It’s hard to believe that March is nearly here, which of course means spring in on our horizon. Soon enough, we’ll be back to enjoying all the hiking, mountain biking, and other activities that keep us busy for 3/4’s of the year, which of course means we’ll soon be saying goodbye to yet another ski season. However, winter isn’t quite over, and that means now is the perfect time to come join us for a little bit of last minute skiing in Duluth! Whether you’re into downhill skiing and snowboarding, or cross country skiing and snowshoeing, there’s plenty for you to enjoy. Our romantic Bed and Breakfast, situated in the heart of Duluth’s historic district, is the perfect place to unwind after a long, cold day on the mountains. You don’t want to miss this last bit of Duluth’s skiing season. Book a room at our Duluth Bed and Breakfast today.
Spring Skiing in Duluth
Skiing in Duluth is incredible. There truly is something for everyone, and that is why Duluth is considered to be Minnesota’s top ski town. Alpine skiers and snowboarders have several great places to choose from, and Nordic skiers have endless miles throughout the many parks of Duluth to explore and enjoy. All ages and abilities will be able to get out and have some fun! All you have to do is get here, and we can help you plan out the rest.
Spirit Mountain is by far one of the most popular downhill areas in Duluth, and is only around 20 minutes from our Inn. Spirit Mountain Ski area is known for its long, legendary winters, and is often considered one of the greatest suburban ski areas in the Midwest. Spirit Mountain is most famous for it’s 700-foot vertical drop; something not too common in the Midwest. There are 8 total lifts here, which includes a high-speed quad lift, as well as 22 total runs and two terrain parks. It’s an incredible skiing destination that offers something for everyone. There are also nordic ski trails in the area. Chester Bowl is also still open, and a wonderful place for those less experienced to get a taste of skiing in Duluth. Located in town and less than 10 minutes from the Inn, it’s the perfect place for a quick trip into the snow. It’s 175 foot drop is far less intimidating than the bigger ski areas in Duluth.
There are also a lot of places for Nordic, or cross-country skiing, in the Duluth area, utilizing many of the same trails that are popular for hiking and mountain biking throughout the rest of the year. The most popular places include the Lester-Amity Trail, by far the most popular in Duluth, the Piedmont Ski Trail, Hartley Nature Center, Magney-Snively Park, and Snowflake Nordic Center. In fact, the 2018 Tour Duluth Ski Festival is just around the corner, on March 3, which features a variety of Duluth’s best cross country ski trails.
There are few things better than a day on the slopes around Duluth, but coming back to the A.G. Thomson House to warm up is one of them. From the moment you arrive, you’ll appreciate our attention to detail, our gracious hospitality, and the luxurious accommodations. The winter months in Duluth are popular; book your room today!