Travel through time and experience the North Shore...
History comes alive on the Lakefront line of the North Shore Scenic Railroad! During our summer season 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.
Trains operate starting in May, taking riders on excursions through Duluth, and up the North Shore. You can take a short 90 minute ride, or travel from Duluth to Two Harbors on a full 6 hour excursion. Or, ride our 2.5 hour Family Pizza Train on Friday & Saturday evenings with pizza & soda included.
See below for details on our special excursions, including the Elegant Dinner train and Murder Mystery Train.
We have a lot of fun trips planned for the 2012 season -- Including several party trains, the Grandma's Marathon Shuttle, Elegant Dinner Train, Murder Mystery Trains, the return of our Steam Locomotive, Thomas the Tank Engine, Pumpkin Trains, and many more. Later in the year, you can jouney up the North Shore to see the autumn leaves, or ride the Beer Tasting Train, and pick out your jack-o-lantern on the Pumpkin Patch Train, and our famous Christmas Express, More info >>
The North Shore Scenic Railroad is happy to make our equipment and crew available for your private charter. We offer one-way and round-trip excursions tailored to the needs of your group, and are able to handle hundreds of passengers.
Give us a call to discuss how we can provide a memorable experience for you! More info >>
Thomas the Tank Engine Comes to Duluth!
All Aboard for: A Day Out With Thomas
It's a wonderful family event that offers inspiring engineers & their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with a full size version of the famous story book engine. More info >>