Grand Rapids, Minnesota is one of the top Northern Minnesota destinations for all-season getaways. From shopping to community events to endless nature, the surrounding area has something for everyone!
Sugar Lake Lodge - On the resort property, visit the Lobby Shop in the Main Lodge, and the Golf Shop in the Club House for gifts, apparel and sundries.
Local - A number of popular retailers are located in and around the Grand Rapids area and approximately 10 miles from the resort. Target, grocery and convenience stores are also located within a 15-20 minute drive.
See map below for our list of recommendations:
Some of our favorites:
Clayton Farms – locally produced vegetables and products. Hot House tomatoes! 31347 Laplant Rd., Grand Rapids (218)-244-0840
Grand Rapids Farmer’s Market - Locally grown fresh fruits & vegetables. Home raised meats, Honey, Maple Syrup, Jams & Jellies, Fresh Baked Goods, & Canned Goods. Wednesdays & Saturdays 8 AM – 1 PM. (early May – October) Located Downtown along Hwy. 2, Across from the Mall. Between 1st Ave. NW and 2nd Ave. NW Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Lost Frontier Company – Maple Delicacies, Popcorn, Pancake Mixes and August Peaches. Wanda Patzoldt. 3001 Horseshoe Lake Road, Grand Rapids. (218)-326-5769
Locally Produced Honey – 2512 Horseshoe Lake Road, Grand Rapids. (218)-326-9246. David and Judy Johnson.
Timbersweet Maple Syrup – Pure Maple Syrup, Maple Candy, Maple Cream. 36131 County Road 63 Cohasset. (218)-326-0614. Amy and Ralph Fideldy.
Blueberries and Apples – 38563 County Road 469, Cohasset. (218)-326-0614. Amy and Ralph Fideldy.
Lunemann's Luney Berries Strawberry Farm – 41237 County Road 63, Cohasset. (218)-328-5176. No Appointment Necessary! Picking begins in July.
Red Willow – 225 SE 21st Street, Grand Rapids Phone: (218) 327-2252
Shaw Florist – Fresh and silk flowers, Antiques 2 N.E. 3rd Street, Grand Rapids (218)326-7429
Frame Up – Wide variety of local and regional art, sculpture and jewelry 208 NE 1st Ave, Grand Rapids 218-327-1271
Jenny & Company – 10 NW 3rd Street, Grand Rapids (218) 326-1821
Mississippi Diamond Jewelers – 6 NW 3rd St, Grand Rapids 218-326-6242
Three Bears Candy Company – 4 NE 3rd Street, Grand Rapids (218) 327-9933
Something Original – 28 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids (218)-999-5432
Hopperton's Moccasin & Gift – 407 NW 1st Avenue, Grand Rapids (218) 326-2796
Bender's Shoe & Sport – 409 NW 1st Avenue, Grand Rapids (218) 326-3029
Old Central School – Hwy 2 & Hwy 169, Downtown Grand Rapids
Purple Pinecone & Isabella's – Central Square Mall 201 NW 4th Street, Grand Rapids (218) 327-8119
Tikes Trophy Sausage and Fresh Meats – 20523 County Road 459, Cohasset, MN 55721 (218) 326-0791
MacRostie Art Center – 405 NW 1st Ave, Grand Rapids (218)-326-2697
Lake Country Furniture & Red Canoe Gifts – 1001 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids (218)-326-5085
Brewed Awakenings Coffee House – 24 NE 4th St, Grand Rapids (218) 327-1088
Annabella's Antique Mall and Bella's Cafe & Catering – 402 2nd Street, Bovey (218) 245-2055
Movie Theatre: Located in Grand Rapids, approximately 15 minutes from the resort.
Myles Reif Performing Arts Center: One of Grand Rapids' best kept secrets is its Myles Reif Performing Arts Center, featuring regional exhibits and both regional and national musical performance groups and plays. To learn more, go to www.reifcenter.org.
Forestry Tours: Founded in 1901 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Blandin Paper is one of northern Minnesota's largest employers. Its two paper machines produce approximately 370,000 short tons of paper each year. Free guided tours of the mill (including a video of the paper making process) are offered on a continuous basis on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, from the first Wednesday in June through the Friday prior to Labor Day. Please note: No children under the age of 12 are allowed. Also, the ability to climb some stairs is required, and the paper mill is very warm. For more information call 1-218-327-6682.
Mining Tours: Don't miss this amazing tour of a real open-pit mine at Hill Annex Iron Mine near Grand Rapids! In 11⁄2 hours, you'll make a spectacular descent into mining's past, learn about mine operation and the people who have worked there. Great for ages 8 and up and a favorite for locals and visitors alike. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/hill_annex_mine/index.html
For a complete list of local businesses and events: Visit www.visitgrandrapids.com.