End of Summer Road Trip Ideas - Visit Grand Rapids
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    End of Summer Road Trip Ideas

    Summer isn’t over yet. There is still time to take last minuet a road trip. Here are a few trip ideas!

    Family Trip

    There is nothing more classic than a family road trip. The excitement of packing up the car, packing bags, booking somewhere to stay, and exploring. Whether you are taking a 4 hour or 14-hour trip, make a few pit stops and re-find what adventure means to your family. Make memories on the lake, on the trails or seeing historic sights and then end the night next the campfire eating smores. These are the memories that last a lifetime.

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    Girls Trip

    Shania Twain says it best…”Let’s go girls”! Grand Rapids is a great place for a girl’s trip. Here are a few ideas to make your girls trip one to remember. Spend a day brewery hopping from Rapids Brewing Company to Klockow Brewing Company and end at UnWined Up North. Another day spend the day on the lake. Pontoon rentals are available at R&R Rentals and Grand Rapids Marine. Lastly, spend a day shopping or exploring hiking trails in the Grand Rapids Area.

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    Biking Trip

    Are you an adventure seeker? Right in the town over from Grand Rapids, is Tioga Recreation in Cohasset, MN. Bring or rent a mountain bike and enjoy 25 miles of thrilling trails for all levels of bikers. Tioga is also used for paddling, fishing, hiking, diving and enjoy the beauty of being an old, reclaimed mine pit.

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    History/ Art Trip

    Grand Rapids is filled with Art and History. Make stops at Itasca Historical Society, Judy Garland Museums, Old Central School and MacRostie art center. As you drive into town you can see the charm and character of the old buildings. Around town there are murals and sculptures that tell the story of the history of Grand Rapids. Check out the Grand Rapids Art and History Tour by clicking here.

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    Where to Stay

    You will find a wide variety of lodging options to choose from, and there are still openings remaining for Memorial Weekend! Our area lodging properties are ready to serve you when you are ready to travel. Properties are taking extra precautions to keep you and your family safe while you are staying in the greater Grand Rapids, MN area. You will find Grand Rapids Hotels and Motels which are conveniently located in town and accessible to restaurants, shopping, and night life attractions. You will also find Grand Rapids Resorts that offer a cabin to rent for the weekend where you are your family can reconnect together in Minnesota’s nature. You will also find Grand Rapids Lake Home Rentals where you can rent the entire home for the weekend. And you will find one Grand Rapids Bed and Breakfast that is quaint and charming and located on Pokegama Lake. And maybe your family is into camping; check out Grand Rapids Camping options. Book Now!