Duluth Attractions

4 Amazing Duluth Attractions You Can See for Free

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The expenses incurred during travel are one of the key reasons most people choose to stay put at home. However, if you are an avid traveler, you can enjoy some of the best attractions a city has to offer without parting with a cent. Here are four exciting Duluth attractions you can see for free.

McDaniel Farm Park

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Restored to a typical 1930s Gwinnett County farm, the free-to-enter McDaniel Farm Park will give you sweet memories that leave you planning future visits. You get to take refreshing tours of green pastures, the well-furnished farmhouse, and other farm structures such as barns, a carriage house, and a tenant house, glimpsing into the illustrious history of Duluth.

The park is a gem for nature lovers and people who love outdoor activities, such as hiking, jogging, or cycling. For pet lovers, the park also allows visits with dogs, as long as they are on a leash. If you want to experience Duluth’s old-town feel, McDaniel Farm Park is definitely your choice destination.

Southeastern Railway Museum




Although the Southeastern Railway Museum bears entrance fees, you can still enjoy its thrills without spending any money. Entrance into the museum is discounted or free for members of the armed forces and their families. However, you need not have served in the military to enjoy free entry; visiting the site during Museum Day Live allows you to enjoy its classic steam locomotives and restored cabooses for free. Notably, you can also easily access inexpensive nearby hotels, such as Sun Suites Gwinnett and Holiday Inn Gwinnett Center, to complete your marvelous yet affordable stay in Duluth.

Duluth Town Green

This special attraction offers a diverse range of fun activities that you can enjoy without touching your wallet. You not only get to experience free festivals, movies, and concerts, but can also plan a lovely picnic, or play in the fountain with your children.

Town Green is open for visits all week and all year round, offering you a chance to interact with the amiable and lively locals when in Duluth. Its suitability for all ages and group friendliness makes it a choice attraction, especially when you are with friends and family.

2 Smith Art Gallery

Duluth also offers an exquisite attraction that art lovers can visit for free. 2 Smith Art Gallery is a fine arts establishment that lets you revel in the works of local, national, and regional artists, both established and upcoming. The gallery charges a fee for painting lessons and commissioned art, but taking a tour of the gallery is free.

The gallery’s serene atmosphere ensures that you experience no disruptions as you explore artworks informed by a variety of schools and traditions. 2 Smith Art Gallery definitely fits in with the rest of the experience you get when visiting historic Duluth.

Ultimately, these free attractions mean that you can visit and enjoy the exhilarating place that Duluth is without spending a dime. Coupled with the availability of affordable accommodation, Duluth’s free attractions will have you planning another enjoyable visit sooner rather than later.

7 thoughts on “4 Amazing Duluth Attractions You Can See for Free

  1. It’s really lovely there and I just love the old school feel. It takes you back in time and it’s definitely peaceful as well. I wouldn’t mind spending the day at that farm! I’m sure I’ll have the best of time!

  2. I love visiting museums and art galleries! I have never been to Duluth before and I sure would love to visit in the future. This would be a nice place to go to for the weekend.

  3. I have a friend that lives in Minnesota and they go to DeLuth often. I’m gonna show her this coast because I think they would love to explore any place that’s free.

  4. I haven’t been to Duluth before but have heard great things about it. I love that there are some good attractions to experience. I will have to try to look into putting Duluth on my travel bucket list.

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