Visit Grand Rapids



Grand Rapids is a small town with lots of charm, surrounded by Minnesota’s nature. This rural up north destination is a picturesque area that has been a favorite of those planning MN family vacations, fishing trips, couple’s getaways, and family reunions for over 100 years. The distinguished fishing lakes, forests, and trails provide the perfect backdrop for leisure and recreational adventures. Grand Rapids is close enough to be convenient, but just far enough away to provide a real escape. You will find a truly unique Northwoods experience; filled with abundant outdoor adventures, scenic beauty, preserved heritage and vibrant arts and entertainment. The Grand Rapids area offers a wide variety of lodging, locally owned dining locations and unique boutique style shopping opportunities to meet everyone’s wants and needs for a grand getaway.
Top Reasons to Visit
-Over 1,000 lakes for all types of fishing, water activities and to relax by pristine water.
-Take a look back at history at The Judy Garland Museum, Itasca County Historical Society, and Forest History Center.
-Ride thrilling and well-groomed trails. Mountain biking at Tioga Recreation and ride unique and scenic ATV/OHV and snowmobile trails!
-Experience the arts at The Reif performing arts center, MacRostie Art Center, and take a tour around town to see murals/ art installations.
-Two locally-owned craft breweries, a wine bar, and great dining options!
-Explore the trails! Hike, snowshoe, and cross country ski. 


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