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Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad

Grand Avenue (Highway 23), PO Box 16211, Duluth, MN 55816
218-624-7549
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Ranked #36 of 47 attractions in Duluth
Type: Scenic Railroads
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I want to give out 5-stars, but I do these reviews to be honest. The Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad tour runs 1 hour and 40 minutes, on Saturdays and Sundays. Departure times are 10:30 a.m.and 1:30 p.m. The train travels past a couple lakes and the St. Louis River. About half-way through the ride, they unhook the engine, (you... More

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London, England
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329 reviews 329 reviews
163 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I waited for the train but it didn't appear. I found out, by chance, that the railway was suspended due to flood problems. I accept that this can happen, but a sign on the ticket office should have been displayed to this effect. Very disappointed

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The trains are reasonably priced and comfortable. A 90 minute trip was just right - fun to see and learn more about the city. Kids will adore taking a "real" train ride!

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duluth, mn
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

The scenery is awesome! River views are incredible, lots of wildlife, they tell the history of the riverfront. I recommend this to all people coming to Duluth - locals too!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

It's definatly not high speed rail, but the leisure pace and the river Scenery made for a relaxing ride.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

We rode in an open car on a beautiful sunny day. The train runs only on Sat and Sun mid June thru Mid October so times to ride are limited. Train departs at 10:30 and 1:30. It is a great ride however. The whole operation is run by volunteers. One of the guys took the young kids into the locomotive... More

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Jordan, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

We rode on the Sunday 10:30 am train ride. We used a Buy One Get One Free admission coupon, and kids 3 and under are free. The train is amazing...and very authentic looking. This was more of an "Experience" to me than just a scenic train ride. This is an all volunteer historic attraction, and while this is visually evident... More

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kansas city
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2006

This was right by our campground at Indian Point. An ex DMIR Pullman coach and a flatcar converted to outdoor seating with a fence and rails pulled by a small switcher. On this particular saturday they let my wife and I take our two Siberian Husky dogs on flatcar, it may be dog friendly. Before departure they took my nephew... More

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