Discover the top things to do in Duluth

Whether you’re traveling for business meetings or a vacation, it’s easy to find things to do near Radisson Hotel Duluth-Harborview. Treat the kids to a day of adventure at Great Lakes Aquarium or Lake Superior Railroad Museum, both a couple of blocks away. For more family fun, head to Bayfront Festival Park, Lake Superior Marine Museum in Canal Park, Spirit Mountain, or Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. We’re also close to bowling, mini golf, and arcade games at spots such as Incline Station Bowling Center and Adventure Zone. Don’t miss the chance to see Lake Superior on a Vista Fleet dinner cruise, and be sure to explore the Lincoln Park Craft District during your stay.

You don't want to miss the local music scene while staying at our landmark hotel that once hosted Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, and Bob Dylan! If you’re in town for a performance, you won’t have to walk far to reach the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The DECC and many other locations are connected to the hotel via the Skywalk system, a 3.5-mile climate-controlled pedestrian walkway.

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The Depot St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center

0.07 mi / 0.11 km from the hotel
Housed in the historic Duluth Union Depot, the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center is home to the Duluth Art Institute, the Minnesota Ballet, and the fascinating Lake Superior Railroad Museum.

Bayfront Festival Park

0.27 mi / 0.43 km from the hotel
Located on the shores of Lake Superior, this public park hosts concerts and festivals from June through September and ice skating and holiday lights every winter.

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center and AMSOIL Arena

0.31 mi / 0.5 km from the hotel
The DECC and AMSOIL Arena host conferences, musical concerts, dance performances, and UMD Bulldog hockey games.

Great Lakes Aquarium

0.33 mi / 0.53 km from the hotel
Featuring an enthralling array of wildlife, this aquarium is one of the few in the United States that focuses on freshwater fish.

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

6.22 mi / 10.01 km from the hotel
See bald eagles, boreal owls, and a variety of other bird species at Hawk Ridge. The sanctuary is open year-round, with live bird demonstrations in September and October.

Lincoln Park Craft District

1.32 mi / 2.12 km from the hotel
Duluth's hippest arts district is bursting with energy and a variety of dining and shopping options. Stop by Bent Paddle Brewing Company, OMC Smokehouse, Damage Boardshop, and Duluth Pottery.

NorShor Theatre

0.68 mi / 1.09 km from the hotel
Now home to community theater performances from The Duluth Playhouse and opera by Lyric Opera of the North, this historical site has hosted performances of various kinds since it began as the Grand Opera House in 1883.

Park Point Beach

4.34 mi / 6.99 km from the hotel
Head to the end of Minnesota Avenue to lounge on the world's longest freshwater sandbar. In addition to sand volleyball courts and a snack shop, this seven-mile-long beach has on-duty lifeguards during the summer season.

University of Minnesota Duluth

2.61 mi / 4.2 km from the hotel
Tour some of the more than 50 buildings at this beautiful 244-acre campus. For a taste of school spirit, attend a Bulldogs home game.

Vista Fleet Cruises

0.36 mi / 0.57 km from the hotel
Whether you're looking for a fun way to see the North Shore's coastal architecture or you want to enjoy a relaxing dinner at sunset, Vista Fleet offers a variety of cruises.

Canal Park

0.48 mi / 0.78 km from the hotel
Unwind on Park Point Beach, experience an outdoor festival, or browse the shops at this entertainment hot spot. Located on the shore of Lake Superior, Canal Park serves as the gateway to Park Point, home of the world's largest freshwater sandbar.

Spirit Mountain

6.88 mi / 11.07 km from the hotel
For a thrilling good time, climb aboard the alpine coaster that races along a 3,200-foot elevated track through the forest or whiz through the canopy on a zip line. This year-round retreat also offers mountain biking and skiing.