July 1st, 2024

Grand Rapids ranked among America's Best Towns to Visit

CNN Travel recently ranked Grand Rapids #8 on their list of America’s Best Towns to Visit in 2024.

Greater Grand Rapids

The Right Place is proud to share that Grand Rapids was highlighted on CNN Travel’s inaugural ranking of America’s Best Towns to Visit. This list was crafted by evaluating each town’s “attractions, food and beverage offerings, nightlife and cultural scene, sense of identity, proximity to other interesting spots, and wow factor.”

Grand Rapids received high scores in the art and design, beer scene, and outdoor activities, recognizing the city for its array of public art and breweries. CNN Travel also mentioned Grand Rapids’ new amphitheater project, enhancing the city’s current entertainment scene.

Other towns that received recognition include:

  • Richmond, Virginia

  • Providence, Rhode Island

  • Tacoma, Washington

  • Portland, Maine

  • San Luis Obispo, California

  • Flagstaff, Arizona

  • Macon, Georgia

  • Knoxville, Tennessee

  • Duluth, Minnesota