Northern Rail Traincar Inn offers a completely unique North Shore experience! Made up of authentic traincars renovated into gracious bed & bath suites.
Northern Rail is set on 160 forested acres north of Two Harbors, Minnesota, near the intersection
of Hwy 61 and Hwy 3 (see our sign on Hwy 61 just past Betty's Pies). Just 23 minutes from
Duluth, guests enjoy quick, convenient access to all the North Shore's amazing activities
including the Superior Hiking Trail, State Snowmobile Trail system, and Gooseberry Falls.
Northern Rail features 17 elegant Northwoods, Victorian, Oriental & Safari themed guestrooms
housed in actual train boxcars and connected by a charming enclosed platform. The depot-style
main building includes check-in, lending library and the continental breakfast area.
Northern Rail has welcomed thousands of guests and visitors from all over the world.
Visitors from as far away as New Zealand, Russia, Japan and Switzerland have experienced this one-of-a-kind hotel.
Spring, summer, fall or winter... the privacy and peacefulness of the area offers guests a great place to stay on the North Shore.