Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Grand Rapids steakhouses rate among tops in US

November 25, 2014
A global restaurant reservation website has rated a pair of steakhouses in downtown Grand Rapids among the best of their kind in the nation. Read More

Kent County OKs budget, $20M bond

2015 budget got the nod, as did backing a $20 million bond issue for the airport.

November 21, 2014
Several financial proposals came to a vote at the Kent County Board of Commissioners last week, not the least of which was the county’s 2015 budget. Read More

ArtPrize creates ArtPrize Dallas

November 21, 2014
ArtPrize is headed to Texas. Read More

Santa Parade marches downtown

November 21, 2014
Santa is coming to town on Saturday. Read More

DASH North bus route rolls forward

November 18, 2014
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission has approved the recommendation to renew its support for the DASH North bus service, which connects the Monroe North neighborhood with downtown. Read More

Hospitality industry names WAVE winners

November 17, 2014
Experience Grand Rapids and the Kent County Lodging Association will honor some of the top professionals in the hospitality industry this week. Read More

Vacation time is important, but workers aren't taking it

Supporting down time benefits a company's bottom line.

November 14, 2014
Vacation or staycation, it doesn’t matter: American workers aren’t taking either. Read More

On-street concierge service gets second year

Downtown’s safety ambassadors generated more than 250,000 contacts during inaugural run.

November 14, 2014
The $300,000 on-street concierge program that launched last year in Grand Rapids is here to stay. Read More

Hotels are on record pace again

Industry has been booming in Kent County since 2012.

November 14, 2014
Business and leisure travelers continued to make their way to Beer City USA and the Kent County region in 2014. Read More

GOSite will soon greet visitors downtown

November 14, 2014
GOSite is nearing its final phase: On Nov. 20, plans for the “21st century Grand Rapids welcome center” will be made public. Read More