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Summer Fun in Duluth - 2018 Edition

Summer Fun in Duluth - 2018 Edition Duluth Tours Ongoing, Unique Summer Tours: Dark History Walking & Bus Tours Thurs., Fri., Sat. Nights 8p.m. to 10 p.m., starting @ $20/person Glensheen Kayak Tour Wed., Thurs., Sun.,  $45/paddler Voyageur Canoeing Call Positive Energy Outdoors to schedule Twin Ports and North Shore Air Tours Daily, from $95/person Duluth Segway Tour Daily, 1-3 hours in length, starting @ $45/person Vista Fleet Daily, Choose your Cruise Moon Shadow Sailing Daily, 9 am,…


Beacon Pointe Open House

Beacon Pointe Open House

Join us between 5 and 8pm at our Open House on Wednesday, November 30. We’d love to show off our property and get to know you. Please RSVP Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Your Company


Best Getaway With Friends: Beacon Pointe Resort

Duluth, Minnesota, keeps on winning awards. And why not? It’s the microbrew capital of Minnesota, the live music hotspot that brought the world Bob Dylan and Trampled By Turtles, and a place where sandy beaches and free parking exist side by side. If you want to be right downtown but far away from the crowds, there’s nothing quite like Beacon Pointe. The open floor plans and custom kitchens are perfect for entertaining, and the Jacuzzis and private balconies 15 steps from the big lake will have…


Early Bird

Hawk Ridge Festivities Are Under Way Hawk Ridge—isn’t that the place you go in October? Well, yes and no. October is prime season when it comes to seeing more birds. But if you’d rather soak in lavish fall colors, revel in the warm sun, and generally have a good time, September rules the roost. Volunteers are on site daily from 9am to 4pm starting September 1, so the party starts as early as you want. We’re just a twelve-minute drive from the natural glories of this ridge. You’ll look out over…


Why the last half of August is the best time to visit!

Late August is the best time to visit Duluth. Gorgeous weather, fewer people, and tons of activities. To help “paint the picture” of what your stay could look like, we’ve put together a little narrative with some sample itineraries to get your imagination going! Give us a call to book your August getaway! 877.462.3226 Beep, beep, beep, the alarm goes off meaning it’s 6am, time to get up. Oh wait, you are on vacation! You’ve traded in the alarm clock wake up call for the natural sunrise, so much…


Glensheen Mansion Special

Stay at Beacon for Free Passes to Glensheen We can't think of a more perfect combination than a vacation that includes a stay at Beacon Pointe Resort and a tour of Glensheen Mansion. Visitors have been enjoying both for years, and have nothing but good things to say about their experience. The Glensheen Mansion Special includes a stay in our luxurious accommodations and two passes to Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate. Call 877.462.3226 or Click here to check availability. This package is…


12 Unique Duluth Shopping Destinations

Love shopping? Here are some unique Duluth shops that are well worth a visit! Here they are listed in geographic order from Beacon Pointe to West Duluth! East Duluth Marine General 1501 London Road Mon.-Sat.: 9am-6pm Sun. 9am-3pm Marine General is a fisher’s paradise. Endless aisles of tackle, fishing electronics & gadgets, marine equipment, rods and reels await you at the cramped but incredible retail location. Opened in 1976 it quickly became a “one stop shop for boaters and anglers.”…


A Movie Vacation

If you like movies, you'll want to be in Duluth between May 28 to June 1. That's when the Duluth Superior Film Festival celebrates half a decade in operation. “The festival started here in Duluth in 2009 as an offshoot of the Sound Unseen Film Festival in Minneapolis,” says festival coordinator Letisha Rice. “In 2012, we became the Duluth Superior Film Festival. We are very excited to be celebrating our 5th anniversary this year.” Last year saw Crispin Glover (of Back to the Future) visiting…


2014 Duluth College Commencement Schedules

It’s been four, five, or perhaps six years, but the day is finally here. Your son or daughter is graduating from college. He or she will walk that stage, pick up a diploma, and celebrate all the hard work, sacrifice, and games of Twister that go into a college education.  “An investment in knowledge,” Benjamin Franklin said, “Pays the best interest. And a comfortable hotel room pays the second best.” To be honest, it’s possible he didn’t actually say the second part of that. But when you’re…


Cooking Up A Storm

Are you a foodie? Do you like to cook? Duluth’s Whole Foods Co-op offers a number of fun and interesting classes from expert instructors to help you stay sharp in the kitchen. Here are three upcoming classes worth checking out. All are $25 and you can register by calling (218) 728-0884. Home-Brewed Soda (Basic Lacto-Fermented Soda) Thursday, May 1st 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Soda hasn't always been the overly sweet and nutritionally deficient beverage that is on the market today. In years past, soda…