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Grand-Rapids is a small village located in Wood County in northwest Ohio. The population is approximately 1,000 residents. The village is nestled on the banks of the Maumee River and is a restored canal town. Many of the town's buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In recent years, Grand Rapids has become a tourist town with its' streets lined with gift and specialty shops, antique shops and a restored Victorian restaurant. Other attractions include a restored water and steam-powered mill, and rides down the river on a canal boat pulled by horses. Special events in Grand Rapids include Rapids Rally Days in the spring and the Apple Butter Festival in October. The Christmas season is a very festive time in Grand Rapids, with all the beautiful decorations and shops participating in the Open House Celebration. For outdoor recreation, Grand Rapids is popular for biking along the winding, rolling roads the hug the river east of the village. Just west of Grand Rapids is Mary Jane Thurston State Park and Marina, which features a working canal gate, scenic overlook, picnic facilities, campgrounds and a children's playground. Other things to do in the state park include boating, canoeing, and fishing. There are also miles of scenic hiking trails along the old canal towpaths north and south of the village.

Surrounding areas: Bowling Green, Ohio (11.3 mi), Perrysburg, Ohio (15.9 mi), Wauseon, Ohio (17.2 mi), Ottawa Hills, Ohio (20.9 mi), Sylvania, Ohio (22.6 mi), Toledo, Ohio (23.6 mi), Oak Harbor, Ohio (37.7 mi)

Grand Rapids Vacation Rentals

Grand Rapids Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Angel Motel1024 N Main StBowling Green, OH11.2 mi.(419) 352-3170
Days Inn1550 E Wooster StBowling Green, OH12.6 mi.(419) 352-5211
Hampton Inn Bowling Green142 Campbell Hill RdBowling Green, OH12.8 mi.(419) 353-3464
Quality Inn & Suites1630 E Wooster StBowling Green, OH12.9 mi.(419) 352-2521
Toledo Airport Motel11201 Airport RdSwanton, OH12.9 mi.(419) 865-5531
Holiday Inn Express & Suites2150 E Wooster StBowling Green, OH13.1 mi.(419) 353-5500
Super 8 Toledo Airport (swanton)10753 Airport HwySwanton, OH13.3 mi.(800) 800-8000
Knights Inn2395 N Scott StNapoleon, OH13.9 mi.(419) 592-5010
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Napoleon590 Bonaparte DrNapoleon, OH14.1 mi.(419) 592-5599
Corporate Housing Systems Inc12400 Williams RdPerrysburg, OH14.4 mi.(419) 874-9592
Amerihost Inn & Suites Toledo/Maumee6425 Kit LnMaumee, OH14.5 mi.(419) 865-9400
Super 8 Motel1390 Arrowhead RdMaumee, OH14.8 mi.(419) 897-3800
Homewood Suites/Hilton1410 Arrowhead RdMaumee/Toledo, OH14.9 mi.(419) 897-0980
Comfort Inn And Suites1702 Tollgate DrMaumee, OH15.1 mi.(419) 897-5555
Cross Country Inn1704 Tollgate DrMaumee, OH15.1 mi.(419) 891-0880
Days Inn Toledo Arrowhead150 Dussel DrMaumee, OH15.1 mi.(419) 893-9960
Studioplus542 W Dussell DrMaumee, OH15.1 mi.(419) 891-1211
Maumee Courtyard451 W Dussel DrMaumee, OH16.0 mi.(419) 897-2255
Fairfield By Marriott Toledo/maumee521 W DusselMaumee, OH16.2 mi.(419) 897-0865
Heritage Inn & Suites Of Toledo541 West Dussel DrMaumee, OH16.2 mi.(419) 893-8567
Motel 6 #7945335 Heatherdowns BlvdToledo, OH16.2 mi.(419) 865-2308
Studio Plus Hotel540 W Dussel DrMaumee, OH16.3 mi.(419) 891-1211
Baymont Inn & Suites Toledo Perrysburg1154 Professional DrPerrysburg, OH16.4 mi.(Inv) ali-dInp
Qulity Hotel And Conference Center2429 Reynolds Rd SToledo, OH16.4 mi.(419) 381-8765
Toledo Grand Hotel & Suites2340 S Reynolds RdToledo, OH16.5 mi.(419) 865-1361
Quality Inn Toledo Airport1401 E Mall DrHolland, OH16.6 mi.(419) 867-1144
Toledo Courtyard1435 E Mall DrHolland, OH16.6 mi.(419) 866-1001
Best Western Executive Inn2741 Helen DrPerrysburg, OH16.6 mi.(419) 874-9181
Holiday Inn10630 Fremont PikePerrysburg, OH16.6 mi.(419) 874-3111
Holiday Inn Express10621 Fremont ParkPerrysburg, OH16.7 mi.(419) 874-3101
Extended Stay America6155 Trust DrHolland, OH16.8 mi.(419) 861-1133
Red Roof Inn1214 Corporate DrHolland, OH16.8 mi.(419) 866-5512
Knights Inn Toledo West1520 S Holland Sylvania RdMaumee, OH16.8 mi.(419) 865-1380
Best Western Executive Inn-Toledo I-7527441 Helen DrPerrysburg, OH16.8 mi.(419) 874-9181
Comfort Suites27450 Helen DrPerrysburg, OH16.8 mi.(419) 874-4585
Econo Lodge1201 E Mall DrHolland, OH16.9 mi.(419) 866-6565
Toledo Residence Inn6101 Trust DrHolland, OH16.9 mi.(419) 867-9555
Comfort Inn1426 Reynolds RdMaumee, OH17.2 mi.(419) 893-2800
Hampton Inn Toledo South-Maumee1409 Reynolds RdMaumee, OH17.2 mi.(419) 893-1004
Red Roof Inn1570 Reynolds RdMaumee, OH17.2 mi.(419) 893-0292

Grand Rapids Weather & Climate

Northwest Ohio's climate is humid continental according to the Koppen Climate Classification. The region experiences four distinct seasons with warm, humid summers and cold winters. Snowfall varies greatly year to year. Precipitation in the way of rain is moderate throughout the year. Thunderstorms and tornadoes are another possibility, especially in spring and summer. Spring weather in Northwest Ohio is very unpredictable and often cool and rainy. Autumn is the sunniest time of year with cool to mild temperatures, which results in beautiful fall foliage. A jacket is recommended for fall evenings that can dip into the upper 30s to low 40s. It's best to always check ahead when traveling to Ohio to make sure you have the proper attire as the weather is changeable.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 16°F 1.93 in. -
February 35°F 18°F 1.88 in. -
March 46°F 27°F 2.62 in. -
April 58°F 37°F 3.24 in. -
May 70°F 48°F 3.14 in. -
June 79°F 58°F 3.80 in. -
July 83°F 62°F 2.80 in. -
August 81°F 60°F 3.19 in. -
September 74°F 52°F 2.84 in. -
October 62°F 41°F 2.35 in. -
November 48°F 32°F 2.78 in. -
December 36°F 22°F 2.64 in. -

Grand Rapids Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Toledo Express airport (TOL) located about 12 miles north of Grand Rapids in Toledo, Ohio, the Findlay airport (FDY) located approximately 29 miles south of Grand Rapids in Findlay, Ohio, the Willow Run airport (YIP) located roughly 59 miles northeast of Grand Rapids in Detroit, Michigan, and finally the Detroit Metro Wayne County airport (DTW) located around 61 miles northeast of Grand Rapids in Detroit, Michigan.

Grand Rapids Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Putt N' Pond Speed ParkFostoriaOH29.2 mi.
Cedar PointSanduskyOH60.0 mi.
Fun SpotAngolaIN60.7 mi.
JeepersLivoniaMI71.1 mi.
JeepersRosevilleMI88.8 mi.
Water Parks
Soak City Water ParkSanduskyOH60.0 mi.
Red Oaks WaterparkMadison HeightsMI83.8 mi.
Full Blast - Flash Flood/Gully WasherBattle CreekMI92.3 mi.
Waterford Oaks County ParkWaterfordMI92.3 mi.
Four Bears Water ParkUticaMI94.1 mi.
Wyandot Lake Amusement & Water ParkPowellOH96.0 mi.
Mohican WaterslideLoudonvilleOH100.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Fallen Timbers FairwaysWatervilleOH10.1 mi.
Stone Ridge Golf ClubBowling GreenOH10.3 mi.
Bowling Green Country ClubBowling GreenOH11.5 mi.
Forrest Creason Golf CourseBowling GreenOH11.5 mi.
Riverby Hills Golf ClubBowling GreenOH11.5 mi.
Valleywood Golf ClubSwantonOH11.7 mi.
Napoleon Municipal Golf CourseNapoleonOH13.3 mi.
Brandywine Country ClubPeninsulaOH14.8 mi.
Tanglewood Golf CoursePerrysburgOH15.2 mi.
Old Pines Golf ClubWauseonOH16.8 mi.
Briar Hill Country ClubNorth BaltimoreOH18.9 mi.
Shady Acres Golf CourseMcCombOH21.6 mi.
Spuyten Duyval Golf ClubSylvaniaOH22.1 mi.
Collins Park Golf CourseToledoOH23.6 mi.
Detwiler Golf ClubToledoOH23.6 mi.
Ottawa Park Golf CourseToledoOH23.6 mi.
South Toledo Golf ClubToledoOH23.6 mi.
Cherrywood Golf ClubOttawa LakeMI25.1 mi.
Legacy Golf ClubOttawa LakeMI25.1 mi.
Whiteford Valley Golf ClubOttawa LakeMI25.1 mi.
Eagles LandingOregonOH25.4 mi.
Tamaron Country ClubToledoOH25.7 mi.
Auglaize Country ClubDefianceOH26.8 mi.
St Mikes Golf CourseDefianceOH26.8 mi.
Maple Grove Golf ClubLambertvilleMI27.2 mi.
Demor Hills Golf CourseMorenciMI27.3 mi.
Bairds Wayside Golf CourseFindlayOH28.0 mi.
Findlay Hillcrest Golf ClubFindlayOH28.0 mi.
Oak Mallett Golf ClubFindlayOH28.0 mi.
Red Hawk Run Golf CourseFindlayOH28.0 mi.
Ski Areas
Mad River MountainZanesfieldOH74.8 mi.
SnowtrailsMansfieldOH83.5 mi.
Alpine ValleyWhite LakeMI89.8 mi.
Swiss ValleyJonesMI105.5 mi.
State Parks
Thurston State ParkOH0.3 mi. 
North Turkeyfoot State ParkOH6.5 mi. 
Van Buren Lake State ParkOH22.7 mi. 
Independence Dam State ParkOH23.1 mi. 
Pfizer State ParkOH28.9 mi. 
Maumee Bay State ParkOH31.6 mi. 
Spiegel Grove State ParkOH38.4 mi. 
Crane Creek State ParkOH39.2 mi. 
Toledo's AtticToledoOH23.6 mi.(History)
Toledo Museum of ArtToledoOH23.6 mi.(Art)
Monroe County Historical MuseumMonroeMI42.4 mi.(History)
Historic Lyme VillageBellevueOH53.9 mi.(History)
Sindecuse Museum of DentistryAnn ArborMI59.8 mi.(History)
Merry-Go-Round MuseumSanduskyOH60.0 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Toledo Zoological GardensToledoOH23.6 mi.
African Safari Wildlife ParkPort ClintonOH48.5 mi.
Fort Wayne Children's ZooFort WayneIN68.5 mi.
Detroit Zoological ParkDetroitMI76.2 mi.
Belle Isle AquariumRoyal OakMI83.1 mi.
Belle Isle ZooRoyal OakMI83.1 mi.
Binder Park ZooBattle CreekMI92.3 mi.
Potter Park Zoological GardensLansingMI97.9 mi.
Columbus ZooColumbusOH110.0 mi.
Cleveland Metroparks ZooClevelandOH112.5 mi.

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