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Canal Park, Duluth

4.6
#1 of 15 in Parks in Duluth
Enjoy a scenic stroll along the long lakewalk, admire the lighthouse pier, or stop in one of the many restaurants, shops, and cafes within Canal Park. Popular with locals and tourists alike, the park offers romantic carriage rides, its own brewery, and a marine museum. Visit the Great Lakes Aquarium and explore the William A. Irvin floating ship museum while you snack on treats from one of the many food trolleys along the way. Use our Duluth trip builder to add Canal Park and other attractions to your Duluth vacation plans.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Canal Park is a fun place to walk around and enjoy the sights. The lighthouse, the aerial lift bridge, the sculptures, fountains, etc. It's a fun place for families as there is a lot for kids to enjoy...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    The park is busy between all the people the seagulls, cars and all the means of transportation that the park offers. It gets a little crazy. You can see all the boats go over the ariel lift bridge. It...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    What is your interest? Ship watching? Shopping? Dining? Marine Museum? Rock collecting? Lighthouse? You will find it all at Canal Park.  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    Great property! It's well maintained and has friendly staff. I'm not going to specify the property but there is one close by that will be more expensive with fewer amenities. I'm a premium member with that brand and they didn't seem to care. I've been to Duluth 3 times over the past month and have stayed at the Canal Park Lodge every time. If you go.. a great multi use trail that is miles long is right along the lake, bring your running shoes. A great brew pub is right next door that I could go on and on about too. This property is two thumbs up.
  • June 30, 2017
    Call the hotel directly for the best prices. Very nice hotel! Perfect location for bringing children to explore the canal. Great breakfast! You can save money by buying tickets to local attractions at the front desk. Best hotel on the canal.
  • May 1, 2017
    It was a great hotel to stay at with friendly staff and a welcoming environment. The breakfast was above what we had thought it was going to be. Room's were very clean, well stocked, and they were keep this way during our entire stay. The view of Lake Superior was perfect as well. We will be staying here again and recommending this location to anyone who is going to Duluth to stay.
  • May 16, 2017
    Staff was great. Room was clean. Breakfast was excellent. Didn't use the pool but they had extra towels to use. Ice and drink machines on every floor. Right next to the boardwalk so it was very convenient.
  • July 6, 2017
    Service was excellent, staff was friendly. Location was decent, 7 minute walk to the north pier. The room I was in had a perfect view of the lake and any incoming ships

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Canal Park and the downtown areas offer a full range of lodging, including tower hotels, national-chain motels, inns, and bed and breakfasts. For a more scenic stay, book accommodation with views of Lake Superior. Staying in Canal Park or downtown puts you within easy reach of numerous restaurants, shops, and attractions, but you should also consider bedding down in the historical area east of Chester Park. Many of the inns and bed and breakfasts here occupy turn-of-the-century mansions, and the neighborhood itself offers a quiet respite from busy downtown and Canal Park.
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