North Shore Scenic Railroad 

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North Shore Scenic Railroad

506 W Michigan St
Duluth, MN 55802
(800) 423-1273 (Toll Free)

Located in downtown Duluth at 506 West Michigan Street, behind the Depot. Just off of I-35

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Travel back in time and see magnificent views of Lake Superior, the downtown skyline, Duluth's waterfront and the majestic Northwoods from your window seat. Classic engines pull vintage cars on a variety of trips. Each trip originates from the historic Duluth Union Depot and discounted combination tickets are available to "See the Trains...Ride the Trains" at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.

Enjoy a 1 1/2 hour "Duluth Zephyr" trips to Lester River, a 2 1/2 hour Pizza Train or a Two Harbors Excursion.

First Class and Dinner Train tickets are available along with many other special railroad experiences.

Steam engine #28 is running for the first time in over 50 years and has a schedule of trips to Two Harbors. Go to for schedules and tickets.

Hours & Dates

Seasonal Hours (May 1 - October 31)

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Memorial Day weekend - mid-October. May 1 - Memorial weekend; Saturday and Sunday excursions, school groups and charters only. 9am-5pm, Daily Railroad Excursions May 27-August 31. Call for exact hours and times. visit


Lester River: children $8, adults $16.00. Domino's Pizza Train: children $17.00,adults $25.00. Two Harbors: children $18.00, Adults $29.00.Steam Train to Two Harbors: August 18 - September 17. Children 19.00, Adults 29.00. Fall Color Trains too!

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Duluth Lakewalk and downtown from Lake Superior

The Duluth Lakewalk is a popular and scenic way to explore Canal Park, Duluth's trendy lakeside neighborhood / Carol Kasper

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