Grand Rapids, Minnesota is a great location for Labor Day Minnesota Family Vacations. Grand Rapids offers an abundance of outdoor recreation, lodging options with a view, arts & history, scenic byways, great shopping and fun dining for all ages. Come escape, experience and explore to Grand Rapids Minnesota this Labor Day.
Lodging Options with a View
Come experience “Grand” hospitality in Minnesota’s nature. There are many lodging choices to choose from. Whether you are looking for a clean and economical motel or you would like a property that has full amenities we have you covered. Our Hotel/Motels are conveniently located close to all of the action. They range from drive up to your door motels to full service properties that have a restaurant, banquet facility and pools on site. Our quaint Bed and Breakfasts are full of charm and the owners are located on site to serve you a fresh breakfast each morning. Our Minnesota Family Resorts have fabulous lodging options with a view all located on area lakes that provide stunning sunrises and sunsets. Come stay in Minnesota’s nature.
Things To Do in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids has an abundance of outdoor recreation. We have hundreds of miles of Hiking/Biking trails, 1,000 area Lakes. We are known for our lakes and trails.
You will also find outstanding Art and History Attractions that offer visitors a chance to see a wide variety of exhibits and performances, both indoors and out. Musicians, sculptors, painters, performance artists, potters, jewelers, textile artists, photographers and more, add depth and understanding to the community. You can pick up a public art walk map at MacRostie Art Center to take a self-guided public art tour. Create special memories by weaving some fascinating history into your Grand Rapids vacation. Grand Rapids has a rich history having originally been founded as a logging town on the Mississippi River. Step back into time to a 1900’s logging camp at the Forest History Center where costumed interpreters will give you a first hand experience. Check out the FREE museum at the Itasca County Historical Society located in downtown Grand Rapids where you can view fabulous preserved historic artifacts. Take a drive up the Edge of the Wilderness Scenic Byway and stop at the Edge of the Wildereness Discovery Center in Marcell for a FREE naturalist program. Tour the Judy Garland Museum for a self guided tour of the 3,000 piece Wizard of Oz exhibit and to tour the home that Judy lived in while living in Grand Rapids. While there the Children’s Discovery Museum is a fabulous place to come in doors and let the kids enjoy. Make sure to check our Event Calendar before you arrive. We have many Premiere Annual Events that happen each year that you won’t want to miss.
Come Together in Minnesota’s Nature This Labor Day
Grand Rapids Minnesota is that place where you can all come together to un-plug and reconnect! Our lives have gotten so busy, but isn’t it time for you and your family to take time out this Labor Day to take a trip Up North? We think this is the year! Grand Rapids is conveniently located on Hwy 169 and Hwy 2, and far enough away to create a true destination vacation. We welcome you to join us Up North in Grand Rapids, Minnesota this Labor Day.