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The Grand Rapids area offers countless opportunities for exciting outdoor adventures. If golf is the name of your game, four Minnesota golf courses offer 72 holes of championship play. The 1,000 lakes area boasts world-famous fishing lakes and millions of acres of public land for hunting. Boat rentals and personal watercraft are available for rent if you need them – see our fishing section for rentals.  Itasca County also features hundreds of miles of trails for biking, hiking, skiing and snowmobiling. Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall, there are so many things to do with kids and family in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

Family Friendly:

Lodging

The Grand Rapids area has places to stay for every family adventure and every budget. A small resort on a lake allows for relaxing time together, inviting families to reconnect with nature and each other. A large hotel in town has all the amenities you need to stay in comfort. From campgrounds to cabins, meeting room to motels, families find together time fun in Grand Rapids. There are adventures for every season in Minnesota’s Nature. Some of our resorts are open year round.

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Dining

Take the family out for dinner tonight, knowing that you’ll be served with a smile. Family friendly dining experiences top the list of what you’ll expect in Grand Rapids. When you’re ready to come off the trail or the lake you’ll find the perfect pizza, burger, or walleye sandwich to satisfy the whole gang. From familiar fast food joints to casual, lake side dining, Grand Rapids has what you’re looking for. Whether they’re spending time in town or time on the water, families are able to connect and relax in Grand Rapids. They return home with great vacation memories and begin making plans for next year. You will find many family friendly restaurants in Grand Rapids.

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Attractions

Take the family out for dinner tonight, knowing that you’ll be served with a smile. Family friendly dining experiences top the list of what you’ll expect in Grand Rapids. When you’re ready to come off the trail or the lake you’ll find the perfect pizza, burger, or walleye sandwich to satisfy the whole gang. From familiar fast food joints to casual, lake side dining, Grand Rapids has what you’re looking for. Whether they’re spending time in town or time on the water, families are able to connect and relax in Grand Rapids. They return home with great vacation memories and begin making plans for next year. You will find many family friendly restaurants in Grand Rapids.

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Cross Country Skiing

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Grand Rapids is an ideal location for your next vacation, business trip or weekend getaway.  Area hotels and motels are close to four golf courses, shopping, attractions, dining and the great outdoors. In the winter, enjoy miles and miles of groomed trails for cross country skiing.

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Snowmobiling

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For your winter adventures, head to Itasca County for some of the best snowmobiling in Minnesota.  Groomers carve hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails through snow-packed forests and onto Minnesota area lakes.

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Lakes & Fishing

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Home to more than 1,000 Grand Lakes, the Grand Rapids area is a fishing mecca for anglers in search of crappie, northerns, walleye, panfish, bass and perch.

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Golf

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Hiking/Biking

thumb_hotelGrand Rapids is an ideal place to explore. Hike through beautiful wooded trails. Take in the scenery by bicycle on miles of bike trails. Take in the spring wildflowers or the autumn leaves. Every season in Grand Rapids offers great hiking and biking outings.

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Motorcycling

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Hunting

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ATV/OHV

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