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Things to Do

Duluth is an incredible place to visit with plenty of activities right within walking distance of Pier B Resort! Whether you’re stopping by on a business trip, taking the family out for a vacation, or just looking to get away to the North Shore, Duluth has something for everyone! Here you’ll find some of our favorites:

  • The Duluth Experience

    132 West 12th Street
    Duluth, MN 55806
    218) 464-6337

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    The Duluth Experience Tour Company offers a variety of exciting and informative tours for all interests. Their family friendly History Tours will take you on a scenic journey into Duluth’s rich history. Looking for adventure? Check out their line of Kayak Adventures on Lake Superior and St. Louis River or hop on a bike for a scenic Road Bike Tour or Mountain Bike Adventure. Then sit back and relax on one of their award winning Brewery Tours and go behind-the-scenes to sample Duluth’s amazing craft beer scene. Find out why these guys are the Duluth’s #1 Tour Company on Trip Advisor!

  • Bayfront Festival Park

    Canal Park Waterfront
    Duluth, MN 55802
    218-722-5573

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    Few things are more fun than a summer concert on the bright, beautiful shores of our big lake. And Bayfront Festival Park makes it better than ever! Enjoy comfortable concert surroundings, all-new facilities, enhanced vendor areas, spectacular landscaping and a natural amphitheater, which provides an unobstructed view of every concert, as well as ships in the harbor beyond. The quintessential outdoor concert park, Bayfront welcomes countless local, regional and national acts, including the famous Bayfront Blues Festival every August. Bayfront, like no place else in Minnesota, it is the place to be this summer.

    In winter, Bayfront really comes to life with the largest holiday display in the Midwest. Experience the magic of nearly 3 million lights illuminating Bayfront Festival Park during the Bentleyville Tour of Lights. Be amazed by the tallest steel animated Christmas tree in the U.S. Bayfront Park also welcomes thousands of cheerful winter enthusiasts to an old-fashioned skating rink surrounded with the kind of warmth you find only in a Norman Rockwell original. Skate, stroll, sit in the silence of a starry winter’s night and enjoy the splendor of our most dazzling season.

  • Adventure Zone

    329 Lake Avenue South
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 740-4000

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    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!

  • Biking Trails

    Experience an amazing array of trails for biking. Challenge yourself over ridgelines and rock on more then 45 miles of trails. Visit Spirit Mountain for the only lift-access mountain biking.

    Spirit Mountain Bike Park – Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced – Trails: Lift Served, Downhill, Winter Fat Biking
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    Mission Creek – Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Trail Length: 7 miles in 2014
    Hartley Park – Skill Level: Intermediate – Trail Length: 9 miles
    Lester Park – Skill Level: Intermediate – Trail Length: lollipop with a mile long stem and 4.5 mile loop
    Piedmont – Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Length: 9 miles
    Mont Du Lac – Skill Level: Intermediate Cross Country Trail with Advanced Level Downhill Trails – Length: 4 miles
    Pokegama – Skill Lelve: Intermediate to Advanced – Trail Length: 7 miles

  • Hiking Trails

    What better way to experience the beauty of Duluth then hiking – for visitors and local alike it’s the perfect mix of exercise and exploration of all that this amazing destination has to offer.

    Here is a list of the many hiking trails:

    Chester Park Trail – Length: 4.2 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging
    Grassy Point Trail – Length: .2 mile – Level of Difficulty: Easy
    Hartley Park Trails – Length: varies – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging (www.hartleynature.org)
    Hawk Ridge Trails – Length: 5 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging (www.hawkridge.org)
    The Lakewalk – Length: 7.5 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy
    Lester Park Trail – Length: varies – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging
    Lincoln Park Trail – Length: .82 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging
    Lincoln Park Trail – Length: .82 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging
    Park Point Trail – Length: 2 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate
    Piedmont Trail – Length: 3.4 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy to Challenging
    Western Waterfront Trail – Length: 3.2 miles – Level of Difficulty: Easy
    Superior Hiking Trail – Length: 34.5 miles – Level of Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

     

  • Duluth’s Children’s Museum

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

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    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 in the fields of science, technology, math and science developing creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills.

    HOURS:
    Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    *Closed Mondays

    Daily Admission: $9.00/person ages 1 and up

  • Bentleyville Tour of Lights

    4313 Haines Road
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 740-3535

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    Come experience the magic, as America’s largest free walk through lighting display takes over Bayfront Festival Park! This quintessential holiday event has something for everyone, no matter the age. Bring the family and the camera, Bentleyville takes care of the rest!

    Visitors will be amazed by the nationally recognizable displays, the 128’ LED tree and the free concessions! Hot cocoa, popcorn, cookies and roasting marshmallows will be provided to guests. Children 10 and under, who visit with Santa, will receive a knit hat and a bag of cookies.

    Hours of Operation
    Sun – Thur: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fri and Sat: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm