Most people don’t realize Ohio is home to some beautiful, restored canal towns that can make you feel as if history has stood still.

Along the southern bank of the Maumee River, just southwest of Toledo, you’ll find a restored canal town that’s truly one of a kind. With a population of about 986, it’s a quaint place to live and the perfect place to visit for a day trip. Grand Rapids, Ohio beautifully preserves its history through architecture, canal rides and unique festivals. Here’s why you’ll want to visit this unique village:

Have you ever visited Grand Rapids before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!

For more historic towns to explore in Ohio, check out our previous article: 10 Historic Towns In Ohio That Will Transport You To The Past.

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