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Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Minneapolis
"Meet your driver-guide at your selected departure time and get comfortable aboard your elegant horse-drawn carriage. Leaving Nicollet Island you’ll cross the Merriam Street Bridge over the Mississippi River into downtown Minneapolis. Relax to the rhythm of horses’ hooves clomping along the cobblestones of Main Street and soak up the nostalgia of a slower era where period lighting fixtures and charming restaurants add to the old-world ambiance. Your carriage driver will customize the 1-hour narrated tour to fit your needs from full commentary to simply pointing out the highlights or leaving you to a romantic ride with a special someone. Pass by cultural and historical landmarks including St. Anthony Falls Mill City Museum Guthrie Theater and the Federal Reserve Bank. You’ll see the Minneapolis skyline travel through the Warehouse District
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Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Minneapolis
"Meet your driver-guide at your selected departure time and get comfortable aboard your elegant horse-drawn carriage. Leaving Nicollet Island you’ll cross the Merriam Street Bridge over the Mississippi River into downtown Minneapolis. Relax to the rhythm of horses’ hooves clomping along the cobblestones of Main Street and soak up the nostalgia of a slower era where period lighting fixtures and charming restaurants add to the old-world ambiance. Your carriage driver will customize the 1-hour narrated tour to fit your needs from full commentary to simply pointing out the highlights or leaving you to a romantic ride with a special someone. Pass by cultural and historical landmarks including St. Anthony Falls Mill City Museum Guthrie Theater and the Federal Reserve Bank. You’ll see the Minneapolis skyline travel through the Warehouse District
From $116.00
 
Minneapolis Brewery Tour
"Join up with other craft beer lovers for an all-inclusive craft beer tasting tour. This is the most popular tour option and is a great way to learn more about Minneapolis taste great local craft beers and experience Minnesota’s unique craft beer culture. At each brewery stop there will be an opportunity to taste flagship beers as well as some new craft beer creations and seasonal specials. The tasting tour includes: Tasting a variety of best local craft beers (as much or as little as your palate craves) Safe and hassle-free pick-up and drop-off Friendly tasting tour guide Super spicy pretzels to munch on (trust us you’ll need them) A cooler for those who purchase growlers at the breweries and want to keep them cold Depending on what day you want to explore
From $75.00

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Mall of America

This is the largest mall in the US. It has 4 stories of shopping and other entertainment. It is built on the site of the former Twins ballpark. The home plate is embedded in the floor and one seat is...
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Nicollet Mall

On summer Thursdays, the Minneapolis Farmer's Market expands to both sides of Nicollet Mall between Fifth and 12th Streets. Masses of flowers, fresh vegetables and fruits, honey and other produce are...
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Downtown

Short visit but would love to go back .. architecture, magnificent churches, parks, museums, restaurants. ... heres some more pics from the area .. and hope to go back someday to see more of what we...
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Minnesota Zoo

This is the larger of the Twin Cities' two zoos and a different animal than its smaller St. Paul cousin. Its 542 species are spread over six indoor and outdoor sections that include habitats for...
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Seasonal Events

Being a biggish city, Minneapolis has been home to many famous people but one of our most-loved denizens has never been seen - although we know where he lives. Along the walking path on the south...
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Minnehaha Creek / Falls

We were at the park for a Chisholm families reunion. There are picnic table areas that can be rented from the city. On one side is the Mississippi River and the other is Minnehaha Falls. The walk to...
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Walker Art Center / Sculpture Garden

an utter waste of time and money, What an utter disappointment. We were only in town for one full day so we had a list of what we wanted to check out and this was on our top 5. MISTAKE. At the time we...
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ST.PAUL

St. Paul is such a charming city with fantastic architecture and so much to see and do. My St. Paul page has tips on the following: Minnesota State Fair State Capitol Building Cathedral of St....
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Other Art / Architecture / Musuems

This Byzantine-style chapel alone is worth a trip to Lakewood Cemetery. Built in 1908/09, it has brilliant interior mosaics that were artisan-created in Italy from Venetian glass. Art Nouveau windows...
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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Have you ever wanted to get lost in some artwork? Sometimes it is the paintings will just draw you in. Other times, it is just that you wondered away from your group and now you are literally lost....
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Mills / Mill Ruins Park

As mentioned on my intro page, grain and lumber milling - powered by the only falls on the Mississippi - fueled the growth of Minneapolis in the 19th and early 20th centuries. This museum, housed amid...
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Combined Suggestions

Downtown Minneapolis' Mississippi Riverfront District is a 9-mile section of the 50-mile Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, and a fabulous recreation area for walking, biking, blading, picnicking,...
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Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

This is a nice-sized little art museum with just enough to see without being overwhelmed. The parking is free but if you park in the little pay lot at the bottom of the hill you can have a picnic on...
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Lake Calhoun

Before heading to St. Paul in my second day. I decided to check the second most visited place in Minnesota after Mall of America, the Lake Calhoun which is part of the so called Chain of lakes. The...
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