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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
These days, most everyone who enjoys good beer knows that Grand Rapids produces some of the country’s finest brews. But did you know that we also craft a wide range of other amazing beverages? In
Pride month is celebrated every June, and is an entire month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and the support of LGBTQ+ rights. Communities like Grand Rapids come together every year to
With COVID-19 putting a halt to many pride celebrations around the world, Grand Rapids included, you may be looking for creative ways to celebrate June as Pride Month. Grand Rapids is home to many
It can be hard to please everyone when planning an outing. Some people want to go out to eat, while others might want to see a movie, or maybe even go shopping. After 10 years of planning and
A new tour around Grand Rapids might be a perfect activity if you love wine and are looking for a fun way to spend time with friends or family. Raise a Glass Wine Tours chauffeurs guests around the
Craft breweries, especially in Grand Rapids, are leading a sustainability movement. Each brewery has its own way of tackling that issue. Here are five breweries influencing the way 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
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
Police chiefs from around the state of Michigan did something recently that most people haven't done in more than a year: They held a statewide conference – in person.
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