Why go to Duluth?
An authentic Lake Superior port with the amenities of a larger city
Waiting for the Aerial Lift Bridge to and from Park Point might cause delays
A friendly town filled with natural scenery, history and culture, and good food
Good to Know?
The road to Park Point crosses the Aerial Lift Bridge, which operates on a schedule: It lifts on the hour and half-hour, between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., seven days a week, from March 16 through Dec. 31. The bridge will be raised on request for all vessels from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., seven days a week. Allowing ample time for these bridge events is essential for returning to the ship on time.
On Foot: Duluth is compact and quite walkable. Most of Duluth's attractions are within a mile of the cruise port.
By Taxi: There are several taxi companies in town. Fares are less than $10 for trips within the downtown area.
By Rideshare: Both Uber and Lyft provide services to travelers. Prices are comparable to taxi fares within the port area.
By Public Transportation: Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) operates regular buses throughout the year. The fare is $1.50 during peak times. From early June through Labor Day, the free Port Town Trolley stops at popular Duluth areas, including Bayfront, Canal Park, the HART District and downtown.
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
Being in the United States, the local currency is the U.S. dollar. ATMs are easily found in the area including at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) located downtown.