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Adventure Zone
329 Lake Avenue South
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 740-4000
Fax: (218) 740-4003
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 Laser Tag, Batting Cages, mini golf, the largest video/redemption arcade in the area, Vertical Endeavor’s rock climbing walls, a kid’s playground, an 18’ inflatable fire truck slide and more! Make us your party headquarters!

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Beaver Air Tours by Lake Country Air Service
5000 Minnesota Ave. Hanger #9
Duluth, MN 55802
(612) 812-1223
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Twin Ports in the famous de Havilland Beaver seaplane. Soar over mansions, ore docks, historic sites and more with window seats and personalized headsets for a smooth, narrated tour with your experienced pilot. Tours are offered until mid-October and can accommodate groups of up to seven individuals (weight limitations apply). Flight times range from 10 minutes to an hour long, depending on the number of passengers. Custom trips, charters and hourly rates are also available.

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial
The memorial is located at Second Avenue East and First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 336-2990
Fax: (218) 722-3189
“It is by remembering the injustice of our past that we learn to live with justice in the future.” Likenesses of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie are enshrined by a solemn memorial in downtown Duluth, right at the intersection where, in 1920, they were victims of a lynch mob. Falsely accused of rape, the three young African- Americans were dragged from jail, tried on the street in front of 5,000-10,000 people, and then hanged in the chaos that ensued. It was perhaps the worst day in Duluth’s history, but the opening of this memorial in 2003 helps begin the healing of the wounds of our past. All are welcome to attend the Day of Remembrance observance held annually at the Memorial on June 15.

Duluth Children's Museum
115 South 29th Avenue West
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 733-7543

The Duluth Children’s Museum has educated and inspired children for over 80 years. We realize that play is essential to our positive mental, physical, social and emotional development. Play is so important to child development that the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights has determined that play is a basic right of every child. From a dinosaur dig to balls and ramps, our creative and interactive exhibits and programs are designed to spark children’s curiosity through play, learning and discovery. The Duluth Children’s Museum educates children through Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math (STEAM Learning) and developing creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills.

WINTER HOURS:(Day after Labor Day through Memorial Day)
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

SUMMER HOURS: (Day after Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Members are always free
Regular rates: $7.50 per visitors over 1 year-old
Traveling Exhibit Rates: $12.50 per visitor over 1 year-old (May 30, 2016 - September 12, 2016)

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Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-5573, General Information;(218) 727-4344 Ticket Information
(800) 628-8385, Meeting Information
Fax: (218) 722-4247
Duluth is the perfect green city to combine business with pleasure. The DECC provides the ideal setting for meetings and conventions. It is within walking distance to over 1,600 hotel rooms, unique shops and tempting restaurants. Panoramic views of the Aerial Lift Bridge and Lake Superior is the backdrop for our 250,000-sq.-ft. facility. We boast the second largest ballroom in the state with two convention centers. We feature our own internal Catering and Exposition Services Department to make planning your event a breeze. Ample parking with a new ramp makes it easy and accessible to downtown and for event parking at the DECC and the William A. Irvin.

As a community center, the DECC is the proud home of:
• Broadway in Duluth
• Concerts
• Corporate and public events
• Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra
• Home and Sport Shows
• Minnesota Ballet
• UMD Men’s and Women’s Bulldog Hockey

The DECC is a nationally recognized leader in reducing energy use, reusing products, and recycling waste. We are proud to have been honored with the Lake Superior Binational Forum Stewardship Award, and the MN Great Governor’s Award for our environmental stewardship. The new AMSOIL Arena is now complete and the facility will proudly receive Gold LEED (Leader in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

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Duluth Huskies Baseball Club
Historic Wade Stadium 34th Avenue West & Grand Avenue
116 West Superior, Duluth, MN 55802 (main office)
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 786-9909
Fax: (218) 786-9001
Come out and enjoy quality family entertainment at historic Wade Municipal Stadium right here in Duluth.

Now entering their 11th season in the Northwoods League, the Huskies have established themselves as perennial contenders by bringing in the best college players from the strongest baseball programs in the country.

During the Huskies first 10 seasons, seven former Duluth players have reached Major League Baseball. Players are exposed to a high level of play and showcase their talent before professional scouts. The team plays 70 games in 75 days from late May through mid-August and operates the same as minor league professional organizations.

Tickets can be purchased over the phone, online or at the box office. Group outing rates are available if purchased in advance. Come root for the home team!

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Duluth Playhouse, The
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 733-7555
Fax: (218) 733-7554
The Duluth Playhouse brings the finest in entertainment and theatre arts to Minnesota’s Northeast Region. Featuring local and professional artists, the Playhouse hosts a year-round season of live theatre. The Play Ground, our satellite theatre, is an alternative performing arts venue offering engaging, though-provoking programming in all disciplines-theatre, dance, music, poetry, art, film and the spoken word. And our newest addition, the Conservatory for the Performing Arts, provides innovative performing arts education for children and adults in acting, music & dance year round. Between the Playhouse, Children’s Theatre, Play Ground Theatre and the Conservatory for the Performing Arts there are endless opportunities for everyone.

2015 Children’s Theatre Shows

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr.
January 22-25

Shrek the Musical
March 12-22

Tickets: Adults $12.00-$15.00
Youth $10.00 - $12.00

Designated accessible parking or off-street parking, accessible entrance, accessible restrooms.

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Edge, The (Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark)
2400 London Road
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 728-3601
Fax: (218) 728-3727
Imagine a Polynesian indoor waterpark that is 30,000-square-feet of pure, water-soaked fun! That’s exactly what visitors will find at “The Edge” in Duluth, Minnesota. The Edge takes guests far away to a tropical island–with an exploding volcano and Polynesian-themed water adventures all around. Eat, drink and relax at Tiki Tom’s Oasis & Grill. Hours of tropical entertainment for the kids in our 2,000-square-foot arcade. Two four-story slides will take guests on thrilling rides that end in our splash pool. The Edge also features a large interactive children’s wet and wild play area. For more information, log onto or call for reservations. Slide into the fun and book your reservations now!

Winter Hours: Mon-Thurs/ 8 am-12 pm, 4 pm-9 pm, Fri-Sun/ 8 am-10 pm

Summer Hours: 8 am-10 pm daily.
Hours subject to change.

Admission is complimentary with guest room. Fully accessible.

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Fond-du-Luth Casino
129 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-0280
(800) 873-0280
Fax: (218) 722-7505
There’s always something for everyone amid the excitement and glamour of Fond-du-Luth Casino conveniently located in downtown Duluth. We have over 750 of your favorite video slot machines ranging from penny, two cent, nickel, quarter and dollar with all slot machines ticket in/ticket out. We also have Blackjack tables with betting limits from $3-$1,000. Membership is FREE—sign up today. Fond-du-Luth Casino also offers concessions with a full-service lounge and all your favorite beverages. All customers must be at least 18 years of age to game.

Open 24 hours every day.

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Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate
3300 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804
(218) 726-8910
(888) 454-GLEN
Fax: (218) 726-8911

Feel the Presence of the Past

Historic Glensheen offers grand opulence and regional history at its 39-room mansion located on our seven-acre, lakeside estate. With its intact 1908 collection and lively tour incorporating family stories, no wonder it’s been voted Duluth’s #1 attraction and #1 museum by readers of Duluth/Superior Magazine.

In addition to mansion tours, visitors may also take the new Grand Gardens & Trails tour. This guided walk satisfies history buffs and green thumbs alike with Chester Congdon’s vision for his sustainable estate. Enjoy the handcrafted details, a stroll over our stone bridge or just sit in one of our Adirondack chairs by Lake Superior.

Open year-round; call or visit the Web site for days and hours.

Click on the following link to view the Glensheen Historic Estate video. Glensheen Historic Estate.

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Great Lakes Aquarium
353 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 740-FISH (3474)
Fax: (218) 740-2020
Great Lakes Aquarium is located on the harbor in Duluth, just off exit 256B on I-35. This hands-on discovery center inspires guests to explore animals and habitats found in the Great Lakes Basin and other waters of the world. Visitors experience the geologic forces that shaped Lake Superior; watch as divers feed fish in a massive, two-story tank; raise and lower locks on a scale model of the Great Lakes; witness a shapeshifting octopus; and pet young sturgeon and freshwater stingrays. Exhibits showcase 205 different species of fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals providing a unique window into watery worlds. The Aquarium is currently home to more than 900 animals in all. Visitors of all ages will be captivated gazing at swimming seahorses, feeding lively rainbow and brook trout, and watching our river otters at play. A changeable exhibit gallery, designed to interpret marine animals and habitat, currently features “Masters of Disguise” highlighting animals that use camouflage, mimicry and trickery to hide in plain sight.

Special rates offered for groups of 10 or more, birthday parties, wedding receptions, family reunions, corporate events and more! Call (218) 740-2027 for more information about group rates. Great Lakes Aquarium keeps its visitors and members coming back year after year. Stop by and see why. Please visit our website or call to learn about the adventures that await you at Great Lakes Aquarium.

Allow 1-hour minimum. Open 10am to 6pm daily throughout the year. Admission $16.50; over 62, $13.50; ages 3-12, $10.50; ages 13-17 $12.50; ages 2 and under, FREE!

Free admission to our gift shop where you’ll find unique aquarium souvenirs and gifts from “up north.”

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Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad
7100 Grand Avenue (across from the Lake Superior Zoo, behind the Little Store)
Duluth, MN 55816
Join the fun of traveling the first railroad route into Duluth, a 6 mile historic train journey following the beautiful St. Louis River Corridor in West Duluth. The one hour, forty minute ride is filled with history, wildlife and incredible scenery. This ride is the closest view of the river without getting wet! Check out the two vintage 100 year old passenger coaches and the 1946 switch engine. Step outside to the outdoor Safari Car and experience nature at its best! Wander through the cars freely.

Listen to the narration that includes rich Ojibwa history and learn about local land marks such as:
• Beaver Dam
• Munger Landing
• Clough Island
• Blackmere Curve
• Spirit Island
• Skimmer Pond
• Mud Lake
• Oliver Bridge
• Plus more!!

See views of Duluth that only can be seen by the train with unobstructed views of the lush forest and panoramic views overlooking Wisconsin. See islands that can only be seen by rail road or water. Travel along the 12,000 acre freshwater estuary that has some of the best walleye, muskie and bass fishing in the state.

Enjoy watching the yellow switch engine as it uncouples from the west-bound train and circles over to the opposite end to couple back up to the train to head east to the Ticket Office. Take an engine tour before the ride, meet the crew – Conductor, Engineer, Fireman, Narrator, and Car Host- and take lots of photos along the way. This ride is a one of a kind, unique rail road experience!

Be sure to join us for the fall color show when the trees in the River Corridor show off, it is spectacular!

2015 Season:
June 13, 2015, through October 11, 2015 Saturdays and Sundays only
Departs at 10:30am and 1:30pm
Adults $13.50, Children (4-12 yrs) $8.00
Three years and younger ride free

Charters Available

Depart from the LS&M parking lot in West Duluth, just across Grand Avenue from the Lake Superior Zoo. Please arrive about 20 minutes prior to departure to purchase tickets and board the train. Allow time to tour the engine, if available. Check out the web-site at & Facebook Page or call 218-624-7549 for more information.

From Downtown/Waterfront: South on I-35 Left exit (251B) Grand Avenue Left just before Little Store

From South: North on I-35 Right exit (251a) Cody St Right on 59th Ave W Right on Grand Ave Left just before Little Store

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Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
(US Army Corps of Engineers)

600 South Lake Avenue
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 720-5260;Boatwatchers Hotline, 24 hours in season,(218) 722-6489
Fax: (218) 720-5270
Film shows, model ships and exhibits featuring commercial shipping activities on Lake Superior and in the Duluth-Superior Harbor. At Canal Park, you are within yards of giant lake carriers and foreign ships as they pass under the world-famous Aerial Lift Bridge. While you are there, sit back and enjoy the beautiful gulls and walk along the canal’s piers to its lighthouses. New exhibits on lighthouses and vessel traffic opened with assistance from the Lake Superior Marine Museum Association which operates a small gift shop. Open year-round. No admission. Programs always free. Groups must register in advance. It’s the boat watcher’s paradise. Come and enjoy it.

Spring (mid-March thru May): 10am-4:30pm daily; Fri. and Sat. closing at 6pm

Summer (June thru mid-Oct): 10am-9pm daily

Fall (mid-Oct thru mid-Dec): 10am-4:30pm daily

Winter (mid-Dec thru mid-March): 10am-4:30pm Fri, Sat, and Sun.

Free admission. Handicap access via inside elevator and outside ramp. Restrooms are accessible.

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Lake Superior Railroad Museum
The Depot, downtown Duluth
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 733-7590; (218) 727-8025 ext. 503 (programs/tours)
Fax: (218) 733-7596
Climb up in the cab of one of the world’s largest steam locomotives and take the throttle of the huge Yellowstone Class Mallet. Experience what the trainmen saw, sitting high in the cupola of a wooden caboose, and learn why they called the last car on a train “the crummy.” Imagine what dining on the rails was like as you marvel at one-of-a-kind dining car china and table settings displayed in a restored, turn-of-the-century coach. The history of railroading in Minnesota starts with the state’s first steam locomotive, the William A. Crooks, shown on Track Seven. From steam-powered rotary snow removal equipment to a FREE trolley ride, there’s something for everyone at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Plan to spend several hours here and bring your camera!

Summer Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day 9:30am-6pm daily

Winter Hours: Mon-Sat/10am-5pm and Sun/1pm-5pm.

Combo tickets let you save money on a tour of the museum, the Depot and a ride on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.

Call for group rates and special accessibility information. Combo tickets let you save money on a tour of the museum, the Depot and a ride on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.

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Lake Superior Zoo
(72nd Avenue West & Grand Avenue)
7210 Fremont Street
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 730-4500
Fax: (218) 723-3750

Duluth's Wild Side!
If you’re looking for fun things to do in Duluth, MN, you’ve come to the right place. Located just 10 minutes from downtown/Canal Park, the Lake Superior Zoo offers a one-of-a-kind experience for animal lovers of all ages. The zoo is home to numerous endangered and threatened animals such as snow leopard, Amur tiger, swamp monkeys, ring-tailed lemurs, Pallas’ cats, Angolan colobus, and more. Be sure to check out the daily animal enrichment schedule, designed to excite both animals and visitors alike. Explore the zoo’s beautiful 16 acre park, located at the base of Spirit Mountain and on the banks of Kingsbury Creek. Enjoy waterfalls, bridges, wildlife, hiking trails and more. The zoo’s other amenities include the Tiger’s Paw Gift Shop featuring souvenirs, Trouble’s a Brewin’ coffee and fair trade gift items from around the world, the Zoo Train (seasonal), stroller and wagon rentals, free parking, the Safari Café (seasonal), special tours, group discounts, and private and after-hours rentals. Visit for a complete list of offerings, upcoming special events, and today’s schedule. Open year-round, seven days a week. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

(June-September) 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(October-May) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium
1023 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 726-7129
Fax: (218) 726-8275
Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium offers videos, documentaries, and dark-sky shows in 360` - full-dome theater format with surround sound. Public shows are offered Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 pm and 7 pm. All programs are followed by a planetarium dark-sky show and outdoor telescope viewing Friday evenings (weather permitting). Visit the gift shop and explore the exhibits.

North Shore Scenic Railroad
The Depot, downtown Duluth
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-1273
(800) 423-1273
Fax: (218) 733-7596
A conductor checks your ticket and calls out “All Aboard!” Three short blasts of the whistle and your adventure begins. As the train pulls out of the historic Union Depot in downtown Duluth, your narrator explains the history of our region and the role that railroads played in its development. Two lines of steel lead the train through the city, Canal Park, along the rugged shoreline of Lake Superior and deep into the majestic Northwoods. Riding in vintage open and air-conditioned coaches, you’ll cross over North Shore rivers that splash and tumble towards Lake Superior. Riding the train is great fun! Excursions run seven days a week during the summer, weekends in the spring and fall. Take the 1 1/2-hour Lester River Trip, a six-hour excursion to Two Harbors or the popular family “Pizza Train.” There are “Elegant Dinner Trains,” “Murder Mystery Trains,” “The Grandma’s Marathon Special” and others. Call for group rates and special charters. Trains depart from behind the Depot, May-Oct. Call for accessibility information. Combo tickets earn a generous discount to visit the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, the Depot, which includes three museums, including the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and two art galleries.

NEW−Steam Train weekends in September and October. Call for reservations.

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Positive Energy Outdoors
15 miles N of Duluth near Island Lake
Duluth, MN 55803
(218) 391-0147/(218) 428-5990

Dog Sledding/Skijoring – Help harness our friendly Alaskan huskies and enjoy expert instruction on trails rivaling the BWCAW.

Draft Horses – Sleigh and wagon rides, learn to harness and drive or just enjoy the ride.

Rock Climbing – In Duluth and up the shore, climbing for all ages and abilities—ask about winter ice climbing ½-day to full-day trips!

Kayaking – Private Inland lake just north of Duluth or Lake Superior at Two Harbors, Split Rock Lighthouse or the fantastic sea cliffs of Shovel Point or Palisade Head. Kids love our youth-sized kayaks! Safety skills and big water techniques or leisurely tours, kayak fishing options.

Team Building – Portable climbing wall and/or group challenges expertly facilitated and processed.

Positive Energy Outdoor (ed)Ventures is at 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and proceeds from Outdoor (ed)Ventures programming benefits outings for youth agencies in the Twin Ports region.

S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-7876; (218) 727-0022
The William A. Irvin was the proud flagship of the U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes Fleet. The Irvin provided elegance and comfort to the dignitaries and guests it carried. From the millions of tons of iron ore loaded, to its magnificently appointed wood-paneled staterooms and fine dining, the Irvin was the pride of the fleet.

Open daily May-October, guided tours only.

Call for admission rates. Group rates available for groups of 20 or more by calling (218) 623-1236. Located in the Minnesota Slip in the heart of Canal Park just across from the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).

Kids 10 and under get in FREE with paid adult!

Check out for information on the William A. Irvin Haunted Ship!

Spirit Mountain Adventure Park
9500 Spirit Mountain Place
Duluth, MN 55810
(218) 628-2891
(800) 642-6377
Fax: (218) 624-0213
Hop on the “Timber Twister” Alpine Coaster or the “Timber Flyer” Zip Line for year-round fun unlike anything in the Midwest. In the warmer months you can play 9 holes of Mini Golf, take a scenic chairlift ride, or try our NEW lift-access downhill mountain bike trails. And in the brisker months you can zip down the snowcovered slopes at the NEW 4-lane Snow Tubing Park.

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Spirit Mountain Recreation Area
9500 Spirit Mountain Place
Duluth, 55810
(218) 628-2891
(800) 642-6377
Fax: (218) 624-0213
Some of the best skiing this side of the Rockies! With over 175 skiable acres on 22 runs, the biggest Terrain Park in the Midwest, 22km of cross-country ski trails, and the best snowmaking and grooming equipment available, Spirit Mountain is designed to please everyone. With a brand NEW Spirit Express II chairlift, and a NEW base chalet in 2013, the on-slope experience has never been better! And for those in your party who don’t ski, we have several winter activities available at our Adventure Park, including snow tubing. Spirit Mountain also offers a variety of family and group rates, as well as incredible lift ticket and lodging packages. For more information, call (800) 642-6377 or (218) 628-2891.

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St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, The Depot
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 727-8025
(888) 733-5833
Fax: (218) 733-7506
Today, heritage steam locomotives and their antique, gilded, wooden coaches wait trackside in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, home of the Midwest’s largest indoor train collection. (See Lake Superior Railroad Museum and North Shore Scenic Railroad.) Also, walk the streets of Depot Square, a realistic, life-size depiction of downtown Duluth at the turn of the century. One low-priced admission ticket lets you enjoy the railroad museum plus the St. Louis Historical Society’s exhibits featuring regional history, and the Duluth Art Institute’s two galleries. The Depot is also home to the Duluth Playhouse Theater and three other area performing arts organizations including the Minnesota Ballet, Matinee Musicale and Arrowhead Chorale. Two unique museum stores offer rare items relating to the building’s past and current use.

Summer Hours: Memorial Day- Labor Day/9:30am-6pm daily.

Winter Hours: Mon-Sat/ 10am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm

Call for group rates, guided tours, and special exhibit information.

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The Waterfront Sculpture Walk
Duluth's Waterfront
Duluth, MN

Offering more than beautiful lake views and charming shops and restaurants, Duluth's waterfront is an expression of art. A series of prized sculptures representing the social, cultural and historical values of Duluth and its Sister Cities in Vaxjo, Sweden; Thunder Bay, Ontario; Perozavodsk, Russia; and Ohara, Japan, create a casual stroll through an outdoor gallery of international art.

Top Hat Carriage Service
408 1/2 Canal Park Drive - Corner of Morse & Canal Park Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 269-3251
Enjoy a romantic, old-fashioned carriage ride May-Oct in Duluth’s Canal Park. These horse-drawn rides give you a tour of Canal Park’s many sights and take you along the shore of Lake Superior. Rides begin in the Marine Museum parking lot next to the canal where the huge oceangoing ships enter the harbor. No reservations needed. Operating from early afternoon until after dark. Also, consider a wedding (or other event) carriage ride in Canal Park, the Rose Garden or other location of your choice.

Want to Autumn hike and set up a remote luxury camp in the Northwoods of Minnesota or Wisconsin? Leave your backpack at home. Our horses will carry all your gear. Also, Sept and Oct Leaf Turning carriage rides are available for groups of 15 to 30 on Duluth’s spectacular East Hillside and quaint Seven Bridges Road.

Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota, Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 726-8222 or (218) 726-7832
Fax: (218) 726-8503

Collecting and interpreting art from around the world and developing exhibitions and programs for education in the arts.

With a permanent collection of over 7,000 art objects representing a range of cultures and periods of art history, the Tweed Museum of Art is a major cultural and educational resource for the community on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. The Tweed Museum of Art aims to inspire visitors of all ages and backgrounds who will find images, art objects, and educational programs that foster an understanding and an appreciation of art. The Museum Store offers handcrafted and unique art merchandise.

Tues/9am-8pm; Wed-Fri/9am-4:30pm; Sat & Sun/1-5pm; closed Mondays and University holidays.

Free and open to the public. UMD is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Barrier free.

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Vertical Endeavors Indoor Rock Climbing Facility
329 South Lake Avenue
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 279-9980
Fax: (218) 279-9982
Our facility beckons visitors with the giant VE logo on our front wall. Once inside, the center point is a giant lighthouse which truly gives it a North Shore feel. Vertical Endeavors features climbing surfaces reaching heights of up to 42 feet. A large bouldering cave rounds out what is one of the Midwest’s most impressive indoor climbing facilities. Vertical Endeavors is a full service climbing facility offering indoor and outdoor lessons, kids programs–including birthday parties, scout troops, church youth groups, day camps and many others. Our experiential and teambuilding programs are perfect for sports teams, corporate and non-profit groups. A complete pro-shop makes fulfilling all of your climbing needs affordable and convenient. Special discounts are available for members. Stay tuned to for details on all of the ongoing programs and upcoming events. *A Liability Waiver must be filled out completely by each climber or climber’s parent or court appointed legal guardian prior to participation.

BONUS: One day pass at our gym allows you to come and go throughout the day, at any time during our hours of operation. This means you can enjoy lunch in Canal Park or take a break at the hotel and still come back and climb!

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Weekday $12.00 +tax
Weekend $12.00 +tax

$45 family of 4*
$10/ each additional family member
Prices includes All Day Passes & Harness Rentals
*Parents and their children ages 18 or under who live together.

Rental Package $10.00 +tax
Single Rental Item $4.00 +tax
Helmet $1.00 +tax

Vista Fleet Sightseeing & Dining Cruises
Waterfront side of the (DECC) Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
323 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-6218
(877) 883-4002
Fax: (218) 722-0448
No trip to Duluth is complete without experiencing the majestic beauty of Lake Superior aboard the Vista Fleet! Choose Your Cruise; from our sensational sunset dinner cruises catered by Savories Catering, exciting narrated sightseeing tours, relaxing cocktail cruises, and delightful ice cream and pizza cruises with entertainment for the whole family. Experience the wonders of Lake Superior as we cruise next to 1,000-foot lake freighters and oceangoing vessels to take in the activities of the Twin Ports harbor. See lighthouses, ships, beautiful waters and more during your narrated tour aboard the Vista Fleet. Daily May-October. Call for individual and group rates and schedule information. Wheelchair accessible on the 1st deck only.

Please call or visit our website for the current cruise schedule and specials! Schedule varies throughout our season and is subject to change and cancellations.

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Zeitgeist Arts
222 East Superior Street, Suite 326
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-9100/ (218) 336-1360
Fax: (218) 726-5431
At Zeitgeist Arts, you'll enjoy fresh American Cuisine, Duluth's newest movie theater, and an intimate, highquality performance theater. Enjoy a beer or a glass of wine with your movie or show, and the satisfaction that you are supporting the local arts and positive community development. Zeitgeist Arts is owned and operated by the A.H. Zeppa Family Foundation, and all proceeds go to supporting its charitable work. Arts Cafe open Mon-Sat, 11am-10pm week nights, 11am-midnight Fri/Sat; Zinema 2 Movie Theater open daily for matinee and evenings; Teatro Zuccone open as scheduled. Admission fee varies.

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Fairlawn Mansion Museum/Superior Public Museums
906 East Second Street
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 394-5712
Fax: (715) 394-2043
Fairlawn was built in 1890 as the family estate of Martin Pattison, lumber and mining millionaire and 3-term mayor of Superior. This 42-room mansion recalls Superior’s boomtown days, as well as its unique, 40-year history as a Children’s Home. Today’s visitors will be impressed by the fully restored exterior and main floor rooms, with exotic woodwork, lush fabrics and spectacular, handpainted ceilings. Open year-round. $9 for adults; $7.50 for seniors (62+) and students; children 5 and under free.

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center
305 Harbor View Parkway
Belknap & Hwys 2/53
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 392-7151
(888) 816-WWII (9944)
Fax: (715) 395-5526

A tribute to all those who fought and died, worked and waited.
Consider times when ordinary people are called on to do extraordinary things...a young farm boy takes to the sky in defense of our freedoms and makes his mark on the world...we take a stand on protecting democracy and our sons and daughters answer the call.These are the stories of our veterans-the people who have put their lives on hold to make sure we sleep safely under the blanket of Freedom. Immerse yourself in their stories and learn about Dick Bong, the US’s leading fighter pilot, and see first-hand an example of a rare P-38 Lightning, the aircraft Our“Ace of Aces” flew to fame.

Hours of Operation:
Summer (Mid-May to Mid-Oct)
Mon-Sat/9am-5pm, Sun/Noon-5pm

Winter (Mid-Oct to Mid-May)

Admission: Adults $9, Seniors and students $8. Children 7-12, $7. Children 5 and under-free. Active duty military-free. Special family and group rates available; please call for information on special programs. ADA Compliant. Easy in and out for Bus Tours.

Completely Accessible Facility

Sawtooth Mountain Park at Lutsen Mountains
90 minutes NE of Duluth on Lake Superior's North Shore
467 Ski Hill Road
Lutsen, MN 55612
(218) 663-7281
A full day of family fun. MOUNTAIN TRAM: Two-mile ride in enclosed four-person aerial gondola to Moose Mountain summit. Scenic views of Lake Superior and North Shore mountains. Hiking Trails. Mountaintop Restaurant. Spectacular Fall Colors. ALPINE SLIDE: A summer luge run, fun for all ages. Scenic chairlift ride to the summit of Eagle Mountain, followed by an exhilarating sled ride down through dips and hairpin curves. HOMESTEAD STABLES: Horseback riding through the Sawtooth Mountains. Trail Rides. Lunch Rides. Dinner Rides. MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK: 30 miles of designated bike trails. Lift access to mountaintop trails. Rental bikes available. Open mid-May through mid-October 10am - 5pm.

Superior Whitewater Raft Tours/Sea Kayak Tours & Rentals
950 Chestnut Avenue
Carlton, 55718
(218) 384-4637

Professionally Guided Raft Tours
Here’s your chance to explore the wet, wild and wonderful world of whitewater rafting! Superior Whitewater Rafting is located on the St. Louis River in Carlton, just 15 miles south of Duluth. On-water trip time is 2 to 3 hours. Everything is supplied—equipment, shuttle service and the friendliest, most experienced guides you’ll find on any river trip. Cost is only $40 per person. Ask us about our Special Youth and Adult Group Rates.

Trips are run daily, May through Sept.

Four to six persons share a raft (you’ll be paired up with others to fill a raft if necessary). No experience required. Trips are ideal for both beginners and seasoned paddlers. To participate in our Raft Tours you must be in good health and meet our minimum age of 12 years. Our Sea Kayak Rentals/ Tours on beautiful Lake Carlton cost $10 per person per hour and are suitable for everyone—no special requirements.

For THRILLS, EXCITEMENT, and an ADVENTURE you’ll long remember, call (218) 384-4637 (10am-8pm) for more information, or to make reservations. You’re in for a treat!

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