Visit the birthplace of Judy Garland next door to our Grand Rapids hotel

Located off US Route 169, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Grand Rapids, MN provides easy access to the area’s most popular attractions. Walk next door to Judy Garland’s childhood home, which features artifacts from the actress’s life and unique memorabilia from The Wizard of Oz. You can learn more about the area with a tour of the Forest History Center and the Historic Central School, both less than three miles from the hotel. Families appreciate being walking distance from the Children’s Discovery Museum, and outdoor activities like hiking and swimming are less than an hour away at Chippewa National Forest.

Need to relax after some time on the road? Our heated indoor pool and hot tub provide the perfect place to unwind. Before heading to your room or suite with your canine companion, stop by the lobby for a complimentary cookie. You can use free Wi-Fi to stay connected to loved ones, and a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles is available daily to help you gear up for your next adventure.

Simplify snack time in our rooms with a microwave and a fridge

We’re happy to welcome your whole family, including the furry members, in our pet-friendly rooms and suites. After a day of hiking at Chippewa National Forest, recharge by brewing a fresh cup of coffee and posting pictures of your day on social media with our free Wi-Fi. Your favorite snacks and drinks are never too far away thanks to the fridge and the microwave. Before you drift off to sleep, you can watch an HBO movie on the flat-screen TV.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Wake up with a hot cup of coffee in this accessible room before joining us for a free, hot breakfast in our dining room.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
You can watch the news, sports, and movies thanks to the flat-screen TV with premium cable channels in this standard room.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 2 adults, 2 children
This standard room features a fridge and a microwave so that you can enjoy your favorite snacks and drinks anytime.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
After a day of exploring, curl up on the sleeper sofa and stream your favorite series on your laptop using free Wi-Fi.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
For extra space to stretch out, choose this homelike suite with a separate living room and a private bedroom.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Celebrating a special occasion? Make your stay even more memorable when you book this suite with a whirlpool.


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Grand Rapids boasts a wealth of activities for the family to enjoy. Take a day trip to Chippewa National Park, where you can hike, bike, or fish in Cass Lake, or explore the other 1,000 lakes and 1,000 miles of trails the area has to offer. Fans of The Wizard of Oz won’t want to miss seeing movie memorabilia at the Judy Garland Museum, located right next door to our hotel. You can also shop at the nearby Central Square Mall before attending a show at the Reif Performing Arts Center. Check out these popular attractions:

Children's Discovery Museum

0.05 mi / 0.08 km from the hotel
This interactive museum encourages kids to learn by doing as they craft in the art room, excavate in the dinosaur play area, and control the replica of a dam at the River Water Table.

Chippewa National Forest

52.42 mi / 84.37 km from the hotel
From hiking, fishing, and canoeing to camping, swimming, and waterskiing, Chippewa National Forest offers abundant opportunities to enjoy Minnesota’s natural beauty.

Eagle Ridge Golf Course

6.83 mi / 10.99 km from the hotel
This 18-hole course overlooking Trout Lake features wide fairways and picturesque greens.

Forest History Center

2.24 mi / 3.61 km from the hotel
Offering a hands-on experience, this historic Minnesota logging camp boasts a 1930s cabin, a fire tower, a bunkhouse, and a floating cook shack.

Judy Garland Museum

0.07 mi / 0.11 km from the hotel
Located in Judy Garland’s childhood home, this museum pays tribute to the star and the movie that made her an icon with an extensive collection of memorabilia. It also hosts the annual Wizard of Oz festival.

Historic Central School

2.03 mi / 3.27 km from the hotel
Constructed in 1895, this three-story schoolhouse is Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and now houses a variety of locally owned businesses.
2601 Highway 169 S, Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744, United States

Situated five minutes south of downtown Grand Rapids, MN off US Route 169, our hotel is well placed for outdoor pursuits. You can make a day trip to Chippewa National Forest to the west, George Washington State Forest to the north, and Lake Superior to the southeast. Here for a family vacation? You’ll appreciate our proximity to some of Grand Rapids’ top cultural destinations, including the Judy Garland Museum and the Children’s Discovery Museum. We’re also less than five minutes away from Grand Rapids/Itasca County Airport (GPZ).