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Lutsen Mountain Tram

467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
+1 800-360-7666
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A must do!

This was recommended to us by a friend and we're so glad we did it. The view is amazing staff was... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
mimi1971
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Great place to view fall colors

We chose to take the gondola ride to the top of Lutsen Mountain to view the fall... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Sharon T
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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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You won't find a better vantage point from which to view the Sawtooth Mountains and Lake Superior's dramatic coastline. This aerial gondola is one of the North Shore's most popular attractions, taking you on a scenic ride to the top of Moose Mountain, rising 1,000 feet over Lake Superior. The gentle ride at treetop level is an experience not to be missed if you're visiting the North Shore! Stop at the Summit Chalet at Lutsen Mountains, a beautiful mountaintop chalet welcoming guests for gorgeous views, relaxation, or for lunch, snacks, and beverages. Inside and outside deck seating is available overlooking Lake Superior. The Summit Chalet at Lutsen Mountains also hosts our Summit Chalet weddings, our premier destination wedding facility. Enjoy the mountaintop hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and fresh air. The Mountain Tram makes Moose Mountain the most accessible year-round mountaintop destination in Mid-America.
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“fall colors” (16 reviews)
“great view” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
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+1 800-360-7666
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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 reviewResponded 19 October 2016

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 reviewResponded 19 October 2016

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 reviewResponded 19 October 2016

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 reviewResponded 4 October 2016

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 reviewResponded 4 October 2016

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.

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Lutsen's new gondola makes viewing fall colors or watching skiers fly down their mountains an easy experience for us less athletic types. The Summit Chalet is a fun place to sit out on the deck and have a bite of lunch or a glass of...More

Thank RANDY V
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we enjoy your enthusiasm for Lutsen Mountains! We look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Fast, fun, and a great view. Thank you Lutsen Mountian for spending the big buck to upgrade this tram. We used it for fall colors but will be back to use it to speed up skiing and get back on the slopes faster.

Thank Fred1855
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoy the new gondola as much as we do and look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We took the tram to the top of the mountain, hiked a few of the trails, ate lunch and enjoyed the excellent view of Lake Superior. The tram ticket and the food at the Chalet at the top are more expensive than I think it...More

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our gondola ride and services. Our Summit Express Gondola is brand new opening just this past December and has been a great addition to our services. We...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

We took the new Lutsen Tram to the top of the mountain for lunch and some Hiking. The Lunch was reasonable Ski Chalet fare. The Hiking was challenging in steep wooded slopes.

Thank Jim B
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are pleased to know that you enjoyed our gondola and area amenities. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were killing the day and chose the tram for something to do. The ticket prices were rather high. The trip was only a couple minutes up the mountain but the view was nice at the top. Would have spent much more time there but...More

Thank yellowstone246
Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Our Summit Express Gondola is a brand new gondola here at Lutsen Mountains and has been a great addition to our services. We hope you are able to visit us again and that the weather...More

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JOHN T
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Response from Ed L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any, but if you stop at Caribou Highlands (on your way to Lutsen Mountains.....you can get a coupon to save some $$$. Another way to save $$.....get the tram/slide combo. Makes the tram only $5.....very... More
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JenGogh
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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
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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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