|Friday September 18, 2020|
|10:00 AM||Two Harbors - Fall Colors Tour (Diesel)||(142 Available)||Buy Now|
Experience the fall colors on the North Shore in a unique way, by rail. You will travel along the entire route of the North Shore Scenic Railroad’s track to the end of the line in Two Harbors. There you will have a delightful 2 hour stay in the beautiful lakeside town before your return to the Duluth Depot.
Entrance to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum is included with your ticket prior to departure. Doors open at 9am.
Our most popular trip, this excursion brings you through downtown Duluth, a little way up the North Shore, through Congdon Park, and to the neighborhood of Lakeside, where the train stops briefly to turn around. The perfect standard trip for you and your family, lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes, covering about six miles each way.
First Class Option: Ride in the Dome Car and enjoy the unique upstairs viewing area, with an attendant designated just for you. Space is limited to just 24 passengers per trip, but you have the entire Dome Car (including the downstairs lounge) to yourself. Enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks while you experience the spectacular views from above in the Dome Car. Note: Due to the historic nature of the traincar, First Class seats are not wheelchair accessible. Children ages 0-13 must purchase tickets for first class (2 and under are free in coach only), and must be supervised at all times while on the train for the courtesy of other passengers. All passengers in first class are expected to behave in a first class fashion for the respect of other patrons.
Coach Seats: Ride in one of several historic coaches. Some have open windows, some have air conditioning/heat, it is up to you! All seats are general boarding, so you are free to explore the train for the perfect seat. A concession car is also available to enjoy that has large open-air doors. Children ages 2 and under are free and do not need tickets for coach.
Reservations are strongly recommended but not required for this excursion. Tickets may be purchased up to 20 minutes prior to departure. This train can sell out, so it is recommended to pre-purchase your tickets.
This train is Wheelchair Accessible most days, but there are no wheelchair accessible restrooms (and first class is not accessible). Wheelchairs are lifted into the concession/open car. Pets are not allowed. All tickets are round-trip. There are restrooms on the train.
Children: Ages are 3-13 in Coach. Ages 2 and under are free in coach and do not need a ticket/reservation. All passengers in First Class (ages 0+) must purchase a ticket.
Doors close 2 minutes prior to departure for safety checks. Any passengers who arrive after this time will not be permitted to board and will not receive a refund.
A 2.5 hour evening excursion up the North Shore of Lake Superior. Enjoy pizza and fun for the whole family! A Domino's Pizza and a soda for each person is included with your ticket fare, and on the way back enjoy live music in the baggage/concession car!
A cash bar of beer and wine is also available on most excursions.
Reservations are required for this excursion by 2pm on the day of the excursion.
This trip is wheelchair accessible in an open aired car (limited space), but there are no wheelchair accessible restrooms on the train. Pets are not allowed. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket. All tickets are round-trip, coach-only excursion. There are restrooms on the train.
Chefs from the area's finest restaurants prepare unique menus onboard our Lake of the Isles Dining Car. Enjoy delicious cuisine and beautiful scenery along the Lakefront Line. Reservations are required for these excursions. Elegant dining in the grand railroad tradition! Menu selections are made on the next page, and are listed below.
The Dinner Train consists of the Dining Car and the Dome-Lounge, where you can visit before or after dinner for a unique place to enjoy the passing scenery.
Due to the historic nature of the railroad equipment, this is not a wheelchair accessible excursion. Children 10 and under are not recommended. Suggested attire is business casual. Admission to the Railroad Museum is included with your ticket on the same day of departure (if you come early).
MENU SELECTIONS 2020:
All meals served with appetizers, MidCoast house salad of mixed greens, goat cheese, cranberries, candied pecans, balsamic vinegar. Along with Savory Bread Basket, coffee, and dessert of French style Chocolate Pot de crème, all included. Beef and Pork are accompanied by Duchess Potatoes and Chef’s choice vegetables. Foods locally sourced when possible, by Executive Chef Jonathan Reznick & Mid-Coast Catering.
Tables are seats of 4, so this is a perfect double date! If you have another party you would like to sit with, please make a comment on the reservation. ex: “seat with the Smiths”