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Thompson Hill Rest Area and Travel Information Center - Duluth, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lenron
N 46° 43.768 W 092° 12.309
15T E 560733 N 5175408
Quick Description: Multi purpose rest area in Duluth, MN.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2010 5:31:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM93G9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 10

Long Description:
This rest area is a multi-functional rest area. Serving as a rest stop on I-35 and Highway 2 at mile marker 250, just as coming into the Duluth skyline, this stop is spectacular. Providing a panoramic view of the Duluth Lake Superior Harbor, St. Louis River and city of Duluth, the view is breathtaking.

In addition to serving as a rest area, with rest rooms, pay phone, vending machines, benches and overlook,Thompson Hill is also a Minnesota Tourism and Travel Information Center. Staffed from 9 A.M. until 5:00 PM, the rest area has travel information, brochure and live help to provide all of your travel needs.

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The grounds are awesome as well, with the view, coin operated binoculars, Smithsonian Art Inventory artwork, Minnesota Historical Markers, picnic areas, and cute little ground squirrels. This rest area is a must for all travelers in the area and is a tourist destination of its own.
Highway Number: I-35

Common Name for the Highway: Duluth Skyline Parkway and I-35

Highway Access Direction: Either Direction

Rest Area Name: Thompson Hill Rest Area and Travel Information Center

Rest rooms, pet rest areas, pay telephones, water, vending machines, grassy picnic areas, some covered, artwork, awesome view, benches to rest and a fully staffed travel information center.

Restaurants, gas, hotels in the immediate area

Special Features:
Welcome to Minnesota historical marker, Geology of Minnesota marker, Smithsonian Art Inventory artwork

WiFi: Not Listed

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