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All aboard for train excursions on the North Shore Scenic Railroad. Ticket office & Museum open daily from 10am – 5pm. History comes alive on the Lakefront line during the summer and autumn seasons. Fully narrated tours tell the history of Duluth, the harbor, and the stories of the railroads that built northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Standard Train Excursions:

The Duluth Zephyr

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Operating weekends until late May, and then 7-days-a-week all summer. This is our most popular trip, fun for all ages of the family, and now with First Class Options. The perfect price and length for your family visit to Duluth. This is our shortest trip to the edge of Duluth and back. This excursion operates at 1pm, and 3pm daily (additionally at 11am on Fri/Sat).

The Music & Pizza Train

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This excursion resumes starting on May 7th and weekends all summer. Enjoy this evening 2.5 hour ride running a 32 mile round trip up the North Shore and back. Each ticket includes pizza, soda, and dessert and then live music on the way back. This train departs at 6pm.

The Two Harbors Turn

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Two Harbors excursions starts operating July 1st, and will continue on weekends in Summer/Fall. On this trip you run the full length of the railroad to Two Harbors, MN on this full day trip. Stop in town for lunch, touring, and then head back to Duluth in the late afternoon. 10:00am departures on weekends.

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Featured Events:

Murder Mystery Express

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - September 2 @ 6:00 pm

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Upcoming Events

Caboose Crewz Package

June 4 - July 30

Knife River Picnic Train

June 4 - June 25

Lilac Lovefest Din & Gin Train

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Grandma’s Marathon Viewer

June 18 @ 5:45 am - 9:00 am

Summer BBQ In the SkyView

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - July 30 @ 6:00 pm

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