Duluth Vacation Packages & Travel Deals
Duluth is a city in Northern Minnesota, US. It is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the Midwest and a greater part of this reputation is due to the city’s location along the scenic Lake Superior that offers opportunities for bird watching and sightseeing. If you’re coming in from the nearby city of Minneapolis or Saint Paul, you would be greeted with a super splendid backdrop of Lake Superior and its adjacent valley which is indeed a treat after some long hours of flat scenery.
Places of Interest in Duluth
Great Lakes Aquarium
Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth is the best place in the city to see over 205 different species of fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals that are found in and around Lake Superior. It is one of the few aquariums in the United States with an exclusive exhibit of aquatic species. The star attraction here is a rotating exhibit called ‘Masters of Disguise’ where you can explore the tricks and behaviors used by different sea creatures and land animals to hide themselves by blending with their immediate surroundings using methods like camouflage, coloring, mimicry etc. You’ll find shape-shifting fish, plant-like insects and some color-changing reptiles in this section.
Enger Tower was built as a tribute to businessman and philanthropist -Bert Enger (1864-1931) who had donated most of his estate to the city. It stands at an elevation of 531 feet above Lake Superior and offers a panoramic view of the city.
Leif Ericson Park
Leif Ericsson Park has a statue of and is named after Leif Ericson, who was a famous Viking explorer. This park is home to over 3000 rose bushes and other plants. It is situated next to a three-mile stretch of a walking biking trail along Lake Superior, known as Duluth's Lakewalk that offers remarkable scenery throughout its span.