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Carlton overview

Carlton is a budget-friendly place surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and lakes. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and dining options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. This winter paradise is home to Spirit Mountain and Snowflake Nordic Ski Center. While you're here, stop by Jay Cooke State Park and Pinehurst Park. Carlton is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Carlton

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Carlton can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 42 hotels in the Carlton area and you can shop as many as 24 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%.
  • • 12 2-star hotels with an average price of $57 per night
  • • 20 3-star hotels with an average price of $85 per night
  • • 3 4-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night

How to get to Carlton

Fly in to Duluth, MN (DLH-Duluth Intl.), 20.9 mi (33.6 km) from downtown Carlton.

What to see around Carlton

Fun activities are on hand such as skiing, pampering at the spa, and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Spirit Mountain
  • • Bayfront Festival Park
  • • Snowflake Nordic Ski Center
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Lake Superior Zoo
  • • North Shore Scenic Railroad
  • • Great Lakes Aquarium
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Jay Cooke State Park
  • • Pinehurst Park
  • • Thompson Hill Information Center
  • • Proctor Dirt Floor Arena
  • • Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad Historic Train Ride

When to visit Carlton

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 45°F day, 1°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 23°F night
  • • July-September: 80°F day, 40°F night
  • • October-December: 61°F day, 3°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.3 inches
  • • April-June: 9.8 inches
  • • July-September: 12.6 inches
  • • October-December: 6.2 inches