Shopping in Duluth
Shopping in our city is a treasure hunter’s dream come true. Spend your days looking for that special one-of-a-kind piece of furniture or vintage collectible at Minnesota’s antique mall, search the stores and boutiques in great shopping malls and complexes for that great bargain you can show off to your friends when you return home, or fall in love with the perfect print to grace the walls of your home at the city’s premier art gallery. After a satisfying, fun-filled day of treasure hunting, return to the cozy environs of The Firelight Inn on Oregon Creek Bed and Breakfast for a restful night’s sleep; you never know what amazing finds you’ll come across tomorrow!
The pioneer manufacturer of high-tech motorcycle rider wear is Aerostich. Their store and free factory tour is located at 8 South 18th Avenue West. www.aerostich.com
Duluth Pack Store is located at 365 Canal Park Drive. Handcrafted packs, bags, luggage made in Duluth Minnesota. Outdoor gear, books, travel, and accessories.
DeWitt-Seitz Marketplace offers shops, restaurants, bakery and smokehaus. Open daily. 394 Lake Avenue South.
Father Time Antique Mall, 395 Lake Avenue South. Northern Minnesota’s largest and finest antique mall. Bayside entrance is handicapped accessible.
Fitger’s Brewery Complex features shopping and dining and Lakewalk Access.
600 East Superior Street.
Miller Hill Mall includes more than 100 shops, a great food court all over the hill on Highway 53. A new Dick’s Sporting Goods store, Chipotle, and a great Barnes and Noble bookstore and favorite places for Firelight Innkeepers!
Northern Prints Gallery, 318 North 14th Avenue East, Duluth 55805 (218) 724-3089/5212. Cecilia Lieder is the Director of the Northern Prints Gallery. She has been a printmaker for over 35 years. Her work in color woodcut and stone lithography is nationally known. She is one of the founders and the Director of the Northern Printmakers Alliance, and she also serves on the Duluth Public Arts Commission. Her work is remarkable for its rich color, strong form, and sensitivity to the northern landscape. Much of her work is displayed and is for sale at The Firelight Inn. The Northern Prints Gallery is dedicated exclusively to the artist-made original print. All forms of traditional and contemporary printmaking by fine artists are represented. The gallery artists are members of the Northern Printmakers Alliance and either live in this region or have a long and continuing association with it. The subject matter of the gallery’s prints is not, however, confined to any style or content. Excellence in printmaking is their primary focus. Located on the ground floor of a vintage 1891 Duluth home, the Northern Prints Gallery welcomes visitors every week from 12:00 to 4:00 Thursday through Saturday as well as by appointment.
Blue Iris Gallery 723 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 720-3300. Located within a few steps of the Aerial Lift Bridge, the Blue Iris Gallery specializes in handcrafted art by local and area artists. With an emphasis on fine craft, photography, prints and jewelry, the Blue Iris Gallery handles a wide variety of work with prices to meet everyone’s needs. Daily hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Ski Hut is a family owned and operated business on the same street corner since 1955. Two locations in Duluth and a great store for skiers, bikers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Trail Fitters Fitger’s Brewery Complex, 600 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 722-6776. The stores features one of the largest selections of The North Face, Keen, Crocs and a great variety of snowshoeing equipment for winter enthusiasts.