Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Ford airport books best-ever month

August 23, 2016
July was the busiest month ever at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Metro Cruise ready to rev up its economic engine

12th annual event could draw millions in spending to 28th Street corridor.

August 19, 2016
Michigan has always been the car industry state, and perhaps no West Michigan event shows that off better than the annual 28th Street Metro Cruise. Read More

Aviation company completes $6M hangar and terminal

August 19, 2016
A provider of business aviation services has completed a $6-million expansion project at Gerald R. Ford International Airport that will double its capacity. Read More

Downtown hosts Maker Faire

August 19, 2016
Robots, rockets and a racecar are just a few of the items that will be on display downtown this weekend during the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire. Read More

Downtown hosts GRandJazzFest

August 18, 2016
GRandJazzFest returns to Rosa Parks Circle for its fifth year this weekend. Read More

Ford airport adds parking

August 18, 2016
After a two-and-a-half month closure, Gerald R. Ford International Airport has re-opened its North Lot with expanded parking. Read More

Hotels draw plans near Switch data center campus

August 17, 2016
A pair of hotel chains are planning to move in near the Switch data center campus. Read More

Company sells jet to African carrier

August 17, 2016
A company in the region has sold a refurbished jet to an African carrier. Read More

Restaurant Week GR serves specials

August 8, 2016
More than 60 restaurants have created special three-course meals for Restaurant Week GR, which starts Wednesday. Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids hosts quilting conference

August 8, 2016
More than 15,000 people are expected to converge downtown this week for a quilting conference. Read More