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All aboard for train excursions on the North Shore Scenic Railroad. History comes alive on the Lakefront line during the summer and autumn seasons.  Several trains a day depart the historic Duluth Union Depot for a trip through downtown Duluth, Canal Park, along the shore of Lake Superior and deep into the majestic north woods. Fully narrated tours tell the history of Duluth, the harbor, and the stories of the railroads that built northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Trains depart daily from the Historic Union Depot in Downtown Duluth from Mid-April until Late October. The tracks extend all the way to Two Harbors, about 30 miles away, but most excursions run a shorter distance. A few options of regular excursions are listed below, many more special excursions run throughout the year.

The Duluth Zephyr

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Operating daily in the summer, this is our most popular trip, fun for all ages of the family, including First Class Domecar 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 11am, 1pm, and 3pm daily.

The Pizza Party Express

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On weekends, 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 with a narrated excursion. This train departs at 6pm and gets back between 8:30-9pm.

The Two Harbors Turn

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On weekends, you can 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:

Summer BBQ In the SkyView

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - August 2 @ 6:00 pm

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Special Events & Excursions:

Summer BBQ In the SkyView

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - August 2 @ 6:00 pm

Caboose Crewz Package

July 6 - July 27

Airshow Viewing Train

July 31 @ 4:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Elegant Dinner Train

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - October 5 @ 6:00 pm

Murder Mystery Express

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - August 30 @ 6:00 pm

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Admission is only $7.00 for adults and just $4.00 for kids with your train fare.