The Brave On Conference may be a one day event, but we hope you will see it as a weekend opportunity for respite, dreaming, and connection. There is goodness waiting for you here.



Whatever the conference inspires for you, there are lots of beautiful spaces for reflection and journaling in Grands Rapids--from Meijer Gardens to Ada Covered Bridge, local city parks, and all those fun coffee shops we recommended. Rest in whatever the conference stirs for you and return home refreshed.


Grand Rapids has so many fun things to offer--the dueling piano bar at the BOB, the vibrancy of the Downtown Market, outlet shopping, live music throughout the city, even walking along the river downtown. Unwind with your friends and celebrate the weekend once Brave On ends.


Lake Michigan offers a calm and a beauty unlike anything else. Explore one of the lake towns outside of Grand Rapids. Walk the pier, explore the lighthouses and discover the small town charm along the streets downtown. September is also perfect for catching the fall leaves at the local state parks. If you want to stay closer to the city, there are plenty of museums and craft breweries to tour too.