Historic ski shot of Lutsen Mountains in Lutsen, MN

Cost Comparison

Spend time skiing, not traveling

Just a four-hour drive from the Twin Cities, Lutsen Mountains is the only Midwest destination that delivers an authentic mountain ski vacation. Long sweeping runs, a variety of terrain, a resort community, apres ski entertainment - all in a spectacular setting. We also offer some distinct advantages over traveling out West:

  • Your Schedule - Enjoy the luxury to pack what you want, arrive when you want and stay as long as you like. 
  • Easy Drive - It's an easy drive along the North Coast on Highway 61, all All-American Scenic Byway. 
  • No Hassle - Avoid the hassle of shuttles, airport parking, baggage charges, long lines, delayed flights and lost luggage. 
  • Extra Vacation - Get an extra vacation day on the slopes. A Lutsen vacation saves a full day of travel time. 
SAVE A FULL DAY IN TRAVEL
1/4 THE COST OF A TRIP OUT WEST
  Travel Hours
(Round-Trip from the Twin Cities)
Baggage Fees Travel Cost Lodging &
Lift Tickets
Total
LUTSEN 8 Hours $0 $54
460 miles RT,
20 mpg, $2.32
per gallon gas
$1391
4 days skiing
& lodging 
$1445 
BRECKENRIDGE 17 Hours* $480 $1857
4-person airfare
& shuttle

 $3846
4 days skiing,
5 nights lodging

 $6183

*Based on a 4-day weekend getaway in a one-bedroom ski-in/ski-out condo, 2 adults/2 children arriving 2/22/2018 as priced on lutsen.com and breckenridge.com on 8/25/2017. Note: Breckenridge vacation includes one additional night lodging due to transportation schedules. Baggage fees based on one checked bag, and one ski bag per person; additional bags at $100 per person each way.

*Travel time includes; travel to the airport, departure, flight, transfers, travel to Summit County.

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