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5 Excellent Reasons to Visit the Canal Park Duluth District

Aerial lift bridge on sunny day Canal Park DuluthThe Canal Park Duluth neighborhood packs in all the features vacationers need for wonderful day in the city. The fabulous lakefront location offers great views of Lake Superior and the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge. The Lakewalk pedestrian and biking path hugs the shoreline and connects the Canal Park Duluth District to the city parks, beaches and downtown. However Canal Park is a vibrant area on its own, that includes great restaurants, unique shops, exciting entertainment and activities. The charming streets are lined with inviting cafes and interesting stores. The city’s entertainment hub, the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) is also located in the Canal Park Duluth District. After a day strolling the lakefront, shopping and enjoying lunch, plan a perfect evening out to a concert, ballet or sports event. Then top off the night at one of the craft breweries or local pubs. 

The beautiful Solglimt Bed and Breakfast sits right on the water’s edge in the lively Canal Park Duluth neighborhood. Our renovated 1800’s Victorian seaside cottage is now an intimate inn on the shores of Lake Superior. Guests enjoy easy access to all the Canal Park Duluth District attractions at this tranquil retreat. Wake each morning to a gourmet breakfast, and sweeping lake views from the rooftop deck, gardens or porches. Cozy up by the fire after a day of adventures in Duluth. Reserve your elegant guest suite with us today for a wonderful and restful vacation in the new year.

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Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) Hosts Great Events in 2020

DECC rock concert showing back of crowd and bright lights on stageThe Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) has everything needed for an exciting evening of entertainment in Duluth. On the shores of beautiful Lake Superior, with panoramic views of the Aerial Lift Bridge and Duluth Harbor, find the hub of Duluth’s sports, arts and events. The DECC hosts thrilling ice hockey games, world-class concerts, and conventions for every interest. It’s also the home to the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and the Minnesota Ballet. After an amazing concert, graceful ballet or heart-pounding game, enjoy a great dinner just steps aways in vibrant Canal Park. With a choice of romantic cafes and lively pubs, you’ll find the perfect place to top off an evening of great entertainment. 

Also in Canal Park, find an oasis right on the water’s edge, at the Solglimt Bed and Breakfast. Our convenient location is close to all the attractions but feels like a serene retreat. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast each day with sweeping views of Lake Superior. Our perfectly appointed guest suites offer the comfort and elegance for relaxing and restorative getaway. Plan your Duluth escape and welcome the new year in style at the beautiful Solglimt Bed and Breakfast.

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Spirit Mountain Duluth offers 6 Amazing Winter Adventures

Smiling Couple Of Skiers on Mountain top on Spirit Mountain DuluthThe snowmaking has begun on Spirit Mountain Duluth and it’s time to plan your winter getaway. The prime winter sports months will be here before you know it and Spirit Mountain offers every snowy activity:

  1. Skiing
  2. Snowboarding
  3. Fat Biking
  4. An Alpine Coaster
  5. Snow Tubing
  6. Nordic Trails

Spirit Mountain opened in 1974 and they have been expanding and improving the park ever since. Winter sports enthusiasts will find 22 ski runs, 175 skiable acres, amazing mountain top views, and great dining choices to keep you going all day. Find all these winter adventures just a short drive from downtown Duluth.

The elegant Solglimt Bed and Breakfast offers luxury accommodations right on the shores of Lake Superior. Enjoy easy access to superb Duluth restaurants, entertainment and shopping from our waterfront location. Have the best of both worlds on your winter vacation. Hit the slopes of Spirit Mountain during the day then a romantic evening exploring Duluth’s nightlife. Reserve your perfectly appointed guest suite with us for a thrilling escape to Spirit Mountain Duluth.

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Visit the Duluth Playhouse for a Great Night of Entertainment

Audience watching show at Duluth PlayhouseDuluth locals and visitors alike know the Duluth Playhouse is the place to go for a very special evening. With three distinct venues there’s always something for every age and taste. Their exceptional live theater shows include famous musicals, comedies, dramas as well as original plays. The elegant Art Deco building has been renovated to perfection. It’s the ideal setting for a romantic evening out with your loved one. For an unforgettable Duluth getaway, plan your stay at the Solglimt Bed and Breakfast. We’re right at the water’s edge with breath-taking views of Lake Superior. Located just steps away from all the great restaurants in Canal Park and an easy walk to the theater. Reserve your private guest suite at our tranquil inn for a blissful Duluth vacation. 

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Try the Great Restaurants in Duluth this Fall

overhead view of Italian meal with pasta and salad with glasses of wineWhen visiting Duluth one works up an appetite and a thirst hiking the amazing trails, walking the beaches or exploring historic sites. The great restaurants in Duluth have you covered. Whether you’re craving a juicy burger, handmade pasta or modern comfort food, you’ll be satisfied. If drinks are in order, a better beer selection cannot be found anywhere else, as well as expertly crafted cocktails. Also find an atmosphere for any mood. Fun, energetic pubs invite conversation, intimate cafes set a romantic ambience and nothing can beat dining with beautiful Lake Superior views. Top off a wonderful evening out with more amazing lakeside views staying at the Solglimt Bed and Breakfast. Our guests enjoy elegant, comfortable rooms right at the water’s edge. Savor your morning gourmet breakfast on our scenic deck or watch the sunset on our rooftop deck with panoramic views. Reserve your perfectly appointed guest suite for a wonderful fall getaway to Duluth.

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This Fall, take a ride on Duluth’s Scenic Railroad

Ride the North Shore Scenic Railroad in Duluth This FallIt’s hard to imagine cool, crisp autumn days in the heat of mid-August, but the brilliant fall colors of Duluth are just around the corner. One of the best and most relaxing ways to see vibrant red, orange, and golden leaves is on a North Shore Scenic Railroad ride. The six-hour journey made CNN’s “Five fabulous fall foliage train rides” list and for good reason. Sit back and take in the stunning landscape as the train hugs the sparkling Lake Superior shoreline and winds through hardwood forest glowing with color. The peak autumn season is fleeting and reservations fill up quickly, so book your seat soon! 

The charming Solglimt Bed and Breakfast invites guests to enjoy our lakefront retreat during the busy fall foliage season. Wake up to a delicious breakfast, served with stunning Lake Superior views. Our tranquil location offers a quiet escape that’s still close to all the attractions. Reserve your perfectly appointed guest suite for a wonderful fall foliage vacation you’ll never forget. 

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Must See Scenic Drives in Duluth, Minnesota

Scenic Drives to Take in Duluth This FallDiscover the most stunning scenic drives in Duluth and along the North Shore of Lake Superior this summer. Ancient glaciers created the dramatic landscape with sheer cliffs, sparkling shorelines, deep old-growth forests and distant mountain peaks. So, it’s no surprise that Travel and Leisure highlighted The North Shore Drive in their article listing America’s Most Scenic Roads. However, the Duluth area actually has four amazing scenic drives. Each offer an unforgettable day of overlooks, waterfall hikes and charming towns. See the unparalleled beauty all around Duluth while enjoying a relaxing drive. Stay at the hub of all the attractions in lovely Canal Park. The Solglimt Bed and Breakfast, right on the water’s edge, has sweeping views of Lake Superior. Our tranquil retreat feels like a world away, while being just steps from great restaurants and shopping. Our three course, gourmet breakfasts will have you ready for another exciting day in Duluth. Reserve your elegant guest suite with us for a perfect summer escape. 

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Plan Ahead for the Fall Foliage in Duluth

Come See the Fall Foliage in Duluth in 2019!The brilliant fall foliage reflected off Lake Superior may seem far away, but now’s the time to plan an autumn getaway to Duluth. This dazzling, yet fleeting season has a devoted following and bed and breakfasts fill up quickly. The vibrant hills and mountains draw in many visitors, but Duluth also offers a wide range of ways to bask in the autumn glow. Lose yourself in the hundreds of hiking and mountain bike trails in and around the city. However, many love the leisurely scenic drives along the shoreline, cliffs, and beaches. Join a relaxing fall foliage train excursion or a guided photography tour. Stay at the center of all the wonderful options and reserve your suite at the Solglimt Bed and Breakfast right in Canal Park. Guests enjoy waterfront views of Lake Superior from our gardens, porches and new rooftop deck. Each crisp fall morning begins with our gourmet coffee blend alongside a delicious three-course breakfast. Remember this season only lasts from mid-September to late October, so watch the DNR color finder for peak colors. Book your fall foliage adventure to Duluth today.

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Brewery Tours in Duluth

Glasses with different sorts of craft beer on wooden bar on brewery toursDuluth is known as a great beer town and brewery tours are a fun way to see several in one day. Visitors can join a tour group through The Duluth Experience or sample a few brewery tours on their own. In addition to tasting amazing craft brews learn about the whole beer-making process. Many of the breweries have excellent restaurants, some with great views and patios to enjoy on warm days. Also, check their calendars for lively evening events such as music and trivia nights. Close to all the action find a tranquil retreat on the shores of Lake Superior. The Solglimt Bed and Breakfast is located in Canal Park and walking distance to several of the best breweries. Every morning sip our custom blend of Alakef Coffee on the many decks and porches. Then sit down to a three-course gourmet breakfast while taking in the lake views. Reserve your perfectly appointed guest room and plan a refreshing spring or summer getaway.

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The Best Hikes to Take Near Downtown Duluth

Happy couple hikes in the forestSome of the best hikes in Minnesota are found near Duluth’s lively downtown. Duluth’s hilly terrain and diverse landscape make for interesting and sometimes challenging hikes not found in most major cities. Visitors can stroll sandy beaches, hike forest trails and enjoy amazing views just minutes away from great restaurants and entertainment. Days are getting longer and the hiking season will be here soon. Now’s the time to plan a relaxing Duluth getaway. The Solglimt Bed and Breakfast offers guests a waterfront retreat with sweeping views of Lake Superior. Our tranquil inn, located in Canal Park, just steps away from wonderful hikes and all the city’s attractions. Not to mention our rooftop deck, the perfect place to put up your feet and watch the sunset after a day hiking. Reserve your private suite at the Solglimt Bed and Breakfast for a wonderful hiking adventure.

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