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Cooling off on the lake in Duluth

Beat the heat in this cool port town.

Aerial Lift Bridge as seen from Skyline Parkway in Duluth.

© Beth Gauper

When the rest of the Upper Midwest broils, this Lake Superior city basks in cool breezes. 

What to do: From Canal Park, watch ore boats. Check out the town's swimming holes. Hike the Superior Hiking Trail. Visit Glensheen mansion. 

Events to catch: Aug. 10-12, Bayfront Blues Festival and Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine.

Details: See  Duluth 101 and Duluth rocks!

Last updated on August 13, 2018