Best Free Midwest Attractions: Minnesota
Pilot a Great Lakes ship
Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, Duluth Learn about the lake's shipping industry (left) and try your hand on a pilothouse wheel. The center has three replica cabins and a pilothouse, a two-story steam engine, 50 scale-model exhibits and presentations on shipwrecks, life on board a boat and more. The center's location at the foot of the Aerial Lift Bridge provides for great ship-watching, as huge freighters pass within 200 feet of the building.
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