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  • Mecosta County Welcome Center

    The Mecosta County Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready to welcome visitors to the new Welcome Center!

    When visitors arrive in Big Rapids, they will now have a new location to find all of the information they are looking for on Mecosta County.  From lodging and events to local happenings and recreational activities;  all can be found at the new Mecosta County Welcome Center.

    Located at the very busy corner of S. State Street and Elm Street in downtown Big Rapids, the new Welcome Center offers an improved location and upgraded services for guests and visitors to the area.  Public restroom and drinking fountain along with electronic and printed resources are also available to guests visiting the new location.  Spacious and comfortable seating, electronic charging stations for your mobile devices and free WIFI are other amenities offered at the facility.  

    The new Welcome Center is also the proud home to both the Mecosta County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Chamber.  The project is a partnership between the two organizations providing guests the convenience of one-stop shopping for local tourism and business information.

    “The Welcome Center has been a long time dream for the Mecosta County CVB and we wanted to ensure that it would have a warm, friendly and comfortable feel for our guests as soon as they walked in the door” states Connie Koepke, Executive Director of the MCCVB.  “If you are looking to plan a day trip, weekend get-a-way or are in need of business resources, you will be able to find it all in here at the new Mecosta County Welcome Center”. 

    Come visit us at 127 South State Street, we're sure to provide you with the information you need to Create Your Own Adventure!

    Welcome Center Grand Opening. Video provided by: Buy Local Michigan

    Welcome Center Grand Opening. Video provided by: Buy Local Michigan

  • Places to Stay

    Country Inn & Suites

    15344 Waldron Way
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center

    1005 Perry Street
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Hampton Inn & Suites

    15320 Waldron Way 
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Quality Inn & Suites

    1705 S. State St.
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Super 8 Motel

    845 Water Tower Rd.
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    The Hideaway

    11969 Tullymore Dr.
    Stanwood, MI 49346

    The Inn at St. Ives

    9940 St. Ives Dr.
    Stanwood, MI 49346

    Morley Motel 

    2097 Northland Dr.
    Morley, MI 49336
    (231) 856-7820