Unique Saint Paul Tours

Unique Saint Paul ToursNo matter which method you choose to see the city, you’ll find a fascinating take on Saint Paul. See the historical Capital City by boat, car, bus, carriage or foot as you are lead through some of the most interesting sights, explained by some of the best tour guides in the city.

Minnesota State Capitol
Walk around the Minnesota State Capitol with educated guides who are happy to share their Saint Paul knowledge with guests. Hourly guided tours are free, although donations are encouraged. See where government decisions are made, and listen to stories about the history, art and architecture of the Capital City’s capitol.

Address: 75 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Saint Paul, MN 55155 - MAP
Phone: (651) 296-2881
Web: www.mnhs.org

Padelford Riverboats
Enjoy a relaxing cruise as you travel down Saint Paul’s bustling harbor through the Mississippi National Great River Park. Padelford Riverboats offers public cruises such as the fall sightseeing cruise, meal cruises and other specialty cruises, filled with entertainment as you take in the beauty of Saint Paul.

Address: Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107 - MAP
Phone: (651) 227-1100
Web: www.riverrides.com

Gangster Tours
Learn about the mobster history in Saint Paul at Wabasha Street Caves. These Gangster Tours take you around the man-made sandstone caves in the Saint Paul area. Dressed up and in-character guides share information about the use of the caves in the 1920s, such as the Wabasha Street Speakeasy. Often frequented by gangsters like John Dillinger, these historical caves are also rumored to be haunted.

Address: 215 Wabasha St S, Saint Paul, MN 55107 - MAP
Phone: (651) 224-1191
Web: wabashastreetcaves.com

Twin Town Tacky Tour
Run by the same folks from Wabasha Street Caves, Twin Town Tacky Tour offers a different side to the typical tourist traps. You can see the capital building any time. In the meantime, let the Gunderson girls, Gloria and Gladys, take you to some of the tackiest places in the Twin Cities in their motorcar, such as the place where shopping bags with handles were invented.

Address: 215 Wabasha St S, Saint Paul, MN 55107 - MAP
Phone: (651) 224-1191
Web: www.travelandleisure.com

The Hitching Company
Explore the Twin Cities’ downtown areas on guided tours in a unique way. The Hitching Company not only offers romantic horse-drawn carriage rides, it also offers historical tours by experienced guides. Learn from the stories of your tour guide or just ride in romantic silence while you take in the beautiful sights of Saint Paul.

Address: 25200 Elmira St., Saint Paul, MN 55079 - MAP
Phone: (612) 338-7777
Web: www.thehitchingcompany.com

Gray Line Tours
See the historic beauty of the Twin Cities from aboard a luxurious, air-conditioned Gray Line Tours bus. Gray Line’s over 100 years of tour guide experience has led the company to develop one of the best sightseeing tours in Minnesota. The knowledgeable step-on guide and professional driver make sure you see and explore all the must-sees and more!

Address: 21160 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, MN 55044 - MAP
Phone: (952) 469-5020
Web: www.grayline-mpls.com