Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


LaughFest names first headliner

October 21, 2019
A nationally renowned comedian will be making a stop in Grand Rapids. Read More

Casino plans $100M expansion

October 16, 2019
A casino in the area has unveiled plans for a major expansion. Read More

Commission suspends Van Andel Arena's liquor license

October 15, 2019
Van Andel Arena’s liquor license has been temporarily suspended. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever September

October 15, 2019
Last month was the busiest September ever for Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Report pegs beer's impact at $38.5 million

Anderson Economic Group study shows an increase of more than $26 million from four years ago.

October 14, 2019
A new study released by Experience Grand Rapids shows a $38.5 million economic impact from beer tourism last year. Read More

Board votes to keep Park Township airport running

Park Township AirPark Master Plan will be voted on later this month.

October 4, 2019
The Park Township board of trustees last week voted to continue the operation of the Park Township Airport, a field that dates to the 1930s. Read More

You’ll have to drive to get to work faster

But Grand Rapids is bucking that trend with bus rapid transit service.

Getting to work every day can be a pain, but the amount of pain varies depending on where you live and how you get to your job. Read More

Grand Haven sees rebirth of iconic catwalk

Structure on city’s pier has been gone since 2016.

September 27, 2019
When Erin Turrell got the call in 2015 from the mayor that the Grand Haven south pier’s catwalk was in trouble, she agreed to help. Read More

Grand Rapids is the No. 1 ‘minor league market’ in US

September 23, 2019
Grand Rapids is leading the pack when it comes to minor league sports. Read More

Downtown hotel re-imagines restaurant

September 19, 2019
A hotel in downtown Grand Rapids has re-opened its in-house restaurant under a new name and new menu. Read More