Oct 11 2018

Girlfriends Getaway Weekend

2018-10-12T09:07:10+00:00Thursday, Oct 11, 2018|Blog|

  During the spring and fall time of the year it is a perfect time for women to plan get together's for a destination weekend. You might not have considered Grand Rapids for a Girlfriend Weekend Getaway. Here is who Grand Rapids is perfectly suited for: those seeking an abundance of scenic up north landscape [...]

Oct 9 2018

Things To Do Over MEA in Grand Rapids

2018-10-09T20:13:43+00:00Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018|Blog|

For students in Minnesota, MEA (Minnesota Educators Association) weekend is undoubtedly the best weekend of fall (unless of course Halloween happens to fall on a Saturday, in which case free candy, costumes and face paint rises above all) to kids, teenagaers and college students alike. MEA weekend means four blissful days of fun and freedom [...]

Oct 3 2018

Experience Grand Rapids Like A Local

2018-10-03T12:10:28+00:00Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018|Blog|

  Guy Fieri (host of Diners Drive-ins and Dives) says, "Get off the beaten path... If you want to find those mom-and-pop joints, those funky little places, just ask around."  Locals are a great source of information about a community. That is one of the reasons we created Live Like A Local campaign. People want [...]

Sep 26 2018

Fall Walleyes and Crappies in Grand Rapids

2018-09-26T16:03:54+00:00Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

Fall has arrived and there is so much activity in the woods and lakes. The colors are about to bust out and the fishing for walleyes and crappies has been very good. On many of the Grand Rapids area lakes the walleyes are being taken in the shallow water in depths of 8-12 feet. Food, [...]

Sep 25 2018

Deer Hunting in the Grand Rapids MN Area

2018-09-25T15:59:53+00:00Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018|Blog|

Ethan shoots a nice buck in Itasca County. Guest blogger, Jenny Foley, Deer Hunting in Itasca County, Grant Coordinator, MN Deer Hunters Association Hunting has long been a tradition in Itasca County, going back generations for many families. With approximately 50% of Itasca County’s land open to public hunting, opportunities abound. An active [...]

Sep 20 2018

Fall Color Fishing Report

2018-09-20T19:26:15+00:00Thursday, Sep 20, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

Tom Neustrom shares this week's fall color fishing report for Grand Rapids, Minnesota. As the waters begin to cool slowly there seems to be something happening that only some can follow. Fish movements have increased and it seems several species have changes their locations with the onslaught of fall approaching. Within the next couple weeks [...]

Sep 18 2018

Pumpkin Patch Fun in Grand Rapids

2018-09-18T10:31:29+00:00Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018|Blog|

Did you know that Grand Rapids has a Pumpkin Patch? Yes! the name of the pumpkin patch is Cowhorn Crossing, and they are celebrating their 16th year! Fall is a great time to head north to Grand Rapids to enjoy the beautiful fall leaves, cooler temperatures, and of course a pumpkin patch! This is Cowhorn Crossing’s [...]

Sep 13 2018

Hunt Minnesota’s Most Popular Game Bird Ruffed Grouse

2018-09-13T13:35:53+00:00Thursday, Sep 13, 2018|Blog|

Ted Dick and his setter Jake getting shown up by a first-time hunter, Anthony J. Guest blogger: Ted Dick, forest game bird coordinator, shares his expertise on hunting Minnesota's most popular game bird - Ruffed Grouse. With over 1 million public accessible acres to hunt. The Grand Rapids area is the perfect grouse [...]