Hike, golf, and explore the variety of things to do in Grand Rapids

With a location along US Route 169, the Country Inn & Suites, Grand Rapids, MN places you close to the region’s best attractions. The Judy Garland Museum, situated next door, is housed in the actress’s childhood home and features the world’s largest collection of memorabilia dedicated to her life and the film that cemented her fame—The Wizard of Oz. If you’re traveling with family, walk to the Children’s Discovery Museum to let your kids explore the hands-on exhibits, including replica dinosaur skulls. The area also offers exciting things to do outdoors, such as biking in Chippewa National Forest or golfing at one of the many nearby courses. Looking for indoor entertainment? Catch a show at the Reif Performing Arts Center before retiring to one of our comfortable rooms or suites.

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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.

Pokegama Golf Course

2.08 mi / 3.35 km from the hotel
This scenic course offers 18 beautiful holes of golf near Pokegama Lake. After your game, gaze at the greens while enjoying a meal at Pokegama Grill.

Reif Performing Arts Center

2.87 mi / 4.62 km from the hotel
The Reif Performing Arts Center includes two theaters where you can attend ballets, musicals, symphonies, and rock concerts.

Sugarbrooke Golf Course

6.61 mi / 10.64 km from the hotel
Designed by Joel Goldstrand, Sugarbrooke features an open front nine, a back nine that winds through the forest, and a brook that runs through the 18th hole.