Plan Your Summer Vacation to Grand Rapids

It’s NOT too early to begin planning your summer vacation to Grand Rapids! The best laid plans are inclusive, not hurried, and take into account many options – and we have options for you. So start thinking about the beautiful Minnesota summer in the Grand Rapids north woods – even though spring is barely around the corner! Here are some ideas to spur on your vision of the perfect Grand Rapids summer vacation for you and your family.

Outdoor Recreation

Summer! It’s the absolute best time to enjoy outdoor recreation in Grand Rapids’ beautiful north woods, and there are plenty of family friendly opportunities in our area. Check out the local state parks. Minnesota’s park system is one of the best, and interpretive programs for all ages abound in the summer time. Take your family camping, whether it’s in a tent or a fancier campground. You might even rent your own lake cabin, and really get a taste of what summer recreation in Minnesota is all about.

Endless Exploration – Trails and Lakes

Our lakes and trails are vast – giving you plenty of opportunities to explore. The experiences that your family has in the woods and the water will shape their lives forever. Hike or ride ATVs on our extensive trail systems; bring your boat or rent one and explore our vast lakes. Teach your kids how to fish, and someday, they’ll pass that tradition on to their kids.

Making Family Memories and Fun!

One thing we know for sure – time marches on. Live in the moment, create great memories on your Grand Rapids trip with your kids or your loved ones, and you won’t regret it. You’ll treasure memories of hikes, fishing under a vast northern sky, or the laughter and peace that a relaxing vacation brings. These good times will never go away, and are yours forever.

Grand Rapids Visitor’s Guide

Need help nailing down the details to plan your perfect Grand Rapids summer family vacation? Check out the free Grand Rapids Visitor’s Guide HERE. It gives you everything you need to know about putting together the perfect vacation for you – whether you’re looking for info on lodging and resorts, Grand Rapids cultural events, outdoor recreation opportunities, area lakes and trails, shopping, eating, maps, coupons for local businesses, and more!

As we slide out of winter, set your sights toward a summer vacation in Grand Rapids! Minnesota summer will be here before we know it, and we want to savor every moment of it. We’ll help you make your family vacation the most memorable one possible.