The 11 best things to do in Grand Rapids
You may know Grand Rapids for presenting the world-renowned annual extravaganza, ArtPrize; this signature seasonal celebration of extraordinary art welcomes visitors from across the globe to marvel at the many forms and fixtures of art on display throughout the entire city. But ArtPrize isn’t the only reason to visit Grand Rapids. The city has plenty to offer year-round; check out our list of the best sights to see, the most delectable restaurants to try, and lots of local culture to soak up during your stay in this wonderfully progressive, expressive, impressive slice of West Michigan. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, click here. RECOMMENDED: The best Airbnbs in Grand Rapids
The 11 best restaurants in Grand Rapids
From quaint, cozy, low-key spots to five-star, dress-to-the-nines fine dining, Grand Rapids offers a full spectrum of divine restaurants. Whether you’re budget-friendly foodie or break-the-bank bougie, the best of Grand Rapids is sure to please all palates from brunch to dessert—even the late night bites served at our best bars and greasy spoons are superb. So work up an appetite checking out the city's best things to do by day, then hit up one these top spots when the hunger hits.
The 10 best things to do in Michigan
America’s mitten is commonly called Pure Michigan—and with good reason. The Midwest vibe of friendly folks and phenomenal lakes makes it a four-season paradise, a high-five all year round, if you will. From gorgeous summers full of verdant trees and flowers in bloom to winters covered in sweeping blankets of freshly fallen snow, the kaleidoscopic wonder of autumn and everything budding in return to life come spring, Michigan is always a magical place to be. Here are some of the Great Lakes State’s best things to do no matter the season. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.
The 10 best things to do in Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor is a humble yet sophisticated slice of Southeast Michigan; full of art, culture, history, excellent restaurants and great entertainment, this city swells with opportunistic adventure. Stroll streets lined with quaint cafes and eclectic shops, catch an indie flick at the independent theater or attend a football game at the largest stadium in the country (and second-largest in the world). Home to the renowned University of Michigan, this city’s dignified yet dainty downtown is full of unique shops, quality restaurants, charming dive bars and so much more to be explored. Here are the ten best places to start. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.