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Friday September 28, 2018
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10:00 AM Fall Colors to Two Harbors Coach       SELECT TICKETS
  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.

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 usually not handicap accessible. Pets are not allowed. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket. NOTE: Mother nature dictates the level of color change throughout the season. We are not responsible for the amount of fall colors seen on this trip.
 
12:30 PM The Duluth Zephyr Coach Seats First Class Dome     SELECT TICKETS
 

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     SELECT TICKETS
 

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.

 
6:00 PM Elegant Dinner Train First Class Dinner       SELECT TICKETS
 

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).

2018 MENU SELECTIONS:
  • North Shore Prime Rib
  • Maple Glazed Salmon Fillet
  • Cheese Lasagna (vegetarian)
  • All meals prepared by Executive Chef Mark Edwards of The Exchange, in Duluth. GF upon request - please make note in the "comments" section when making a reservation.

Tables are seats of 4, so this is a perfect double date!

 
6:00 PM Music and Pizza Train Coach       SELECT TICKETS
 

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.