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“The Place for food, entertainment and Lake Superior”
Review of Canal Park

Ranked #5 of 94 things to do in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Savage, Minnesota, United States
Level 6 Contributor
164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“The Place for food, entertainment and Lake Superior”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

Canal Park area has great hotels and is filled with great shops and restaurants. It is the hub of activity for Duluth. The boardwalk along Lake Superior is a must. You will have to pay for parking but many of the lots offer you the price paid discount at a particular restaurant or the movie theater. Once you park, you can walk anywhere - the Acquarium, the remodeled Marcus Theaters 10 screen movie theater, countless restaurants, ship tour, Vista Fleet harbor tour, etc.

Visited August 2013
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Winkler
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40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lots to do”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stop here on every visit to walk along to the lighthouse and hopefully see a big ship leaving or entering the harbour.
The little museum is very interesting. Go for a bike ride, feed the seagulls, people watch, or enjoy walking alongside the lake.

Visited August 2013
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Polebridge, Montana
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A Great Stop”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Always stop here on return visits. Walk the Boardwalk, Watch the ships arrive or depart. Enjoy one of many restaraunts, or strool around the Rose Garde4n or Leif Erison Park. Duluth at its Best!

Visited June 2013
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New Ulm, Minnesota, United States
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“What a fun area of Duluth!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

We loved Canal Park, with its shops, fountains, yummy treats, and of course, the ships arriving and departing. We were fortunate to see 2 1000 ft. ships leaving the 1st day and 2 700+ ft. ships arriving the next! While busy, the drivers were very patient with pedestrians. The lakewalk is such a great addition from the last time I came soooo long ago!

Visited August 2013
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Thank Connie S
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Cumberland, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Always fun to visit.”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

There is plenty of parking and you don't always have to pay for it, and it's also easy walking distance from downtown. There is lots of space, which is good, because there are also lots of people. You can walk down the breakwater to the light (gated in the winter), visit the Maritime Museum for free, walk across the lift bridge and dine at several stands or restaurants. Be prepared for the high prices of the food.

Visited November 2012
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