Day Long Motorcycle Ride out of Grand Rapids, MN
The Grand Rapids area offers a number of fantastic scenic driving routes for motorcycle touring, vintage auto runs, or just a relaxing break. You’ll find charming small towns along scenic routes and businesses that welcome those with motorcycle hair. Strap on your helmet or cap, put the top down, or roll down the windows and hit the open road for an exhilarating ride in the scenic north woods.
The Grand Rapids area provides a wide variety of fall Premiere Annual Events to attend while along the scenic motor routes. Check out the Grand Rapids Calendar of Events to help you plan your fall leaves tour ride. Check out Wayne Roskos describing his Day Long Motorcycle Ramble north, east and west of Grand Rapids: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipsHQVXy0Zw.
This day long road trip will take you east to the Range cities to Nashwauk and then north to Togo, where you will find the Togo Junction Bar. Further north to Effie, where you must take in a piece of pie at the Effie Cafe. In Northome you will find Judds Cafe. Then you will make your way south to Deer River where you will want to check out the Gosh Dam Place. You will find several gas options in Deer River as well as locally owned restaurants like the Outpost Bar & Grill.
This long day route will take you on scenic north woods byways, curvy and windy roads, mixed foliage forests, rivers and lakes. Fall is a truly stunning time of year to escape on a motor drive. Come experience woods, water, northwoods bars, grills and restaurants and the quaint little shops that provide one of a kind souvenirs to remember your trip by.
Enter our Fall Leaves Tour Sweepstakes for a chance to WIN a nights lodging at AmericInn of Grand Rapids in a fireplace suite, Dinner at Sammy’s Pizza, two tickets to your choice of an Into the Woods Saturday Program at Forest History Center, and a gift certificate to the Edge of the Wilderness Discovery Center. Sweepstakes runs from noon on Tuesday, September 10-noon on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.