Travel & Tourism

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Tesla plugs in 'supercharger' station

July 27, 2015
The lack of Tesla Motors charging stations in the Grand Rapids region is about to change. Read More

Glamping resort opens in northern Michigan

Concept includes safari tents, vintage RVs, and themes that could cost $1,000 per night.

July 24, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) If your idea of camping involves more than a tent and the cold, hard ground, a new “glamping” resort that opened earlier this year in northern Michigan might be right for you. Read More

Quite an experience

Could ‘disruptive’ ideas make Grand Rapids the next Austin?

July 24, 2015
With one great disruptive idea, could Grand Rapids be the next Austin? Read More

City’s venues attract name performers, throngs of visitors

Collaborative effort ensures varied entertainment options thrive.

July 24, 2015
A collaborative effort put forth by the entire city is the main reason Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall frequently rank well ahead of similar venues in other cities. Read More

Conference center expands

Crossroads nearly doubles the size of its meeting space.

July 24, 2015
There’s now more space for corporate events, weddings and other events in Grand Rapids. Read More

Expecting: airport authority finally may have a ‘birth’ date

Kent County commissioners could vote on it at end of August.

July 24, 2015
It’s been a long gestation — longer, even, than that of an elephant — but it appears the new regional airport authority that will take over management of Gerald R. Ford International Airport may be “born” in late August, as a Kent County official put it. Read More

Lakeshore bike lane rolls forward

July 24, 2015
A lakeshore county is rolling forward with a bike-lane project for serious cyclists after funding rolled in and final construction costs came in lower than anticipated. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids marketer wins 30 Under 30 honor

July 23, 2015
An Experience Grand Rapids marketer has been recognized as a 30 Under 30 honoree by an international association. Read More

Several train transportation plans under consideration

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) LANSING — Michigan’s transportation organizations are studying planes, trains and automobiles. Read More

Grand Rapids secures Fat Bike National Championship

July 17, 2015
Another national championship is on its way to Grand Rapids. Read More