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Skyline Parkway

Duluth, MN
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Ranked #17 of 47 attractions in Duluth
Type: Scenic Drives
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A beautiful view from on top of the hill. Lots to see and different perspective of Duluth living. I would recommend it

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Wouldn't want to try this drive in the winter. Best in the summer. An automatic transmition was greatly appreciated too. Stopping at the lookout made the ride a reason to get to the destination

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The parkway is a excellent way to get a great look at the city of Duluth and Lake Superior. The stately older homes perched on the hillside overlooking the big lake were impressive. Many outstanding viewing lookouts. Traffic was minimal. I can't wait to come back and traverse the skyline parkway during fall colors!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
66 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Despite being a foggy Sunday morning my wife and I decided to give the Skyline Parkway a shot anyway. We started out from the southern end at the rest area on I-35 and slowly made our way north towards downtown Duluth. Unfortunately, the fog took away from all the great views of the city below and there's a lot of... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Drive slow. Take the many non-railing guarded corners with care. Enjoy the view of the North Shore, Lift Bridge, Bay, and St. Louis River. There are a few places to pull over and park if you want to take pictures. The view is just as beautiful at night as it is during the day.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We traveled after the leaves budded so it wasn't as amazing as it could have been. Beautiful overlooks abound. Signage isn't great though. We got lost a couple of times.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a great drive to get a good view of the Duluth Harbor and Lake Superior. Be sure to stop at Enger Tower for an even more 360 degree view of the area.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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251 reviews 251 reviews
141 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We made a good attempt at this drive but mostly ended up wasting our time. Big sections of it were under construction or went through town and signage is sparse, if present at all. We made several attempts to reach the bird sanctuary but couldn’t find it, also probably because of all the construction. Enger Tower ended up being the... More

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Austin, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

When I first visited Duluth, I got lost and drove down this road in the snow and dark. It is awesome. Coming from the hilltop ypur driving through neighbor hoods by pleasant, pretty houses and through the forest. The road switches back and fourth down the hillside, The forest opens up and there below lies Duluth all lit up and... More

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Twin Cities
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

It was winter - besides downhill skiing and snowboarding, we also cross-country skied and tubed. We skipped the alpine slide and the zip-line was closed one day. Great value and fun for everyone in the family.

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