Area Attractions

With Superior Bay properties, you're never far away from something to do. Please take full advantage of our four-seasons community and take in the sights!

Spending your vacation in the Twin Ports allows for numerous opportunities and attractions in two harbor cities of Superior, WI and Duluth, MN!

Recreational Opportunities & Attractions-

  • Wisconsin Point, along with Minnesota Point, reportedly make up the largest freshwater sandbar in the world
  • There are 8 Lake Superior beaches within the City of Superior and 5 beaches located in rural out skirting areas
  • Summer, spring, fall activities include ATVing, exploring the Brule River, Boating, Hiking Trails through the Superior Municipal Forest
  • Winter activities include local Cross Country Skiing Trail, Snowmobiling and numerous other Winter Recreational Opportunities
  • Numerous Hunting & Fishing Options in Douglas County along Lake Superior and inland
  • Pattison State Park is a 1,436-acre Wisconsin state park south of Superior, Wisconsin. Situated on the Black River, the park contains both Big Manitou Falls, the highest waterfall in Wisconsin at 165 feet, and Little Manitou Falls, which is 30 feet. Pattison State Park was established in 1920.
  • Amnicon Falls State Park is a state park of Wisconsin, United States. The 825-acre park is located in South Range, Wisconsin, southeast of the city of Superior. It features a series of waterfalls on the Amnicon River as it flows around a small island and under a historic covered bridge.
  • Billings Park is located in the City of Superior and on the shores of the St. Louis River, offering several trails, walking paths, pavilion, picnic areas, and playgrounds.
  • The Superior Municipal Forest is comprised of 4,400 acres of forest and natural habitat, making it the third largest forest within a city in the nation. It is the best remaining example of a boreal forest (conifers and hardwood, including white and red pine, balsam, cedar, black spruce, white birch, and aspen) in the state of Wisconsin. Activities include: Hiking/mountain biking, Archery hunting/archery range, Cross-country skiing/skijoring/snowshoeing (no designated snowshoe trails, snowshoeing not permitted on groomed ski trails), Snowmobile/ATV trails (winter months only), Wildlife & plants, Canoeing/kayaking/boating
  • The Apostle Island Ice Caves managed by the National Park Service
  • The City of Superior also has a large City Park system offering pavilions, playground equipment, tennis courts, outdoor skating rinks, basketball courts, a six-hole Disc Golf Course and outdoor grills.
  • Duluth, MN Parks and Recreations is an extensive park system within the city limits. Amenities include playgrounds, picnic tables, baseball fields, hiking trails and skating rinks. Many parks offer winding creeks with waterfalls and gorgeous wooded acres. Use the park finder tool to locate parks near you. - An extensive biking system and trail system are also in place in Duluth. Trail systems include the Hawk Ridge Trail, the well known Superior Hiking Trail which runs 310 miles from south of Duluth to the Canadian border, and the Lakewalk which runs over 7 miles from Bayfront Park to Brighton Beach. This paved trail offers hiking, running and biking options with access to bike rentals, shopping and dining.
  • Park Point jets into the bay toward Wisconsin and is accessed through Canal Park over the Lift Bridge. The area offers numerous summer activities including beaches and sand volleyball courts. - Summer also offers paddle boarding, golfing, alpine slides, white water rafting, boating/kayaking, charter fishing and rock climbing. - Winter offers snowmobile trails east and west of Duluth, downhill and cross country skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing and snowshoeing.
  • Canal Park, local tourist area with shopping, dining, attractions and events along Lake Superior
  • North Shore Scenic Railroad offers historical and themed train excursions
  • Great Lakes Aquarium presents a fun and education look at animals and habitats in the Great Lakes Basin
  • S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum was the proud flagship of the U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes Fleet
  • Bayfront Festival Park welcomes countless local, regional and national acts, including the famous Bayfront Blues Festival every August
  • Lake Superior Zoo, home to numerous locate and global animals -
  • Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium offers dark-sky shows in 360` full-dome theater format
  • Duluth Art Institute produces more than a dozen exhibitions every year that highlight regional talent and visiting artists
  • The Duluth Playhouse hosts a year-round season of live theatre featuring local and professional artists
  • Bentleyville Tour of Lights, America’s largest free walk through lighting display in Bayfront Festival Park during the winter holiday season
  • Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) is home to Broadway in Duluth, concerts, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Ballet and UMD Men’s and Women’s Bulldog Hockey
  • Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, a Polynesian themed indoor waterpark
  • Vista Fleet Sightseeing & Dining Cruises offers dining and sightseeing tours on Lake Superior
  • Fond-du-Luth Casino conveniently located in downtown Duluth
  • Adventure Zone offers family attraction with over 50,000 square feet of fun
  • Gooseberry Falls State Park, spectacular waterfalls and river gorge up the North Shore -
  • Split Rock Lighthouse, a famous local icon up the North Shore.
  • Barker’s Island, which is a focal point of recreation, includes beaches, boat landing, marina, picnic/swimming area and miniature golf course
  • Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center honors the memory of Major Bong and all veterans of World War II through exhibits, programs and lectures
  • AMSOIL Speedway offers stock car racing for adults and children
  • Fairlawn Mansion, a Queen Anne Victorian house with four-story turret and widow’s watch, is a well recognized landmark in the City of Superior
  • SS Meteor is the last remaining whaleback freighter designed by Captain Alexander McDougall and built here in Superior, Wisconsin
  • Old Firehouse & Police Museum built in 1898 offers a look at fire fighting equipment and police memorabilia that era
  • Douglas County Historical Society transports you back in history to the creation and expansion of Superior, Wisconsin
  • Harrington ARTS Center/A World of Accordions Museum

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