75 Fun Things To Do In Duluth

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Beautiful views of Lake Superior, rocky bluffs, and lush green forests make Duluth, MN an epic vacation spot. This beautiful port town sits on the edge of the largest freshwater lake and is home to an abundance of attractions and fun things to do. And after you get done exploring Duluth, make sure you take a trip around to see the rest of Minnesota!

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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Experience some of the most spectacular scenery along Minnesota’s North Shore Scenic Drive

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Lakewalk

Walk along the largest freshwater lake in the world at Lakewalk

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Aerial Lift Bridge

Hang out at Aerial Lift Bridge, the iconic landmark of Duluth

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Canal Park

Watch seagulls soaring while you stroll around the famous Canal Park

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Enger Park and Tower

Take in the spectacular views of Duluth Harbor at Enger Park and Tower

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Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate

Take a slice of turn-of-the-last-century opulence at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate

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Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

Step back in time at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center; to relive the interesting history of Duluth

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The Duluth Experience

Go on a fat tire bike winter adventure with The Duluth Experience

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S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum

Go up to the scary haunted ship; S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum

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Park Point

Take a scenic magical stroll along the lakeshore at Park Point

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Spirit Mountain

Have an absolute winter blast skiing & snowboarding at Spirit Mountain

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Positive Energy Outdoors

Kayak, canoe or skijor at Positive Energy Outdoors

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Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

Rejoice your birds love at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

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Great Lakes Aquarium

Check out the interesting and interactive animal exhibits at Great Lakes Aquarium

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Leif Erickson Park & Rose Garden

Let your summer evening bloom at Leif Erickson Park & Rose Garden

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Day Tripper of Duluth

Explore Duluth’s north shore, biking or kayaking with Day Tripper of Duluth

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Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Wander and wonder at rail exhibits at Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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Skyline Parkway

Take a scenic drive on Skyline Parkway for great panaromic views of the city

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Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society

Enjoy a great up-close viewing of animals at Lake Superior Zoo & Zoological Society

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Apostle Islands

Go on an adventurous tour to the glorious ice caves at Apostle Islands

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SUPerior Paddle

Take a stand-up paddle board tour of Lake Superior with SUPerior Paddle

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Bent Paddle Brewing Company

Tour and sample in a laid-back atmosphere at Bent Paddle Brewing Company

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Willard Munger State Trail

Run, bike or walk the Willard Munger State Trail

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Bayfront Festival Park

Admire the largest steal Christmas Tree at Bayfront Festival Park

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Oberg Mountain Loop

Be amused by the beautiful panoramic views to the North, South, East and West at Oberg Mountain Loop

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Endurance Kennels LLC

Take an exciting dog sled ride at Endurance Kennels LLC

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Hartley Nature Center

Get up close to the colors of fall at Hartley Nature Center

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Taste chocolate dipped apples at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

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Adventure Zone

Peak your climbing enthusiasm at Adventure Zone

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Vista Fleet

Take a romantic cruise with Vista Fleet at the scenic Lake Superior

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Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad

Take a short jaunt down the tracks at Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad

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Superior National Forest

Get back to nature at Superior National Forest

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Lester Park

Hike the quiet trails through the woods at Lester Park

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Moon Shadow Sailing

Step aboard comfortable sailboats to explore a corner of the world’s largest fresh water lake with Moon Shadow Sailing

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Renegade Theater Company

Grab your seat for a hilarious show at Renegade Theater Company

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Mission Creek Bike Trails

Go on an adventurous bike hike at Mission Creek Bike Trails

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Fig's Leaf Boutique

Jazz up your style at Fig’s Leaf Boutique

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Dubh Linn

Have a fun night out at Dubh Linn

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Sportsmen's Inn

Play hottest games while eating your favorite food at Sportsmen’s Inn

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Fond-du-Luth Casino

Roll the dice at Fond-du-Luth Casino

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Devil’s Island

Take in lovely views of the great lake at Devil’s Island Lighthouse

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Swiftwater Adventures

Go rafting and get wet at Swiftwater Adventures

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Chester Park

Get amazed by the beautiful waterfalls right in Duluth at Chester Park

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Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

Take a trip back in time and get amazed by the cold war displays at Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

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Marcus Duluth Cinema

Catch a hollywood flick at Marcus Duluth Cinema

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The Duluth Playhouse

Watch a musical show at The Duluth Playhouse

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Vertical Endeavors

Peak your climbing enthusiasm at Vertical Endeavors

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Duluth Huskies Baseball Club

Take yourself out to the ballgame at Duluth Huskies Baseball Club

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Jay Cooke State Park

Spend a day camping at Jay Cooke State Park

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Split Rock Lighthouse

Appreciate the pretty scenery at Split Rock Lighthouse

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Duluth Sport Fishing

Catch up a fun, filled with excitement fishing trip with Duluth Sport Fishing

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Old Firehouse & Police Museum

Travel back to the gilded age of Duluth’s past at Old Firehouse & Police Museum

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Minnesota Ballet

Attend the ballet at Minnesota Ballet

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Mont du Lac Recreation

Put a show on the snow with Mont du Lac Recreation

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Carmody Irish Pub & Brewery

Get in touch with your Irish roots at Carmody Irish Pub & Brewery

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Lutsen Mountains Ski Area

Enjoy great spring skiing at Lutsen Mountains Ski Area

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Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Savor a live music performance at Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

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KDK Charter Service

Snap a picture with big rainbow trout at KDK Charter Service

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Happy Hooker Charters

Fish the big lake for trout salmon and walleye with Happy Hooker Charters

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Fairlawn Mansion Museum/Superior Public Museums

Breathe in the scent of time in the air at Fairlawn Mansion Museum/Superior Public Museums

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Solve Entertainment

Be amused by a fabulous team mystery experience at Solve Entertainment

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Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark

Jump off the pier at Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark

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Capt'n J's Miniature Golf

Golf a course at Capt’n J’s Miniature Golf

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Amicus Adventure Sailing

Explore lake superior with a lovely sailing cruise at Amicus Adventure Sailing

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Alpine Slide at Lutsen Mountains

Hop on your sled and cruise down an exhilarating half mile of twisting, turning track at Alpine Slide at Lutsen Mountains

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Zinema 2

Grab a seat for a cool flick at Zinema 2

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Wheel Fun Rentals

Rent a wheel for an outdoor fun at Wheel Fun Rentals

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Teatro Zuccone

Witness a best improv performance at Teatro Zuccone

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Zeitgeist Arts

Dance the night away in ‘Spirit of the Times’ at Zeitgeist Arts

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St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center

Take in great interactive art at St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center

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Spirit Lake Marina Water Sports

Splish & splash at Spirit Lake Marina Water Sports

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Playfront Park on the Bay

Savor a live musical performance at Playfront Park on the Bay

The north shore sure is beautiful. There’s definitely more than 75 things to do in Duluth even if these are our favorites! Did we miss a good place to eat or a lookout point that should be added to the list? Make sure to let us know! Looking for more attractions and places to see in Minnesota? Make sure to check out all of the things to do in Minneapolis and Rochester!