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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI

While visiting Grand Rapids for a convention, tradeshow, meeting, concert, sporting event, or business trip, you may want to extend your stay. Grand Rapids is known for our trend-setting beer, food, art and music scenes. We are a wonderland of outdoor recreation and family fun. GR is easy to get to, easy to get around in and easy to afford. Here are some of the latest recognitions the city has received:

  • Named one of America's Top 25 Convention Cities by MeetingSource.com
  • #20 Best Place to live in America, U.S. News & World Report
  • #3 Midsized U.S. Cities You Do Not Want To Miss, Travel Awaits 2023
  • #2 Most Beautiful & Affordable Places to Live in the U.S., Travel + Leisure 2023
  • #1 Best Beer City 2023, US Today Best
  • #63 America's Best Cities, World's Best Cities
  • #6 on the 2022 Minor League Market Chart, Sports Business Journal
  • #16 Best Place to Live, US News 2022
  • One of the Fastest Growing Dog Friendly Cities, Rover & Zillow
  • Expedia calls Grand Rapids, Michigan one of America's Super Cool Cities
  • Grand Rapids has been voted Beer City USA in national polls and named Best Beer Town and Best Beer Scene by USA Today.
  • Forbes named Grand Rapids the #1 fastest growing economy in the U.S. based on Headlight Data.
  • #2 U.S. Boomtown of the Future, SPINX 2021
  • Top 10 Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To, Thrillist 2021
  • Top 50 City for a Careless Weekend Trip, LawnStarter 2021
  • #7 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S., U.S. News & World Report 2021
  • #17 Best BBQ City in America, LawnStarter 2021
  • Top 30 Most Charming Small City in the U.S., TravelMag 2021
  • 1 of Top 11 Markets Positioned to Thrive in the Next Decade, CBRE 2021
  • #11 U.S. City for Under-35 Home Ownership, Smart Asset 2021

Amway Catering
The local dining scene in Grand Rapids is more vibrant than ever with numerous delicious choices. You don't want to miss out on one of our locally owned and operated restaurants, breweries, cafes and more!

Experience Food
Presidential Suite
There are numerous lodging options in the Grand Rapids area including everything from luxury options to budget friendly options.

Grand Rapids Hotels
Find out what else is happening in Grand Rapids. We've got an endless supply of things to do in GR - and everything is close and convenient.

Experience Events
Dash Bus
Getting to Grand Rapids and navigating downtown is easy, whether you are driving or using the public transportation.

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