Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide

Dave is co-founder of The Duluth Experience and all-around Duluth enthusiast. When not home brewing or mountain biking on Duluth's world-class trail system, Dave enjoys fishing on Lake Superior, listening to live music, cooking and traveling. After years of denial, Dave is a huge fan of brussels sprouts.
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Ursa Minor Brewing Wins At GABF

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 9, 2019

The Ursa Minor Team Brings Home GABF Medal It’s that time of year again – where the best of the best descend on Denver, Colorado to compete for the best

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Earth Rider Wins Gold At Great American Beer Festival

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event October 8, 2019

Local Brewery Wins Big At GABF! It’s that time of year again – where the best of the best descend on Denver, Colorado to compete for the best beer in

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Fall Colors Photography Workshop 2019

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 30, 2019

A Fantastic Fall Photography Workshop Adventure We had a fantastic weekend exploring a variety of locations around Duluth with a great group of students. As tradition would have it, we

Fall Colors Photography Workshop
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Meet Liz Bergh

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 23, 2019

Adventurer, Photographer, And Bike Lover Adventure Guide, Liz Bergh, has a strong passion for outdoor adventure, guest experience, and visual storytelling! Her exceptional guiding and great photography has elevated our

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Experience Fall in Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 17, 2019

There’s Nothing Quite Like Fall in Duluth As the gateway to the Northwoods, Duluth offers an amazing jumping-off point for experiencing our most colorful season. Hints of reds, yellows, and

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Meet Nik Nerburn

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 15, 2019

History Guide And Creative Storyteller We’re excited to introduce you to one of our newest guides in our City Tour Program, Mr. Nik Nerburn. Nik joined The Duluth Experience this

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Oktoberfest In Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 13, 2019

A Delicious Season in Beer City Another fantastic summer has come to an end and our favorite beer drinking season is here! It’s Oktoberfest in Duluth! Before we do a

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Rain Or Shine Fun In Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 11, 2019

Don’t Let The Gloomy Weather Get To You I know it’s hard to believe, but sometimes it rains in Duluth. Luckily, there are all kinds of great activities that don’t

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Meet Jordan Sandal

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event September 9, 2019

Adventurous Soul & Amazing Guide Meet Jordan Sandal – another one of our amazing adventure guides here at The Duluth Experience! Jordan joined our team in 2019, bringing a fun

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