Not so free activities

Activities that require $$$

Check web site or call for current prices


Also check out: http://www.visitduluth.com

Duluth Air Show http://www.duluthairshow.com/2012/performers.html featuring: Canadian Forces Snowbirds,  September 22nd  and 23rd

Great Lakes Aquarium http://www.glaquarium.org
The Aquarium features animals and habitats within the Great Lakes Basins along with other ecosystems.  
Adult -$14.50, Sr. $11.50
353 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 740-3474


St Louis Heritage and Arts (The Depot)
http://www.duluthdepot.org/
Duluth’s last active rail depot is now a good Museum containing exhibits relating to Veterans, Forestry,  Immigration, the  Arts, Native Peoples, and Railroads.  A large Tiffany window and spectacular rail engines are to be seen. Adults $12.00, Sr. 10%, Groups 10+ $6.75
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 727-8025


Lake Superior Railroad Museum http://www.lsrm.org/Home/
Admission price is included in the basic Depot admission price.

Glensheen Mansion http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/visit/tours.html
The turn of the last century Jacobean mansion of Chester A. Congdon is little changed from the time he and his family lived there. Old world craftsmanship is evident throughout.  It is a monument to great wealth and great tragedy. Standard tour Adult $15, Sr.  $14
3300 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804-2010
(218) 726-8910


William A Irvine Ore boat tour  http://www.decc.org/omnimax-irvin/
Experience what it might have been like to provide iron ore to America’s steel industry through the middle part of the last century.   Adult $10.00, Sr. $8.00.  Located adjacent to the Vista Fleet dock.

North Shore Scenic Railroad http://www.northshorescenicrailroad.org/
Several different trips; Scenic, Pizza, Dinner; call or check web site for details
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth Minnesota 55802
218-722-1273   800-423-1273


Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center http://www.bvhcenter.org/
Features a restored P-38 Lightning as used by R. I. Bong, America’s WWII Ace of Aces. 40 “Kills” in the Pacific Theater. Adult $9, Sr. $8
305 Harbor View Parkway (Jct. of Hwy 2 and 53 in Superior - next to Perkins)
Superior, WI 54880.
Phone: 715-392-7151 • Toll-free: 888-816-9944•

Fairlawn Museum http://www.superiorpublicmuseums.org/Fairlawnmain/FLhome.html
This is the Queen Ann style home of Martin Pattison the benefactor of Pattison State Park  who derived great wealth from timber and mining.
Adult $8.00, Sr. $6.50
906 E 2nd Street
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 394-5712  

Whaleback Museum http://www.superiorpublicmuseums.org/ssmeteor/NewMETEORMAIN.htm
The only remnant of a fleet of similar ships built in the Twin Ports over 100 years ago.  These enclosed bulk carriers were the forerunners of the modern bulk carriers on the lakes today.
Located in Superior, on Barkers Island behind the Richard I Bong, Memorial

Fire Hall Museum    http://www.superiorpublicmuseums.org

Vista Fleet Tours http://vistafleet.com   This is a good way to see the harbor.  Scenic Cruise:  Adult $16.00,  Sr. 14.00  

A World of Accordions Museum http://museum.accordionworld.org/  
1000 accordion and related instruments and other displays.  Admission charged
1401 Belknap St.
Superior, WI
715-395-2787

Rafting & Kayaking near the Buffalo Valley Campground http://www.minnesotawhitewater.com
Superior Whitewater
950 Chestnut Ave.
Carlton, MN 55718
218-384-4637   

Kayak, Canoe Rock Climbing etc.   UMD RSOP www.umdrsop.org  Explore Lake Superior, the St Louis River and spectacular rock climbing sites. Instruction for all ages and abilities.

Canoe and Kayaking on the Brule River, WI http://www.brulerivercanoerental.com
13869 E US Highway 2
Brule, WI 54820
(715) 372-4983


Lake Superior Fishing charters   http://fishduluth.com/

Black Bear Casino http://www.blackbearcasinoresort.com/  For those or you who really have too much money here is one solution to your problem.  Located about 10 miles west of the camp ground at the junction of Hwy 210 and I-35, exit 235, you will find a full service wallet cleaning establishment.  Alternatively, you can stick folding money in my pocket and pull my arm.  I’ll jump up and down; yell ding-ding-ding and call out  “YOU LOOSE”.

Fon du-Luth Casino http://www.fonduluthcasino.com Similar to the above establishment located in downtown Duluth.