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Address: Duluth, MN
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Watch seagulls soaring while you stroll around this popular spot, part of...

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.

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Fun times shopping, relaxing, eating, walking, touring and site seeing. Will be stopping here each fall.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2015
Jessica W
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Fun times shopping, relaxing, eating, walking, touring and site seeing. Will be stopping here each fall.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Just a great place to get out & stretch you legs. Walk out to the lighthouse, check the Maritime Museum, watch the sea gulls, and if you're lucky, see a freighter go under the Aerial Lift Bridge.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Canal Park is the main tourist area of Duluth, and is really one of the most fun parts of the city to explore. The location helps a lot, being nearly surrounded by water (harbor on one side, Lake Superior on the other), so the views are amazing when you need a break from the crowds. The Lakewalk is a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Probably the coolest tourist trap in Minnesota. It's a must! Lots of shops, restaurants, shipping history and natural beauty. Watch huge ships navigate the narrow canal, feed the seagulls, stroll the lakewalk, or even take a dip! Fun fun fun!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

The park is well designed for walkers to enjoy. The benches offer ample places to watch the Lake Superior boating traffic. Very beautiful sights. Ample parking available along the canal park as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Canal Park is such a fun little place to visit. For being on the smaller side there sure is something for everyone. Plenty of restaurants including Angie's Little Cantata, Red Lobster, Famous Dave's and of course Grandma's. Many other choices too. Parking is plentiful and there are a handful of little gift shops. We always stop at the Rocky Mountain... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

Nice shops and eating places medium to high priced. Lots of things to do and places to eat all within walking distance. A fun way to spend an afternoon and evening

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Cotton MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

Canal park offers something for everyone in every price range starting at Free!! You can spend a day enjoying the free things going to the maritime museum. This is a nice little museum right next to the original grandmother's restaurant. I often took my nieces and nephews here when we visited canal park and they all enjoyed it. It is... More 

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Lincoln, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

We spent time at the Maritime museum and the park area. So much to see, The shops in the area were fun to browse. We also watched a ship come in and go under the Ariel Bridge while we were there.

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ND
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

Located at the west end of the historic lift bridge here is an excellent history of great lakes shipping hosted by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Many ship wrecks relived and memorialized. Excellent displays, especially for kids education, on how ships are loaded and what products they carry to other great lakes and world ports. View huge commodity carrying... More 

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