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Archive: August 2020

Grand Rapids is a rural Up North destination in Minnesota where you can find a lot of safe social distance adventures. An easy drive via Hwy 2 from east and west and Hwy 169 via south and north. Grand Rapids is close enough to be convenient and far enough away to provide a real escape. […]

This week’s end of August Grand Rapids Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom. Tom is a professional fishing guide (owner of MN Fishing Connections) and national professional fishing representative for many fishing industry companies. If you are looking for a memorable fall fishing trip, give Tom a call. The heat of the summer […]

There is still time to get in your summer getaway to take advantages of openings and deals Up North! August is a perfect time to get in a last minute getaway to northern Minnesota. Before the kids go back to school, and schedules get busy again this fall. Check out these Grand Rapids, Minnesota area […]

Late season fishing report for the Grand Rapids, MN area by Andy Walls, Thousand Lakes Sporting Goods. Fishing has been pretty decent the last week. Anglers are beginning to have some consistent success again now that the water temps have cooled a little. Walleye, pike, muskie, panfish, and bass have all been actively biting. Bass […]

Video by: Dan Connelly, Screen Door Production This summer Visit Grand Rapids, the tourism bureau, created a fun light-hearted campaign that re-created Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz Friends with local residents to showcase downtown Grand Rapids, iconic locations, public art, and paddling opportunities. The Oz Friends, all local residents of Grand Rapids, are a […]