Valentine's Day in Duluth

Celebrate with the one you love in Minnesota's coolest city

Welcome to our picks for how to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Duluth. These picks aren’t just for tourists, but locals as well. We’re highlighting some of the best that Duluth has to offer – because your sweetheart deserves nothing less.

Where to Stay

Beacon Pointe

We may be biased, but once you’ve stayed here you’ll agree that there isn’t more romantic lodging anywhere in Duluth. And if that’s not enough, check this out:

Stay at Beacon Point for a chance to win a
Free Couples Massage or Romance Package

All Beacon Pointe guests staying Valentine’s Day through Saturday (2/14/19-2/16/19) will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of two great prizes.

First Prize Couples Massage from Body of Water Street
Second Prize Free Romance Package (includes champagne, chocolate, and roses)

Massage will can be performed in your room or at the Body of Water Street Studio at 10am on Saturday the 16th.

Where to Eat

Photo courtesy of Zeitgeist Cafe


Zeitgeist Café
Contemporary and delicious with amazing cocktails

Fresh American cuisine, classic comfort foods with a contemporary touch, local beer, extensive wine and whiskey menus, handcrafted cocktails, and the best fries in town.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook

Va Bene
Duluth’s best Italian

Embracing their Italian culture, owners Jim and Mary Kay Berarducci have crafted Va Bene Caffe – a Duluth restaurant serving fresh Italian food prepared with quality ingredients, to be enjoyed in a casual, friendly atmosphere.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook

Sushi and more

From Japanese Fusion to sushi and other traditional dishes Hanabi offers a wide variety with the freshest and finest ingredients.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook

Martha’s Daughter

They serve a globally inspired menu, sourced locally and seasonally when possible and appropriate, in a fun and casual atmosphere. In addition, Martha’s Daughter hosts cooking classes, private events, and special chef’s dinners.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook


Ursa Minor Brewing
Wood-fired pizza and craft beer

Ursa Minor Brewing is a small 5 BBL brewery built to serve our taproom with a large selection of rotating styles of beer. We appreciate all styles of beer, and that every style of beer has unique qualities to be desired. Our taproom is also supplemented by a wood-fired oven which features a selection of artisan Napolitano style pizzas made from the highest quality ingredients.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook

Corktown Deli & Brews
Absolutely awesome deli sandwiches

We offer a classic deli feel and a great, friendly team behind the counters ready to serve you! We feature fun and unique garden salads and prepared salads, spreads, and scratch soups along with a host of great beverages to complete your meal.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook

Northern Waters Smokehouse – Home of Duluth’s most famous smoked fish

From their website – We are a unique gourmet specialty market and eatery located on Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota. Eric and company are just as committed to using local, sustainably raised meats and fish as they are to hosting plenty of friendly food conversation.

Reviews: TripAdvisor / Facebook

Beacon Pointe Resort can help you and someone special draw attention to each other. Hopefully, you are attentive without a resort. Still, someplace like Beacon can help “pointe” you in the right direction. It can do this by first getting you away from what is distracting you and then letting you focus together on the beautiful surroundings, together.

“There are the breathtaking views,” said Tor Anderson of Beacon Pointe. “Since I’ve been here, I don’t know how many people have come down and mentioned just being able to see the sunrise off the balcony.”

Yes, natural beauty can make us feel good together. Otherwise, there wouldn’t be so many movies where the waves are crashing in the background as the lovers embrace. But, the inside of the resort is also made for couples.

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