The Art of a Great City.
Grand Rapids is not too big, not too small. This midsize city, with its walkable neighborhoods, is just right when it comes to its thriving cultural and epicurean scenes. Not to mention beer! Oh, and it’s only 40 minutes to Lake Michigan. Quality of life anyone?DISCOVER MORE
Why Live Here.
From the internationally awarded Founders Brewing Co. to one of the world's largest public art festivals in ArtPrize, from more than 100 live music venues to eclectic gastropubs and farm-to-table eats, Grand Rapids pairs quite well with any pint you put in your hand.
Recognized by Expedia, the eco-friendly city is one of the greenest in the U.S. Its downtown market is Gold LEED certified with living roofs, rain gardens and geothermal walls. And its low cost of living and 21-minute average commute makes Grand Rapids a great choice.
Did You Know.
Grand Rapids is smack dab in the middle of the Fred Meijer trail system, with over 250 miles of trails ready for outdoor recreating.