Lake Superior may be one of our largest attractions, and right out our back door, but there’s so much more to see and do in Duluth. Get an eagle’s eye view of Duluth, the lake and even Wisconsin on a clear day from Enger Tower or Hawks Ridge. Catch a show, concert, or sporting event at the DECC Amsoil Arena. Hit the slopes in the winter, or the Timber Twister all year round at Spirit Mountain. Experience our great lake up close by taking a Vista Cruise, charter a fishing boat, or join the brave swimmers and take a dip in the Lake.
329 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN 55802
There is something for everyone at the Adventure Zone of Canal Park! The Northland’s newest family attraction boasts over 50,000 square feet of fun featuring multi-level Laser Tag, Batting Cages, Mini Golf, the largest video/redemption arcade in the area, Vertical Endeavors rock climbing walls, a kid’s playground, an 18’ inflatable fire truck slide and more! Make us your party headquarters! Discount tickets available at front desk. (based on availability)
Aerial Lift Bridge
The Aerial Lift Bridge, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Minnesota, was constructed in 1904-1905 as the Aerial Ferry Bridge. Before that time, Park Point was only accessible by ferry boats and, during the winter months, a temporary suspension bridge.
Amicus Adventure Sailing
115 Marina RD Knife River, MN 55609
Captained charter sailing aboard Amicus II, a custom 40-foot steel sailboat. There is no better way to experience the fantastic Lake Superior shoreline. Day sails, evening sails, moonlight sails, and trips up to two weeks. Individuals, families and organized groups. Located in Knife River, 20 minutes north of Canal Park Lodge just off Hwy 61.
350 Harbor Dr. Duluth, MN 55802
Introducing the new AMSOIL Arena! After many years of discussion and planning, working closely with our partners at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and nearly three years after Duluth citizens voted overwhelmingly to help fund it, our new arena is now open. We have greatly expanded opportunities to enjoy our UMD men’s and women’s hockey teams, as well as major entertainers, more conventions, larger trade shows, and other events.
Bayfront Festival Park has a variety of event and activities throughout the year. In the winter months, there is ice skating, lights and the annual Warmer by the Lake event. In the summer enjoy an exciting array of festivals that feature music and food.
Duluth Children’s Museum
115 South 29th Ave West Duluth, MN 55806
The Duluth Children’s Museum, established in 1930, is the fifth oldest children’s museum in the nation. For General Information, please call 218.733.7543.
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)
350 Harbor Dr. Duluth, MN 55802
The DECC provides the ideal setting for meetings and conventions. The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center is designed to suit every group and is barrier-free in compliance with the ADA. For General Information, please call 218.722.5573.
323 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
Fully narrated sightseeing cruises. Daily trips scheduled May-Oct. During the cruise, you proceed under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge into Lake Superior. Then tour the harbor for a close view of busy grain elevators, lake freighters and saltwater ships from around the world.
Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate
3300 London Road, Duluth, MN 55804
Along the shore of Lake Superior, a 7.6-acre expanse of wooded land enfolds the 39-room Jacobean Revival mansion that is Minnesota’s premier historic house museum. The interiors of the mansion have endured, boasting nearly all of the same furnishings and décor that graced the rooms when estate was completed in 1908.
Great Lakes Aquarium
353 Harbor Dr. Duluth, MN 55802
Call 218-740-3474 for more information. Great Lakes Aquarium is open daily, year round. Discount tickets available at front desk. (based on availability)
Great Lakes Floating Maritime Museum
350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
When you buy a ticket to the Great Lakes Floating Maritime Museum you will be able to tour the William A. Irvin and U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Sundew. Open daily May-October, guided tours only.
I’d Rather Be Fishing Lake Superior
Minnesota Slip Bridge, Duluth, MN 55802, 218-428-0926
Ready to get out on the big lake, Gitche Gumee, the largest of the Great Lakes of North America? We are! Not only will you enjoy incredible views of Duluth, the north shore, and miles of crystal clear blue water, you’ll have the opportunity to catch some of the biggest fresh water fish around!
From 27th Avenue East to Bayfront Festival Park this 4.2 mile pathway named the Duluth Lakewalk traces the shore of Lake Superior, fronting the Duluth downtown area. Along the way you can take in the beauty of Lake Superior and the fascinating lure of a working port with foreign and domestic vessels sailing nearby.
Click here to view the Lakewalk Map
Click here to view the Lakewalk Etiquette
Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
(US Army Corps of Engineers)
600 Lake Avenue South
Duluth, MN 55802
Canal Park’s Lake Superior Marine Museum, drawing more visitors than any other museum on Lake Superior. Film shows, model ships and exhibits featuring the commercial shipping of Lake Superior and the Duluth-Superior Harbor. Open year-round. No admission. Programs always free
Richard I. Bong World War II Heritage Center
305 Harbor View Parkway. Superior, WI 54880
The Richard I. Bong World War II Heritage Center was created to honor and remember all those who fought and died, worked and waited during World War II. From the moment you walk through our doors, you will travel back to a time when ordinary people became extraordinary heroes.
9500 Spirit Mountain Place, Duluth, MN 55810
When you play at Spirit Mountain next winter, your ski trip will be so much more than skiing! Spirit Mountain offers great “Stay and Ski” packages during the winter months with many of the Duluth area hotels! NEW – Summer adventure park!
Discount tickets available at front desk. (based on availability)
329 South Lake Avenue Duluth, MN
Numerous top rope climbs, auto belays, a bouldering area, hand-carved cracks and sport lead climbing, plus they offer indoor and outdoor lessons, youth programs, group events, birthday parties and much more. Check out their complete pro shop offering a large selection of climbing gear.