We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“canal Park” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Canal Park

Canal Park
Duluth, MN
Improve this listing
Ranked #4 of 47 attractions in Duluth
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Parks, Specialty Museums
Activities: Dining
More attraction details
Attraction Details
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.
Duluth, Minnesota
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“canal Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

A must stop for all tourists (or Duluthians. Lots of unique shopping and excellent resteraunts!! Something for evwryone here from kids to senior citizens. Traffic is extremely high,so be prepared;and parking is somewhat limited.

Visited September 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

420 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    305
    94
    18
    1
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Duluth's Canal Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

What a fun place to visit. Shopping antiques, to chocolates!! Watching the boat traffic coming and going under the lift bridge! Visit the Marine Musuem. Walking from shop to shop eating at several great restruants. Sit down and have a beeratCanal Park Brewing Co. Biking ridding on the boardwalk. So many things to do!! You have to take several days just in Canal Park to enjoy it all!!!

Visited September 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fulda
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
39 attraction reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Lots to do and very clean”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We always like walking the shops and seeing the sights in canal park. It is very clean and well maintained and we always feel safe there. I have never been there in the summer when it is packed so don’t know how crazy it gets. But in the off season it is really a delight to visit.

Visited October 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Duluth, Minnesota
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Lots of fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Looooove canal park! Love watching the big ore boats and all the people watching the boats! Love throwing rocks in the water and wading in the water. My kids love to ride the trolley (50 cents a person...cheap entertainment). There are so many little shops there that i have yet to visit everyone. There are many restaurants with great decks and patios. There are water fountains for kids to play in. I cant think of one thing i dont like about canal park...perhaps too many seagulls! Wear comfy shoes and be prepared for any type of weather and temps.

Things to do:
Lake walk
Shops
Restaurants
Maritime museum
Tour the large ore boat (willam irving)
Walk to end of peer/watch boats come in/watch lift bridge
People watch
Throw rocks in the lake
Trolley ride
Carriage rides
Rent bikes and bike ride
Fountains

Visited August 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Iowa
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“NICE area!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Beautiful area to sit by the lake, watch various vessels (boats!) go by and through the lift bridge! We also enjoyed the museum and walking through the Canal Park area. Fun to see the horse drawn carriages and simply people enjoying their day! Lots of little places to shop and eat! This area has something for everyone!

Visited September 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to Canal Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Canal Park, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Canal Park to your Saves list