Chicago Tribune Travel Reporter Phil Vettel wrote an article titled “Not too rapid, but quite grand,” in which he described the Grand Rapids lifestyle in this way: “It’s bustling and busy and…Western Michigan’s cultural epicenter.”
There is no shortage of things to do in Grand Rapids!
Where to Stay
B&Bs & Extended Stay
What to Do and Things to See
Let us entertain you! Looking for a family-friendly activity, a charming date night venue, shopping spree, a cultural attraction or a night as a patron of the arts? Grand Rapids has it all.
Nightlife -Venues, clubs & more
Events & Festivals
John Ball Zoo
Kent County Parks
Grand Rapids City Parks
With 20 distinct neighborhood business districtswithin the city limits, numerous shopping centers, and major retailers along stretches of thoroughfares like 28th St., Alpine Ave. and Rivertown Pkwy., the Grand Rapids Area offers something for everyone.
Neighborhood Business Districts
Uptown (Eastown, East Hills, Fulton Heights, Wealthy St.)
Neighborhood Business Alliance
Fulton Street Farmers’ Market
Where to Eat
Whether you crave international cuisine or a good ‘ole burger and fries, Grand Rapids has a wide array of dining options to please any palette.
Miles/Driving Time From Grand Rapids
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
The Rapid Central Station
Segway Tours of Grand Rapids
*Visitor information source: Experience Grand Rapids