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Ranked #1 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Scenic Drives; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
Owner description: Originally constructed in 1905 as an aerial lift, this unusual elevator bridge is 386 feet long and spans the canal entrance... more » Owner description: Originally constructed in 1905 as an aerial lift, this unusual elevator bridge is 386 feet long and spans the canal entrance to Duluth Harbor. « less
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Ranked #3 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Running along the edge of Lake Superior is a winding and hilly path, a favorite place for skating, biking, jogging and... more » Owner description: Running along the edge of Lake Superior is a winding and hilly path, a favorite place for skating, biking, jogging and walking. « less
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Ranked #4 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Parks; Specialty Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors

One on Minnesota’s gems is the harbor city of Duluth on Great Lake Superior. At only three hours away from the Twin Cities, you can pack a bag to go for the weekend, but you may... more »

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Ranked #5 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Enger Park and Tower is located on top of the Skyline Ridge that run runs through Duluth. In the park, there are beautiful gardens to see and a small gazebo with spectacular views... more »

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Ranked #6 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Finished in 1908, this Lake Superior 39-room mansion enjoys a rare, intact collection of original furnishings and art.... more » Owner description: Finished in 1908, this Lake Superior 39-room mansion enjoys a rare, intact collection of original furnishings and art. Because of that, it closely resembles the days when the Congdon family first occupied it. Truly, it is Duluth's answer to Downton Abbey. Situated on a wooded lot, the home boasts spectacular views of Lake Superior, as well as, multiple gardens including formal, flower and vegetable. Guests are also encouraged to explore the carriage house, boat house, stone bridge and pier. Children enjoy the pebbled beach for hours of rock skipping while parents take in a sit on one of Adirondack chairs. Be sure to check out Glensheen as part of your must-do Duluth bucket list. « less
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Ranked #7 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
This maritime museum details the Great Lakes' history and the part they played in the shipping industry.
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Ranked #8 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #10 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Mountains; Hiking Trails; Outdoors

Oberg Mountain Loop is one of Northern Minnesota's most scenic hikes. Located just north of Tofte Minnesota , off the Onion River road,and Highway 61,  the hike can be made in the... more »

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Ranked #12 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Museums
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Ranked #13 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Located just minutes from downtown Duluth, this popular ski and snowboard recreation area features a variety of terrain for... more » Owner description: Located just minutes from downtown Duluth, this popular ski and snowboard recreation area features a variety of terrain for all skill levels, along with great views on the way down of Lake Superior and the St. Louis Bay. What's more, it is friendly and service-oriented. « less
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Ranked #15 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: ; Ships; Specialty Museums; Museums
Located at Canal Park, this museum was once an ore boat.
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Ranked #16 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Islands; Outdoors
Popular sailing destination located in Minnesota's Lake Superior.
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Ranked #17 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Scenic Drives; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #19 of 39 attractions in Duluth
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Ranked #20 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors

This trail walks you through a beautiful and wild stretch of land including old growth White Pines with vistas on both sides of  the largest sandbar in the largest of the Great... more »

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Ranked #21 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Scenic Railroads; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Forests; Outdoors
Established in 1909, these three million acres of land, rock, water and trees are located on the U.S. and Canadian border.
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Ranked #24 of 39 attractions in Duluth
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Ranked #25 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Natural History Museums; Specialty Museums; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: The only aquarium in the U.S. that focuses on freshwater exhibits, this three-story waterfront structure is ready for public... more » Owner description: The only aquarium in the U.S. that focuses on freshwater exhibits, this three-story waterfront structure is ready for public viewing after a year and a half and almost $34 million. Plenty of interactive exhibits and re-created habitats are fun and educational for children. « less
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Ranked #27 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Located 10 minutes from Downtown Duluth, the zoo offers year-round recreational opportunities for animal lovers of all ages.... more » Owner description: Located 10 minutes from Downtown Duluth, the zoo offers year-round recreational opportunities for animal lovers of all ages. This zoo features animals from around the world. You'll find Amur Tigers, Snow Leopards, African Lions, Brown Bears, Kangaroos, Gray Wolves, plus a variety of birds, reptiles, primates and barnyard animals. The Lake Superior Zoo is situated on 16 acres of rocky hills, majestic pines and beautiful Kingsbury Creek. Visit our website for information on our educational camps and programs, upcoming events and how you can host an event at the zoo. Open Daily All Year Long. June - September 9am - 5pm and October - May 10am - 4pm « less
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Ranked #28 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #29 of 39 attractions in Duluth
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Ranked #30 of 39 attractions in Duluth
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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