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Top 10 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Duluth

Head north for some of the greatest outdoor winter recreation in the country

By: Mackenzie Lobby Havey, www.rootsrated.com | February 9, 2015

Named the "Best Town Ever" by Outside Magazine in 2014, Duluth is a mecca for outdoor adventure. The port city sits at the far west point of the Great Lakes on the north shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. It is also home to Superior National Forest's headquarters, making it the perfect destination for outdoor-loving city slickers looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Twin Cities.

While everyone enjoys going up north in the summer, the hardiest folks can find plenty to do in Duluth during the winter months. In fact, it's perhaps the best time of year to go. Not only do you avoid the crowds December through March, you also have the chance to take advantage of a long list of outdoor activities that are only available when the mercury drops. We've rounded up some of our favorite adventures in and around the Duluth area to give you a jumpstart on your next winter day trip or weekend getaway.

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