Country Inn By Carlson, Grand Rapids, MN
2601 Highway 169 South
Grand Rapids , MN 55744
Located off U.S. Route 169, the Country Inn By Carlson®, Grand Rapids, MN lets you experience all the city’s unique charms. Head next door to Judy Garland’s childhood home, and enjoy a trip back to Oz. Need to relax after some time on the road? We offer a heated indoor pool and a hot tub. After a refreshing swim, kick back in one of our spacious rooms with your canine traveling companion.
In the mornings, you can treat yourself to a free, hot breakfast, and keep your spirits up with free cookies and coffee in the lobby throughout the day. If you need to be productive, take advantage of our free high-speed Internet access and business center. Hotel amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
After a day of meetings, relax in your room or suite by brewing a fresh cup of coffee and curling up with your dog. Cap off the evening with a good movie on HBO before bedtime. Standard room highlights include:
Traveling with family or need extra space? Reserve a Two-room Suite to enjoy a king-size bed, a separate living area and these additional amenities:
Bars & Restaurants
Start each day with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast featuring fresh fruit, cereal and hard-boiled eggs. Pair your meal with a cup of hot coffee or a refreshing glass of juice.
For lunch or dinner, check out one of the restaurants within a mile of the hotel. The Cedars Dining Room at Sawmill Inn next door serves up juicy steaks, and Sammy’s Pizza dishes up classic pies in addition to calzones and pasta.
Things to Do in Grand Rapids, MN
Spoil yourself with a shopping spree at nearby Central Square Mall, or pack up the family for an exciting day trip to Chippewa National Park. You can also experience the rich history and culture of Grand Rapids at these favorite sites:
Judy Garland Museum – Right next door to the hotel is the birthplace of Judy Garland, an actress best known for portraying Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. This museum houses childhood items belonging to the famed actress as well as memorabilia from The Wizard of Oz.
Old Central School – Located just six minutes from the hotel, this school dates back to 1895 and now serves as a small local history museum. Don’t forget to grab a hot cup of coffee and a fresh pastry from the Old School Café and Gift Shop while here.
Forest History Center – Step back in time to the early 1900s when logging brought in most of Minnesota’s money. Visit this logging camp, only eight minutes from the hotel, to see costumed reenactors and interactive exhibits, including a high-tech harvester simulator and a multimedia theater.