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The People and the Place

From budget-friendly family activities to hidden waterfalls to recommendations from locals, check out our blog for trip ideas and to learn more about what makes Duluth so special. 

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Faces of Duluth: Ken Buehler and Josh Miller

The Depot is home to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, and is the departure point for the North Shore Scenic Railroad. These two entities, and the Duluth men charged with keeping the organizations on track, are the focus of this month’s Faces of Duluth. Ken Buehler and Josh Miller together took some time during their busy summer season to talk trains with us.

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Faces of Duluth: Ivy Vainio (She/Her)

The shores of Gichigami (Lake Superior) have been home to Indigenous peoples for centuries, with the city of Duluth resting on the historical, traditional, contemporaryland of the Lake Superior Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) people. Today, the Anishinaabe culture is still preserved and celebrated in many ways throughout the city, thanks in part to the work of Ivy Vainio and the team at American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO).

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The Inside Scoop on Ice Cream in Duluth

A perfect summer day simply isn’t complete without ice cream! From classic scoops to elaborate malts, Duluth has something for all ice cream lovers to enjoy. Be sure to add some (or all!) of these ice cream shops to the itinerary for your next trip to Duluth.

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