Minnesota Sights and Views

Duluth is the Perfect Getaway from Minneapolis/St. Paul

Our Duluth Bed and Breakfast is the Perfect Getaway from Minneapolis/St. PaulAt approximately 2.5 hours away, Duluth is the perfect getaway destination for those living in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. If you’re still looking for somewhere to spend a romantic few days this spring, consider our luxurious Duluth Bed and Breakfast, the A.G. Thomson House. Duluth is a town like no other, with a rugged yet refined spirit, traditional midwestern hospitality, and plenty of attractions and activities to enjoy. Whether you’d like to be taking advantage of the last moments of spring downhill or nordic skiing, or whether you’d rather be exploring the vibrant arts and dining scene around town, there’s truly something for everyone here. We offer a variety of specials, packages, and extra indulgences that will transform your stay into something extraordinary; all you have to do is get here.  Escape the ordinary in Minneapolis/St. Paul this spring, and book a room at our Duluth Bed and Breakfast today

Romantic Getaway from Minneapolis/St. Paul

From the moment you arrive at our Duluth Bed and Breakfast, you’ll be so glad you made the choice to getaway to our rugged lakeside town. Here, you’ll enjoy a break from the ordinary, starting with our seven elegantly appointed guest rooms, modern amenities, and delicious gourmet breakfasts, which can include vegan and vegetarian options when requested in advance.

Spring is a delightful time to visit us in Duluth. Weather and temperature can vary drastically, but it’s the beginning of a new season, and one that brings with it abundant opportunity and excitement. The air is fresh, the birds start to come out, and no matter what the weather does, Duluth’s attractions are open and ready to welcome you. Shipping season in Duluth opens on March 25, heralding in the season, and bringing back one of Duluth’s most popular pastimes; shipwatching. From Duluth’s Our Duluth Bed and Breakfast is the Perfect Getaway from Minneapolis/St. Paulpopular Lakewalk or Canal Park, watch as these giant ships glide into Duluth’s harbor under the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge. There’s nothing quite like it. For more information about Duluth’s maritime traditions, visit the Maritime Museum. Admission is free!

Get out and explore the beauty of this rugged area along Scenic Hwy 61. Make sure to stop at Brighton Beach (Kitchi Gami Park), one of the most rugged beaches in Duluth, strewn with large boulders. If weather permits, stop in for a visit at Gooseberry Falls State Park, take some time to enjoy the many waterfalls, then head on to the spectacular Split Rock Lighthouse and Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, one of the most photographed places in Duluth.

If the weather remains cold, tour Duluth’s Glensheen Mansion, or catch a show at the recently renovated Norshore Theater or The Duluth Playhouse. Catch up with the latest exhibits at the Tweed Museum of Art, which is located on the campus of UMD. A delightful place to spend the afternoon is the recently revived Lincoln Park Craft District, which is home to a number of breweries and other artisans. Or, spend the day browsing the shops in the Canal Park Waterfront District. When you’re ready for dinner, you can’t go wrong with VaBeneLake Avenue Cafe, or New Scenic Café. Duluth has a great nightlife, but a favorite place for a nightcap is the Black Water Lounge.

Whatever it is you choose to do in Duluth, your time here will be anything but ordinary. Plan your getaway from Minneapolis/St. Paul today, and see why everyone is raving about this rugged city on the shores of Lake Superior.  Book your room at the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast in Duluth today!

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