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Lutsen Mountain Tram

467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
+1 800-360-7666
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Breathtaking!

The views of fall color over the mountains were amazing on the tram ride! The folks at the top and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Georgesec
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
COLORfull ride

had NOT planned on riding tram...locals told me to do it. Very happy I went up! overcast /rainy at... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
MALsVETTE
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Flagler Beach, Florida
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fall colors” (21 reviews)
“fun ride” (8 reviews)
“great view” (12 reviews)
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467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
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+1 800-360-7666
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

The views of fall color over the mountains were amazing on the tram ride! The folks at the top and bottom were friendly and helpful. The hiking to the outlook view areas at the top was fantastic!

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

had NOT planned on riding tram...locals told me to do it. Very happy I went up! overcast /rainy at first, sky cleared and colors POPPED. I am seriously debating on going skiing up there next March.

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We took the tram up to the lodge for a fall wedding. The view, all 360 degrees of it, was phenomenal. The ride is extremely safe, fast and an amazing way to see the vast scenery

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I love riding in the gondolas up the mountain. You have beautiful 360 degree views. They are comfortable and it's quick ride to the top of the mountain where there are even more breathtaking views of the beautiful fall leaves. Highly recommend.

Thank Laura J
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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Highlight of our trip to the North Shore during fall color season! Spectacular view. Completely accessible to my large electric wheelchair -- just drove right in easily. Staff helpful and friendly. Well worth the price.

Thank U2055OYjane
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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We were a bit under-awed by this experience. It made for a pricey afternoon...perhaps we would have enjoyed it more on a really beautiful clear-sky day. The moments of really beautiful views were quite brief and we saw things more lovely the next day, when...More

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are sorry to hear that your experience wasn't as expected and do hope to see you again.

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

I had a little trouble talking my wife into this, but she thanked me for getting her convinced to go. The ride was very nice, smooth and safe, the Tram is only two years old now and we felt very comfortable on the ride. The...More

Thank Tom v
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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

People kept referring to this as the gondola which got me very confused. It's a great ride up the mountain though. You get to see the views of the side of the mountain going up. The changing of the colors along the side of the...More

Thank Deanna L
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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. In 2015 we opened our new Summit Express Gondola, which was previously known as the Mountain Tram. We apologize for any confusion this caused you, but are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Never skied Lutsen, but want to stop by since I was up that way. The leaves were starting to change so we decided to take the tram up the mountain. We could see all the trees changing color and it was a beautiful dat to...More

Thank Marsha K
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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Fall colors were outstanding. All new trams were quiet and provided good views on the way up. They had a couple of new viewing stations as well.

Thank topperman
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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountain Tram, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you here with us again.

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garpatnur71
April 17, 2018|
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Response from pmjennissen | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe there is but I think it’s pretty high. I remember thinking we could easily have my family of five in there with no issues.
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betoptl
September 27, 2017|
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Response from Karl E | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to see the nice fall colors as they are changing quickly.
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JOHN T
August 14, 2017|
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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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