The Experience Grand Rapids team is proud to call this community home. From the world-class attractions and outdoor recreation, to the culinary and craft beverage scene - it's an amazing place to live, work and play. Learn more about our trend-setting beer, food, art and music scenes. A wonderland of outdoor recreation and family fun. Easy to get to, easy to get around in, easy to afford. No wonder Expedia calls Grand Rapids, Michigan one of America’s Super Cool Cities.
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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.
LendingTree named Grand Rapids the #2 best city for new small businesses.
Business Insider named Grand Rapids the #1 place that Millennials are flocking to in the US to get a job, buy a home, and start a life. Click here for the full article.
Vogue included Grand Rapids on their list of "The Best Places to Buy a Home in 2018—Plus Where to Hang Out Once You Move In". Click here to view the full article.
The Penny Hoarder ranked Grand Rapids #2 out of 25 U.S. Cities That Millennials Can Afford - and Actually Want to Live In. Click here for the full article.
Forbes named Grand Rapids the #1 fastest growing economy in the U.S. based on Headlight Data. Click here to view the full article.
Headlight Data named Grand Rapids the fastest growing large metro economy of 2016. Click here for the full article.
Matador Network named Grand Rapids one of the best college towns in America. Check out the full article here.
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Travelocity and The American Distilling Institute named Grand Rapids #10 by population in their "America’s Top 20 Craft Spirits Tourism Destinations" list. Click here for the full article.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2017 CONTACT: Stephanie Kotschevar, Experience Grand Rapids 616-233-3577, firstname.lastname@example.org WORLD FOOD TRAVEL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2017 FOODTREKKING
FlipKey by TripAdvisor named Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park the "Top Spring Gardens & Conservation Areas Worth Traveling For" in Michigan. Click here for the full article.
Thrillist named Grand Rapids one of the "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To" due to the beer, art and music scenes. Click here for the full article.
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TheRevver named Grand Rapids #20 on their Best Motorcycle Locations in the United States 2016 list. Click here for the full article.
Thrillist.com named Grand Rapids one of "The Best American Cities for Creatives (That aren't NYC, LA, or SF)". Click here for the full article.
Conde Nast Traveler named Grand Rapids one of "America's Best Beer Cities, As Chosen by Beer Experts". Click here for the full article.