Top 20 Experience in Minneapolis Saint Paul

Saint Paul Gangster Tour

Saint Paul Gangster Tour

The original St. Paul Gangster Tour (2 hours by Bus in comfort) reveals why Saint Paul was a center for bootlegging operations and criminal activities during the 1930's prohibition era. The tour guide is informative and humorous. This is the only tour that starts at the historic Castle Royal Gangsters nightclub, preserved today as The Wabasha Street Caves.
The Complete Twin Cities Walking Tour

The Complete Twin Cities Walking Tour

Whether you’re new to Minnesota or have been a lifetime resident, the secrets sitting in our capital city are sure to surprise you.

Join an expert local guide as you explore the rags and riches of this incredible city — from the wealth Summit Hill neighbourhood, to the secret caves that stored illegal booze-making facilities, you’ll learn that there’s lot more to this city than meets the eye.

You’ll start your tour atop one of the 7 hills of St. Paul, then head over to the Capitol before weaving back into admission the high-rises of downtown. Along the way you’ll learn stories of old St Paul, stop for a coffee at a fantastic local establishment, and finish with a beer for the road.
All Inclusive 3hr Craft Brewery Tour

All Inclusive 3hr Craft Brewery Tour

Join the no.1 rated, all-you-can-drink brewery tour in Minneapolis. Our guided tours take adventurous people interested in tasting locally produced craft beer to several of Minnesota’s best craft breweries and taprooms.
Walking St. Paul Summit Ave. Victorian Homes Private Tour (2 hrs)

Walking St. Paul Summit Ave. Victorian Homes Private Tour (2 hrs)

For 2 hours, take a private, guided stroll along charming and historic Summit Ave. in St. Paul, Minnesota, past stately homes built during the Victorian era that are nearly perfectly preserved today. You'll hear stories about the barons and tycoons who built these homes and how their houses have survived 120 or more years of change. You'll also wind through a former back alley now transformed into a charming city street that features modern residences in historic structures.

Residential architecture buffs will spot nearly every type of home style popular during the Victorian era - Queen Anne, Italianate, Georgian Revival, Neo-classical, Romanesque, Beaux Arts, Tudor and more.

Love grand, old homes that are pristinely preserved as active residences? Enjoy meandering outdoor sidewalks among trees, parks, fine landscapes and beautiful buildings? This tour is for you.

"Informative & fun! A walking Wikipedia." David S., FL USA

"5 stars! Personable...knowledgeable." Thalia S., GA USA
Minneapolis Airport (MSP) to Minneapolis - Round-Trip Private Transfer

Minneapolis Airport (MSP) to Minneapolis - Round-Trip Private Transfer

Book your Private Round-Trip Transfer from Minneapolis Airport (MSP) to Minneapolis hotel or address and return.

Don't go through all the hassle of waiting in a long taxi or shared shuttles queues and use our private ,door to door airport transfer.

Your driver will be waiting for you at a scheduled time and you will travel comfortably to your destination.

• Meeting with a Nameplate
• We track your Flight
• Door-to-door Service
• No Hidden Charges
• Clean cars & Professional drivers
Twin Cities Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Minneapolis Bars

Twin Cities Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Minneapolis Bars

Spend three hours exploring a curated list of four of Minneapolis’ best bars. We won’t just be drinking there, we’ll be learning the story of the bar, meeting the bartender, and trying a new drink.

Once you’re settled in with your drink, I’ll have a story to share with you about what helped make this fascinating city what it is today.

The tour’s unnamed guest star is YOU. One third drinking, one third history and one third banter make this a thirst-quenching, educational, and social experience that has a little something for everybody.
Minneapolis City Tour - Skyscrapers to City Parks - Walking

Minneapolis City Tour - Skyscrapers to City Parks - Walking

Welcome to my Minneapolis! We'll walk through the heart of the city east to west, with a respite in the middle for a light lunch. From downtown there'll be a short drive and visit to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden followed by another short drive to the Chain of Lakes. This isn't a tour of historical facts and figures, instead, I want you to get to know Minneapolis by experiencing it!

This is where I grew up and the city that keeps me coming back no matter where I roam. As an international tour guide, I spend a lot of my time excitedly researching and traveling to far flung destinations. It is with this same enthusiasm for foreign lands that I created this unique day tour of my hometown, which includes just some of the things I find remarkable about the city.

(Please note, you should be able to walk at least a mile. Wear comfortable shoes. Tour ends at Lake Harriet, a great place to spend time outdoors and grab a drink/bite to eat. You'll need to arrange return transportation.)
Ghostly Private Tour of St Paul

Ghostly Private Tour of St Paul

Explore the best of Minnesota's capital on a haunted and historical walking tour of the city. You'll begin your private tour at the Old Revenue Building above the Mississippi, a modern haunted building. Not for the faint hearted this private walk of St Paul is one of mystery with stories filled with ghosts and revenge. You'll visit the Fitzgerald Theatre, frequented by many people over the years, some of whom have never left. Through the 20's and 30's bootleggers and mobsters ran the city and you'll hear plenty of gruesome stories from the Landmark Center.

Your expert local guide will lead you to State Capitol, whose domed behemoth structure, designed by architect Cass Gilbert, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. The only spot in the city which is higher than the State Capitol is St Paul's Cathedral which you'll see from the capitol.

Your tour ends at the St Paul Hotel where gangsters, like Leon Gleckman, made their prohibition home bases.
"Crooked" St. Paul Gangsters Private Riding Tour (2 hrs)

"Crooked" St. Paul Gangsters Private Riding Tour (2 hrs)

We'll connect at a location and hour convenient for you and step back in time during this private, 2-hour riding tour. You'll hear how St. Paul, Minnesota became a haven for the nation's most notorious gangsters, including John Dillinger, during the first decades of the 20th Century, and the impact of that legacy on life today in the "Saintly City. "

How could bank robbers and bootleggers run their crimes while "hiding in plain sight"? This private riding tour will show the homes, nightclubs, hangouts - and even the courthouse - where these professional thugs lived, planned, played and were prosecuted.

We'll also see other St. Paul highlights, including Summit Ave, cathedral and Capitol.

Want to entertain locals or out-of-towners? Old enough to remember those lurid headlines or young enough to be amazed? Ready for a new twist on a town you thought you knew? This tour is for you.

Transportation for this tour is provided in a professionally chauffeured "black car" sedan or SUV.
Minneapolis Music, Art and Theater Tour - Walking

Minneapolis Music, Art and Theater Tour - Walking

Welcome to my Minneapolis! On this walking tour we'll hit some of the hot spots for music, art and theater - a big part of what makes Minneapolis the vibrant cultural community that it is. This isn't a tour of historical facts and figures, instead, I want you to get to know Minneapolis by experiencing it!

This is where I grew up and the city that keeps me coming back no matter where I roam. As an international tour guide, I spend a lot of my time excitedly researching and traveling to far flung destinations. It is with this same enthusiasm for foreign lands that I created this unique day tour of my hometown, which includes just some of the things I find remarkable about the city.

(Please note, this is a walking tour. You should be able to walk at least a mile. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.)
Minneapolis River Walk: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Minneapolis River Walk: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to Minneapolis, the home of Nerf Balls, the singer and songwriter Prince, and, yes, Zubaz pants. On this self-guided audio tour, you'll stroll along the Mississippi River and cross it on the Stone Arch Bridge. You'll end the walk on an island overlooking St. Anthony Falls.

Along the way, you’ll hear about:

• The history of the milling industry in Minneapolis
• The massive Washburn A Mill explosion of 1878
• The 35W Bridge collapse of 2007
• The secret history of "Funkytown"
• An ugly mansion with 86 TVs
• Cougar attacks
• The untimely death of Tiny Tim
• The hiring of a hitman in St. Paul
• ”Untalented but adventurous” German artists, to quote the author Jonathan Raban
• How long it takes a single drop of water to travel down the Mississippi – and how long it take a person to make the same journey

This walking tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap's Continuous Play function which disables the GPS playback.

PHOTO CREDITS: Meet Minneapolis
Private Arrival Transfer from Minneapolis Airport MSP

Private Arrival Transfer from Minneapolis Airport MSP

Why stress waiting for unreliable taxis or shuttle services from the Minneapolis (MSP) Airport? Ensure peace of mind with a private transfer to your hotel in Downtown Minneapolis or the surrounding areas. Get to your hotel relaxed and ready to enjoy your stay in this great vacation area. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Choose from a Luxury Sedan transfer for 3 passengers, a sport utility vehicle transfer that carries up to 5 passengers or a Van for 5 passengers.
Private Departure Transfer to Minneapolis Airport MSP

Private Departure Transfer to Minneapolis Airport MSP

Why stress waiting for unreliable taxis or shuttle services to pick you up from your hotel? Ensure peace of mind with a private transfer to the Minneapolis Airport (MSP). Get to the airport with time to spare for your luggage check in and security clearance. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Choose from a luxury or economy sedan transfer for three people or a sport utility vehicle transfer that carries up to five passengers.
Walking Minneapolis Mississippi River, Falls & Historic Mills Private Tour(2hrs)

Walking Minneapolis Mississippi River, Falls & Historic Mills Private Tour(2hrs)

You'll get so close to the surging Mississippi River and its dramatic St. Anthony Falls during this private, 2-hour walking adventure that you'll catch your breath while learning how the the river's rich history impacts life today in Minneapolis. From the falls to old flour mills and spanning the famous Stone Arch Bridge, you'll see surprising views and hear stories from many different perspectives - early settlement and lumbering, harnessing the river's wild power, milling flour to feed the world and today's Mill District transformation into the city's most desirable and trendy residential neighborhood.

"Informative & fun! He is a walking Wikipedia and a great photographer for group shots." David S., Florida USA

"5 out of 5 stars! Personable...knowledgeable..." Thalia S., Georgia USA

"Recommended for anyone! We learned so much about Minneapolis and really felt like we got to know the city though his tour." Holly K., California USA
The Original Pedal Pub Tour - Individual Seats

The Original Pedal Pub Tour - Individual Seats

Looking to spice up date night or a night on the town with friends? The Individual Seat tour in Minneapolis allows you to book by the seat! There's no better way to get the party started than by pedaling your way around the city.
Minneapolis Half Day City Tour - Walking

Minneapolis Half Day City Tour - Walking

Welcome to my Minneapolis! This is where I grew up and the city that keeps me coming back no matter where I roam. As an international tour guide, I spend a lot of my time excitedly researching and traveling to far flung destinations. It is with this same enthusiasm for foreign lands that I created this unique day tour of my hometown, which includes just some of the things I find remarkable about the city. This isn't a tour of historical facts and figures, instead, I want you to get to know Minneapolis by experiencing it!

(Please note, this is a walking tour. You should be able to walk at least a mile. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.)
Minneapolis Scavenger Hunt: Around Downtown Minneapolis

Minneapolis Scavenger Hunt: Around Downtown Minneapolis

Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
In the Footsteps of Prince: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Downtown Minneapolis

In the Footsteps of Prince: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Downtown Minneapolis

Find out how Minneapolis helped define Prince Rogers Nelson as a young musician who went on to change the world of music with this affordable walking tour.

• Learn how Prince was the first artist in history to have a number one film, album and song at the same time
• Hear from producer Frank Bures, an award-winning writer, essayist and the editor of Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology
• Do it all in 75 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
Historic Cave Tour

Historic Cave Tour

See the only remaining restored Gangster Era site. Historic Tour of extensive caves carved into the hillside in long-abandoned mining ventures in the 1800s. Later, was a mushroom farm, and then developed as a Restaurant Casino and Gangsters' Hotspot during the 1930s prohibition era. Newspapers reported an unsolved gangland murder at the casino. Tour guides point out the bullet holes. Some believe the caves are haunted by the murdered mobsters whose bodies were never found. The original Bar from the 30s has been fully restored, it was a then-record at 60 feet long.
Historic Minneapolis Riverfront Private Walking Tour

Historic Minneapolis Riverfront Private Walking Tour

On your 2-hour fully narrated experience you’ll stroll along, and across, the Mississippi River in the footsteps of people like railroad tycoon James J Hill, once the richest man in Minnesota. He made his fortune as the river rushed through the heartland, tumbled down a magnificent waterfall, and powered dozens of mills as a rapidly thriving community grew up around it. Your tour guide will delight you with stories of epic rivalries, world domination, quiet hidden corners, boom town brothels, and European explorers as you traverse 350 years of recorded history. Once the flour-milling capital of the world, modern-day Minneapolis thrives on its founding principles of hard work, innovation, and ingenuity. See how historic structures are repurposed for modern use, while retaining the charm and flair of past golden ages. This is the Minneapolis we bring you back to: the Minneapolis of sawdust, extreme wealth, immigrants, brewers, and nature. This is the best sightseeing experience in town!