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: Emily Vikre

Vikre Distillery has been curating timeless cocktails and providing tourists and locals alike with a tasting room that feels like home for 10 years. We sat down with co-founder and CEO, Emily Vikre, to chat about how Duluth’s culture and spirit inspire both her cocktails and business.

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Superior Sips – Cocktails in Duluth

Duluth’s brewery and cidery scene is one of the best in the country, but did you know it is also home to plenty of outstanding cocktails? If you’re looking to raise a glass in Duluth, we’ve got you covered.

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Dining Al Fresco in Duluth

It’s easy to work up an appetite after enjoying all that Duluth has to offer. Want to satisfy your taste buds and quench your thirst while also enjoying that Lake Superior fresh air? No problem! Here’s a look at some of Duluth’s outstanding outdoor dining options throughout the city.

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Bloody Marys of Duluth

From classic recipes to concoctions that will make you say, “Wow, that’s a meal in itself, take a picture!” – Duluth restaurants and bars offer a great variety of Bloody Marys. We’ve highlighted a few and broke them down by regions of the city. Happy tasting – and don’t forget the beer snit!

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Cheers to Duluth: A Guide to Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries

Whether it’s the fresh northern air, proximity to Lake Superior and it’s crisp, delicious water, or just the fact you’re away from it all – beer (or cider, cocktails and really anything) seems to taste better in Duluth. In reality, it’s most likely because these northern brew masters, cider makers and distillers take their crafts seriously – and have the awards, accolades and avid fans to prove it.

Below is a roundup of Duluth’s breweries, cideries and distilleries, grouped by neighborhood so it’s easier than ever to plan your next tasting. Bonus: most are family-friendly and many have dog-friendly patios, so Fido can join the fun, too. Please enjoy responsibly!

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