75+ Fun Things to Do in Duluth, MN

Beautiful views of Lake Superior, rocky bluffs, and lush green forests make Duluth, MN an epic vacation spot. This beautiful port town sits on the edge of the largest freshwater lake and is home to an abundance of attractions and fun things to do. And after you get done exploring Duluth, make sure you take a trip around to see the rest of Minnesota!

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Experience some of the most spectacular scenery along Minnesota’s North Shore Scenic Drive
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Walk along the largest freshwater lake in the world at Lakewalk
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Hang out at Aerial Lift Bridge, the iconic landmark of Duluth
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Take in the spectacular views of Duluth Harbor at Enger Park and Tower
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Go on a fat tire bike winter adventure with The Duluth Experience
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Take a scenic magical stroll along the lakeshore at Park Point
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Rejoice your birds love at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
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Let your summer evening bloom at Leif Erickson Park & Rose Garden
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Go on an adventurous tour to the glorious ice caves at Apostle Islands
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Run, bike or walk the Willard Munger State Trail
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Be amused by the beautiful panoramic views to the North, South, East and West at Oberg Mountain Loop
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Take a short jaunt down the tracks at Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad
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Get back to nature at Superior National Forest
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Go on an adventurous bike hike at Mission Creek Bike Trails
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Take in lovely views of the great lake at Devil’s Island Lighthouse
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Get amazed by the beautiful waterfalls right in Duluth at Chester Park
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Take a trip back in time and get amazed by the cold war displays at Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center
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Spend a day camping at Jay Cooke State Park
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Appreciate the pretty scenery at Split Rock Lighthouse
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Travel back to the gilded age of Duluth’s past at Old Firehouse & Police Museum
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Breathe in the scent of time in the air at Fairlawn Mansion Museum/Superior Public Museums
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Take in great interactive art at St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center
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fun things to do in duluth mn

The north shore sure is beautiful. There’s definitely more than 75 things to do in Duluth even if these are our favorites! Did we miss a good place to eat or a lookout point that should be added to the list? Make sure to let us know! Looking for more attractions and places to see in Minnesota? Make sure to check out all of the things to do in Minneapolis and Rochester!