Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Duluth is a port city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the county seat of St. Louis County. Duluth forms a metropolitan area with Superior, Wisconsin. Called the Twin Ports, these two cities share the Duluth-Superior Harbor and together are the world’s largest inland port and one of the most important ports on the Great Lakes, shipping coal, iron ore (taconite), and grain.
Duluth also has a thriving tourism industry, with antique shops, excellent restaurants, cozy inns, and scenic views of the lake. There is a ski resort inside city limits. Canal Park and Superior Street have the highest concentrations of tourist destinations in the city. The famous Aerial Lift Bridge is on Lake Avenue, next to Canal Park.
Things to See & Do
* The Aerial Lift Bridge and Canal Park
* Split Rock Lighthouse
* The old Gleensheen Mansion
* Karpeles Manuscript Museum
* Enger tower
Cruise Season – May – October
United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population – 85,000 approx
Land Area – 176.10 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The port of Duluth is located on Port Terminal Drive, Duluth.
Travel Links –
Duluth International airport is served by Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; with service to the Twin Cities, Chicago, Detroit, and Las Vegas.
Duluth is served by both Greyhound and Jefferson Lines. The main bus terminal for both bus lines is located at 4426 Grand Ave.
Duluth-Superior (WI) is an international seaport, by way of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway, and while the taconite industry has dropped way off from the Iron Range, timber is still shipped by boat. Cruise ships that travel the Great lakes have only recently begun adding Duluth as a stop on their itineraries.