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Book or Share to Win a $500 Duluth Vacation

000 days 00 hours 00 minutes 00 secondsUntil this sweepstakes ends!UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById("script-383120"));Enter to win a Duluth vacation valued at $500! One night in a Lakeside Suite 2 tickets for Classic Glensheen Mansion Tour Beacon Pointe Welcome Package $40 Blackwood’s Gift Certificate $40 Fitger’s Gift Certificate $100 Duluth Pack Store Gift Certificate How to win Take a Summer vacation at Beacon Pointe Resort For every summer stay (between July 1 and September 30,...


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Celebrate the New Year at Beacon Pointe

We have a few remaining rooms for New Year’s weekend! Call 877.462.3226 to get the best rate! Rooms for 30th and 31st 4 One Bed Condos 3 Two Bed Condos 1 Three Bed Penthouse 1 Deluxe Suite 3 Guest Rooms 2 Lakeside Suites Rooms for just the 30th 1 Two Bed Condos 1 Four Bed Penthouse 1 Lakeside Suite Rooms for just the 31st 1 Two Bed Penthouse 1 Guest Room Call 877.462.3226 to get the best rate! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById("script-333765"));


Duluth Homegrown Music Festival Planning Guide

Duluth Homegrown Music Festival Planning Guide If you live within earshot of Duluth, Minnesota, you’ve surely heard of Duluth’s Homegrown Music Festival. What started in 1999 as a birthday party for its founder, Scott “Starfire” Lunt, has now grown into a week-long, multi-venue, 200-performer celebration of Duluth’s music scene, and people come from all over the region to partake in its offerings. If you’re coming from out of town for your first Homegrown experience,...


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Top 3 Ice Cave Exploring Tips

This just in: The Apostle Islands Ice Caves will be open the public starting Saturday. Probably.  According to today’s update: if conditions remain stable the ice caves will be open Saturday, February 28. Watch their official Facebook page for current conditions. The ice is plenty thick, but according to the park rangers the hike out will be a bit more slippery this year. Be sure to bring the appropriate footwear, dress in layers, and bring your camera! Top 3 Ice Cave Exploring Tips ...


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New Year’s At the Oscars (And An Italian Dinner)

Not every city is lucky enough to have a full time professional orchestra, but the DSSO (Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra) is all ours. Their New Year’s concert is an annual highlight and a truly elegant way to spend the evening. Here’s their description of this year’s event: Another year has come and gone in our Nordic Life. Be rewarded for your resilience to chilly temperatures and long dark nights and celebrate the year’s accomplishments with a red carpet celebration. This year-end...


Light Up Your Holiday

This year marks the 11th anniversary of Bentleyville Tour of Lights. As far as we know the website is right when it says this is, “America’s largest free walk through a lighting display.” For any Scrooges who might bah humbug the event, let’s hear from the Ghost of Bentleyville past, the Ghost of Bentleyville Present, and the Ghost of Bentleyville Yet to Come. The Ghost of Bentleyville Past remembers it all began in 2001, when Nathan Bentley decorated his Esko, MN home....


Free Range Film Festival

Duluth visitors, in this summer of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, let me encourage you to break out of your Lake Superior beachhead, and drive little inland. Climbing over the steep hills above the lake basin and heading southwest, the land flattens into green farmland. The area near Wrenshall has crop fields and hayfields, with rolled bales, surrounded by northern woods. Many of these farms pride themselves in producing organic food for the local area. And if you get there at late...