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“Mardi Gras of the North” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Canal Park

Canal Park
Duluth, MN
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Ranked #4 of 47 Attractions in Duluth
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Parks, Specialty Museums
Activities: Dining
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Owner description: Watch seagulls soaring while you stroll around this popular spot, part of the revived Duluth waterfront. Nearby are a sculpture garden, jazz clubs, coffee shops, motels and restaurants. If you like ships, stand on the pier and watch huge boats and ships, some from around the world, come and go daily.
Thunder Bay
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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“Mardi Gras of the North”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Canal Park is loaded with unique shops, good hotels, fine dining and a beautiful walk along the canal. You can stroll along and watch ships navigate the canal under the aerial lift bridge. Lots of tourist attractions like the Aquarium and the Convention Centre.

Visited November 2012
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Duluth
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Fun place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Fun place to go, either alone or with family. Nice shops to browse, good food, and the beautiful Lake Superior everywhwere you look. In summer very busy, nice to go late spring before the crowds or late summer. Never get tired of visiting teh Canal Park area.

Visited August 2012
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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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“Tourist must go”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

You will enjoy the unique shops and restaurants on Canal park. There are many lakeside hotels, Music events, and other wonderful attraction. Paid parking so don't get ticketed. If you cross the lift bridge there is a natural sandy shoreline at a nearby park. Have a bonfire, dare a swim, or just ehjoy the sights.

Visited September 2012
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Fairfield, Illinois
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“Lot's of fun things to do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Canal Park has really grown up since I lived in Duluth. So many wonderful things to see and do there. My particular favorite place to visit is Duluth Pack. They make some of the finest packs for hiking and camping that can be found.

Visited September 2012
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Saginaw, Michigan
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“Make sure you walk across the bridge!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Don't just drive but walk across the Aerial Life Bridge, it's a unique experience. The Canal Park area is walkable and there are many nice shops. Parking is convenient but it costs money. Don't forget to check out the Naval Museum. We're not the museum going type, but this was a great museum and they told us when the ships come in. You cannot leave Canal Park without watching a ship come to port! This is a crowded affair during the summer so get there early to get a spot along the pier.

Visited July 2012
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