The Itascan Motel

610 S. Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Grand Rapids

Get out of the rain

A travel blog entry by chris-fernie

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I awoke early to the sun trying to shine through a thin haze. It is 50F this morning by the lake which feels comfortable standing still but will be cool on the road so I have my rain pant liner in my new mesh pants that Elizabeth gave me and I think that should be comfortable as more heat and perhaps rain is coming.

I have stopped for the …

Duluth and Grand Rapid, MN.

A travel blog entry by stamato2

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Today we ventured west and journeyed across the rest of the UP, through Wisconsin to Duluth. On our way to Duluth, we stopped at a Wisconsin nature center- where i learned that the northern great lake area (i.e. up, wisco, min) has second to Alaska the number of wolves! wolves are a big deal up here. There is a lot of Lake Superior pride here. …

Northern Minnesota Circle Road Trip

A travel blog entry by heavenonearth

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... a hilly, lake-splashed landscape. Reminders of the ice age—in the form of the low gravelly ridges that are known as eskers—are prevalent in this area, especially near Turtle Lake. You’ll also revisit the Laurentian Divide, where a roadside kiosk supplies information.
I found this trip in one of our books - The Most Scenic Drives in America & really wanted to see this part of Minnesota. One of my "Must See Destinations"!
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Heading West...

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

This is a top pick!
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... interesting. And, by the way, there is also a Judy Garland Museum. She was born in Grand Rapids and lived here with her parents and siblings until the age of 4: 'Born in 1922, she was Frances Ethel Gumm when she crashed her older sisters' performance at their parents' Grand Rapids theater, making it through Jingle Bells before being carried off the stage.' ...

Preperation for trip; Gettin Nervous!

A travel blog entry by roaming.rose.

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... if I was off to Italy and France every 5 days.

I plan on traveling a ton in my lifetime, to go everywhere and experience all the different ways of life there are out in the world. But I have to pace myself.
One country at a time, Emily.

So here is my unofficial plan; we have 5 weekends to ourselves soooooooo:

One weekend is reserved for my Norwegian friend Marte (Don't worry, I haven't forgotten about you, my dear!)
One weekend ...

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Location

This motel, located on 610 S. Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids, is near Forest History Center, Judy Garland Birthplace, Old Central School, and Children's Discovery Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Itascan Motel Grand Rapids

    Reviewed by chris-austin

    Owners are pleasant

    Reviewed Jun 9, 2013
    by (14 reviews)

    The owners seem to be nice people. The room had a smoky smell from smokers staying in it or smoking in the back bedroom or bathroom. the place was definitely dated but had lots of space to spread out my wet clothes.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Itascan Motel Grand Rapids

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good