A Distinctive Bed and Breakfast
2309 East First Street, Duluth, MN
800.228.1997 ~ 218.724.1775

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Duluth is forever changing...we invite you to check back to this page often to see what is new in the area that you might want to visit. We cover topics from Canal Park up to the Gunflint Trail with everything in between to help make your visit memorable.

Cotton Mansion - original drawing

Winter Elopement at the Mansion

November 22, 2019

When you think of weddings, what comes to mind? It’s more than choosing a gown and venue. You have to adhere to a budget and create a guest list. Flower arrangements, food and drink, entertainment, decorations and a host of other details that need to…

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Fall Colors Are Here

September 26, 2019

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Minnesota is filled with beauty, no matter what time of year you visit – summers on the lakes, springtime as the trees and flowers bud, winter after it whitewashes everything and brings to mind thoughts of holiday trips to the cabin. Few things, however, are…

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Importance/Benefits of Getaways With Your Significant Other

July 29, 2019

Regardless of whether or not you have kids, you and your significant other will benefit from a change of scenery every now and then. Taking a short break from your usual routine can recharge and rejuvenate you and your relationship. Too many people are living…

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A Few Of My Favorite Vendors: Cotton Mansion

July 15, 2019

We were honored to be featured on Kayla Lee Photography + Design as one of her top vendors…   The history nerd in me has the largest soft spot for historic buildings. I am hard pressed to find too many things that are more beautiful…

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Top Five Things to Do in Duluth in the Summer

July 11, 2019

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Your romantic getaway in Duluth is not complete without exploring some of the many things this scenic area has to offer. Enjoy your visit to the western end of beautiful Lake Superior and make it even more memorable when you take advantage of the many…

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3 Reasons to Elope vs Having a Big Wedding

May 20, 2019

Planning a big wedding is certain to be two things: stressful and expensive. The dress. The food. The pictures and cake and decorations. The venue, the minister, the honeymoon. When you are planning a big wedding, the list seems never-ending. The expenses stack up in…

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Advantages of a Micro-Wedding

September 26, 2018

Thinking of Eloping to save money?  We recently came across an interesting article about saving money on a small stress-free wedding so that a couple could buy a house AND have a wedding for about $1,600.   Since we offer elopement packages ranging from $550…

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15 Tips on Choosing the Best Bed and Breakfast in Duluth

September 10, 2018

Choosing a bed and breakfast that best fits your needs can have a lot of considerations.  Especially in a vacation destination area, such as Duluth, the options can be plentiful. The key is to make to make sure that the bed and breakfast you choose,…

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