What's going on in Grand Rapids? A lot. No seriously. Check it out for yourself!
“A Grand Investment” is an ongoing series exploring the business landscape of Grand Rapids. Michigan’s fastest growing metro area and one of the nation’s strongest economies, Grand Rapids is fueled by a creative, collaborative spirit that generates global, national and entrepreneurial investment. This series highlights leading sectors of the local economy and underscores the city’s suitability for innovation-focused meetings.
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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
Grand Rapids has seen an influx of themed bars and restaurants over the course of the past few years. Many are right downtown, but there are a variety that are outside the city’s core too. Spanning
Romance is never far away in Grand Rapids. Celebrate your love with a weekend full of dates at area restaurants, attractions, and hotels. There are so many ways to be romantic here that Trip Advisor
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an iconic tourist destination in Grand Rapids. When springtime hits, people flutter to Meijer Gardens to see the largest temporary butterfly exhibit in the
As if beer wasn’t reason enough to visit some of the great breweries of Grand Rapids, many of them offer a superb selection of music. We’ve asked Grand Rapids area breweries about their live music
Whether you and your family have cabin fever, or if you’re looking for a fun date idea or even a solo night out, check out these fantastic events that tie Grand Rapids’ food, drinks, culture, and art
Many people kick off the new year with resolutions to get healthier, save money, or learn new things while others eschew the entire notion. As a busy mom, one of my resolutions is to turn “I wish”
Byron Center, about 20 minutes southwest of downtown Grand Rapids, joined the local craft beer scene when the city’s first and only brewery, Alebird Taphouse and Brewery, opened its doors in May 2019.
Hard cider lovers rejoice! Grand Rapids, primarily known for its craft beer scene, is devoting a whole week to craft cider. Cider Week GR is a seven day celebration of the rich array of locally
From live music and craft beer tours to art and cooking classes, there are lots of ways to immerse yourself in the culture of Grand Rapids. Here we showed you how to search our website for over 100
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
When Grand Rapids was named America’s Jolliest City, it was with good reason. Generous residents and plentiful jobs coupled with lots of holiday events, tree farms, and craft beer make for a jolly
Entrepreneurs with three things in common – a love of sports, a deep commitment to community and a vision– were the catalysts that helped make greater Grand Rapids the Sports Business Journal 2019 No.
A Grand Rapids-based organization has taken a local program statewide to inspire, equip and celebrate companies that create high-quality jobs, stronger communities and a healthier Great Lakes region.
Grand Rapids was first dubbed Beer City USA in 2012. Since then, its reputation, and the reason for it, has only grown. Experts and readers of USA Today voted Grand Rapids number one on a list of 10