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.
Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra Backstage Experience

Symphony Backstage Experience

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event January 8, 2020

A New Way To Connect With The Classics Are you a symphony lover? Are you “symphony-curious”? Are you looking for a new, unique date night idea? Well, have we got

Brewery Tour City Tour Duluth Symphony
2019 year in review

2019 Year In Review

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event December 31, 2019

The Duluth Experience Recap Without a doubt, 2019 has been a fantastic year for The Duluth Experience and for the thousands of guests who joined us along the way. With

The Duluth Experience
Family Snowshoe Adventure in Duluth, MN

Family Snowshoe Adventures In Duluth

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event December 21, 2019

Snowshoe Adventures For All Ages This year we’ve expanded our snowshoe fleet to include child-sized snowshoes! These mini-shoes are super fun and super adorable. We’ve been having a lot of

Adventure Outdoor Fun Snowshoe
Duluth Polar Plunge 2018

Duluth Polar Plunge

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event December 18, 2019

Plunging For A Cause The Polar Plunge has become a yearly tradition for The Duluth Experience. It’s a great team building event for our guides and it provides us with

Adventure Community Outreach
lake ice safety

Lake Ice Safety Guidelines

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event December 4, 2019

Be Smart On The Ice The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shared some helpful information about ice safety and we wanted to make sure to help spread the word. Frozen

Adventure Bike Safety Winter Safety
Duluthians Shoveling

A Historic Look at Duluth Winter Weather

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 27, 2019

A Look at Duluth Winter 100+ Years Ago We love Duluth history and we love Duluth winters. It seems like you never really know what winter will bring these days.

Duluth History Winter Fun Winter Safety
Duluth Cideries

Duluth Cideries Win Big

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 22, 2019

National Honors For Duluth Cideries At 2019 Cider Championship Great news from the world of craft cider.. both of Duluth’s homegrown cideries have brought home medals from the prestigious U.S.

Cider
fat bike wheelie

Experience Is The True Key To Happiness

perm_identity Dave Grandmaison - President, CEO, Duluth Native and Guide           event November 18, 2019

The Long-Lasting Impact of Experience We’ve been digging into the growing body of research on the importance of human experience and the links between experience, happiness, social cohesion and –

Adventure Outdoor Fun Snowshoe The Duluth Experience Travel
Canal Park Brewing Company Logo

Local Brew Supports Duluth Veterans

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

Canal Park Brewing’s Veterans Tribute On Tap In Duluth Our friends at Canal Park Brewing have crafted a big beer for a big reason. The new Veteran’s Tribute Triple IPA

Collaboration Brews Craft Beer

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