Gay Travel Duluth, Minnesota
Duluth is a place like no other. An endless horizon where the largest freshwater lake in the world meets the sky. Rocky cliffs and pristine forests where you'll find miles of trails to explore. A thriving community where you can take in a show, explore nature, enjoy a meal and stay in comfort no matter where your plans take you.
There are many opportunities in and around Duluth to explore the rugged scenery of Lake Superior. From Canal Park take the Lakewalk to Leif Erikson Park with its famed Rose Garden, and enjoy miles of walking and biking paths to the far eastern and western reaches of the city. The Spirit Mountain Recreation Area provides seasonal activities for all ages to enjoy. Below are a few featured Events, please feel free to check out the full list of events happening in Duluth!
Christmas City of the North Parade
Date: November 16, 2018
Location: Along Superior Street Downtown
The Christmas City of the North Parade has been a Northland holiday tradition since 1958. Today, it is the most attended public event in the Northland—bringing together residents from all walks of life and uniting generations of family with memories of its Christmas spirit and fun traditions.
Bentleyville Tour of Lights
Dates: November 17 - December 26, 2018
Location: Bayfront Festival Park
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Come experience the magic, as America’s largest free walk-through lighting display takes over Bayfront Festival Park! Be amazed by the nationally recognizable displays, the 128’ LED tree and the free hot cocoa, popcorn, cookies and roasting marshmallows. Children 10 and under, who visit with Santa, will receive a knit hat and a bag of cookies. Handicap accessible.
Amsoil® Duluth National Snocross
Dates: November 24-26, 2018
Location: Spirit Mountain
This snowmobile race kicks off the racing season for hundreds of racers and over the 26 year history has been deemed the most important. Duluth sets the tone, sets the tempo, sets the bar and undoubtedly sets example for the races to follow. Spirit Mountain becomes the destination for all snowmobilers.
The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
Dates: January 25-27, 2019
Be part of North America's Premiere Sled Dog Race Series. The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is the longest sled dog marathon in the lower 48 states, celebrating 35 years! Starting in Duluth, the mushers will race over 300 miles through the rugged Sawtooth Mountain Ridge
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Don't be fooled by the city's rugged charm: this is a cultural center that boasts a far from ordinary level of outstanding fine art and performance offerings. Enjoy the ballet, orchestra, live music, plays and musicals. The new Superior Street downtown Historic Arts and Theatre (HART) district is a must stop.
Duluth is Outside Magazine's "Best Town Ever," and our parks and trails are a big part of why we earned that title. With 6,834 acres of city parkland, 178 miles of wooded trails, 16 designated trout streams, plus Lake Superior, there's not much you can't do when you are outside in Duluth
Catch a college hockey or basketball game, travel by ski – downhill or cross country, fat biking trails are groomed and ready, and spend some time soaking in the city’s sights and sounds.
Visit antique shops and museums showcasing the arts and artifacts of the golden age of rail and sail. Tour historic mansions decorated delightfully for the holidays and marvel at the stately architecture of a bygone era.
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Restaurants in Duluth
Looking for rustic, retro or just plain refreshing dining options? Whether you’re a vegetarian, carnivore or locavore, you’ll find a far-reaching selection to whet your appetite.
Nightlife in Duluth
With its thriving local music scene, a wide variety of live entertainment options, nightclubs, bars and pubs, this city really comes alive at night.
Local Tips in Duluth
There’s no shortage of things to do here, and we’ll help you find them all!