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Project Time Off in Minnesota’s Nature

National Plan Your Vacation Day in Grand Rapids

Have you heard of a movement that is catching on called: Project Time Off? Well you should! January 30, 2018 is National Plan Your Vacation Day. This day has been designated by the US Travel Agency to encourage people to schedule to use those hard earned vacation days. You have earned them, so let’s help you use them. We have some ideas of how you can plan days off to spend in Minnesota’s nature.

Abundance of Minnesota’s Nature

Grand Rapids, Minnesota is a great travel destination to consider spending some of those valuable vacation days in 2018. The area is known for their trails and lakes. From every vantage point, you will access Minnesota’s nature. The town takes pride in maintaining Minnesota’s beauty on their walking and biking trails, and also has created natural landscapes around commercial developments. Grand Rapids, Minnesota has access to over 3,000 miles of trails, 1,007 area lakes, and over 1 million acres of public accessible forestland. There are many outdoor recreation opportunities to enjoy like: GolfingHiking & Biking, Boating & Fishing, ATVing, Snowmobiling, Motorcycling, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Snowshoeing, Hunting, Kayaking and Canoeing.

Stress Reliever

There are many studies about the benefits of taking time off and spending it in nature. From the moment you arrive in Grand Rapids, you will notice the pace of life is a little slower. The quaint and charming, brick frontage of the boutique style shops welcome you in. The shop owners have placed a high value on quality of life, and it shows in the products and services that they provide. Taking time off is not always easy to coordinate with everyone’s schedule, but we can assure you that when you find dates that work for you, head north to northern Minnesota. Grand Rapids is a destination that will provide relaxation opportunities for you to disconnect and reconnect with your family and friends. We have been told that a vacation to Grand Rapids, “helps rejuvenates your soul”.

More Than You Realize

Even though Grand Rapids, Minnesota is a small town in northern Minnesota, does not mean that we are a sleepy town. There is nightlife in Grand Rapids from weekly live music, theater performances, a new craft brewery, and rustic and charming dining options. Grand Rapids has a vibrant art and culture community that offers weekly events and programs. We have FREE museums and art galleries. We also have historic and educational attractions that are great for all ages. We think that you will be surprised that Grand Rapids, Minnesota has much more to offer than you probably realized.

We welcome you to consider vacationing in the Grand Rapids, MN area this year! And if not us, make sure to plan to use your vacation this year! #PlanYourVacation


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