Updated: 07/28/2014 9:03 AM
Created: 07/28/2014 8:51 AM WDIO.com
It's time again for Thomas the Tank Engine! He's coming to the Northland Friday through Sunday for the next two weeks. We had North Shore Scenic Railroad Executive Director Ken Buehler on the show to give us the inside scoop.
Day Out with Thomas provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride in their favorite tank engine, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in Imagination Station, and much more!
Tickets are $19 per person, and children under 2 years old are free.
The train ride is 25 minutes, but the "average guest" is here for 2-3 hours, depending on what activities are preferred.
Activities Included with Ticket:
- Access to all Day Out with Thomas events
- Entry to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum
- 25 minute ride up the North Shore with Thomas
- Imagination Stations
- Live music
- Magic and juggling shows
- Model train displays
- Thomas gift shop
- Free prizes
- Photos with Thomas
- Games and activities
For more information, visit northshorescenicrailroad.org
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