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The Duluth Experience

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Experience Outdoor Adventure, Epic Storytelling and Locally Crafted Beer If you’re looking to connect with the local craft beer scene, learn about Duluth’s rich history, or experience the epic outdoor adventures that make Duluth the #1 outdoor...more
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211 E 2nd St, Suite 4, Duluth, MN 55805-1911
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fantastic day with great friends! Our tour guides were super accommodating, and our beer glasses were always full. Great way to explore Duluth. Will definitely try more Duluth Experience field trips.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pattim580
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dave and Courtney did a great job with our group of seven. We were on the bus with other fun people, and Dave helped everyone feel comfortable right away. The three brewery tours were informative, interesting and really fun. Can't wait to do the Curling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 150shelli
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 150shelli! Thanks for taking the time to post your review. What a fun day exploring the craft beer scene with a crew of Bennies... what more could you ask for?! Thanks again for joining us ~Dave

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time touring the three breweries and also found some good places to eat. Kris and Dave were very good guides. We pick up so much little tidbits of info on tours like this. Thanks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bud M
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bud! Thanks again for joining us. Kris and I really enjoyed your group - what a fun evening of beer sampling. I really appreciate the review and I look forward to (hopefully) seeing you again in the future! Cheers! ~Dave

Reviewed December 7, 2018

Kris and Courtney were great! We toured three very different breweries and tasted a lot of good beer! The brewers were all knowledgeable and passionate about their work and very entertaining. We had a lot of fun and learned a lot about Duluth and beer.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DebFromSD
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

DebFromSD! Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am so happy to know that you enjoyed the Brew Tour. We are proud of our local breweries here in The Twin Ports and you got to taste a bunch of great brews....More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

4 of us went on the curling and brews experience and had a blast. We are all local from the Duluth area, and enjoyed learning about and trying our luck at the sport of curling at the historic Duluth Curling Club. We had great teachers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DK178
DaveGrandmaison, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hiya D K! Thanks for joining us on our inaugural Curling & Brews Experience! I'm thrilled to know that you enjoyed the event. We also had an amazing group of guests - including you(!) - and both Nick and I had a blast ourselves. Curling......More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Toured the Bent Paddle craft brewery.... very entertaining with free sample glass and choice of all of the craft brews available....the double dark( with espresso infused in the Brew) is excellent!!... Then followed up with a driving tour around Duluth highlighting the dark side, i.e...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank william m
DaveGrandmaison, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hello william m. Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts on The Dark History Bus Tour. I'm glad you enjoyed the experience... the big secret for me is wondering how we could have earned that 5th star! LOL. Regardless, I am happy...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

I went on a dark history bus tour of Duluth. I had a lot of fun and it was very interesting. The guides showed us different historical and haunted sites of Duluth. At the end of the tour, they took the group to Blacklist Ales...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy M
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thanks Tammy M! It's helpful for us to see reviews like yours so we can better understand what elements of our tours folks key in on. With great partners like Blacklist Artisan Ales we are able to incorporate a bit of dark beer while we...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

The tour guide and bus driver were very friendly and knowledgeable for this history tour. It was great to ride around town in a pass in the evening learning about some of the darker history in Duluth. I would recommend that to tourists and locals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise B
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Denise B! Thanks again for joining The Dark History Bus Tour... we love seeing reviews like this and we really appreciate your support. We worked hard to make this tour fun, engaging, and historically accurate. I'm happy to see that you enjoyed the experience. Thanks!...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely recommend The Duluth Experience Tour for anyone! It was very hands on, interactive, and very informative! Me and my boyfriend learned alot about Duluth that we did not know before but not only that but we were shown different places and buildings that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kyiapresswood
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you so much Akyia! I'm thrilled to know that you and Derek enjoyed the History & Sightseeing Bus Tour. We really appreciate your support and the fact that you took the time to post your review here on TripAdvisor. I can't wait to share...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

We have taken a lot of these types of tours around the country. This one was the best we have been on. The guys were friendly, engaging and entertaining. They make the tour more like a conversations between friends. They encouraged questions and if they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William E
TheDuluthExp, Owner at The Duluth Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

William E! Thank you so much for posting your review. It really means a lot to our Team to see this type of feedback. It's encouraging and helpful for always improving our delivery and service. I am happy to know you enjoyed the experience. Cheers!...More

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FaithP62
June 10, 2018|
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Response from TheDuluthExp | Property representative |
Hi Faith. We have a monthly calendar of events on our website. We also maintain a list of upcoming events on our Facebook Page. You could also check out the Visit Duluth calendar. Unfortunately, Trip Advisor will not allow... More
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Cathryn G
October 21, 2017|
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Response from DaveGrandmaison | Property representative |
The brewery tours are $79/person. Thanks Jill M! Cathryn - you can always give The Duluth Experience a call for availability and info. Cheers!
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missingireland2013
August 15, 2017|
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Response from TheDuluthExp | Property representative |
Howdy. Wheels of Fun in Canal Park... no idea about cost.
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