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Saturday July 21, 2018
Depart Time Name  
10:00 AM The Two Harbors Turn Coach       SOLD OUT
 
You will travel 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 stop stay in the beautiful lakeside town, while you shop, eat, and explore. The train reboards around 2:30, and  before your return to the Duluth Depot.

This is a full day excursion and a chance to see the whole railroad line. Free shuttle buses in Two Harbors are provided most days for you to get around town easily. Information on restaurants and things to do while in town are provided on the train.

Entrance to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum is included with your ticket prior to departure. Doors open at 9am. The Two Harbors train excursion is subject to delays to due Canadian National Railway (CN) freight traffic. Please consider this when making plans for after the train ride. Delays are rare, but can be an hour or more.

This trip is not wheelchair accessible due to the historic nature of the railroad equipment. Pets are not allowed. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket. All tickets are round-trip. Most excursions are powered by diesel-electric locomotives.
 
10:30 AM Lakefront Express Coach First Class     SOLD OUT
 

A short one-hour excursion ride to the edge of Duluth and back, designed for the family trip looking for a short ride, and maybe a museum tour afterwards.

This excursion brings you through downtown Duluth, a little way up the North Shore, through Congdon Park, to the neighborhood of Lakeside, where the train stops to turn around. The perfect standard trip for you and your family, lasts about 1 hour, covering about five 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 (in coach, 2 and under are free), and must be supervised at all times while on the train for the courtesy of other passengers.

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 30 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.

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.

This train is wheelchair accessible in the concession car (no restrooms available). 
 
12:30 PM The Duluth Zephyr Coach Seats First Class Dome     SOLD OUT
 

Our most popular trip, this excursion brings you through downtown Duluth, a little way up the North Shore, through the majestic North Woods, to the neighborhood of Lakeside, and finally to the Lester River, where the train stops to turn around. The perfect standard trip for you and your family, lasts about 90 minutes.

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 (in coach, 2 and under are free), and must be supervised at all times while on the train for the courtesy of other passengers.

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 30 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.

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.

 
3:00 PM The Duluth Zephyr Coach Seats First Class Dome     SOLD OUT
 

Our most popular trip, this excursion brings you through downtown Duluth, a little way up the North Shore, through the majestic North Woods, to the neighborhood of Lakeside, and finally to the Lester River, where the train stops to turn around. The perfect standard trip for you and your family, lasts about 90 minutes.

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 (in coach, 2 and under are free), and must be supervised at all times while on the train for the courtesy of other passengers.

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 30 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.

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.

 
6:30 PM Music and Pizza Train
SOLD OUT
Coach       SOLD OUT
 

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.

This trip is wheelchair accessible in an open aired car (limited space), but there are no handicap 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.

 
6:30 PM Summer Barbeque Train
SOLD OUT
BBQ+Train       SOLD OUT
 
Take a seat in the Dining Car and enjoy the best of Famous Dave's Summer Barbeque! This 2.5 hour excursion travels up the North Shore about 34 miles round-trip. Enjoy Ribs and Roasted Chicken with 2 side-dishes and of course their world-famous corn bread. After dinner, enjoy live-music in the bar car and finish off the ride with award wining bread pudding.

All tickets include your meal with a cash bar available. A perfect summer night on the North Shore Scenic Railroad! Due to limited space, all passengers, including children must be ticketed. All seats are tables of 4, so its a perfect double date! If you purchase 2 tickets you may be seated with other guests.

We're sorry but due to the historic nature of the rail equipment, this is not a wheelchair accessible excursion.