Grandma’s Marathon Adventures
Pre- and Post-Race Adventures for Runners & Families

Great Options for Exploring Duluth All Week Long

As proud sponsors of Grandma’s Marathon, we are excited to support you… the runners… and reward the families and friends who came here to cheer you on with a bit of Duluth’s local flavor. While some of our guides will be running the marathon, the rest of our Team is ready to treat you and your supporters to some great home-grown experiences. You’ve done the hard work of running and now it’s time for us to take care of the fun. We make it easy and exciting to explore the great City of Duluth.

Epic Summer Adventures in Duluth

Lake Superior Kayak Adventure

Experience the ultimate thrill of paddling the world’s largest freshwater lake. We provide all the gear and handle all the logistics so you can focus on the fun!

Sunset Paddle Adventure Series

Explore the beauty of Duluth’s scenic shoreline and enjoy a leisurely paddle under the setting sun. This is truly the best way to end a perfect Duluth Day!

St. Louis River Estuary Adventure

Join our experienced, fun-loving guides for a flat-water adventure in the world’s largest freshwater estuary… and one of Duluth’s best kept secrets.

Black Sand Beach Kayak Adventure

This unique paddling experience combines big water paddling and a visit to Lake Superior’s only black sand beach. Get ready for a fun-filled kayaking day trip with The Duluth Experience crew.

Wednesday Glensheen Paddle Series

Paddle the North Shore and enjoy unique Wednesday evening events at Glensheen: June beer tastings, concerts in July, and Wednesday wine tastings in August. This is a great new way to experience the old estate.

The Night Owl Kayak Adventure

Join this special Saturday night kayak adventure and experience amazing views of the Duluth’s night-scape from a whole new perspective! It’s a spectacular paddling experience under the night sky.

Split Rock Lighthouse Kayak Adventure

Explore Lake Superior’s rugged coastline and experience Split Rock Lighthouse from a new perspective with professional guides who share your passion for the outdoors.

Mountain Bike Adventure

The Duluth Traverse Mountain Bike Adventure will give you a chance to explore Duluth’s epic mountain bike trail system with local guides who know the terrain.

North Shore Scenic Road Bicycle Tour

This scenic bicycle tour is the best way to experience Lake Superior’s North Shore! Pedal from Duluth to Two Harbors and celebrate with Castle Danger beer!

Wet Your Whistle With These Craft Beer Adventures

Thirsty Thursday Brewery Tour

Enjoy a VIP brewery experience and sample locally-crafted brews while you explore three amazing breweries: Lake Superior Brewing Company, Earth Rider Brewery, and Blacklist Artisan Ales.

Thank Goodness It’s Friday Brewery Tour

Meet the folks who have catapulted Duluth to the forefront of Minnesota’s craft beer community. Get ready because we’re headed to Fitger’s Brewhouse, Bent Paddle Brewing Company, and Hoops Brewing.

Duluth & Beyond Brewery Tour

Enjoy a scenic ride along Lake Superior’s rugged North Shore and explore three production breweries that define the North Shore Craft Beer Scene: Earth Rider Brewery, Hoops Brewing, and Castle Danger Brewing Company.

Saturday Night Brewery Tour

Discover the unique flavors of Duluth’s locally crafted beer and enjoy a night out in Duluth Beer City where you’ll explore three epic breweries Bent Paddle Brewing Company, Blacklist Artisan Ales, and Canal Park Brewery.

Huskies Pre-Game “Pourtage”

Explore historic Wade Stadium with Huskies’s General Manager Greg Culver as your guide. Then hop aboard the brew bus and sample some of Lincoln Park’s best craft beer before heading back for the ballgame… beer and baseball folks.

Engaging Bus Tours That Explore the Far Reaches of Duluth

Dark History Bus Tour

Explore Duluth’s dark past including true stories of tragedies, murders, conspiracies and even some local haunting legends! This is a side of Duluth that you won’t see anywhere else!

History & Sightseeing

Explore Duluth’s origins, the stories of its first settlers, and the events that guided the booms and busts of Duluth’s economic history. Stop along the way to explore historic sites and take in scenic views.

Brewery Bus Tour

Explore the breweries that have made Duluth a must-visit craft beer destination. Celebrate Duluth’s award-winning craft beer scene and find out why beer lovers call this town “Duluth Beer City”.

Active Walking Tours Showcase Duluth’s Past, Present, and Future

Dark History Walking Tour

Enjoy an evening stroll along the waterfront to explore true stories of gunfights, murders and other tragedies from Duluth’s dark past. We’ll shine the light on some of the stories that folks around town don’t like to talk about – including a few haunting legends and the pirates of Park Point!

Craft District Walking Tour

Go behind-the-scenes and meet the artisans, restaurateurs, brewers, and craftspeople who are revitalizing Duluth’s Lincoln Park neighborhood and crafting an exciting new identity as Duluth’s Lincoln Park Craft District.

HART of Duluth Walking Tour

Step into Duluth’s vibrant art scene and meet the passionate artisans, restaurateurs, and craft brewers breathing fresh energy into the ongoing legacy of Duluth’s Historic Arts & Theater District.

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