Lester River or Music and Pizza Train Excursion for Two or Four at North Shore Scenic Railroad (Up to 55% Off)


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Narrated train excursion along the shores of Lake Superior and into the North Woods of Minnesota

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Promotional value expires Jul 31, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Tickets based on availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Six Options

  • $16 for a Lester River Excursion for two, redeemable Sunday through Thursday ($32 value)
  • $18 for a Lester River Excursion for two, redeemable Friday or Saturday ($32 value)
  • $29 for a Lester River Excursion for four, redeemable Sunday through Thursday ($64 value)
  • $35 for a Lester River Excursion for four, redeemable Friday or Saturday ($64 value)
  • $25 for a music and pizza for two ($50 value)
  • $50 for a music and pizza for four ($100 value)

The day time Lester River trip lasts an hour-and-a-half and takes riders through downtown and up the shore to the river. The two-and-a-half hour evening music and pizza trip begins with a narrated journey through the sights of Duluth followed by live music in the concession car on the way back to the station. Each rider receives half of a Dominoes pizza.

Trains start operating in May, and schedules vary month-to-month. See the schedule here.

North Shore Scenic Railroad

When the 26-mile railway known as the Lakefront Line opened in 1886, the views were wasted on pieces of fresh-cut timber, which don't have eyes, and hunks of iron ore, which tend to prefer boats. But it wasn't long before the engines began carrying more than the fruits of Minnesota's lumber and mining industries. By 1887, the railway began passenger service, which became an essential component of Duluth and Two Harbors transit before the advent of paved roadways and reliable cars. More than a century later, the North Shore Scenic Railroad runs that same path, offering residents and tourists alike a taste of old-fashioned transportation and unspoiled natural splendor. Riders travel along the tracks in vintage train cars during daily tours held throughout the spring, summer and fall, as well as special excursions such as elegant dinner train trips and the annual fall beer tasting train.

Customer Reviews

177 Ratings

The museum was very interesting and the train ride was great. We sat in one of the old open window cars so we could really experience what it was like in the "olden days". Great family fun.
Richard I. · November 20, 2016
This was totally worth the trip. Lots of fun for all ages. I took my Mom and kids and we had a ball.
Stacey N. · October 31, 2016
fun and relaxing
Ken L. · September 16, 2016
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