Grand Rapids Michigan is a lovely city located roughly 25 miles east of Lake Michigan. It has a population of just fewer than 200,000 people, and is the second largest city in the state of Michigan (second to Detroit). Interestingly enough, Grand Rapidsâ€™ is also nicknamed "Furniture City" due to the fact that it is home to five of the worldâ€™s leading furniture companies
As for sightseeing and tourism, there is plenty to see and do in and around the city, from spending the day gazing at the stars at the Roger B Chafee Planetarium or visiting the Gerald R. Ford Museum. Grand Rapids is home to Grand Rapids also is home to a multiple of concert venues to go see your favorite bands, such as the Orbit Room, the Mixtape Cafe, the Van Andel Arena, and the Royce Auditorium. Additionally, Grand Rapids is home to the Grand Rapids Symphony as well as the Grand Rapids Barbershop Chapter Great Lakes Chorus, an all-male a Capella barbershop chorus.
As you can see, the possibilities are endless. For a great family vacation, visit Grand Rapids!