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Secret places of the Duluth Lakewalk to visit

The Duluth Lakewalk What if we told you the best kept secrets of the Duluth Lakewalk and told you for absolutely FREE? There are so many things to recommend along the Duluth Lakewalk and that value is priceless! With that said, we’d like to give you something for free. Here are some of the best kept secrets of the Duluth Lakewalk. Tripadvisor gives the Duluth Lakewalk 5 out of 5 stars rating! Wow! In the online rating world, that’s unheard of! This “secret” rating is tremendous and not only is…


3 Reasons Beacon Pointe will WOW you.

3 Reasons Why Beacon Pointe Resort in Duluth, MN Will WOW You. Beacon Pointe Resort is one of the area’s best places to stay when visiting Duluth, Minnesota. Staying here as our guest will want to make you stay a little bit longer. There are literally dozens of reasons to stay at Beacon Pointe Resorts in Duluth, but here are the top 3 reasons to convince you to stay with us. Tall Ships Festival! The 2013 Tall Ships Festival was a huge success that provided entertainment and rich history about…


Thanksgiving in Duluth

Thanksgiving is a time to pause and reflect on all of the things you are grateful for.  It is also a time to pause and reflect on those who don’t have much to be grateful for.  Leading you to pause and reflect on how maybe you have been more gobbling than giving.  This year, you can celebrate the often overlooked holiday by sharing a few footsteps with your community. Thanksgiving Day Run The 7th Annual Gobble Gallop will be taking place again on Thanksgiving morning.  Featuring four different…


Fitger's

Fitger's Brewhouse During your stay at Beacon Pointe Resort, you will want to check out the all the cool things that are happening at the historical Fitgers Brewhouse right now!  The Brewhouse bar has added a second cask line and an additional line for wild and experimental beers. They have spent the last year expanding the brewery and making improvements. With new tanks in place, they have 14 different choices , some of which include- Pumpkin ale, apricot wheat, and my favorite the wonderfully…


The Edmund Fitzgerald

In 1958, The Edmund Fitzgerald was christened and launched into the Detroit River. She took over 1,000 men to build, was 729 feet long, had depth of 39 feet and a load capacity of 30,000 tons. At the time the Fitz was the largest freighter on the great lakes.  In 1975, the ship encountered one of the November gales for which Lake Superior is notorious and 29 men were lost aboard.  Just up HWY 61 from Beacon Pointe Resort, in Duluth, is Split Rock State Park.  Every year on November 10th, the…


Teatro Zuccone

Just down the road from Beacon Pointe is a newly renovated Dramatic Arts center called Teatro Zuccone.  Along with a cinema showing movies classic and new, their playhouse boasts of world famous screenplays done with local actors by the name of Renegade.  This Thursday will be the premiere of “Ghost Light” by Andy Bennett, directed by Julie Ahasay.  There is nothing better than strolling down the Lakewalk in the Autumn night sky to get you in the mood for this bone chilling performance.  Here’s…


Halloween in Duluth

“Mwwwaaahh ha ha ha haaaaa…….” Halloween is nearing, and you know what that means… time to gather some buddies for a little friendly, harmless, innocent, ‘scaring the bezeegles’ out of each other.  There is only one time out of the year where it’s socially acceptable to shout exploitations at complete strangers, and it’s when they are intruding way too far into your space bubble with a chainsaw hovering over the both of you! The Lakewalk in Duluth is a friendly path for visitors and locals…


Duluth Wedding

The perfect place to prepare for the big day! My good friend came to visit because she was in a wedding at the Glensheen Mansion, the historical estate and family home.  Completed in 1908, the room décor, furnishings and even formal and naturalistic landscapes retain much of their original design.  I was excited to check out the famous venue, but also excited to spend time with the gals.  That afternoon, I hung out at Beacon Pointe and helped the girls get ready as the boys popped in and out of…


Duluth Fall Colors

Autumn in Full Bloom in Duluth Here it is! Autumn is in “full bloom”.  When I see the colors of the leaves change to beautiful crimsons, molten-lava oranges, and sunshine-ray goldens, I absolutely cannot HELP but be inspired.  First and foremost, the best way to capture these glorious scenes is of course the camera, even most cell phones have a decent quality picture.  But, one thing I’ve learned is that even though photos capture what the eye can’t…Paintings capture what photos cannot. From…


Lodging in Duluth

Duluth’s peak season map is showing that this week we are at 25%-50% full foliage in the Twin Ports area, with the bright colors capping off anywhere from this weekend to October 15th.  Officially, the best chance to see your old red and yellow colored pals, the famed maples of Northern MN, has begun.  Since the weather is being so friendly this fall, I would chance to bet that those of you bikers and hikers can once again catch a glimpse of, in many many  people’s opinion, the most beautiful…