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First Salty Arrives in Duluth

The Federal Dart, part of the Fednav fleet, arrived in Duluth under the Aerial Lift Bridge at about 3:30 this afternoon, becoming the first salty – or ocean-going vessel – of the 2023 shipping season. Watch the vessel traffic all season long at harborlookout.com or marinetraffic.com!  

Duluth Gearing Up for Cruising Season

Even though people are still enjoying the final throes of winter, warmer weather will soon be with us. And with that comes the rapidly growing Great Lakes cruising season! This year, Duluth is expected to welcome 11 port calls from various cruise lines, and will be the terminus for some cruises for the first time […]

Duluth Symphony Performs John Williams

Join the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, February 25, as they play many of the works of prolific modern American composer John Williams. Whether you are a Star Wars or Indiana Jones fan, John Williams has left an indelible mark on the classical music world. Visit dsso.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

2021 Trans Superior Yacht Race

The first finisher of the biennial Trans Superior International Yacht Race, a 350 mile race from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to Duluth, passed under the Aerial Lift Bridge at about 1:30 this afternoon. The 70-foot yacht, Stripes, from Ann Arbor, MI, completed the race in 2 days, 35 min, 25 sec. There are approximately 40 […]

Best Supper Clubs of Wisconsin

Wow! Stayed at Stewart Inn in Wausau and dined at Pinewood Supper Club. Stewart Inn was built by an associate of Frank Lloyd Wright and is in superb condition.  Breakfast was served in courses by Randy, the gracious owner-  fresh baked banana muffin, Greek yoghurt parfait with granola and maple syrup, and open faced avocado […]

Old-fashioned Supper Club Road Trip

We love old-tyme supper clubs and Wisconsin has 350, complete with relish trays, prime rib, and Friday nite fish fry. So Dale and I are taking a 5 day road trip to find the all time BEST supper club.  We are also looking for out-of-the-50’s motels like Motel 57 in Sturgeon Bay. So come along […]

Reader’s Digest Recognizes South Pier Inn

Reader’s Digest recently published a great article about roadtripping across North America from Washington State to Maine, primarily following the route of US Highway 2. Highlighting destinations in each state, the article focused on experiencing Duluth while in Minnesota, and specifically, gave a shout out to South Pier Inn thanks to our amenities and great […]

Duluth Earns More Top Honors

Livability.com, a platform that ranks the best places to live, just announced that Duluth is one of the Top 10 places in the United States ready for workers to work remotely. Why? Because of Duluth’s outstanding natural setting, allowing you to step away from your work and enjoy outdoor recreation, regardless of the season. For […]

On this Day in History…

On January 12, 1930, the Aerial Lift Bridge was opened to motorists for the first time. Remember, however, that the Lift Bridge has previously been a transfer bridge, so the original structure dates back to 1905. However, this date marks the first day of the lift bridge as we know it today. For more about […]