Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan and the largest city in West Michigan. A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world’s leading office furniture companies, and is nicknamed “Furniture City”. It’s also been called “River City”. Grand Rapids never fails to surprise visitors with the huge variety of things to see and do: World-renowned art, museums and historic sites for cultural vacationers. World-class golf, recreation and beaches for nature lovers. Incredible farm-to-table restaurants for foodies and wholesome “playcation” fun for families. It’s all topped off by the most vibrant downtown between Chicago and Cleveland – all the benefits of a big city with none of the hassle.