The story began during an unseasonably cold and snowy 2014 winter. Would runners be interested in tours of downtown Grand Rapids? Year-round? The answer was an enthusiastic yes…from leisure visitors to local residents to the business traveler. That fueled founder, Caroline Cook, to create more and more themed tours, now numbering nearly 20. And then they asked for walking versions. Of course we’ll walk! Then, another door opened during the summer of 2016, when groups asked for the same tours – narrated while on a bus. Of course we’ll step-on! City Sights bus tour was born. Most recently, as suggested by local clubs and organizations, is the addition of a virtual tour. We take the tours to you. Same intriguing content, but now presented with media support at a venue of your choice. With GoPro footage, we promise that you will feel like you are there! Run. Walk. Ride. Listen.
We believe the best way to experience Grand Rapids is by moving at street level, accompanied by a savvy guide who can share history, trivia and fun facts about the people and places you encounter along the way. What an incredible combination of fitness, entertainment, and education.
We love exercise. We love touring. We love Grand Rapids. And we’d love to share our enthusiasm with you!