Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

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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Celebrate Your Grad in Duluth

Whether you’re in Duluth for a high school or college graduation, there are plenty of options for dinners, activities and picture-perfect backdrops to celebrate your graduate. We have some ideas to make the most of your visit and commemorate the occasion.

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Where to Pop the Question in Duluth

Duluth has been a beloved couples’ destination for years. Whether it is the first spot they traveled together, somewhere they go year after year or a new-to-them location, Duluth is a perfect place for someone to propose to the one they love. We have some suggestions for those who want to say “YES!” to setting their engagement story in Duluth.

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Colleen Wallin smiles while holding one of her dogs as more dogs run in the background

Faces of Duluth: Beargrease Musher, Colleen Wallin

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is not only an Iditarod qualifier, but is also the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states that’s been drawing mushers and spectators alike from across the country for over 40 years. But for many Duluth and North Shore residents, it’s more than a race.

For musher Colleen Wallin, what started as a passion has become a family affair. We caught up with Colleen to hear all about how she got started and what keeps her sled going.

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What the Hygge: Embracing Cozy in Duluth

When it comes to Duluth, the hygge vibes are strong. But what exactly is hygge? In short, it’s a Danish concept that encompasses the feeling of embracing life’s pleasures, especially those that are cozy and rejuvenating.

For travelers looking to get hygge with it, Duluth is the destination. To help inspire your next cozy stay, here are some ideas to make the most of your relaxing getaway.

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A family and child in a wheelchair enjoy the Lake Superior Zoo

Duluth Is for All: Accessibility and Sensory-Friendly Information to Plan Your Visit

When planning a trip with or as a person living with a disability, limited mobility, or sensory sensitivities, we know there might be some extra considerations to ensure a safe and smooth experience. For your next trip to Duluth, take the guesswork out of your research and preparation. We’ve shared details to help make your visit as enjoyable as possible, because all are welcome in Duluth.

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