27 Things Unique to Grand Rapids
Everyone's hometown has those little things that make it uniquely special. Grand Rapids is no exception.
The Benefits of a "Staycation"
The popularity of staycations has increased significantly in recent years. The idea of staycations is that, instead of travelling to far off lands for your vacation, you stay in a hotel nearby to your home and enjoy your town as if you were a tourist. While this might not appeal to the “exotic” nature we look for in our holidays, staycations have a number of benefits that make them an attractive proposition for couples.
Chihuly Art Sculptures at Frederick Meijer Gardens
There are two permanent Chihuly works of art that on display at Frederick Meijer Gardens.
Antiquing in Grand Rapids is Pure Michigan
There is something fun about Antiquing and staying at a romantic bed and breakfast, they go together. Perhaps it’s the thrill of the unknown? I think it's part of our “Pure Michigan” experience because both are an adventure.
Grand Rapids Pedal-Pub Cruise
The Great Lakes Pub Cruiser is something out of a bartender's wildest and most-productive dreams. Watch the entertaining video by Under the Radar, Pure Michigan's, Tom Dalton.
Indoor Shopping Malls in Grand Rapids, MI
If it’s cold or rainy outside an indoor shopping mall can be a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. The controlled atmosphere is a joy for taking a stroll on a hot and humid day too.
Grand Lady Riverboat
I can't imagine a more relaxing way to spend an afternoon than a cruise down the Grand River on Grandville's own "Grand Lady Riverboat".
Smart Lodging for College & University Visitors
Grand Rapids, Michigan is home to more than a dozen different colleges and universities. Most of these schools have their roots in the Grand Rapids and surrounding area, while a few of them offer satellite campuses to other state universities and colleges throughout the Midwest.
Experience Grand Rapids' ArtPrize at Prairieside
Grand Rapids, Michigan is a city whose slogan sums it all up, "Cool City. Hot Food." Now nothing says "cool," quite like the large event known as ArtPrize. For those who are unaware of the event, here's a brief rundown.
Ice Skating at Rosa Park Circle in Grand Rapids
Bring your hat & gloves when you stay at, Prairieside Suites a, Luxury, Grand Rapids bed and breakfast? Plus add a little spontaneity to your romantic get away by spending an evening ice skating.
Skiing at Cannonsburg
Just 30 Minutes North of Grand Rapids. February is for lovers and we love Grand Rapids in the winter.