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15344 Waldron Way
Big Rapids  MI  49307  USA
LAT: 43.690487 LONG: -85.51487
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+1 (800) 830-5222 (US/Canada Toll-free)

Telephone: +1 (231) 527-9000 Fax: +1 (231) 527-9030


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Big Rapids, MI

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Discover the Natural Beauty of Big Rapids Attractions

Located near St. Ives and Tullymore golf courses and the stunning scenery of the Fred Meijer White Pine Rails to Trails, Big Rapids is an outdoor lover's dream destination. The comfortable and affordable Country Inn & Suites is located just off Highway 131 and keeps guests close to the heart of the area's outstanding fishing, hiking and boating with proximity to the Muskegon River. The hotel is also located close to Big Rapids attractions like Ferris State University and Katke Golf Course, which is situated just across the street from the Country Inn & Suites. A charming downtown area offers great shopping and dining, and history buffs will enjoy a stop at the Mecosta Country Historical Museum, detailing Big Rapids' lumber and logging history. Whether you're traveling alone on business or vacationing with the whole family, the Country Inn & Suites in Big Rapids, MI offers amenities and services designed to meet all your travel needs.

The following attractions are nearby:

  • Ferris State University (1.5 miles)
    The Country Inn & Suites is the perfect place to stay while visiting Ferris State University, which enrolls almost 15,000 students and has a beautiful campus.
    Phone: +1 (231) 591-2000
  • Mecosta County Historical Museum (1.8 miles)
    Located in the home of a former lumberman, this museum preserves information regarding the lumber and logging industries around Big Rapids.
    Phone: +1 (231) 592-5091
  • Muskegon River (2.2 miles)
    Especially popular with fly fishers, the Muskegon is Michigan's second longest river and is the go-to spot for locals who want to boat, canoe, tube, water ski, fish or kayak. Take an afternoon to enjoy this peaceful, scenic retreat.
  • Fred Meijer White Pine Rails to Trails (3 miles)
    This 92-mile trail passes within three miles of the hotel and is a great place to enjoy hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and biking. A paved section of the trail runs 13 miles from Big Rapids to Reed City.
    Phone: +1 (231) 775-7911
  • Resorts of Tullymore & St. Ives (12 miles)
    Golfing novices and experts alike will enjoy the 36 holes of golf offered by these two beautiful courses. Schedule tee times in advance of your stay to ensure a great golfing experience at these premier courses.
    Phone: +1 (231) 972-4837
  • Wheatland Music Organization (18 miles)
    The Wheatland Music Organization preserves traditional arts and hosts an annual music festival on a 160-acre centennial farm.
    Phone: +1 (989) 967-8879

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For more information about downtown shopping and events, visit the Big Rapids Downtown Business Association website.