Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast

726 N W 2nd Avenue , Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744
Innkeeper(s): Karen & Ron Herbig
  • Introduction

    Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast front of innMorning Glory Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful bed and breakfast within walking distance to downtown Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Our very comfortable and tastefully decorated living room offers a wood burning fireplace, well stocked library and game area with terrace door to a private guest patio.

    The breakfast room is cheerfully decorated in blue and yellow and host to weekday full hearty breakfasts. Weekend breakfasts are served at 9 am and include a 3-course meal. Water, tea, hot chocolate, and cookies are always available. We offer a wine/pop/cheese social hour at 5 pm on Friday and Saturday. Business rates are available Sunday - Thursday, wireless internet and early continental breakfast available.

    Each of our four suites provide you with the comfort of your own such private sitting room, private bath, cable television with VCR and DVD player, telephone, and air conditioning. We do not permit smoking inside and cannot accommodate guest pets.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Karen and Ron for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    There are many reasons to visit Grand Rapids and stay with us! Romance, the Mesabi Bike Trail is just blocks from us as is the Reif Performing Arts Center and downtown. We offer quiet comfort and can also help you plan your day as a tourist if you need it!

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Best known for making people feel very at home and pampered.

    Unique for 2 room suites, bedrooms and sitting rooms plus all private baths.

    We love the serenity of the house and grounds. What we love most about being innkeepers are the great people we meet.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Beautiful area with many lakes and trees plus lots of outdoor activities available, art galleries, museums, historical, performing arts centers.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Feeling very stressed on arrival but ready to face life again on departure or others have asked if they could just live here and let us pamper them!

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Mesabi Bike Trail- over 80 miles of lodge to lodge biking through gorgeous lakes, woods and prairies.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Forest History Center, MN Discovery Center- mining, Itasca State Park- Miss. River headwaters, Judy Garland museum- birthplace, Mesabi Bike Trail.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Walking distance to downtown, Lake Walk, bike trail, antique stores, coffee shop, unique stores, restaurants, library, performing arts center.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Forest Lake Steakhouse, and Cedars.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Visit Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, and Explore MN.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 4 two room suites- sitting room, bedroom plus private bath.

    Do you accept pets?

    No, we do have 1 dog who loves to be petted and is a wonderful "dog fix".

    Kennels: Morgan’s Kennel, River Rd Pet Grooming and Kennel, Great Outdoors Kennel.

  • Location

    Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast water

    Come join us in the North Country where you're surrounded by woods, water and wildlife!

    Located at the crossroads of Highway 169 and Highway 2, we are just 1 1/2 hours drive north west of Duluth on Highway 2, and just 3 hours north of the Twin Cities on Highway 169. Complete directions are on the website or just give us a call!

  • Attractions

    Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast plantsWinter

    Winter in Grand Rapids provides some of the best recreation in Minnesota. Over 20 cross country ski trails. Try snowshoeing, look for antiques, take in a performance at the Reif Center. Cozy up in your suite with a good book or movie from our large selection.


    Spring in northern Minnesota provides for excellent opportunities to observe our local and migrating birds while communing with the budding aspens, and should the weather not cooperate our inn provides the perfect getaway for those just looking to, well, get away.


    Summer in northern Minnesota is about as close to heaven you can get and write home about it. Reserve a Morning Glory suite as your "base camp" and explore all that Northern Minnesota has to offer!


    Autumn in northern Minnesota is arguably the best time of year. Hiking or driving in the Chippewa National Forest or on the Edge of the Wilderness Scenic Byway near Grand Rapids provides for a kaleidoscope of fall colors.

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