Enjoy motorcycling at its finest with our scenic driving routes – perfect for touring on a motorcycle, in a vintage car, or a relaxing break in any vehicle. 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.
Explore Northern Minnesota’s best motorcycle routes- with rolling hills, sparkling lakes, deep woods, breathtaking vistas and plenty to stop and see along the way. Grand Rapids is a motorcycle enthusiast’s best option for gorgeous day trips or overnight excursions- enjoyable rides in all directions!
Fans of two wheels are welcomed to join an informal bike night and ride. Out of town visitors are welcome! Check the event calendar and call ahead to confirm destinations and starting times.
Find out why Grand Rapids is known as Northern MN’s motorcycle homebase!
Our Favorite Routes:
Highway 169 east to Pengilly, Highway 65 south through Goodland and Swan River to Jacobson, Highway 200 through Hill City to Remer, Highway 6 to Hwy 2 back to Grand Rapids.
Scenic stop: Hill Annex Mine, Calumet
Food stop: Junction Travel Plaza, Swan River
Petro stop: Junction Travel Plaza, Swan River
This ride will take you west and south of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. This will be a scenic route where you will find bogs, farmland, pines and lake areas. Many restaurants, gas stations and restrooms along the route.
Scenic stop: Highway 200
Food stop: Harry’s Bar & Grille