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10 Things to Do in Minnesota This Winter!

If you’re looking for things to do in Minnesota this winter, you’re in luck. There is an incredible number of exciting things to do in Minnesota, especially in these snowy winter months. Better yet, our Innkeepers are your perfect guide to help you enjoy the best of the state! It is, without a doubt, cold […]

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Get your 2019-2020 Ski Tickets at Spirit Mountain

Spirit Mountain Recreation Area, located in the rugged outdoor-focused town of Duluth, Minnesota, is one of the state’s most popular places for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Given its incredible popularity and proximity to the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast, it’s never too soon to start talking about ski season. In fact, Spirit Mountain Recreation […]

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Join Us in Duluth for the 2018 Winter Frolic Event

Duluth, a rugged yet charming city nestled on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, is one of the best places to visit in Minnesota.  Though the winters here are cold, they are just as fun as the more mild spring, summer, and fall months.  If you’re looking for a place to enjoy traditional winter activities, […]

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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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Upcoming Winter Events to Enjoy in Duluth

If you’re planning to visit Duluth at some point this winter, odds are you are interested in the many wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation that can be found here.  Whether you’re into alpine skiing or snowboarding, nordic skiing, hockey, ice fishing, ice climbing, snowmobiling, or something even less traditional like dog-sledding, Duluth is the place […]

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Plan for Winter Activities in Duluth

Though many of us may spend these cold winter months dreaming of warm and sunny travel destinations, there are plenty of great reasons to spend some time in Duluth. Known as an outdoor mecca, it should come as no surprise that Duluth is packed with traditional, and even some not so traditional, winter activities.  There’s a […]

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Winter Can Be Fun!

With new fallen snow in the Southern Region the past two weekends have been filled with guests who choose to embrace winter as only Minnesotans can do. Two couples in particular shared that they were “first-timers” to the B&B experience and we think they’re hooked now! Both complimented their stay with snowshoe outings. One of the B&B couples had a fun-guided tour […]

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Historic Hutchinson House #20 Coolest in MN

HighwayHighlights.com blogger, Seth Hardmeyer, writes about roadside oddities and attractions found in his home state of Minnesota.  Updated weekly, posts include stories about roadside oddities, unique features and places, geographical landmarks, architecture and other Minnesota musings. In his December 29 post, Seth names The Top 50 Coolest Houses in Minnesota, which features the Historic Hutchinson House […]

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Easter Snow Conditions on the Banadad

While the last groomer set tracks on the Gunflint’s  Banadad Ski Trail  earlier this month there still is plenty of snow on the eastern end of the trail. Four inches of new snow fell yesterday and another 3 inches today leaving over eighteen on the trail.  Right now there is more then enough snow for […]

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Ski the Gunflint’s Banadad in the Spring

April First and this is not an April fools joke. The skiing is great!

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