This old port city has a revitalized waterfront — and is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.
Located on the westernmost tip of Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota, has successfully pivoted from a former industrial town to a vibrant travel destination thanks to its revitalized waterfront. Walkable neighborhoods are abuzz with craft breweries, trendy restaurants, boutique shops and art galleries. This lively port city is also home to historic museums and maritime attractions, and just beyond the shoreline, there are miles of hiking, biking and ski trails.
- Canal Park
- Lincoln Park Craft District
Eat, drink and shop your way through this refurbished industrial district. The city’s rich maritime history is also on display at the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center’s exhibits and the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge.
Dining, Shopping, Maritime Attractions
Anchored by a former train depot that’s now home to art exhibits and performance spaces, the downtown area showcases creative new uses for historic buildings. Arts and entertainment are the star attractions here, but you’ll also find plenty to eat and drink.
Theaters, Art Galleries, Historic Buildings, Restaurants
Lincoln Park Craft District
Situated around West Superior Street behind the old ore docks, the emerging Lincoln Park Craft District hums with creative energy. A folk school with its own café and marketplace, an iron factory turned restaurant and a creamery are just some of the local gems you’ll find.
Hip Creatives, Brew Houses, Crafts
Stay in The Center of it All
Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.
Explore Duluth, Minnesota’s Historic-to-Hip Highlights
Spend the Day on the Waterfront
Discover the heart of Duluth — the vibrant waterfront Canal Park district — on foot. Soak up the port city’s rich maritime culture while making frequent stops to eat, drink and shop along pedestrian-friendly streets.
Soak Up History and the Arts
Get a sense of the city’s history as an industrial boomtown — as well as its current arts scene — at sites scattered near downtown, from the magnificent Glensheen estate to the landmark NorShor Theatre.
Get Back to Nature — and Handcrafted Goods
Appreciate the city from a different perspective with a drive down the famed Skyline Parkway. Revel in the area’s natural splendor before capping off the weekend in the hip Lincoln Park Craft District.