Duluth Things to Do

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    Army Corps of Engineers' maritime museum
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    Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge
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  • 1. Aerial Lift Bridge

    When visiting Duluth for the first time (or the second, or the third..), visiting the Ariel Lift Bridge and the Marine Museum is a must! The lift bridge was the third attempt to connect the city to a...

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  • 2. Glensheen Historic Estate

    This mansion belonged to the Congdon family, the head of which was the richest man in Minnesota for many years. I have not included any pictures of the inside...

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  • 3. The Lakewalk

    One of Duluth's greatest pleasures is simply strolling along the Lakewalk. This is an excellent way to see the city and Lake Superior. Learn about the city, and...

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  • 4. Great Lakes Floating Museum

    The SS William A Irvin is a fine example of an ore carrier. She was once the flagship of US Steel's Great Lakes fleet. These are the world's largest fresh-water...

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  • 5. Glensheen

    Chester A. Congdon was a successful lawyer in Duluth during the 19th century. He was a very astute investor as well. He foresaw the development of new mining...

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  • 6. Lake Superior Marine Museum

    Operated by the Army Corps of Engineers, the Marine Museum offers an overview of the history of Great Lakes shipping in this region. There are a number of...

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  • 7. Downtown Lakewalk

    A wonderful 2.5 mile Lakewalk traces the shore of Lake Superior, fronting the Duluth downtown area. Along the way one can take in the beauty of the lake and the...

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  • 8. The Waterfront Sculpture Walk

    More than beautiful lake views and touristy shops, Duluth's waterfront also offers an expression of art. Along the waterfront you will find an outdoor gallery...

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  • 9. Tour Glensheen Mansion!

    Glensheen Mansion sits on 7 acres of Lake Superior Shoreline and includes beautifully manicured grounds, carriage house with a carriage collection, gandner's...

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  • 10. Downtown Duluth

    Downtown Duluth is a little rough around the edges... and rough in the middle. We stayed at the Best Western on 2nd Street, and we weren't even sure if we...

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  • 11. Duluth Lighthouses

    Two pier head lighthouses are located in Duluth. These guide ships into the Duluth Canal. The north pier light (accessible from Canal Park) was built in 1910...

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  • 12. Duluth's Canal Park Area

    Canal Park is where all of the investment and tourism in Duluth goes. Here you have numerous hotels, restaurants, bars and other tourist attractions like the...

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  • 13. The Depot

    Officially called the St Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, this museum is commonly known as the Depot. It has a lot of local artwork, reflecting...

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  • 14. The Lake Superior Marine Museum,...

    The Lake Superior Marine Museum, located next to the canal, is a treasure for anyone with an interest in seafaring. It has some great exhibits, including one on...

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  • 15. Snow

    During the winter there are times when the winds get so high that ‘ice chunks fly’ into the shore. You must drive up the North Shore some to view this. Very...

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  • 16. Richard Ira Bong WWII Heritage Center Museum

    Richard Bong is America's "Ace of Ace's", shooting down 40 planes in his career as a fighter pilot in the Pacific Theater in WWII. He was awarded the...

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  • 17. Lake Superior Railroad Museum

    This is a wonderful museum in downtown Duluth. A must see on your trip! They have all sorts of old trains (the large ones, not the models) and old artificats,...

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  • 18. Lake Superior

    Spend some time on Lake Superior!We drove down Lake Drive, where we went to the beach. It was too cold to swim, but we walked on the shore and enjoyed the...

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  • 19. A Cool Informative trip into the Past

    I heard about the Richard I Bong WWII Heritage Center but hesitated to visit because I really am not a museum fan for History Buff, but was very pleasantly...

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  • 20. Take a historic train ride along the St. Louis Rvr

    I found this little train by accident, not knowing there were 2 tourist trains in town. What a wonderful experience! The railroad passenger cars were from the...

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  • 21. Karpeles Manuscript Museum

    Located on the corner of 9th Ave. E. and 1st St., Karpeles makes for a very pleasant walk from (or to) Fitger's or east downtown area attractions. The museum...

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  • 22. Duluth's Lakewalk

    This is a must for anybody who visits Duluth between May and October - an enjoyable walk on the boardwalk or bike / rollerblade ride on the paved path that...

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  • 23. Boat rides on Lake Superior

    To learn about Duluth, you need to take a narrated boat ride on the lake. This is a great opportunity to observe the ore carriers and the giant loading...

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  • 24. Look Out Point

    A wonderful look point (especially in the fall to see the many orange, red and yellow leaves) is right behind UMD’s library. The walk to the look point is...

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  • 25. Grandma's Marathon

    Grandma’s Marathon is an annual marathon that starts in Two Harbors and ends in Canal Park. It is towards the end of June and is so much fun to watch! If you...

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