Grand Rapids, Michigan is an exciting place to live and learn. Below you will find out what this great city has to offer and some helpful websites.
Kuyper College is located on a beautiful campus eight miles from downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. The city has been named one of the top 50 places to live and play by National Geographic Magazine, the best city for raising a family by Forbes Magazine and the 2014 top vacation destination by the world’s leading travel content provider, Lonely Planet. Grand Rapids offers a remarkable combination of urban sophistication and small town warmth. You will find big-city excitement: countless restaurants, five outstanding museums and the world’s largest art competition, ArtPrize, as well as a variety of theaters, symphony, ballet, opera, professional sports, comedy clubs and world-class entertainment—all within a vibrantly clean, safe, and walkable downtown. You will also find small-town charm in farmer’s markets, locally owned coffeehouses, and quaint shopping districts.
While a mere 30 miles away sprawls Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast which according to Lonely Planet is perhaps the USA’s most unexpected beach getaway. Along miles of seemingly endless beaches lie sugar-white dunes, wineries, antiquing, U-pick orchards and berry farms and cider houses—you can even go surfing. Adding to nature’s wonderland you can cast for trout or salmon in nearby world-class fly-fishing rivers, hike one of hundreds of hiking trails in the Manastee National Forest, and go snowboarding, downhill and cross-country skiing—all within an hour’s drive. Big city, small town, nature’s wonderland. Welcome to Grand Rapids!
Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
Grand Rapid's Official Website
Grand Rapids Visitor's Guide
Grand Rapids events, attractions, and more