- Our list of the best things to do in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, features the top 15 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Grand Rapids, MN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Grand Rapids, MN , followed by 4 popular activities in nearby cities, including Breezy Point, Bigfork and Lake Itasca
Forest History Center recreates a 1900's logging camp. There are walking trails along the wooded path to a replica of a logging camp. Actors dressed in period costumes play the roles of blacksmiths, cooks, and lumberjacks. The center showcases the history of forestry in Minnesota.
100% 7 votes
720 Northwest Conifer Drive, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 MoreLess Info
The Myles Reif Center Performing Arts Center provides a range of performances including full orchestras, chamber groups and solo classical artists. The center also hosts stand-up comedy acts, independent films as well as national and international tours of theater productions.
73% 63 votes
2727 S. Pokegama Ave., PO Box 724, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 MoreLess Info
The Judy Garland Birthplace is home to Judy Garland in the first four years of her life. It displays memorabilia, educational exhibits, and publications which aim to honor her legacy and to showcase her most famous role as Dorothy in 'the Wizard of Oz.'
The Children's Discovery Museum is a museum aimed at teaching children through 'fun, education, and hands-on learning experiences'. The museum maintains a variety of exhibits including a river water table, dinosaur exhibit, and an art room.
100% 1 votes
402 SE 11th St., Grand Rapids, MN 55744 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1991, Becoming an Outdoor Woman (BOW) is a service that teaches women various outdoor skills and activities. A few of these activities include fishing, hunting, and winter survival skills classes, among many other options.
63% 8 votes
2 North Pokegama Avenue, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 MoreLess Info
The Itasca County Historical Society is a non-profit organization focused on promoting and preserving the history of the local area. The society operates a historical museum that is home to over 50,000 artifacts and photographs from past times.
With a facility dedicated to the sport of curling, Itasca Curling Club offers open houses and curling classes where visitors can learn the basics of the sport. The club has a pro shop that sells clothing and curling pins.