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Lutsen Mountain Tram

468 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
+1 800-360-7666
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This is a beautiful view, you can see Lake Superior

The view is beautiful from the tram, you can see very far and you can see Lake Superior. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
joh07940
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Duluth, Minnesota
amazing Views

This is a fantastic ride to go on - it takes about 10 minutes each way and the views on the way up... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Mark M
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Altoona, Wisconsin, United States
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“fall colors” (16 reviews)
“nice view” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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468 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The view is beautiful from the tram, you can see very far and you can see Lake Superior. It is best in the fall time, but great any time of year! You can get out and hike at the top and you don't have to...More

Thank joh07940
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a fantastic ride to go on - it takes about 10 minutes each way and the views on the way up and back are only out done by the views on top. it is a little pricey $20 per adult

Thank Mark M
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We took the Lutsen Mountain Tram at the end of our weekend visit to the North Shore and thought it would give us one last stunning overview of the fall colors. Not only is the tram ride massively overpriced, the view is nothing specular. There...More

1  Thank NorthernExpat
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we apologize that you were not able to make it during our fall color season and that you missed the amazing view the Summit Express Gondola provides. We hope you are able to visit us...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We traveled here during the fall of 2016 and the Tram was a great way to get a wonderful view to see all the beautiful colors! The tram ride was a fun little ride and then the view at the top was absolutely worth it!...More

Thank MrsRosenow
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful view, and even better view when you get to the top! Tram is new, a great upgrade to the Caribou Resort.

Thank tow2atm
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. The Summit Express Gondola at Lutsen Mountains has been a great upgrade to our summer activities and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a friend and we're so glad we did it. The view is amazing staff was friendly. I think it would be a great thing to do any time of the year but fall was breathtaking and you can see...More

Thank mimi1971
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, fall is magical but the ride is spectacular all seasons. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 10 October 2016

We chose to take the gondola ride to the top of Lutsen Mountain to view the fall colors. Seniors pay $17.00 plus tax for the trip, adults pay $20, children 6-12 are $12 and under 6 are free. The view was breathtaking. There is a...More

Thank Sharon T
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 9 October 2016

The tram ride was breathtaking. It was beautiful at the top where there were observation decks and trails and a restaurant/bar. A great place to be in the summertime when it's hot.

Thank Paul S
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing fall trip! We rode the tram, had lunch at the top at the chalet, and also rode the Alpine sleds. Lunch was fabulous -- not the old ski hill chalet fare that you might expect. The Alpine sleds are also a wonderfully...More

Thank Eisme77
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to your next trip.

Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a great way to see a panoramic view of the fall colors and Lake Superior. At the top are scenic overlooks and trails. It is well worth the cost.

Thank Jennyjourneys
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. The fall colors are amazing right now and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your ride on the Summit Express Gondola.

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JenGogh
How many people fit in the gondolas? is it a good fit for small children? We're a family of 6 with kids ranging from 3 to 11. Just trying to pull together a North Shore vacation. Thanks!
15 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda_LMC | Property representative |
Our Summit Express gondola accommodates up to 8 guests and is a great experience for those young and young at heart.
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Lisa N
how long is the ride
16 October 2016|
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Response from Amanda_LMC | Property representative |
Our Summit Express Gondola ride is set to 8-10 minutes each way in the summer and 3.5-5 minutes in the winter.
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TargetDude
Can dogs ride in the gondola and join us for lunch in a outdoor seating area? We have a very well behaved Old English Bulldogge.. Thank you kindly for your responses.. Dina
1 July 2016|
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Response from Shari427 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any dogs up there nor did we see any signs you can't have them there either. The top area has grates you walk on to overlook so, they may not feel good on small paws. It's definitely worth calling first before... More
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