UNIQUE TO DULUTH

Glensheen Historic Estate
Duluth, MN

Tour the historic Congdon mansion, Duluth's premier estate with over 7 acres directly on the shore of Lake Superior. Glensheen features a 39-room Jacobean style mansion complete with custom designed original furnishings. The grounds include formal gardens, carriage house with carriage collection, gardener's cottage, clay tennis court and more.

Completed in 1908, Glensheen is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours last approximately 1hr, 15 min.  Call for rates, reservations or more information.

Summer season (May 1-Oct 31) open daily 9:30am-4pm.
Winter season (Nov 1-April 30) open Fri, Sat, Sun 11am-2pm. Admission charged.


Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad
Duluth, MN

Enjoy a historic 90-minute journey along the scenic St. Louis River. Here is a chance to view wildlife in its natural environment while enjoying the majestic beauty of the river and surrounding area. Using vintage equipment as well as an open "Safari Car" on its excursions, the LS&M traces its roots back to 1863 and was the first railroad linking Duluth with the Twin Cities. The LS&M is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation of railroad history and the restoration of railroad artifacts. The train departs from the LS&M station at Grand Avenue and Fremont Street, across from the Lake Superior Zoo.

ALL WEEKENDS
starting mid-June through the beginning of October.

All departures at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Charters and Group rates available. Check website or call (218) 624-7549 for ticket prices

North Shore Scenic Railroad
Duluth, MN

The conductor checks your ticket and calls out "All Aboard!" A short blast of the whistle and your adventure begins. Your train pulls out of the historic Union Depot in downtown Duluth and rumbles through the city, along the rugged shoreline of Lake Superior and deep into the majestic Northwoods. Riding in vintage coaches, you'll cross tall trestles over Northshore rivers that race towards Lake Superior. All tours are fully narrated and fun! Take the 1 1/2 hour Lester River excursion, a 6-hour trip to beautiful Two Harbors, or join the family fun on the evening "Pizza Train". There are "Elegant Dinner Trains", "Murder Mystery Trains", "Steam Excursions", The "Grandma's Marathon Special" and others.

Call for group rates and special charters. Combo tickets earn a generous discount to visit the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center. Trains depart from behind the Depot May-Oct. Call for accessibility information.

River's Bend Carriage Service
Duluth, MN

Enjoy a romantic, old-fashioned carriage ride May-October in Duluth's Canal Park! These horse-drawn rides can give you a tour of Canal Park's many sights and take you along the shore of Lake Superior. Join us during the winter months for a hayride or sleighing adventure through the woods. Reservations required for winter outings and special packages.


Sawtooth Mountain Park at Lutsen Mountains
Lutsen, MN

A full day of family fun. MOUNTAIN TRAM: Two-mile ride in enclosed four-person aerial gondola to Moose Mountain summit. Scenic views of Lake Superior and North Shore mountains. Hiking Trails. Mountaintop Deli. Spectacular Fall Colors. ALPINE SLIDE: A summer luge run, fun for all ages. Scenic chairlift ride to the summit of Eagle Mountain, followed by an exhilarating sled ride down through dips and hairpin curves. HOMESTEAD STABLES: Horseback riding through the Sawtooth Mountains. Trail Rides. Lunch Rides. Dinner Rides. MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK: 30 miles of designated bike trails. Lift access to mountaintop trails. Rental bikes available. Open mid-May through mid-October 10am - 5pm


The Waterfront Sculpture Walk
Duluth, MN

Offering more than beautiful lake views and charming shops and restaurants, Duluth's waterfront is an expression of art. A series of prized sculptures representing the social, cultural and historical values of Duluth and its Sister Cities in Vaxjo, Sweden; Thunder Bay, Ontario; Perozavodsk, Russia; and Ohara, Japan, create a casual stroll through an outdoor gallery of international art.

Vista Fleet Sightseeing & Dining Cruises
Duluth, MN


Fully narrated sightseeing cruises. Daily trips scheduled May 10-Oct 19. During the cruise, you proceed under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge into Lake Superior. Then tour the harbor for a close view of busy grain elevators, lake freighters and saltwater ships from around the world. To enhance your overall experience, try one of our cruises with a delicious meal. Enjoy our captain's table luncheon cruises. Dinner cruises feature succulent prime rib and Italian herb chicken breasts. While on board, you'll view beautiful scenery and enjoy the finest in cuisine.
Industrial Machining

Duluth, MN




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