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Category Archives: Duluth

The 41st Annual Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth

It seems like there is always something fun and interesting going on during the summer months in Duluth.  Whether it’s picking a new trail and exploring it, heading up to the mountains for their summer Adventure Parks and glorious views, making the rounds at Duluth’s latest breweries of favorite staples, or hitting the beach to […]

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Come See the Duluth Air Show in June

There are really no shortage of reasons to visit Duluth during the summer.  First, it’s a spectacularly beautiful city, located on the sandy and rocky shores of Lake Superior.  Second, it’s one of the top-rated destinations for outdoor enthusiasts in the entire country, and has been named the “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine.  One […]

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Chase Waterfalls on the North Shore

Spring weekends are wonderful for exploring all the Minnesota’s North Shore has to offer.  The scenic shores of Lake Superior are a playground for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. This spring, as the snow begins to melt, head to the North Shore and bear witness to the immense and beautiful waterfalls that form.  Trails can […]

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Tour Duluth’s Split Rock Lighthouse

There are quite a few “must-see” attractions along Minnesota’s beautiful North Shore. The incredible shoreline along Lake Superior is one of them, with its sparkling blue waters, rocky shorelines and cliffs, and rugged hardwood forests rising steeply from the shores.  There’s more to the Duluth area than incredible scenery, though.  There are a variety of […]

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Homegrown Music Festival in Duluth

Spring is officially here, and we’re beginning to feel the thaw. The warmer weather has us feeling excited in Duluth for all of the possibilities the warmth brings with it. On the horizon is one of the most exciting events of the year in Duluth; the Homegrown Music Festival.  If you’re looking for something to […]

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Craft Beer at the Gitchee Gumee Brewfest

If you’re from Minnesota, or have visited here a time or two, you probably realize that Minnesotan’s have a deep love of beer. Craft Breweries are growing increasingly popular in cities around the country.  In Duluth, it’s no different.   In fact, Duluth has proclaimed itself as the Craft Brewery Capital of Minnesota. You’ll find […]

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Duluth’s Best Restaurants

There’s no doubt that Duluth is a fantastic destination for a variety of sports and outdoor recreation. There are nearly endless miles of wooded trails for hiking and biking and exploring.  Couple with the stunning shores of Lake Superior, Duluth has something for just about everyone.  However, there’s much more to this exciting destination than […]

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Best Places for Ice Fishing in Duluth

Whether you’ve been ice fishing for generations, or have always wanted to venture out onto the thick, frozen expanses of Minnesota lakes and rivers, Duluth is a great place to be this winter.  For some, the thought of sitting on a frozen lake or river for hours on end is nothing short of miserable.  For […]

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Minnesota Nice, or Naughty?

The A.G. Thomson House in Duluth has long prided itself on warm hospitality and top-notch service for its guests.  Our commitment to Innkeeping is reflected in our consistent ranking as a top Bed and Breakfast on TripAdvisor.  The awards are out again this year, and we aren’t disappointed.  For 2 of the last 4 years, we […]

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It’s a New Year; Getaway to Duluth!

Winter’s in Duluth are notoriously cold, and oftentimes uncomfortable if you’re out in the elements for too long.  If you’re into sporty adventures, then Duluth is one of the best winter playgrounds in the MidWest. But, for those of us that like to hibernate during these cold winter months, it can sometimes feel like a interminably […]

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