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“A very cool bridge” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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Ranked #3 of 85 things to do in Duluth
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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.
Winnipeg
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106 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“A very cool bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is one of Duluth's main attractions. You can see it for miles! It's a very attractive lift bridge that straddles the main channel into Duluth Harbour. It's a great place to watch the grain boats, and it's way cool when it lifts! The peninsula that it connects to is worth a look. A lot of pretty cottages right by the shore, just a few minutes away from downtown!

Visited September 2012
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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193 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“A piece of Lake Superior history.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Fun to watch the ships go under the bridge. Great to drive accross the bridge and check out the the beautiful homes and beaches and picnic areas.

Visited June 2012
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Kansas City
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“Duluth trip-summer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We have a group of 4 traveling to Duluth from Kansas City this summer. June/July. We are hitting up the Mall of America for probably one day and then 4 or 5 days in Duluth. We are interested in the aerial bridge, fishing and sight seeing. We might camp part of the time. Any ideas for an itenerary? I am so excited about this trip. I have never traveled anywhere north!

Visited March 2013
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Sweet bridge, especially when it rises to let ships through!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

My girlfriend and I got to see a huge ship go through the bridge....it lifts super high and boy does it get loud! Still nice bridge to walk over and look at , but the big ticket is when ships come by! Plenty restaurants near by and walking paths and vintage pieces to view.

Visited May 2012
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Amazing views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I grew up near this location and it's one of my favorite places in the world. I love to walk the entire path under the bridge back toward the DECC. Great for families, romantic walks, no matter who you're with, it's a great idea to visit this place.

Visited August 2012
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