7 Most Romantic Spots in Grand Rapids
While February 14 could be considered Cupid’s Super Bowl, Grand Rapids has plenty of options for the romantically inclined all year. Planning your next date night? Looking to cozy up with your partner? We’ve narrowed down the choices to these seven romantic spots in town.
48 Hours in Grand Rapids
We’ve put together an itinerary for a weekend getaway in Grand Rapids — or a staycation if you want to experience your city like a tourist.
8 Hotels to Book for Your Next Grand Rapids Staycation
A unique way to spend your vacation (or a weekend) is as a tourist in your own town. Treat it like a real vacation: unplug from email and try visiting places you’ve never been. And, for the ultimate vacation, check-in to a hotel in town. Plus, you’ll be able to try out a cozy spot to put up the in-laws when they come to town.
West Michigan City is One of Best ‘Beach Towns’ in US
A city in the region is considered one of the nation’s best lakefront "beach towns."
10 Parks to Explore This Spring
Spring has finally arrived! To commemorate the start of the season, turn off your electronics and head outside to the great outdoors. Parks are a free and fun option for anyone wanting to take advantage of the beautiful, warm weather.
Visitor’s Guide Shows Off Downtown Grand Rapids
If you have friends coming for a visit or colleagues from out of state in town for the week, there’s a visitor’s guide available to help them see all that Grand Rapids has to offer.
Six Grand Rapids Summer Camps To Keep Your Kids Busy
It’s summer, which means finding ways to get the kids out of the house before they drive you crazy (is it September yet?!) A productive way to keep them busy and engaged during their summer vacation is camp.
The ‘Best of Grand Rapids’: Valentine’s Day Edition
Are you considering stepping up your game this Valentine’s Day? Let us help you — or someone you know.
Grand Rapids City Guide
Your guide to happy hours, hotels, markets, dining and drinks
3 of the Midwest’s ‘Incredibly Romantic Getaways’ are In West Michigan
Three West Michigan locations were named among 16 “incredibly romantic getaways” in the Midwest.
Your guide to Grand Rapids’ LGBTQ businesses
Celebrate Pride Month by supporting these stores.
Where Are West Michigan’s ‘Best Places to Raise a Family’?
A handful of West Michigan communities are considered some of the state’s "best" for families.
Grand Rapids Adds New Downtown Walking Tours
Recently launched walking tours centered on downtown history give residents and visitors an excuse to take a stroll through Grand Rapids this summer.
Grand Rapids Summer Activities from A-Z
Chances are your summer calendar is filling up fast. But just in case, we wanted to give you a list of fun activities you can enjoy this summer in and around Grand Rapids. Enjoy our suggestions and share some of your own in the comments.
Your guide to fall foraging
Foraging is a great way to add unique elements to your fall dishes.
Grand Rapids Bike Shops Share Favorite Summer Trails
The weather is great for bike riding, but with hundreds of miles of trails to enjoy in West Michigan, which ones are best for summer rides?
West Michigan Fall Color Tours
While GR|Mag certainly recommends heading north this fall to enjoy the season change in its most brilliant reds, oranges and yellows, if you can’t get away, there are a few local roads that make for a colorful drive.
Enjoy Summer with These Outdoor Summer Sports Equipment Rentals
With only about half a year of warmer outdoor weather, we Grand Rapidians have to take advantage of every nice day and soak up the sunny rays. What better way to enjoy Pure Michigan summer than kayaking down the Grand River or peddling along your favorite bike trail?
A snowy weekend itinerary
The best time to enjoy a wintry weekend in Grand Rapids is right after a fresh snowfall.
Local Travel Agencies Focus on Creating Custom Experiences
“Who doesn’t love a vacation?” exclaimed Eric Sattler as he described his reasoning behind co-opening Grand Rapids’ newest travel agency—the Expedia CruiseShipCenter.