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Grand Rapids

Dream Grand and Go

Make "let's get together soon" happen this winter in Grand Rapids, where the holidays are filled with dazzling seasonal extravaganzas. Gather over a hearty meal and cozy drink at restaurants and craft beverage establishments. Embrace cold-weather fun at the months-long World of Winter Festival. It's the winter getaway of your dreams!

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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Ski, skate, snowboard, snowshoe, fish and winter bike just minutes from the big-city excitement of downtown Grand Rapids. Shop malls and specialty stores for holiday gifts and after-season sales. See theater, symphony, opera, ballet, comedy and music shows. Visit six museums, a planetarium, botanical garden and sculpture park. Pack up family for a fun winter break. Grand Rapids is the easiest, most enjoyable way to beat the winter blahs!

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