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Check out the historic building (complete with bear carvings) that now houses Marcie's sauna.
Attractions
  • Jay Cook State Park

    Just 3 miles from Knife Island Campground, this beautiful park features the St. Louis River flowing through some amazing rock formations.

  • Munger Hiking Trail

    Less than 3 miles from Knife Island Campground is a scenic hiking trail that goes from Carlton to Duluth.

  • Chub Lake Beach

    Cool off on the sandy beach of Chub Lake.  Follow Highway 1 south out of Carlton and turn right on County Road 3.  Turn right on East Chub Lake Road and right again on Chub Lake Park Road.

  • The North Shore and Scenic Highway 61
  • This highway is listed in the Reader's Digest book "The Most Scenic Drives in America".  See the Gooseberry Falls, the Split Rock Lighthouse and many other beautiful sights along Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior.

  • Pine Hill Golf Club

    A nine hole par 3 and 4 course located just south of I35 on highway 61 just off of exit 235.

  • Black Bear Casino

    Three miles south on I35.

  • Fitger's Brewery Complex

    600 E. Superior Street, Duluth, 218-726-1392.    This National Historic Register brewery (Duluth's first) dates back to 1857.  During prohibition, Fitger's manufactured pop and candy bars.

  • The Outpost Kayak and Canoe Institute

    South on Highway 45 and follow signs for Jay Cook State Park.  Just east of Carlton you will go over a steel bridge and the Institute is just past the bridge on the left.  Check out the white water under the bridge.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station

    Highway 33 and Cloquet Avenue in Cloquet.    Designed in 1956 by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this unique three-level gas station was built in 1958.

  • Glensheen Historic Estate

    3300 London Road, Duluth, 218-726-8910.  The 1906 National Historic Register Jacobean-style mansion contains original furnishings, a carriage house and clay tennis courts.

  • Great Lakes Aquarium and Freshwater Discovery Center

    353 Harbor Drive, Duluth, 218-740-3474.  America's only all-freshwater aquarium features over 70 species of freshwater fish and 30 species of other animals.

  • Vista Tours
  • Dinner boat tour of the twin port facilities in Duluth.

  • Lake Superior Zoo

    7210 Fremont Street, Duluth, 218-723-3748.  The zoo is home to more than 500 animal species, including several endangered ones.

  • Leif Erikson Rose Garden

    13th Avenue East and London Road, Duluth, 218-723-3425.  This beautiful garden contains over 3000 rose bushes, a variety of herbs, a fountain and a marble gazebo.

  • Ore Docks Observation Platform

    35th Avenue West & Superior Street, Duluth.  The platform provides a view of ship loading operations at the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company docks.

     

Duluth has many more attractions that can be found on their WebSite:  http://www.ci.duluth.mn.us/city/mainpage/
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