Located in Duluth Minnesota, the North Shore Scenic Railroad offers excursion rides across some 26 miles of rail that spans between Duluth and Two Harbors. With over a hundred years of history this rail was originally called Lake Division and joined remote Duluth including Iron Range Railway to the expanding rail network of America.
Each year North Shore Scenic Railroad makes history by rolling stock from the museum display is put to work on their working railroad. During peak season some several trains depart from the historical Union Depot for a great journey beginning in downtown Duluth, Canal Park while running alongside beautiful shore of Lake Superior traveling far into the grand North woods. The best part of the journey is the historical narration during the tour with compliments the scenic tour. If you love railroads than you're sure to enjoy the stories about the local people who built the region.
There are daily round trip excursions that leave Duluth for Two Harbors but some trips are shorter, like the ride to Lester River. Some of the fun things include their Elegant Dinner train or the Murder Mystery train. There is even a Domino's Pizza train which is very popular. These excursions can be reserved as group charters too.
For special excursions enjoyed by children is a Day Out with Thomas, perfect for the whole family. Other worthwhile trips include the Beer Tasting train, the Pumpkin Patch train during Halloween and the favorite Polar Express train during the Winter Christmas. There is plenty to see and do at the North Shore Scenic Railroad for the entire family
all year long.
North Shore Scenic Railroad Day Out with Thomas video
Kid friendly things to do in Duluth Minnesota