Situated on the Grand River, the city of Grand Rapids in Michigan has a reputation for both livability and business opportunity. A three-time winner of the All-American City Award, Grand Rapids has vibrant arts and entertainment, as well as a robust leisure and business sector. With about 50 hotels in Grand Rapids, there is good choice of rooms, from budget to business, corporate to five-star luxury. There are also family oriented hotels with fun parks for the kids.
The DeVos Place Convention Center is located downtown in the entertainment precinct, nearby many Grand Rapids hotels. It is well known for hosting entertainment events ranging from classical arts performances to live pop music concerts and comedy festivals.
Drop into the highly rated Green Well, known for local produce and great American Gastro pub style food. For something a little different, try the popular Hop Cat, with unique spicy dishes and microbrewery beers.
Grand Rapids has many attractions. The Meyer May House, which was designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is now restored back to its former glory.
Grand Rapids has a strong retail sector, with several malls and shopping centers - Woodland Mall, Rivertown Crossing, and Knapp's Corner.
Guests at Grand Rapids hotels can attend the West Michigan Whitecaps (winners of many Midwest League baseball championships) at the Fifth Third Ballpark, or see the Grand Rapids Griffins ice hockey team in action at the Van Andel Arena.