Best Dog Park in Northern Kent County

What makes a good dog park? One where the dogs and their owners are friendly! We have found this very thing at Wynalda Dog Park in Rockford. We have visited many other dog parks in the area and have found Wynalda to be the best by far, in our opinion! The park offers fenced-in areas…

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Community Spotlight: Freewheeler Bike Shop

We at the Deering Team are very well connected with all of the best companies in West Michigan. It is our goal to refer you and connect you with who to talk to when needing different services. Since I am an avid cyclist, it’s only natural that I know the best bike shops in town!…

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Video: Marquette, Michigan-An Adventure and Real Estate Hotspot

Michigan abounds with beautiful places to live or have a secondary home! One of those places is Marquette! Right on the shores of Lake Superior and built upon the copper mining industry this city is a great destination place for all kinds of adventures and is a great city to invest in real estate in!…

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The Evolution of Ice Fishing-Not Your Grandpa’s Sport

Ice fishing is a timeless winter tradition in Michigan! I’m someone who looks forward to ice fishing season every year! The tools I use today look quite different than those that were used 50 years ago! Many of these new technologies have made ice fishermen even more efficient and a bit more comfortable. Let’s explore…

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4 Activity Ideas for a Spring Break Staycation: Grand Rapids, MI

Not traveling for spring break this year? Many people don’t travel for spring break, and that’s OK! Grand Rapids is full of fun activities and adventures to enjoy while on spring break! Use our guide to make some memories with your kids and have a good time during your staycation! Go to a baseball game!…

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5 Reasons We Love Grand Rapids, Michigan

You’ve heard us say often that Grand Rapids is a big city with a small town feel. We love living and working here and feel that Grand Rapids is such a unique place in the Midwest. The city is constantly growing and changing making it a place you’ll never get tired of exploring. Grand Rapids…

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5 Essential Summer Activities in West Michigan

Every season in Michigan is amazing, but summer has to be our favorite! There are just some activities that define summer in West Michigan, and we couldn’t go without them! Below are our 5 essential summer activities to experience in West Michigan! Beach Days-Nothing screams summer more than relaxing in the sand and taking a…

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Top Tips for a Fun Road Trip!

A road trip is the quintessential American vacation. Whether one day or multiple days, make sure you are set up for success on the road ahead!  Build in some flexibility-You never know what may happen on the road. Hopefully you don’t have an emergency, but if you have time built into your schedule, it will…

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Grand Rapids Zoos and Animal Parks

Grand Rapids is what some might refer to as, “The smallest big city.” We have so many things here that usually are only reserved for the really big cities! There are colleges galore, a massive exhibition center, hockey team, minor league baseball team, high-end museums and colleges, and zoos! We have not one, but 2…

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Winter Sports Hot Spots Around West Michigan

Winter is here! We love being active and outside, and snow won’t keep us from doing that! Like every season in Michigan, there are tons of activities and places to explore outside! So grab your winter gear and hit up one of these winter sports hot spots! Cannonsburg, Grand Rapids: One of the most popular…

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