Which Duluth Attractions are the Best for the Entire Family?

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 11:37am.

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Duluth is truly a family-friendly city with something that all ages can enjoy doing. Whether you want to spend the day at the Great Lakes Aquarium or see the animals at the Lake Superior Zoo, there is some great attractions in town.

Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad will take you on a journey along the St. Louis River while Spirit Mountain is your outdoor adventure hot spot. Check out a baseball game at the Historic Wade Stadium or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in town. Here is a look at these family fun attractions in Duluth.

Lake Superior Zoo

The Lake Superior Zoo can be found across Grand Avenue from the railroad. The animals waiting to be seen are the top hit but you can also enjoy the zoo’s beautiful park, 16-acres in size. The park is situated on the banks of Kingsbury Creek and the base of Spirit Mountain. You’ll see wildlife, waterfalls and you can enjoy the bridges and hiking trails.

Spirit Mountain

Speaking of Spirit Mountain, check it out for year-round adventure and outdoor fun. You’ll love the “Timber Flyer” Zip Line and the “Timber Twist” an Alpine Coaster. They have 9-hole mini golf and a 6-lane tubing park seasonally too.

Historic Wade Stadium

When you’re ready to check out a baseball game, check out Historic Wade Stadium to see the Duluth Huskies. Afterwards, grab a bite to eat at a great nearby restaurant.

Great Lakes Aquarium

For a hands-on experience, check out the Great Lakes Aquarium to explore the animals of the ecosystems of the Great Lakes and beyond. You can check out over 70 species of reptiles, fish, birds and mammals.

Finally, be sure to hop aboard the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad for a 90-minute journey seeing wildlife and picturesque views along the St. Louis River.

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