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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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Arts, History, Music and More: Experience the Culture of Duluth

Duluth’s rich history and picturesque location provides creative inspiration, as seen in its abundant arts and unique culture. Whether you are a music, art, theatre or history aficionado, there are a multitude of attractions and activities for all interests and ages. We have a few ideas to help inspire your next visit.

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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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Zeitgeist Executive Director Tony Cuneo

Faces of Duluth: Zeitgeist Executive Director Tony Cuneo

Visit Duluth sat down with Zeitgeist’s Executive Director Tony Cuneo to talk Duluth’s thriving arts and culture scene, what’s happening at Zeitgeist and the upcoming inaugural North by North International Film Festival, which will bring creators from all over the world to Duluth.

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