5 fantastic free things to do
Tight Budget? No Problem!
In a Wisconsin town known for being a top weekend getaway—that’s also affordable—it makes sense that some of the best things in life here are free.
Begin at Barker’s
Swim, paddle and play
Hang out on Barker’s Island, where you can swim, paddle and play in the warm season. Visit the free Lake Superior Estuarium for fun, family-centered exhibits that tell the story of the estuary and Superior-Duluth harbor, the largest freshwater port in the world. It’s also a perfect place to launch a boat and explore the harbor, big lake and its bays.
Explore the shores
Hit up one of 16 public beaches on the south shore of Lake Superior in Douglas County, including 11 within Superior alone. And that’s just the beginning. When it comes to shoreline, there’s more to explore.
Get To The Point
Wisconsin Point is a natural choice
Swim, stroll or picnic on Lake Superior. Spot wildlife. See the iconic Superior Entry Lighthouse. And marvel at massive ships passing by on route to the world’s largest ore docks and grain elevators in the bay.
Marvel At Murals
Art and culture collide
Stroll the Superior Public Library to view 35 murals by artist Carl Gawboy, a member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, depicting local history in painted stories—from the beginning of the earth to the 20th century.
From free to affordable to just plain fun, these activities are sure to bring a Superior smile.
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