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Grand Rapids, Minnesota is the perfect destination for small group meetings and gatherings. Perfectly positioned in the middle of Minnesota’s Northwoods; gives groups an opportunity to focus on networking, continued learning, and celebration without the interruption of big city life. Grand Rapids is surrounded by over one-million publicly accessible acres of forest land and over 1,400 lakes makes for a perfect extended vacation with the entire family.

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Group Room Blocks

Visit Grand Rapids has set-up Room Blocks for upcoming Group Meetings, Gatherings or Events. Simply CLICK on the name to open and reveal the lodging properties that have availability, have set-up room blocks, and all of the details of how to book.

2022 North Star Logging Expo Group Lodging Options & Room Blocks

*Some lodging properties have not set a room block, please contact the properties directly to learn more details. When you call to book your room, please let them know you are calling to secure a room for the 2022 North Star Logging Expo Room Block.

Americinn Lodge & Suites
Address: 1812 Pokegama Ave. S Grand Rapids MN 55744
Phone: 218-326-8999
Website
31 rooms in block
8 rooms with 2 Queen beds at a rate of $135.00
13 rooms with 1 king bed at a rate of$ 132.00
Block release date is Sept 1 2022
cxl police is 24 hours prior to arrival

IM Motel 
Address: 1702 S Highway 169 Grand Rapids MN 55744
Phone: 218-327-1108
Website
8 single queens $110
8 double queens $110
Group block released: Sept 1
Cancelation policy is 48 hours

Country Inn & Suites By Radison
Address: 2601 S Highway 169
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Phone: 218-327-4960
Website

Timberlake Lodge
Address: 144 SE 17th Street
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Phone: 218-326-2600
Website
Executive king    $144      Friday – Saturday    $169
King suite            $159                                                 $179
Extended stay   $219                                                 $234
Master suite       $164                                                $184
Spa suite              $164                                                $194
Access  king       $159                                                 $179
Access  queen   $149                                                 $174
Fireplace suite   $194                                               $219
Group block released: Sept 1
Cancelation policy is 48 hours

Forest Lake Motel 
Address: 1215 NW 4th Street (Highway 2 W)
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Toll Free: 800-622-3590
Phone: 218-326-6609
Website
5 rooms available
2 double beds per room
$105/night
Block released two weeks prior

Sugar Lake Lodge
37584 Otis Ln, Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: 218-327-1462
Website
There is not a group room block set-up, but several rooms available.
$140/night rate

Hotel Rapids
Address: 680 E HWY 2
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Toll Free: 800-283-4678
Phone: 218-326-3457
Website
5 rooms in block
$119 Single Rooms
$129 Double Rooms

Birch Bay Resort
30711 Zims Ln, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: 218-326-2370
Website
AVAILABLE: #1 2 BR DOUBLE BEDS, FUTON, #2 2 BR 2 DOUBLE, SINGLE OVER FULL BUNK, #3 1 BR 2 DOUBLE BEDS, FUTON, BIRCH PERCH -1 LARGE BR 2 QUEEN BEDS, SOFA SLEEPER,  BIRCH SUITE, KING BED - 2 PEOPLE, LOG COTTAGE, 2 QUEEN BR, CURTAINED OFF DOUBLE OVER DOUBLE BUNK, 4 SOFA SLEEPERS, BIRCH BLUFF, 2 QUEEN BR, SOFA SLEEPER.
Rates:Dependent on the number of people per unit, rates starting at $195/night and go up to $400/night per cabin
TRIP INSURANCE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. NO REFUND OF DEPOSIT (50% REQUIRED DOWN)

Camp Hiawatha
Possibility for 10  dorms can sleep up to 8 people and each has own bathroom
$100 per room per night
Call or email for booking 1800-331-5148 or email retreats@vlmcamps.org

The following lodging properties have availability, but have not setup a room block, please contact them directly for details:

Itascan Motel 
Address: 610 Pokegama Ave S
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Toll Free: 800-842-7733
Phone: 218-326-3489
Website

Green Heron Bed & Breakfast
Address: 2810 Meyers Bay Rd
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: 218-999-5795
Website

Pokegama Lake Resort
Address: 20648 Crystal Springs Loop
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Phone: 218-301-0428
Website: http://pokegamalakeresort.com/
Wildwood Resort
Address: 35748 Wildwood Road
Grand Rapids MN 55744
Phone: 218-328-5858
Website

Loons Landing
Address: 48989 Co Rd 134
Talmoon, MN 56637
Phone: (218) 832-3693
Website

Ready for an awesome night of music! To book a room call one of the properties below and mention Grand Rapids Riverfest to be get a room for Riverfest 2022! Don't miss WILCO, Chastity Brown, Wild Horses and Shovels & Rope!

Room Blocks are for Septmeber 9th-11th, 2022. 

Birch Bay Resort
30711 Zims Ln, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-327-2370
Classic Style Cabins: $200/night for 2 people
($40 each addtl)
Newest Cabins: $300/night for 2
Large Log Cottage $400/night for 4 people
No room block, call for reservations.

Country Inn & Suites
2601 US-169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-327-4960
Room Block of: 15 rooms
2-night minimum
two queen beds: $115.00
Room block will be released once full or 7-days prior to the event.

Sugar Lake Lodge
37584 Otis Ln, Cohasset, MN 55721
218-327-1462
50 units available
Studio: $130-$140/night
2 Bedroom: $285-$325
3 Bedroom: $415-$465

AmericInn
1812 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-212-1842
17 Rooms Held:
Two Queen Beds: $150.00
5 Rooms Held:
One King Bed: $147.00
2 Rooms Held:
One King w/ pull-out loveseat: $150.00
Room block will be released once full or 7-days prior to the event.

Timberlake Lodge Hotel
144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-326-2600
15 Rooms in Block
5-King $174
10-Double $179
Room block will be released once full or 7-day prior to the event.

IM Hotel
1702 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 327-1108
8 double queens $139
5 single queens $135

Camp Hiawatha
36944 Camp Hiawatha Rd, Deer River, MN 56636
Phone: (218) 246-8604
No Room Blocks, but they do have
availability during Riverfest to rent
camp cabins, dorm rooms or the retreat center
Rates start at $44/night and go up to $115/night
Perfect for a group!

http://www.visitgrandrapids.com/stayGrand Rapids, Minnesota is excited to be the host city for Itasca Community College 100th Anniversary Celebration this summer August 4, 2022. You will find group room blocks, room rates, and properties that have created extended days so you can make a long weekend getaway as part of your visit to celebrate with us!

Birch Bay Resort
30711 Zims Ln, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 326-2370
Website
Birch Suite
Double Occupancy King bed
Discount rate: $225/night (normal $275)
Hotel Rapids
680 US-2, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: (218) 326-3458
Website
10% off our rack rate if they say they are booking with ICC Alumni.  Our current rack rate for that date is:
Single units (one queen bed) $139+tax/night
Double units (2 queen beds) $149+tax/might
Each guest will receive 2 breakfast vouchers (total value $20) each day to use towards breakfast in our Bistro.  They also receive 10% off their bill at Unwined Up North and Rapids Brewing Company.

 

AmericInn
1812 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: 218) 212-1842
Website
(10 Rooms Held) 2 Queen Beds $150
(10 Rooms Held) 1 King Bed $147
Block release July 4, 2022

 
Timberlake Lodge
144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 326-2600
Website
(6 Rooms Held) Thurs, Aug 4th
Double $179+tax
(6 Rooms Held) Fri, Aug 5th  & 6th
Double $204+tax

The above lodging properties have set-up room blocks, however, there may be additional lodging properties that have openings, but not able to set-up room blocks. For additional lodging visit our STAY page.

2023 NE MN Synod Women's Convention
June 11-13, 2023
Room Block – Lodging Options

 The following Grand Rapids, MN hotels have set-up room blocks, or have lodging rooms available for the June 12-14, 2023 ELCA SYNOD Conference.

Timberlake Lodge Hotel
(10) Executive King $149
(15) Double Queens $154
Dates of: June 11-14, 2023
BO3N22 NE MN SYNOD WOMENS CONFERENCE 2023
Call to book: 218-326-2600
Website: https://www.timberlakelodgehotel.com/

Forest Lake Motel
5 Rooms
2 double beds $85 + tax per night/room
Single Double Room $80 + tax per night/room
Date block of rooms will be released: May 14, 2023
Call to book: 218-326-6609
Website: https://forestlakemotel.com/

AmericInn
31 rooms in block
Senior Discount Rate is:
20 are with 2 queen beds @ a rate of $130.00 + tax per night/room
11 rooms with 1 king beds @ a rate of $127.00+ tax per night/room
Release Date: May 11, 2023
To book, call the Hotel: 218-326-8999
Website: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/americinn/grand-rapids-minnesota

Hotel Rapids
Due to the size of their property they cannot setup a room block at this time.
They can offer the MN SYNOD 10%
Call to book: 218-326-3458
Website: http://www.hotelrapids.com/

IM Hotel
(10) Single Queen $108/person + taxes/night/room
(10) Double Queen $108/person + taxes/night/room
20 rooms in block
Call 218-327-1108
Website

2023 Wildfire Academy Room Blocks & Lodging List
June 5-9, 2023

The following lodging properties have set-up room blocks, have availability and have offered group room rates including government rates.

Retreat at McKinney Lake
Book through Website:
https://airbnb.com/h/mckinneylakeretreat
Lodging Details: 3 bedroom (1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Full), 1 bath on the north shore of McKinney Lake just 1 block off of hwy 38. Full kitchen and spectacular views of the sunset over the lake!
Rates: Varies, $200 average

 

Timberlake Lodge Hotel
Government Rate:
13 Exec King - $96
25 Double Queen - $96
Other Rooms in Block:
8 King Suites - $120
2 Extended Stay - $180
7 Master Suites - $130
9 Spa Suites - $140
2 Children’s Suites - $180
3 Fireplace Suites - $150
Release date for block: May 4, 2023
Code when booking: BO3G22 Fire Academy 2023
Phone: 218-326-2600

Website: www.timberlakelodgehotel.com

 

Sugar Lake Lodge
Phone: (218)-322-4582
Email:  info@sugarlakelodge.com
Studios, 2 and 3BR villas, suites, lakefront lodging
Restaurant is open for all 3 meals.  Free use of standup paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, pickleball, tennis, basketball, outdoor heated pool, bonfire pits, and sandy beach. 2BR and 3BR villas give you a kitchen, living room, fireplace and walkout patio with grill.
Studios from $140/nt, 2BR from $285/nt, 3BR from $415/nt
No block. First come, first served.
Website: https://www.sugarlakelodge.com/

 

Forest Lake Motel
Phone: (218) 326-6609
Lodging Details: Next door to Forest Lake Restaurant and VFW Bar & Grill
Rates: Nightly rate: Starting at $85 (plus tax) per night ; Weekly rate: Starting at $350 (plus tax) per week
Code: Wildfire Academy
Call to book: 218-326-6609
Website: https://forestlakemotel.com/

 

Hotel Rapids
Single Queens, Double Queenas, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom suites
Includes $20 daily in breakfast vouchers
Rates: Discount off rack rate
If you have set-up Room Block, # of Rooms in the Block - again not required to be listed on this Group Lodging Page- No Room block  but we will honor 15% off our rack rate
Mention that you are booking for the Wildfire Academy and we will honor the discounted rate
Call to book: 218-326-3458
Website: http://www.hotelrapids.com/

 

IM Hotel
15 single queens
15 double queens
Government rate of $96 plus tax per night.
Call to book: 218-327-1108
Website: https://www.imhoteltimberlake.com/

 

AmericInn
Government rate: $96 standard double queen rate
Non-government: $135 double queen, $132 king
Suites start $150
46 rooms in the block
Room block release: May 18, 2023
To book, call the hotel 218-326-8999
Website: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/americinn/grand-rapids-minnesota

 

Country Inn & Suites
35 rooms in block
(30)$105 double queens
(5) $105 kings
Code: Wildfire Academy
Release date of block: May 22, 2023
Call to book: 218-327-4960
Website: https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/hotels/country-inn-grand-rapids-mn

Group tRAVEL information

  • Championship golf courses
  • Millions of acres of unspoiled forest land
  • Thousands of pristine lakes for fishing & recreation
  • Hundreds of trails for hiking & biking
  • Unique shopping & attractions for the entire family
  • Fine dining for every taste

  • VIP familiarization tours available
  • Professional banquet planning and site selection
  • Registration coordination and coordination with conference facilities
  • Maps, vacation guides and area information
  • Assistance in bid preparation and presentation
  • Other support services available upon request



Jefferson Bus Lines

 

Rapids Tax:

 
Best Minnesota Airport Options:
 
Range Regional Airport

Address: 11038 MN-37, Hibbing, MN 55746
Phone(218) 262-3451

Airport Code: HB
45 minutes from Grand Rapids, MN
 

Duluth International Airport

Address: 4701 Grinden Dr, Duluth, MN 55811
Airport Code: DLH
1.5 hours from Grand Rapids, MN
 
Mnpls St. Paul International Airport
Address:  4300 Glumack Drive, St. Paul, MN
Airport Code: MSP
3.5 hours from Grand Rapids, MN

Are you looking for a fun place for a group trip or to host a convention? Properties in the great Grand Rapids area offer: multiple hotel/resort/banquet spaces, 2,500 maximum seating capacity, 800+ lodging rooms, lakeside & outdoor venues, and intimate meeting spaces.

  • Timberlake Lodge

    Site Space: Featuring over 10,000 square feet of flexible function space and pre-function space, up to 625 guests.

    Food Service: On-site restaurant & lounge, full-service banquet food service, and event planning on-site.
    Accommodations: 84 upscale and unique rooms; All guest rooms are non-smoking.
    Amenities: Waterpark with oversized hot tub, 98-foot slide, kiddie slide; flat-screen televisions; extended-stay suites with mini or full kitchen; fitness room business services; and a hot breakfast buffet served each morning.

  • Sugar Lake Lodge

    Site Space: Banquet 275; Conference 275; Theater 350; Classroom 240; Rounds 300

    Food Service: In-house catering for coffee breaks, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Restaurant located on-premise: Otis’ Bar and Grill.

    Accommodations: 164 units including Lakefront Suites, Lodge Room, Lakeside Cabins, and Golf Course Townhouses.

    Amenities: 18-hole championship golf course, full marina, beautiful sandy beach, heated pool, tennis, volleyball, bocce ball, horseshoes, bonfire pits, hiking, and biking trails.

  • IRA Civic Center

    Size of space:  50,000 sq ft of exhibit space

    Food Service: Catering

    On-Site Amenities: tables, chairs, pipe & drape, and set-ups

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