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Grand Rapids

Dream Grand and Go

If you’re looking for a fun and easy warm-weather getaway, Dream Grand and Go to Grand Rapids! Explore 200+ restaurants, shops, museums and entertainment venues within a 10-minute walk of downtown hotels. Golf, hike, bike, fish and paddle as close as five minutes from the city center. Attend outdoor concerts and cultural festivals, visit zoos and family fun parks, cheer on a Detroit Tigers farm team and thrill to the racing action at a NASCAR Home Track.

What is Grand Rapids known for?

Grand Rapids was once known as America's Furniture Capital. Most recently it was named "Beer City USA" as it has 40+ breweries. It is a culturally rich city with many attractions like the Frederick Meijer Gardens, the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum, and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

How many breweries are in Grand Rapids?

With a population of just under 200,000, Grand Rapids has more than 80 breweries.

Is Grand Rapids worth visiting?

Grand Rapids is a vibrant city that is home to a mix of arts and culture, breweries, restaurants, shopping and outdoor activities. It's located less than an hour from the shore of Lake Michigan and is the largest city on the west side of the state.

Where is Grand Rapids located?

Grand Rapids is located in west Michigan, approximately an hour drive from Lake Michigan's shoreline. It is 178 miles northeast of Chicago and 158 miles west of Detroit.

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Flights of Flavor
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The Grand Outdoors
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Michigan Golf Live: Grand Rapids

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Treat your taste buds to Flights of Flavor®, unique food-and-drink pairings at 30+ restaurants – and earn free prizes along the way. Get the new Beer City Brewsader® app for fun challenges, badges and a free t-shirt offer. Visit Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the world’s 45 most visited art museums. Explore live music and nightlife, shop malls and specialty stores, dine al fresco and dance into the night. Grand Rapids is a dream warm-weather destination!

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