass GR for reduced admission to all four museums plus many more attractions!

Reach Out to Britny

EXGR Specialty Sales Manager Britny Avery is here to help you with personalized recommendations, itinerary assistance and hotel sourcing for leisure groups of any size. She can also assist you if you’re planning a reunion – family, school, military or any other group. You can contact her at:


(877) 847-4847 ext. 3574


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