Welcome! Come play in Mother Nature's Playground. Create your own adventure right here in Big Rapids.
Escaping for an afternoon excursion, weekend get-a-way or even if you are looking to relocate to the area, we have the information and resources to make your stay the best it can be. 
Explore over 100 Lakes, the Muskegon River, Award - Winning Golf Courses, Endless Trails, Breweries, Wineries, Unique Cuisine not to mention Festivals, Events, the Arts and great Lodging Facilities
You'll Love it Here
Come play in mother nature's playground. Escaping for an afternoon excursion, weekend get-a-way or even if you are looking to relocate to the area, we have the information and resources to make your stay the best it can be.
Meetings
If you are looking for a formal boardroom setting, educational or classroom atmosphere, vendor space as well as breakout rooms, we have the facilities for you.
Lodging
Mecosta County meets all your lodging needs. From full service accommodations at your favorite franchise hotel to the comforts of home at a locally owned property. Come experience quality along with our home town charm!
Lodging
Annual Events
Festival and events occur all year round here in Mecosta County. The Wheatland Music Festival is an annual celebration of music and the arts featuring local and world renowned musicians. There are also free concert series with the FSU Community Band, Pocket Park and Bandshell, along with Big Rapids Freedom Fest, Downtown Summer Fest and more.
Things to Do
There are so many things to do and explore in Mecosta County and the greater Big Rapids area. From art & culture to water recreation, camping, horseback riding, parks, museums, indoor entertainment and more we offer many options to visitors.
Michigan's Dragon Trail
"The Dragon Trail" will be a national attraction that Mecosta and Newaygo counties will have and be proud to feature as a destination. This 47 mile trail is a circular loop that goes around water and will provide opportunities for biking, running and water events; which is rare in itself.
eye of the dragon
Create Your Own Golf Adventure
Both the amateur and pro golfer won't be disappointed at any of our local greens and fairways. Mecosta County is home to five courses including PGM and PGA rated courses. What better way to complete your golfing experience than by enjoying a relaxing stay at one of our great lodging facilities.
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