What's going on in Grand Rapids? A lot. No seriously. Check it out for yourself!
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For decades, game changing building and revitalization projects driven by strong public-private partnerships have been...Experience Grand Rapids
USA Today 10Best named Grand Rapids the craft beverage capital of the U.S.! We weren't surprised but you can learn why here.
Travel + Leisure named Grand Rapids a great "beercation" for the beer lover. Learn why here.
TripAdvisor Rentals Blog named Grand Rapids one of the '7 Midwest Cities that are Absolutely Worth Exploring'.
CNN Travel named Grand Rapids one of the '15 best beer cities around the world'. Read the full article here.
Grand Rapids was named one of the '16 Incredibly Romantic Getaways in the Midwest' by TripAdvisor because of outdoor activities like paddle boarding and picturesque places like Frederik Meijer Gardens
Insider named Grand Rapids one of 'The 30 most popular destinations for millennials in 2019'. Click here to read the full article.
Vegan blogger Ashley Hubbard from Wild Hearted visited Grand Rapids to experience all the amazing vegan options there are throughout the city. She comprised a list of her favorite vegan-friendly
Dan Allen has been away from Grand Rapids for 20 years. He returned in 2019 to explore the transformed city and it's LGBTQ offerings. Click here to learn why West Michigan 'proved more exciting,
Jen Ruiz of Jen an a Jet Plane visited Grand Rapids and mapped out the best restaurants and 12 fun things to do in GR. Check out both blog posts below: The Best Restaurants in Grand Rapids,
Click here to read the West Michigan weekend itinerary created by Travel + Leisure.
Rachel-Jean Firchau of 'Rachel Off Duty' visited Grand Rapids and was beyond surprised by what she discovered of this 'sleeper city'. Learn more about her click here.
Liz Della Croce of The Lemon Bowl wrote 'The Ultimate Travel Guide' for Grand Rapids, and especially highlighted the food scene. Click here for the full blog post.
Mikkel of Sometimes Home visited Grand Rapids and documented her journey through the food scene. Click here to learn about her favorite spots to chow-down!
A blogger from Food Travelist came to Grand Rapids to explore the food scene. Click here to learn about where she went and what she thought of the local grub.
Kelly Rizzo from the blog Eat. Travel. Rock. visited Grand Rapids to explore the food, music, and beer scene. Click here to check out her full post.
Igee Okafur, a fashion and lifestyle blogger, visited Grand Rapids in partnership with Pure Michigan to explore the city. Click here for his list of places to eat and visit in Grand Rapids as well as
You don’t need to wait until summer to enjoy a fun swimcation – pack up the bathing suits, floaties and swim goggles and check in to a Grand Rapids hotel with a heated indoor pool … any time of the
In the Grand Rapids area, an increasing number of women are shaping the craft beverage business. From positions like director of operations to co-owner, here are a few of the women who are taking
Amidst the chaos of 2020, Black Calder Brewing Company found itself in a supremely unusual position: trying to open a Grand Rapids brewery in the middle of a pandemic.
Although I’m a relative newcomer to Grand Rapids, I am still a Midwesterner and I can tell you we’re a practical bunch. Case in point: winter. Midwesterners make the best of this season with
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 necessities
Take this tour, or other GR Walks tours, any time by downloading the GR Walks smart phone app. This story was updated February 1, 2021
For decades, game changing building and revitalization projects driven by strong public-private partnerships have been the hallmark of the Kent County region. Grand Action – or more recently, Grand
The Grand Rapids food scene is now home to a James Beard award-winning chef as Paul Berglund assumes the executive chef duties at Mertens Prime, a downtown restaurant serving classic French cuisine